Fleet Engineer

Business Sectors: Onshore Wind
Sectors: , Employment Type: permanent Country: Sweden

Taylor Hopkinson is recruiting a Fleet Engineer to work with the Onshore Turbine department of a leading wind developer.

This position is ideal for a candidate with experience of the Nordex Delta generation and specialist knowledge of power converters.

The position can be based in Malmo, Hamburg or Essen.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Define, evaluate, and continuously improve technical requirements/specifications in close collaboration with the region.
  • Support field Operational teams during commissioning, unscheduled maintenance and fault finding.
  • Inspect wind turbines, e.g. for take- over, end of warranty, manufacturing.
  • Establish and update a technical bulletin on the WTG´s fleet performance, failure rates and reliability of the components.
  • Perform root cause analysis of major and repetitive failures.
  • Stay up to date with all technological developments in the wind industry, participate in Technical Due Diligences, close collaboration with T&I.
  • Design and technical assessment of WTG retrofits and WTG upgrades.
  • Comprehensive failure analysis and technical support on WTG underperformance issues..
  • Drive down LCOE on new Development projects and Operational assets.
  • Focus on quality, continuous improvement and stakeholder relations.
  • Collaborate in the definition and standardization of the different processes of the Engineering department.

Key Requirements:

  • A proven technical experience (Electrical) in Nordex Delta Generation.
  • Electronics background with demonstrable power converter experience.
  • B.Sc. in Eng. degree or equivalent.
  • Willing to climb & work at height.
  • High willingness to travel (approx. 50%) around Europe.
  • Willing to adapt a safety-first culture and collaborate with HSE department.
  • A proven background in Engineering or Operations and a track record of taking initiatives and delivering business improvements.
  • Strong Hands-on mentality.
  • Business fluent in English (speaking and writing), Swedish as 2nd preferably language.

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Consultant Information

Matthew McGarvey

Matthew McGarvey

+44 141 559 6160

mmcgarvey@taylorhopkinson.com