Operations Associate (Elgin)

Scotland / Elgin, Moray
Dependent on Experience
30 May 2014
08 Jun 2014

Operations Associate (Elgin)
Rothes Wind Farm

Natural Power is a leading international renewable energy consultancy. We provide expert services to the renewable energy industry in the development, construction and operational phases of renewable energy projects. To facilitate the growth of our Asset Management business we are currently recruiting Operations Associate for a Wind Farm located 20km south west of Elgin.

Our Asset Management department provides management services on approximately 2.6GW of wind energy, making us the leading provider of wind farm management services in the UK. We provide a range of services for utilities and independent power producers, including award winning Health & Safety management, HV system management, site performance analysis and optimisation, ControlCentre 24/7 monitoring, commercial and financial services.

The Opportunity
Reporting into the Wind Farm Area Manager, the Operations Assistant will be responsible for supporting the co-ordination and management of all activities associated with the operation of Rothes & Paul’s Hill Wind Farms. A selection of duties and responsibilities associated with the role includes:

  • Delivering site inductions
  • Performing site inspections
  • Performing Health & Safety audits (office and Turbine)
  • Incident investigations
  • Managing, performing and recording PPE inspections
  • Compiling Weekly site performance analysis reports
  • Maintenance of site documentation
  • Facilities management

The position is based on site at Rothes Wind Farm, for a more accurate location; please use the following post code: IV30 8SN. Due to remote location, it is essential that you live within a reasonable commuting distance of site, possess a full driver’s license and have access to a vehicle.

Qualifications and Experience
We are looking for a highly motivated and committed professional with experience in a similar technical support role. Ideally you will have a qualification (or equivalent experience) with Health & Safety processes and systems; further to this knowledge of the operation and maintenance of Wind Farm Equipment would be highly advantageous.

It is essential that you are highly computer literate, being competent with the Microsoft Office suite and in particular Microsoft Word. Experience of an electronic work order system is also required; ideally this will be ‘WindCentre’, however similar Enterprise Recourse Planning (ERP) packages would also be acceptable.

You will possess excellent communication skills being able to convey clear and concise information in both written and verbal format to staff, clients and third parties alike. You will be capable of working as a team and independently, being able to prioritise and manage your own time in line with the changing needs of the business. Being a SME, you will be expected to be flexible with your time and standard duties.

A reasonable level of fitness is required due to nature of site based work.

Further details
Salary offered will be dependent on your experience and fit for role. Further to salary benefits include; generous holidays that increase with tenure, group personal pension scheme, childcare vouchers, bike to work scheme, discounts on related companies, life assurance, critical illness cover and income protection. We offer a positive working environment, with a relaxed internal culture yet highly professional external reputation with excellent support mechanisms in place to develop your knowledge and career.
Full details are available on our website. Please apply online by uploading your CV and cover letter; this should clearly set out why you are suitable for the role. Please note that our recruitment software uses CV parsing technology; as such, please ensure that information extracted is correct before submitting your application.

Closing date: Sunday 8th June