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Offshore Wind Mechanical Engineer - Gwynt Y Mor

Role description


  • You will provide engineering support to the wind farm operations, covering 160 wind turbines, foundations, array cables and a 24hr control facility.
  • You will act as technical lead for all offshore mounting structures and rotating equipment including WTG towers, blades, bearings and offshore foundations
  • You will develop and manage inspection campaigns to the continued asset integrity of major components such as blades, main bearings, foundation and davit cranes.
  • Alongside this you will be required to make critical decisions to protect long term asset integrity and where possible optimise the wind farm revenue.


Required skills and experience


  • Engineer experienced in a power generation or heavy industry environment,
  • BEng or MEng preferred.  HNC with sufficient experience will be considered,  
  • Analytical approach to problem solving,
  • Excellent communication skills and an ability to engage specialists on complex operations,
  • Process driven with an interest in continuous improvement,
  • Experience of managing budgets and contractors,
  • Flexible due to the nature of the offshore environment,
  • Comfortable inspecting components offshore, often while working at height or in restricted spaces,
  • Comfortable working in an office environment, assessing large quantities of multidisciplinary engineering information to provide solutions via reports and presentations.


Why you should apply


As well as a competitive salary and impressive benefits package you’ll also get the opportunity to really shape the future of our business. Along the way, we’ll give you all the support you need to develop your skill set and achieve your long-term ambitions.

We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive organisation and to valuing the contribution that our employees make. We welcome and respect differences in culture, background, working style, education and other less obvious differences.  


Salary and package details


Competitive Salary

25 days annual leave + Bank Holidays

Up to 15% Pension

Up to 15% Bonus

Life insurance/Death in Service 

Family medical care

Cycle to work

Eye Test/Flu Jab Vouchers

Corporate Discount scheme


There will be an expectation to travel to other offices and sites outside of your base location (including Europe/Overseas) which may involve overnight stays


Our company


innogy SE is Germany’s leading energy company, with revenue of around €44 billion (2016), more than 40,000 employees and activities in 16 countries across Europe. With its three business segments Grid & Infrastructure, Retail and Renewables, innogy addresses the requirements of a modern, decarbonised, decentralised and digital energy world.

We plan, build and operate plants to generate power and extract energy from renewable sources. Part of our portfolio are wind and hydro power plants as well as solar and biomass plants. Currently, We are particularly strongly represented in our home market, Germany, followed by the United Kingdom, Spain, the Netherlands, Poland and Italy.

Our aim is to expand renewables worldwide, both on our own and working with partners. We believe that working together in this way is the key to making the energy transition a success.

innogy is one of the major operators of offshore and onshore wind energy in Europe. In addition to wind power, we also want to grow utility-scale solar power plant. In addition to our core markets, we are already active in new markets such as the USA, Australia and Canada.


Closing date on this role is 22nd Nov 2019  , Please apply online and contact Lisa Phillips if you have any queries or questions






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