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We recruit a variety of long term contract positions in Asia for Taiwanese offshore wind farms.
Offshore wind experience is essential.
We will manage and arrange all the necessary work permits via our Taiwanese office.
If you are available, becoming available and willing to spend long periods of time / re-locate for the duration of the contract please get in touch with us by email to discuss further:
Taiwan’s offshore location and geographic environment make it one of the best locations for offshore wind in Asia. Taiwan’s west coast provides a Goldilocks zone for offshore wind. Wind speeds in the Formosa Straits to the West reach an average of over 11 metres per second, almost twice that of neighbouring Hong Kong. The Taiwanese Government has set ambitious and progressive goals for renewable energy to provide 20% of the energy supply by 2025, by replacing nuclear with 5.5GW of new offshore wind installations. Following the completion of the pilot project, Formosa 1 (phase 1) in 2017, there are currently 69 offshore wind projects, attracting investment from major offshore wind developers along the west coast (4C Offshore).
Taylor Hopkinson has a registered business in Taiwan with offices in Taipei. Our central location means we can provide our consulting and recruitment services in the central hub for construction activity, whilst being less than two hours by road/train from the banking and business centre of Taipei, Taiwan’s capital.
Our local business entity in Taichung enables Taylor Hopkinson to navigate local laws and customs and our multilingual Mandarin-speaking team can work across borders to avoid recruitment delays. Taiwan offers an attractive quality of life for experienced wind farm personnel at all stages of the lifecycle – finance, development, construction, operation and maintenance.
By facilitating visas and immigration, we make it easy for offshore wind companies to access the global talent pool and attract key talent from more experienced overseas regions like Europe.
Taiwan is a small island nation 180 km east of China with modern cities, traditional Chinese temples, hot spring resorts and dramatic mountainous terrain.
Taipei, the country’s capital in the north, is known for its busy night markets, Chinese Imperial art at the National Palace Museum, and Taipei 101, a 509m-tall, bamboo-shaped skyscraper with an observation deck.
Taipei, population 2.7 million (2018)
UTC + 08:00
Mandarin is the official language including 2 dialects – Hokkien and Hakka.
English is understood but not by everybody.
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