Wind Turbine Technician

Role Clarification The wind turbine technician will be responsible for the routine preventative maintenance on wind turbine, mechanical, electrical, gearbox and hydraulic systems. Unscheduled maintenance and carry out retrofits along with emergency breakdown and major component exchanges are also a key responsibility.

Duties and responsibilities

A wind turbine technician is responsible for the following:

  • The provision of preventative and corrective maintenance on Onshore wind turbines as per DWT instructions

  • Completion of all relevant paperwork, including work order cards, checklists, AWPs etc.
  • Lead a team of technicians ensuring all health and safety procedures are followed 
  • Replacement of major turbine components e.g. generators and gearboxes
  • Troubleshoot on mechanical, hydraulic and electrical systems
  • Assist in all areas of site operations 
  • Provide safe access and egress to all people in the work party
  • Establish and maintain general safety from the system
  • Comply with customer site rules
  • Report all incidents and occurrences as per Deutsche Windtechnik company Health and Safety policy
  • Be willing to be trained and conduct statutory inspection as and when required
  • Partake in rota for on call cover on weekends and bank holidays 


As a minimum the candidate should have:

  • Relevant formal qualifications minimum SVQ/ NVQ level 3 (electrical, mechanical etc) and/or comprehensive experience in a relevant industry
  • Ideally two years of hydraulic, electrical, or mechanical experience in an industrial environment e.g. wind farms, power stations, industrial process plant or similar heavy engineering maintenance environments
  • Valid driving licence

Candidates will preferably have:

  • Valid health and safety certificates
  • IT proficient on MS Suite


The following attributes are required in all candidates

  • Teamwork and collaboration
  • The ability to work at heights
  • Willingness to work in adverse weather conditions
  • Strategic and analytical thinker
  • Problem solving
  • Willingness to travel on occasional basis
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong communication skills

Other essentials you need to have:–

  • Pass a pre-employment medical and fitness test before a formal offer of employment is confirmed.
  • You will also need to provide the correct Right to Work documentation and relevant qualifications. 


Deutsche Windtechnik 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 DWT is based solely on an individual’s merit and qualifications, which are directly related to job competence. DWT 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.


Please make us aware if there are any adjustments that need to be made during the recruitment process


We Offer:

  • The opportunity to be part of one team that support each other and work together
  • A challenging and diverse work environment
  • Opportunities for professional and personal development 
  • Celebrate achievements together at yearly company events
  • 32 days annual leave (increases with length of service)
  • Private Health Insurance (which includes free online GP appointments, travel insurance and optical/ dental cash back option)
  • Employee Assistance Programme which provides employees with 24/7 confidential help
  • Private Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance 
  • Performance related bonus 


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