Reliability Engineer - Wind Power

Job Title: Reliability Engineer - Wind Power
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, London
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
REF: HQ00019897
Contact Name: Luke Sanders
Contact Email:
Job Published: almost 2 years ago

Our client is a world leading developer of Renewable Energy projects.

They are currently looking to recruit as Reliability Engineering to join their market leading team.

Reliability Engineers provide engineering expertise to the Generation team, with the aim of maximising generation and profit for asset owners by ensuring the efficient operation of power plants. This involves analysing operational data, advising on best practise for the company and its clients, proposing methods for reducing lost production, identifying performance improvement opportunities, and delivering solutions that are robust, long term, timely and cost-effective for the asset owner.


  • Provide technical and engineering support to operational wind farm management teams
  • Create, manage and improve engineering models to analyse operational data in order to accurately report on performance and detect changes in behaviour of the operating assets
  • Diagnose and propose solutions for performance issues with the generating plant
  • Participate in major component failure investigations
  • Liaise with in-house and external consultants
  • Provide technical input to wind farm project design
  • Continually assess the value of analyses and recommended actions
  • Research, evaluate and recommend methods to improve performance and reliability of generating plant
  • Support onsite inspection campaigns


The successful candidate will be a degree qualified mechanical or electrical engineer and will be required to demonstrate that they have the following capabilities:

  • Investigative nature naturally inquisitive, proactive, solution focussed and has sense of ownership on work
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Strong attention to detail and analytical skills previous experience in data mining and programming in languages such as Python, VBA, Matlab, R would be preferable
  • Ability to manage several projects and high workloads with demanding timescales
  • Ability to work as part of a team, both leading and as a key member, influencing decisions and reacting positively to challenges
  • Excellent communication skills enabling effective discussion and transfer of information between areas of the business and turbine manufacturers or site teams
  • Strong reporting and presentation skills and proficiency in using Microsoft Office packages
  • Good understanding of typical failure modes and troubleshooting procedures, root cause analysis (RCA) and FMEA
  • Previous experience of continuous improvement and engineering model development
  • The following capabilities would be advantageous
  • Knowledge of change management and/or lean techniques
  • Experience in design or operation of generating plant
  • Experience in or detailed knowledge of wind turbine design, including design for reliability
  • Must hold valid UK driving licence
  • Willingness to travel within UK and Europe
  • This role may require working at height