Wind

We are Wind recruitment specialists.

The wind energy sector is a rapidly growing and crucial component of the renewable energy industry. As the industry expands, the demand for talent to oversee, maintain, and upgrade existing facilities is also on the rise.

With a deep understanding of the wind sector's unique demands, we provide tailored solutions to meet your career aspirations or recruitment needs. Our expertise ensures the best professionals in the field are in the best roles for them.

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Commercial 

  • Senior Executives, Sales, Policy, Business Development, Operations 


Engineering 

  • Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Battery Engineering (cell, module, pack) 

 

Construction & Operations 

  • Construction, Health & Safety, Quality 
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Grid Engineer
£40000 - £55000 per annum
Glasgow
Permanent
Hybrid

Grid EngineerGlasgow/Cardiff/LondonUp to £55,000 DOE + bonus + packageLeading solar, BESS and wind developer working across construction and asset management and O&M stages. For the last 40 years, this group has been on a mission to provide affordable renewable energy for everyone, globally. With a pipeline of over 24GW in their portfolio, it's safe to say they are achieving this mission. Providing a full turnkey service on projects, has allowed them to build this portfolio to over 41GW of operational assets on top of their development pipeline. They also work across a variety of different technologies, including solar, BESS, on and offshore wind & green hydrogen, at both transmission and distribution levels. They also take a realistic view to their pipeline, and as they offer construction services, lots of their connection dates are quickly approaching!They have all teams in house, from early stage development through to site and construction based teams as well as operations and assets teams. Teams work closely together, with collaboration being a core value for the group. Each team adds value where possible, providing a high standard of knowledge and quality across the board. Their business model is varied, taking some projects through to post construction and operation stages, but also selling some projects at ready to build stage, and even providing EPC works to other projects. At the heart of the group, they are striving for a renewable future globally. They empower their team, valuing each and every voice and opinion as well as working in a collaborative culture to ensure knowledge is shared. The role:The position is a key role in a growing function in house, joining a team of existing grid engineers. You'd be responsible for managing and expanding on the pipeline, working across commercial and technical responsibilities. You'd also have responsibilities for your own projects, leading these projects and making strategic decisions for these.Your main responsibilities in the team will be:- Carrying out grid connection feasibility studies for new sites and to provide grid inputs for new activities. - Identify grid connection agreements as well as securing grid connection agreements. - Negotiating grid technical requirements and preparations. - Liaising with DNOS and TSOs as well as ICPs for grid connected projects - Understanding and staying up to date with grid connection processes, procedures and events. If you have a background in grid connections, power systems studies, earthing designs or electrical engineering in the renewables space- apply and we can discuss!Piper Maddox is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

1 day ago
Functional Safety Engineer
£40000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Oxfordshire
Permanent
Hybrid

Piper Maddox are working with an exciting start-up business in Oxfordshire that designs, tests and manufactures Electric Motors and Inverters for vehicles. After winning a number of projects from exciting clients across the world, they are looking to grow their internal Engineering team. One key hire they are looking to make is a Systems Engineer with a Functional Safety specialism. This is an important position within the business as they expand their products and client base. This opportunity would grant you the chance to embed yourself in a small business with short processes and quick decision making, whilst working on exciting clean-technology for the vehicle industry. What you will be doing?- Supporting the business with Functional Safety topics and ensuring correct procedures are included in V&V plans for upcoming products - Defining Inverter and Motor requirements - Lead product development processes according to ISO 26262 - When appropriate, helping out with the testing of the technology What we are looking for:- Bachelor's Degree or higher in Engineering or related discipline- Experience as a Systems Engineer with knowledge of Functional Safety topics - Direct experience with inverter, motor or other HV vehicle systems would be considered a bonus - Ability to work well within a team- Someone who wants to build a career with a growing organisationThe main benefits include a bonus scheme of up to 5%, hybrid working a couple days per week and a generous pension scheme. You would also have the benefits of working in a small agile business. This is a great opportunity to join a business at the beginning of its adventure to develop technologies for a greener future and make a significant impact on the business's overall success. If you think this could be a good fit for you, apply below!Piper Maddox is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

5 days ago
Assistant Development Manager - Remote
£30000 - £35000 per annum + 25% bonus + car allowance
Derbyshire
Permanent
Remote

Assistant Development Manager - Solar & BESS - £30,000-£35,000 DOE - RemotePiper Maddox are working with a develop, construct, own, and operator of solar, and BESS assets. They are looking for a development manager to work on a mixture of JDAs; partially developed projects; and organic greenfield projects.This company understand the need for that work life balance, and whilst they are happy for you to attend their office in the midlands, they are also happy for you to go once/twice a month and be fully remote. They have development managers across the UK so you will meet with them fairly regularly to ensure your professional growth continues.People within this business have a great track record of staying within the business for a long time and not looking to move on, with people commenting that the way they are treated by senior staff has created a healthy work environment.What would your role look like, and not be limited to?:- Assisting on planning by preparing and submitting applications and also discharging planning conditions.- Helping with the assistance of option/lease; HoTs; cable routes; LoAs; DoVs etc.- Helping find new sites to develop on.- Assisting on managing consultants outside the organization.- Working with external stakeholders to ensure they are all happy and kept up to date with development activity.What are the perks?:- £6k car allowance, and EV salary sacrifice scheme.- Well funded organization with sites already set up to go and be developed on.- 25% bonus.- High staff retention rate, and great company culture.- 1.2GW pipeline being developed.- Optional fully remote working.This role would really suit someone who is at early stages of their renewables career and has an interest in doing development. If you are currently working another part of the life cycle and would like a change over you'd be considered for this position.If this sounds like the right type of opportunity for you then catch me on my details below and let's talk more about it.This role would suit someone looking for more autonomy within their work and not wanting an environment where they feel micromanaged, and can have a large impact in a growing team.Bayleigh Angelb.angel@pipermaddox.comPiper Maddox is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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Josh Taylor
Josh Taylor
Associate Director – Head of Clean Energy, Europe
Bayleigh Angel
Bayleigh Angel
Principal Recruitment Consultant
Caitlin McCarley
Caitlin McCarley
Manager- UK & Ireland Renewables
Lucy Henry
Lucy Henry
Head of France, Nordics and UK - eMobility (EV charging)
Matt Anders
Matt Anders
Divisional Manager – Renewables & Cleantech
Charles Orr
Charles Orr
Divisional Manager – eMobility, Hydrogen & Clean Fuels
Jake Calver
Jake Calver
VP – Emobility
Max Fronicke
Max Fronicke
Vice President, Key Accounts and Strategic Client Development
Sam Rosenthal
Sam Rosenthal
Divisional Manager - Renewables EPC
Michael Wald
Michael Wald
VP - Client Development & Commercial Strategy
David Woodings
David Woodings
Director
Alex Cohen
Alex Cohen
Senior Director
Liam Britton-Jeal
Liam Britton-Jeal
Manager
Sue White
Sue White
Senior Director
Samantha Keay
Samantha Keay
SVP – Piper Maddox New York
Desirae Manka
Desirae Manka
Divisional Manager, Commercial Skillsets
Tom Clarke
Tom Clarke
Senior Director
Dom Jolly
Dom Jolly
Manager
Christopher Wright
Christopher Wright
Head of DACH - eMobility Associate Director

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