Due to a recent contract win we are looking for an O&M Technician to join our Operations and Maintenance team. The candidate will ideally be based in Central or Southern Scotland and will be working across a range of renewable and industrial/commercial sites carrying out inspections and maintenance of HV and LV assets as well as HV repairs and installation works. The works will also include a portfolio of new onshore wind turbine sites where HV commissioning and cable termination works are required. Due to the volume of sites covered travel will be required and some staying away will also be required at times.

Key Tasks

  • Inspection and Maintenance of LV/HV Substation equipment
  • HV/LV jointing inc specialist cable terminations
  • Troubleshooting/fault finding
  • Installation of switchgear and transformers
  • Testing of Earthing and associated equipment
  • LV electrical testing
  • Adhering to Company Rules / Health and Safety / Environmental Standards and Practices
  • Working as part of a team on site, in line with Project Engineers instruction and the work pack.
  • Attendance of training courses and continuous development opportunities as required
  • Continuously looking for improvements to the service and for effective good practice within the role
  • Promoting a positive company image to client
  • Knowledge of current Health and Safety legislation, an understanding of the importance of Health & Safety in the industry including CDM

Qualifications/Experience

Essential:

  • Emergency First Aid & Manual Handling
  • Full Clean Driving Licence
  • Ability to complete full GWO training and associated offshore medical
  • Good IT skills

Desirable:

  • Current HV Authorisation – at technician or jointer/fitter level 11kV and 33kV private networks or DNO.
  • CSCS / ECS Card
  • City & Guilds Inspection and Testing
  • ONC/BTECH – Electrical Engineering or equivalent
  • LV/HV Cable Jointing,
  • MEWP Licence
  • Scaffolding (PASMA)
  • Track record of experience in industrial electrical engineering and installation
  • Ability to read electrical drawings and flow diagrams

If you are interested in applying for this role or finding out more please contact Jayne Spicer (jspicer@east-solutions.co.uk).