Graduate Operations Assistant (Wind Farms)

Community Windpower Ltd

Frodsham, Cheshire

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Sectors: carbon, climate & energy, sustainability

Closing date: Not specified, apply soon!

Community Windpower is at the forefront of wind energy development in the UK with over 1GW of renewable energy in their portfolio containing onshore wind farms that are built, under construction and in development. As renewable energy specialists, we are fully experienced in the identification, design, development, construction and operation of onshore wind energy projects.

We are looking to recruit a graduate searching for a career within the renewable energy industry, specifically wind power. Applicants with a Science based degree are preferable, but the role is attractive for anyone with strong mathematical, data analysis and reporting skills.

The Wind Farm Operations Assistant is a key member of the Operations Team who are custodians of the operational assets of the business; now over 300MW of operational capacity. The successful candidate will work closely with the team, to ensure integrity of the data systems, produce management reports and maximise the potential production generated by our wind farms. The role will also include liaison with third party service providers.

The role of the Wind Farm Operations Assistant is critical to the successful running of the business and the individual will liaise across other departments to promote future success. The position is permanent, full time and based at our Head Office in Frodsham, Cheshire.

Skills and experience required:

  • Excellent advanced Microsoft Word and Excel skills;
  • Science-based degree;
  • Strong analytical skills, interest in numbers and statistics;
  • Experience of report writing and data analysis;
  • Knowledge/experience of programming software, preferably Python and/or SQL;
  • Knowledge of wind energy, wind turbine technology and SCADA systems is desirable but not essential as training will be provided;
  • High levels of energy and motivation;
  • Have a capability to communicate clearly to other specialists and professionals who are not from a technological/engineering background;
  • A clean, full driving license is essential as there will be trips to Scotland to visit the operational wind farms.

To apply for this position, please send your CV and Covering Letter to [email protected]