We sat down with Emmet, the site manager at Midelt, Morocco, to learn some more about his career with Windhoist.

When did you start with Windhoist? 

I started in April 2008 with Eddie Wilson on Greenknowes Windfarm in Scotland. I left the company in 2015 for two years and returned again in 2017.

Why did you want to work within the Wind Industry? 

I am an Electrician by trade and was subcontracted into Windhoist to help out with the electrical works for a Nordex job in Thurso. After I completed that job I became very interested in the wind industry and took a chance and applied for a job with Windhoist.

Any nerves or reservations at the start? 

Obviously it was a big step to take and it was the first time I would be working away and coming into a crew that were already working together for a while was quite daunting, but the crew immediately made me feel welcome and any nerves that I  had quickly disappeared.

Where have you travelled with Windhoist? 

I have had the good fortune of seeing a lot of the world with Windhoist, I have worked in France, Italy, Uk, Ireland, Denmark, Norway, South Africa and currently now in Morocco.

What do you enjoy most about your job? 

I enjoy the hustle and bustle of managing a site. When the job is running well you get a great sense of satisfaction. I also enjoy working with a great group of technicians and the daily interaction with them.

Proudest achievement to date? 

It has to be the completion of Hornsea 1 Pre Assembly, It was definitely the toughest job I was on but the whole crew really pulled together and looking back now it was fantastic to be part of the World’s largest offshore windfarm.

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Thank you Emmet for all your hard work and dedication to the company.

If you are inspired by Emmet’s journey and would like to build a career in renewable energy, visit the Windhoist Training Centre who have developed a range of approved, technical and specialised training courses.