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Renewable Energy Careers

RENEWABLE Energy Careers

It’s an exciting time to be working within the renewable energy sector – as interest in renewable energy is high meaning career opportunities are plentiful. The good news is that there are still some companies who are willing to provide on the job training. There is currently a high demand for Wind Turbine Technicians – however, to be in with a chance of landing such an opportunity you will need a strong background in a related field.

Otherwise, a qualification in renewable engineering will put you in a strong position. Do bear in mind that most positions will require certain qualifications and licenses – most likely is a driving license as the role can involve driving between locations. Specific turbine qualifications – such as Wind Turbine Safety Rules (WTSRO) or Vestas certification are both good routes towards a career as a Wind Turbine Engineer. A graduate degree is also usually required.

Wind energy careers can be highly satisfying – but you’ll need to be fit, and not afraid of heights. This role isn’t all office-based, you’ll be expected to scale wind turbines. A CSCS Work at Heights card will also add to your strength as a candidate. Although some of a Wind Turbine Mechanic or Engineer’s role may be in the maintenance of existing turbines, you may also be involved in designing, developing and building new facilities, carrying out site inspections and surveys, performing feasibility studies and cost calculations. Plus you’ll have to keep up to date with legislation and environmental standards.

With a Wind Turbine Career, prospects are good – demand for operatives in this area is strong which means progression opportunities are also excellent. A move into other engineering areas is possible or a step up the ladder to a managerial role could also happen.

At Kelly we seek out quality candidates and actively approach our clients to discuss them, matching top talent who have the most desirable skills and qualities to the most impressive employers. We regularly create brilliant opportunities for talented candidates and make it our mission to create harmonious hires.

If you’re looking to find a position as a Wind Turbine Engineer then speak to us to find out how we can help get you in front of some of the leading companies in the industry.

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Kingston today is popular for its themed markets, unique street activities, the selection of cafes and its nightlife. Today there is an opportunity for visitors to take a ride along the River Thames either by boat, vehicle or by foot as a majority of paths and roads run parallel to the river.

What Jobs Are Big In Kingston?

​The local economy in Kingston upon Thames is thriving as one of the biggest retail centres in Greater London and the country. This is due to the arrivals of new businesses throughout each year. Kingston has a number of enterprises from all sectors of work. As a borough in southwest London, some of the jobs available in and around Kingston are business support roles for local businesses, such as in HR or sales. With around half an hour tube journey to central London, Kingston has connections to some of the biggest and influential organisations in the capital.

Business support workers help organisations run smoothly. From admins, to HR or sales, candidates in these areas can become the 'support hero' for a business as they play an important role in the success of the business.

If you are looking for Business support jobs, click here and find how Kelly can help you find the right business support role for you.

Kingston is the location of one of Kelly's, specialising in roles in business services. For information on how our team in Kingston can support you, click here.

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