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Statutory Inspection / Maintenance Technicians (Rotational) - Renewables

Certex UK are recruiting Statutory Inspection / Maintenance Technicians for the Wind Energy Sector, working in rotation in the Great Yarmouth / Lowestoft area. 

The successful applicants will be part of our Lifting Solutions Group, the largest lifting organisation in Europe, comprising of 22 companies with over 100 locations worldwide including the USA, Australia and Taiwan.

The role will involve Statutory Inspections and maintenance activities of lifting and safety equipment contained in Offshore Wind Turbines.

Personal Skills:

  • The candidates should be confident, customer focused, able to communicate effectively at all levels and have a strong eye for detail.
  • Must be physically fit, hardworking and motivated.
  • Willing to learn new skills and continually develop. 
  • Excellent written, verbal and communication skills.
  • Good IT skills.
  • Ability to work alone.
  • Strong decision maker.
  • Must remain impartial and independent at all times in accordance with ISO 17020.
  • Working knowledge of the tools and instruments for testing and inspection.

Education & Qualifications:

  • GWO Training
  • OGUK Medical & Chester Step test
  • LEEA qualified or equivalent
  • Mechanical or electrical engineering background
  • OEM training or equivalent on service lifts
  • PSSR training in the examination of minor or intermediate systems contained in wind turbines
  • Trained in Davit Crane Inspections / Maintenance
  • Trained in Electrical Hoists Inspection / Maintenance
  • Trained in Turbine Mounted Safety Equipment Inspection
  • Trained in Fire Extinguisher Servicing

Technical Knowledge:

  • Detailed understanding of inspection processes on wind turbine equipment 
  • Excellent knowledge of the type of defects that may occur during equipment use, technical ability to identify such defects and an understanding of the impact that any such defects may have on the continued safe use of the equipment.
  • Knowledge of defect acceptance criteria
  • Understanding of the mechanisms of degradation 
  • Good working knowledge of LOLER, PUWER and PSSR
  • Strong knowledge of Health & Safety
  • Good understanding of risk assessment processes

Experience:

  • Previous relevant experience in the inspection of General Lifting Equipment, Manual Lifting Machines, Powered Lifting Machines, Service Lifts, PUWER Equipment, PSSR Accumulators or Pressure Relief Valves in Wind Turbine Generators.
  • Experience of associated defects identification and the impact the defects may have on continued safe use of the in-service equipment.
  • Working on customer sites, onshore and offshore in a highly regulated industry.
  • Working to risk assessments, method statements and identifying risks.

These fulltime roles offer a competitive salary package, commensurate to experience.