Wind Turbine Maintenance Technician Jobs in Ayr at SSE Renewables

Title: Wind Turbine Maintenance Technician

Company: SSE Renewables

Location: Ayr

SSE has big ambitions to be a leading energy company in a low carbon world. Following our commitment to invest £12.5 billion in low carbon projects over the next 5 years, our SSE Renewables (SSER) business continues to be at the forefront of our growth plans, and our ambition to build a world that’s more sustainable and inclusive for you, your family, the community you live in and for generations to come. We are proud to be playing a critical role in the net zero transition, as we aim to more than treble the net capacity in operation to 13GW and grow renewable energy output five-fold to over 50TWh over the next 10 years.

About The Role

Base Location:

Hadyard Hill Wind Farm, South Ayrshire.


£28,831 – £35,194 depending on skills and experience + performance-related bonus + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

Working Pattern:

Permanent | Full Time | Flexible First options available

As a Wind Turbine Maintenance Technician, you’ll play a key role working with a team of Technicians who take pride in the operation and maintenance of the SSE Renewables Onshore fleet.

Some of your main accountabilities will include;

Utilising information from our maintenance management system to perform scheduled maintenance and fault rectification on our fleet of turbines, ensuring they are operating at their optimum capacity.

Working alongside other members of the team to deliver wind turbine maintenance for SSE Renewable Operations driven by four key performance measures, SHE, Capability, Quality and Cost.

What do I need?

To be considered for this role, we would love you to have;

A minimum of NC or SVQ Level 3 qualification in a Mechanical/Electrical discipline or equivalent, and to have served a recognised apprenticeship.

Demonstrable experience of servicing, fault finding and repairing of Wind Turbine Generators or the equivalent experience within your current sector.

A current GWO basic training certification would be highly beneficial.

Familiarity with the application and use of safe systems of work, including working in accordance with Wind Turbine Safety Rules.

To ensure the site is operating efficiently throughout the year, you may be expected to participate in a scheduled standby rota. If you do participate, its expected you would be required one week in four. Additional payments relating to this will be available.

What’s in it for you?

An excellent package with 34 days holiday entitlement, enhanced maternity/paternity leave, discounted healthcare, salary sacrifice car leasing and much more, view our full benefits package on our careers site.

As an equal opportunity employer we encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We actively encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments required during the application, assessment and upon joining SSE. Search for ‘Inclusion & Diversity at SSE’ to find out more.

Next Steps

All applications should be submitted online, and I’ll be back in touch after the vacancy closing date to let you know the outcome.

If you would like to discuss any working differently requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact Pamela on [email protected] or 01738 342002.

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