PART TIME TURBINE RESPONDER
A part-time position has arisen for a ‘Turbine Responder’ post for REWIRED Ltd, the community wind turbine generator on the Island of Rousay. Duties will include computerised operational monitoring, rapid responding to simple faults/issues, basic site management and maintenance. Suitable candidates will be resident on Rousay as out of normal office hours work will be required.
Certificates for Manual Handling and Working at Heights Awareness will be an advantage but are not essential. Work with and around electrical equipment and some climbing inside the turbine will be required. Necessary training will be provided, some of which may be off Orkney, and you will be expected to attend and achieve a pass level.
A retention payment will be paid for a 2 week on / 2 week off rota; assuming 26 weeks/yr duty. The retainer rate is currently £60 per week. Holidays may be taken or time off in lieu will be paid. Routine contact time will be required for 2 hrs each week at £12.50/hr and a £15/hr call out rate (min call out 1 hr) will apply.
The closing date for receipt of completed applications is 5pm on Thursday 15th January 2015.