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Wind Turbine Engineers

Wind turbine service Engineers play an important role in the renewable energies sector. They specialise in the operation and maintenance of wind turbines ensuring they get the most out of the turbines and produce electricity. Their work involves installing new turbines and performing routine maintenance to ensure the wind turbines are working correctly. These engineers are responsible for performing repairs when there is a mechanical or electrical problem. These roles can be either in onshore farms such in Newcastle or offshore wind farms such as in Inverness.

Wind Turbine Engineers would have come from electrical engineering backgrounds whilst also having certification for Health and Safety performance. Engineers would often live in close proximity to wind farms in case of emergencies and the engineers are needed to be called. Wind Turbine Engineers should have to be comfortable working from height as there would be a regular need to repair or replace the blades.

The responsibilities would typically include:

• Inspect or repair turbine blades
• Troubleshoot or repair mechanical, hydraulic, or electrical malfunctions
• Climb wind turbine towers to inspect, maintain, or repair equipment
• Diagnose problems involving wind turbine generators or control systems
• Perform routine maintenance on wind turbine equipment

If this sounds like the type of job you would be interested in, get in touch with Kelly and ask us about other opportunities we have available in renewable energies.

​Kingston upon Thames, or simply, Kingston is a town, former manor and a small borough within Greater London. It was formerly in the country of Surrey. Kingston is identified as a crucial part of the future London plan and is today a major retail centre. The name Kingston is derived from an old phrase 'Kinges Tun' which means royal farm or estate. Within Kingston is often regarded to be one of the founding places of England. Up until the mid 20th century, Kingston was the main location for weapon and aircraft manufacturing for the British army and the then British Empire.

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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