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Senior Technician


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Wind farm Hollandse Kust Noord is planned to be fitted with 69 units of Siemens Gamesa’s upgraded version of our Direct Drive offshore wind turbine SG DD-193, which now features the ability to reach a capacity of 11 MW, the biggest wind turbines in the world.

For wind farm Hollandse Kust Noord we are looking for a Senior Technician to join our new Service team in IJmuiden.

In this role you will be responsible for technical day to day offshore operations reporting to the local Site Manager. The role is default in the office but for difficult technical cases, on site work may be required. The working schedule will be 40h per week, however working in 11h shifts (7 a.m - 7 p.m.).  Technician - and Customer management will play an integral part of the day to day role, so leadership and communication skills are vital. Accountable for providing technical, safety and leadership competence at a local level the role will support wind farm availability whilst executing planned maintenance.

You will set objectives and deliver agreed results that have direct impact within the job area. It is expected independently to explain technical facts, practices, etc. to others. Check for and identify problems to update or modify existing working methods within own function. Ensuring the Zero Harm policy and upholding Compliance guidelines is a prerequisite in this position.

What are the key responsibilities associated with the job?

  • Technical planning of work, providing details such as documentation, tools, parts and time needed to complete a task;

  • Advising coordinators / technicians / warehouse manager / site managers about technical scope;

  • Day to day technical prioritization of unplanned work in wind turbine generator systems; 

  • Advising about material that is needed for a specific troubleshoot event;

  • Handling of technical cases;

  • Work preparation long term (i.e. Retrofit / Service);

  • Review / alignment new retrofits / customer bulletin (materials, resources) with back office;

  • Writing specific work instructions, risk assessments, checklist if needed;

  • Review, alignment, follow up Customer inspection reports;

  • Preparation and if needed participation of technical toolbox topics based on Safety Alerts / Findings in the Field;

  • Technical approval of completed works (incl final release of completed checklist);

  • Approval of working permits which involves technical as well as electrical skills like LV and HV. You will be the OIV-WV in the end.

What do I need to qualify for this job?

  • You have completed a secondary/vocational education;

  • Advanced understanding of electrical & mechanical systems, all turbine components and systems, Level 6 Troubleshooter experience;

  • Understanding of the SGRE guidelines;

  • You are flexible, proactive, result driven, you bring EHS and Quality awareness and you are customer focused;

  • Advanced understanding of IT;

  • Electrical skills, LV and HV are preferable;

  • Excellent knowledge of spoken and written English (Advanced level). Additional languages are considered a benefit;

  • Living locally or open to moving. (Europe, Ireland, Switzerland)

What do we offer?

A great place to work within a rapidly growing market. Recognition, opportunities and possibilities are key components of working at Siemens Gamesa. You can find more information on our website under “About us”.

  • Competitive basic salary;

  • 27 vacation days and 13 TCC (time credit compensation – “ADV”) days per year;

  • 13th month;

  • Pension;

  • Various other benefits.


Interested to join our safety and customer focused Service team within our innovative and professional working environment in IJmuiden? Don't waste time - apply now. Please submit your English application via the “Apply” button. If you have any questions please contact our Corporate Recruiter, Marjolein Velthuijzen, at number +31-613790644 or e-mail marjolein.velthuijzen.ext@siemensgamesa.com

An occupational health check and/or assessment form part of the application procedure.

Employment agencies are asked not to respond to this vacancy.

Siemens Gamesa 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 Siemens Gamesa is based solely on an individual's merit and qualifications, which are directly related to job competence. Siemens Gamesa 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.

We are driven by people - from more than 100 different countries, they build the company we are every day. Our diverse and inclusive culture encourages us to think outside the box, speak without fear, and be bold. We value the flexibility that our smart-working arrangements, our digital disconnection framework and our  family-friendly practices bring to the new way of working.

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Country : Netherlands
City: Hollandse Kust Noord
Company: Siemens Gamesa

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