Senior Wind Technician Role

Job Title: Senior Wind Technician Role
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: UK - Scotland - North East
Salary: £30-35,000 + van
REF: 43598
Job Published: over 1 year ago

A global manufacturer of wind turbines in the small to medium distributed market requires a Senior Wind Turbine Technician to maintain its fleet of sites across Scotland.


They are a small, dynamic firm expanding out of a strong global company.


They are looking to bring maintenance in-house for the first time so this is a great opportunity to take on responsibility to make a real difference.





  •  To lead the maintenance of fleet of turbines across Scotland. 
  • This is a full time role and will be based with one other colleague at a new workshop to be set up in the highlands team.
  • You should be willing to travel regularly to sites, so need a full driving license, and willing to work flexibly outside of normal hours.
  • To organise maintenance logistics, including: 
  • Plan scheduled maintenance work and statutory inspections
  • Manage stock and order spares and repairs
  • Manage tools and lifting gear
  • Write risk assessments and method statements
  • Maintain health and safety records, including PPE and training
  • First principles relating to the operation and maintenance of wind turbines
  • Maintenance and operational practices, processes and procedures
  • Relevant health, safety and environmental standards and regulations
  • The relevant engineering theories and principles relative to your trade, whether mechanical, hydraulic or electrical



  • Maintenance of mechanical, hydraulic, electrical and ICT systems, with formal qualification in at least one of these areas, and in-depth experience of working across at least 2 of them.
  • Maintenance of mid-size or large turbines, with at least 2 years’ experience.
  • The ability to read and understand technical documentation and follow defined instructions
  • The ability to climb towers and work at heights with a high level of physical fitness
  • The ability to use MS Office and wind turbine SCADA systems
  • It is an advantage to have experience of wind turbine installation and commissioning, high voltage electrics, or other electrical equipment commissioning
  • Planning and organising
  • Health and safety conscious
  • Quality focused
  • Ability to work well with others, including colleagues and customers
  • Critical reasoning, to diagnose and solve problems
  • Risk awareness
  • Thorough record keeping
  • Continuous improvement


  • Wind Technician Medium Wind- North Scotland