Technical jobs – Wind technology

Wind Turbine Technician

Imagine a future in a team with the highest regard for safety and performance excellence on our offshore wind farms in the UK East Coast Region  

Join us in a position where you’ll play an active, hands-on role in servicing, maintaining, and repairing our offshore wind turbines. You’ll work at sea experiencing close camaraderie with your colleagues and developing new skills with great opportunities for career progression.   

 Welcome to Offshore Wind  

You’ll be part of a diverse team where, you together with your colleagues, will contribute to our safety culture and work with engineering specialists to enhance the performance of our wind farms. We look forward to welcoming you to a team where high-quality work and the wellbeing of everyone are highly valued.   

 You’ll play an important role in:   

  • driving a positive safety culture through your actions   

  • performing troubleshooting and repair of electrical and mechanical components   

  • servicing and maintaining offshore wind turbines and plant equipment   

  • accurately recording all elements of your daily working on software systems  

  • proactively maintaining your competence level and safety certification.   

 To succeed in the role, you:   

  • have a full apprenticeship in a relevant discipline, such as electrical or mechanical engineering, preferably, with further qualifications, such as BTEC or HNC   

  • meet the physical and medical requirements for working offshore  

  • have an aptitude for working at heights and in restricted or confined spaces, working in an offshore environment, accommodated on a vessel for extended periods of time  

  • are a team player with a calm and controlled approach to problem-solving  

  • are well-experienced in troubleshooting on mechanical and electrical components and adept in using your own initiative to complete tasks.   

Join a world leader in green energy   

Ørsted is a global leader in offshore wind energy and ranked the world’s most sustainable energy company. To be a frontrunner, we invest significantly in employee development and from the moment you join us, we’ll support your personal and professional growth. Here, you’ll get the opportunities that will unleash your full potential, and you’ll experience a collaborative, diverse and dynamic work environment.    

Shape the future with us   

Send your application no later than 25 September 2020. We’ll be conducting interviews on a continuous basis.    

Please don’t hesitate to contact ukrecruitment@orsted.co.uk if you’d like to know more about the position.  

Please note the role will based at our Gunfleet Sands offshore windfarm in Brightlingsea, Essex. 

It will be a shift-based rota and operating daily from the site office. There will be a requirement to attend training sessions and courses that will incur some travel and time away from home. 

 Interview format  

Successful candidates will be invited to attend an interview at our Gunfleet Sands office in Brightlingsea. It will also be possible to do virtual interviews, if deemed appropriate.  There will be a second-stage interview process followed by appointment. 

Our five guiding principles:
  • Integrity
    We’re open and trustworthy and uphold high ethical standards
  • Passion
    We’re passionate about what we do and proud of what we achieve
  • Team
    We value diversity and collaborate in a non-hierarchical, respectful and trusting way
  • Results
    We set the bar high, take ownership and get the right things done
  • Safety
    We never compromise on health and safety standards

Meet our employees

We're committed to being a work place that supports a sustainable work life, while providing real purpose, job satisfaction and physical and mental well-being.