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Jacobs is one of the world's largest and most diverse providers of full-spectrum technical, professional and consultancy services for industrial, commercial and government organisations globally.
With more than 74,000 people globally, our teams collaborate, innovate and create. Our people are proud to have been behind some of the greatest consultancy and engineering feats over the past 70 years.
We foster a collaborative and inclusive environment for our people, and our partners, and we want you to be a part of our growing business.

Jacobs Wind O&M team operates from a facility in Blyth, Northumberland and covers a 150MW portfolio of wind farms across the UK. Our capability has grown steadily over recent years and we have substantial hands-on experience of operating and maintaining turbines of varying type and age from multi-megawatt full converter turbines to a variety of older types. The wind O&M business sits within Jacobs Field Services in the UK which operates as a truly multidiscipline contractor, providing design, installation, commissioning and maintenance services.
Services provided by the Wind O&M team include; scheduled and unscheduled turbine maintenance, fault finding, spares management and procurement, major repairs including gearbox, generator, yaw gear and blade replacement, turbine erection and dismantling and asset condition inspections. Our site management services typically include regular site inspections, site inductions, HV network management and switching, emergency response, management of balance of plant maintenance, SCADA monitoring and reporting, site work control including operation control under the Wind Turbine Safety Rules.
  • Liaise with clients, supervisors, service providers and other stakeholders.
  • Oversee resource and logistics management.
  • Prepare / approve technical and health & safety documentation.
  • Prepare / approve monthly operational reports
  • Prioritise works to maximise site performance and availability.
  • Development of technical solutions and initiatives for the benefit of wind farm performance and safety.
  • Oversee work control and parts management systems.
  • Assist with SCADA data acquisition and technical reporting
  • Monitor and report on spend against budgets. Identify contract and variation scope.
  • Undertake HSE / Technical audits.
  • Primarily office based but work from home is feasible.
  • Willing to travel around the UK from time to time.Essential:
  • A full driving license is required.
  • Proficient in Microsoft office packages,
  • Good communication skills, both written and oral
  • Demonstrable knowledge of electro-mechanical systems
  • HND / Degree in Engineering
  • Previous wind turbine O&M experience advantageous.
  • Acted in a supervisory role
  • Electrical or mechanical background ideally with practical industrial experience.
  • Experience HSEQ & SAP systems or similar
    Our Culture
    At Jacobs we have recently celebrated 10 years of our culture of caring - 'BeyondZero'. We see safety differently - we strive to go BeyondZero by putting the health, safety and well-being of our employees first in everything we do.
    We are committed to equality across our business and we promote STEM and WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) initiatives. When you join Jacobs you will have access to a wide range of Global Networks, centred on inclusion and diversity. To find out more about our networks, check out our website:
    We encourage applications from candidates looking for flexible working or reduced hours' contracts.
    Successful candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline Personnel Security Standard Pre-Employment check and will be required to undergo various checks including: Identity, Right to Work; Employment/Education History and Criminal Record. If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed or rejected.
    JACOBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all.
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    Newcastle Upon Tyne
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