Senior Technician (SOV Based)

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Siemens Gamesa

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Grimsby, United Kingdom

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13 days ago

It takes the brightest minds to be a technology leader. It takes imagination to create green energy for the generations to come. At Siemens Gamesa we make real what matters, join our global team.
Siemens Gamesa has a vision for renewable energy: we believe in the power of nature and technology. Help us to be ready to face the energy challenges of tomorrow and make a green footprint – join us in creating a better future for our planet.

We focus on hiring the best people, wherever they may be in the world. We pride ourselves on the flexibility we offer to our employees and are committed to building a workforce that can grow with the company. Siemens Gamesa is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

In our culture of trust, we focus on empowerment, diversity, and continuous learning. Valuing our people is what makes us one global team, with our colleagues’ safety at the heart of our organization.

How to contribute to our vision
Do you want to be part of an industry that is striving to protect our planet from further damage?
Do you hold safety above everything else? Can you challenge when you know something is wrong?

If yes, we currently have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Technician to join our team based at our Grimsby hub.
As a Senior Technician you will be responsible for technical day to day on- and offshore operations reporting to the local Site Manager. The role is default in the office offshore at the SOV (Service Operation Vessel) for difficult technical cases, on site work may be required. The working schedule will be a rotation of 2 weeks on / 2 weeks off.
You will be responsible for customer management and will also play an integral part of the day-to-day role, so leadership and communication skills are vital. Accountable for providing technical, safety and leadership competence at a local level the role will support windfarm availability whilst executing planned maintenance.
Some of your key tasks will include but not be limited to:
  • Technical planning of work, providing details such as documentation, tools, parts, and time needed to complete a task
  • Advising coordinators / technicians / warehouse manager / site managers about technical scope
  • Day to day technical prioritization of unplanned work in wind turbine generator systems
  • Advising about material that is needed for a specific troubleshoot event
  • Handling of technical cases
  • Work preparation long term (i.e., Retrofit / Service)
  • Reviewing / aligning new retrofits / customer bulletin (materials, resources) with back office
  • Writing specific work instructions, risk assessments, checklist if needed
  • Review, alignment, follow up Customer inspection reports
  • Preparation and if needed participation of technical toolbox topics based on Safety Alerts / Findings in the Field
  • Approval of working permits which involves technical as well as electrical skills like Low voltage - LV and High voltage - HV
What you need to make a difference
Passion for renewable energy and a sense for the importance to lead the change. We are also looking for…
  • Secondary/vocational education or relevant experience is desirable
  • Good understanding of electrical & mechanical systems, all turbine components and systems would be beneficial
  • Result driven individual with EHS (Environment Health & Safety) and Quality awareness
  • Knowledge of IT and SAP will be an added advantage
  • Electrical skill like low voltage (LV) and high voltage (HV) are preferable
In return of your commitment, we offer you…
  • Become a part of our mission for sustainability: Clean energy for generations to come
  • A global team of diverse colleagues who share passion for renewable energy
  • Trust and empowerment to make your own ideas reality
  • Personal and professional development to grow internally within our organization
  • Competitive Pension Scheme
Siemens Gamesa offers a wide variety of benefits such as flexible working hours as well as home-office possibility for many colleagues, employer-funded pension, attractive remuneration package (fixed/variable) and local benefits such as subsided lunch, employee discounts and much more.
Empowering our people
How do you imagine the future?
Our global team is on the front line of tackling the climate crisis, reducing carbon emissions – the greatest challenge we face.
We believe diversity creates more opportunity for success. That is why we recruit great minds from all walks of life: it doesn’t matter the gender, age, ethnic background, sexual orientation or disability. Our main aim is to find people from around the globe who can contribute to world-changing technology.
Siemens Gamesa is an equal opportunity employer and maintains a work environment that is free from discrimination and where employees are treated with dignity and respect. Employment at Siemens Gamesa is based solely on an individual's merit and qualifications, which are directly related to job competence. Siemens Gamesa does not discriminate against any employee or job applicant on the basis of race, ethnicity, nationality, ancestry, genetic information, citizenship, religion, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, marital status, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, rules or regulations. We adhere to these principles in all aspects of employment, including recruiting, hiring, training, compensation, promotion and benefits.

We are driven by people - from more than 100 different countries, they build the company we are every day. Our diverse and inclusive culture encourages us to think outside the box, speak without fear, and be bold. We value the flexibility that our smart-working arrangements, our digital disconnection framework and our family-friendly practices bring to the new way of working.