Predictive Maintenance Technician

Engineering · Algés, Lisboa
Department Engineering
Employment Type Permanent
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Iberwind, acquired by Ventient Energy in 2020, operates 31 Wind Farms in the Portuguese market, with an installed capacity of 726 MW.  The Iberwind team has a sound knowledge of the wind potential in Portugal, combining wide technical expertise with strong talents and operational efficiency, providing an essential contribution to Ventient Energy's growth.

 

Ventient Energy is a pan-European, non-utility generator of renewable energy. It currently owns and operates onshore wind farms in Belgium, France, Germany, Portugal, Spain and the UK, with a total installed capacity of more than 2.5GW.

 

The business focuses on sustainable growth that provides long-term returns to their pension funds shareholders and generates renewable energy to help secure the future of people and the planet.

 

The Predictive Maintenance Team is part of the Engineering Department in the Operations function at Ventient Energy, mainly focusing on monitoring activities such as analysis on vibration data and standard signals to measure performance and determine the condition of wind turbines and components, combining and developing methods to detect and highlight potential failures and damages before they happen, having an important role to optimize service operations.

We are searching for a Technician to become a part of our Predictive Maintenance Team which is based in Algés, Portugal.

 

Profile:

  • Mechanical/Software engineering degree or equivalent.
  • Knowledge of SQL, Matlab, Python and R is good to have.
  • Attention to detail and drive for high-quality results.
  • Continuous Improvement mindset.
  • Innovative, structured, self-motivated, communicative, and reliable.
  • Business level written and verbal communications skills in English required.
  • Level II Vibration Certification as defined by ISO 18436-2 (desirable)

 

 

Required Experience:

  • Good Understanding about working knowledge of Vibration Analysis Software, Vibration Data Acquisition systems, Vibration sensors, and various Condition Monitoring techniques.

 

Desirable Experience:

  • Previous experience and knowledge of the wind industry is considered an advantage, but not essential.
  • Good understanding of gearbox, generator, and bearing failure modes and problem-solving.
  • Expertise in Root Cause Failure Analysis, Basic Fault Diagnosis, and Condition Evaluation.

 

 

Key responsibilities:

  • Primary responsibilities will be monitoring and diagnosing the health condition of wind turbine gearboxes, main bearings, and generators to highlight potential failures or damages before they happen.
  • Join weekly technical calls with the team to discuss ongoing diagnosis, interesting technical issues and software developments.
  • Regular calls/meetings with O&M suppliers and Asset Management Teams to review findings. Work with engineering colleagues to provide recommendations and interpretations.
  • Constant interaction with service operations performing a follow up on the alerts detected by the system and the technical actions applied on the field.
  • Improvement of alert definitions and monitoring templates based on feedback from the field and taking in account other historical vibration events.
  • Participate in continuous improvement predictive maintenance projects.
  • Provide technical reporting of potential reliability conditions.

 

 

What we offer:

 

  • Professional and personal development in a dynamic and growing
  • Remuneration compatible with function and skills.
  • Pack of perks and attractive

 

 

 

If you are interested in applying, please go to Iberwind website and apply on Recruitment area.

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  • Location
    Algés, Lisboa
  • Department
    Engineering
  • Employment Type
    Permanent
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level