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Wind Turbine Inspector

Reference EUR/21/108 (Technical)  (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors Sustainability, Climate, CSR, EMS
Location Spain (North) - Europe
Town/City Spain, Zaragoza
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Mid Level
Deadline 20/07/2011
Company Name GL Garrard Hassan
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GL Garrad Hassan is the world's largest independent technical and engineering consultancy for renewable energy. We are the recognised global authority on onshore and offshore wind power and also serve the wave, tidal and solar sectors.

GL Garrad Hassan is recruiting a Wind Turbine Inspector to address the growth of demand for wind turbine inspections in Spain, Portugal and Latin America. The Inspection Services Group delivers technical inspections of onshore wind farms for various stakeholders in the wind industry (e.g. lenders, operators and insurance companies).

The successful applicant will take part of a team of four inspectors and will be responsible to execute inspections, managing subcontractors and delivering high quality engineering reports.

Responsibilities include:

  • Perform the following inspections of onshore wind turbine:
    • Visual inspections of tower and nacelle;
    • Detailed inspection of machinery using video-probe;
    • Blade inspection (cherry picker or rope access);
    • Take oil and grease samples from various rotating equipments;
    • Vibration measurements;
    • Thermographs;
    • Functional tests of various equipments.
  • Prepare inspection reports.
  •  Interface with customer to plan field work;
  • Coordinate the work of inspectors and possibly several subcontractors;
  • Contribute in improving procedures and aligning QSE system with other Inspection Groups across the GL GH Group.
  • Liaise with other Inspections Centres across the GL GH Group.

Person Specification

To be successful in this role, and our business, you will need to demonstrate the following qualification, professional expertise and personal attributes:

Technical / Professional Expertise

  • Electrical and / or mechanical technical Engineer.
  • Experience  of working as either as field technician or field supervisor in the wind industry;
  • Ability to work at height in order to inspect all aspects of the wind turbine;
  • Good understanding of Health & Safety;
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word and Excel).

Competency Requirements

  • Flexible and enthusiastic approach to work.
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