Offshore installation and maintenance technician (M/F)

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Position Title

Offshore installation and maintenance technician

Business Area

Iberdrola France

Working Location

Pleudaniel (Kerantour), France



Line manager

Assistant to the Chief Operating Officer

Additional information

The employee will work at sea, in rotations of 14-days on and 14 days off during the construction, testing, commissioning phase (1.5 years). 


Iberdrola is one of the world's leading energy suppliers and the leader in renewable energy. The group is present in Europe (Spain, the United Kingdom, Portugal, France, Germany, Italy and Greece), the United States, Brazil, Mexico and Australia, and is expanding, particularly in Japan, Ireland, Sweden and Poland.

Iberdrola has been in the renewable energy market for over 20 years with almost 35,000 MW installed, and aims to triple its portfolio over the next decade. Iberdrola currently operates three offshore wind farms, and has 12,400 MW of offshore wind projects worldwide at various stages of development.

In France, in addition to the offshore wind project in Saint-Brieuc, Iberdrola is active in onshore wind, solar photovoltaic and the retail energy market.


The offshore installation maintenance technician (multi-technical) will participate in the daily preventive and corrective maintenance operations of the offshore wind farm installations (foundations, offshore substation) and onshore installations.

The work will be performed in 14 days offshore rotations on board a service operation vessel which will deploy the personnel into the offshore substation.

Roles and Missions

Prior to the acceptance of the wind farm, the multi-technical technicians will undergo specific training (internal and external) and will participate in the implementation of the site by developing work processes and procedures.

Upon commissioning of the park, the candidate's responsibilities in the Operation and Maintenance (O&M) phase will be as follows:

  • Participate in the operations of maneuvering, consignment and grounding of high voltage equipment according to the directives of the consignment officer in accordance with the safety rules of the company.
  • Carry out daily technical inspections and diagnoses, identify defects, take precautionary measures and troubleshoot, analyze the cause and plan corrective action.
  • Carry out corrective maintenance.
  • Participate in the execution of the preventive maintenance plan for multi-technical installations.
  • Maintain the order and cleanliness of the facilities.
  • Inspect and maintain spare parts and tools at the shore shop.
  • Collect and process the necessary documents to obtain the work permit.
  • Select and check spare parts and tools to be used in the execution of the work.
  • Work closely with contractors.
  • Accompany visitors and company personnel on site visits.
  • Communicate and control operations remotely from the control station.

Internal relations

Work in close collaboration with the site team, more globally with the O&M team (technical English required) and the warehouse manager

External relations

Work in close collaboration with external companies in charge of the maintenance of offshore installations (foundations and substation) and with Siemens Gamesa (turbines)

Scope of activity

  • Provide onshore and offshore support to site teams for the maintenance of offshore facilities.
  • Assist the Warehouse Manager with inventory management and job preparation.
  • Work closely with contractors to ensure the efficient execution of their tasks
  • Bringing up/inputting data and information into the company's IT tools (SAP type)
  • Creation/Writing of working documents


  • Bachelor's degree or significant professional experience in a technical environment (Electro-Mechanical)


  • Working at height (desired)
  • Maintenance of electrical and mechanical systems (desired)
  • Previous experience in an offshore or wind environment (preferred)
  • Experience as a supervisory screen controller for a production site and/or experience as a marine coordinator (desired)


  • Electrical knowledge and qualifications (LV/HV)
  • Mechanical knowledge and skills
  • Proven computer skills
  • Good knowledge of occupational health and safety

    Your motivation, dynamism and autonomy while working in a team will be assets for the position.

    You are rigorous, responsible and assertive, and are recognised as having natural leadership qualities.

    You are computer literate and embrace new technologies and their benefits

    Ability to manage conflicting priorities and make decisions under pressure without compromising safety.

    Rewarding skills

    • Experience in the offshore/maritime field and/or a solid knowledge of electrical substations would be a real plus. 
    • You are comfortable in a marine environment, able to perform transfers from ship to offshore structure, willing to spend extended periods of time on a ship, and to be hoisted to access offshore facilities.


    Minimum language skills required

    • French - Mother tongue or Bilingual
    • Minimum English level B1/B2 - Including technical English

    Additional information

    • Nature of the contract : CDI
    • Daily work at sea during the construction, testing and commissioning phase(2022-2023).
    • During the first years of operation(2023 ~2026 TBC): Offshore work in 14-day rotations (14days ON/14days OFF)
    • As soon as the work in the maintenance port is finished: Daily work at sea and work during weekends.