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Wind Turbine Technician

Wind Turbine Technician - Peter Strachan's Story

What do I do?

Wind Turbine Technicians spend much of their day out and about servicing, installing, and maintaining floating, fixed offshore or onshore wind turbines. Travel might be required by boat or helicopter, and they are required to have special training to work in extreme environments, whilst prioritising safety above all else. They are at the forefront of cutting-edge technology that’s supporting the transition to renewable energies.

Project Manager

Project Manager - Holly Allan's Story

What do I do?

A Project Manager can work on a variety of projects across endless industries. You can work to develop project ideas, and how to best organise and shape a project. This involves considering risks, budgets, schedules, the different stakeholders who are involved, and how to evaluate the projects progression and success after it’s been completed. This creates a highly transferable skill set, creating multiple opportunities for a career in this area.

Project Engineer

Project Engineer - Ross Newlands' Story

What do I do?

Project Engineers work specifically on engineering related projects, with highly transferable skills meaning they can work across multiple industries. They plan and develop project ideas, working out the best way to organise and shape a project, considering risks, budgets, schedules, the different stakeholders who are involved, and work to evaluate the projects progression and success after it’s been completed.

High Voltage Engineer

High Voltage Engineer - Kirsteen Strachan's Story

What do I do?

Day-to-day work in this role is varied. Engineers work across the construction, operation and maintenance of high voltage connection projects. The role includes design and optimisation work, problem solving integration solutions, and working on the National Grid.

Heat Pump Installer

Heat Pump Installer - Grant Hunter's Story

What do I do?

Those qualified to install heat pumps, are typically qualified plumbers who have diversified and upskilled to work in low carbon and renewable trade areas. You can work as a heat pump installer with no prior experience, starting out as an apprentice. As you gain experience, knowledge, and your qualifications you can progress, and look for different opportunities to apply your transferable skills and knowledge.

Hydrogen Safety Officer

Hydrogen Safety Officer - Stuart Gardiner's Story

What do I do?

On a day-to-day basis this role involves keeping the people working on Hydrogen projects safe, understanding the risks, evaluating hazards, and developing risk management and mitigate strategies. You would be responsible for ensuring people know how to stay safe, and addressing any safety concerns in the project.