Atlas Professionals secures local recruitment contract for Greater Changhua offshore wind farm in Taiwan

Global leading recruitment company Atlas Professionals established an Offshore Wind office in Taipei, Taiwan early 2020. The team has recently secured an exclusive contract with global developer in offshore wind, Ørsted, to supply 14 local professionals for the Operations & Maintenance of Greater Changhua wind farm. 

The main recruitment activities will take place in the first two quarters of 2021, with the first two professionals starting in the next coming months. The selected local professionals, to be part of Ørsted’s maintenance team, are being trained and prepared to be ready for action for the first quarter of 2022. 

The professionals need to have fluent English skills and good communication skills to undergo national and international technical training courses. Candidates will have professional backgrounds in fields such as motors and machinery, good physical fitness, and the willingness to work at sea and high altitude.

Martine Rondeel, Director Renewables at Atlas Professionals, says: “It is a real challenge finding qualified and experienced professionals in Taiwan. However, we are impressed by the interest in joining the offshore wind industry so far. Working in close collaboration with our clients, local education institutions and local government, we are eager to help preparing the workforce for offshore wind industry in Taiwan.”

This contract signifies both companies’ commitment to invest significantly in the Taiwan market, transferring world-leading O&M expertise. After receiving complete training, covered by Atlas and Ørsted, the technicians will be engaged in the Operations & Maintenance of the Greater Changhua wind farm, which will be located 35 to 60 kilometres off the Changhua coastline.

Atlas Professionals has a global database for offshore wind professionals and has already provided professionals since 2008 to various onshore and offshore wind projects across Europe, the US and Taiwan. The company sources, selects and helps train professionals for the renewables industry around the world. 

“Our local knowledge and offices, combined with our global track record, ensure we can turn complex personnel challenges into transparent and secure solutions. This contract marks an important step in expanding our presence in Taiwan’s offshore wind industry, nurturing local talent and further support the energy transition around the world,” Rondeel concludes. 

To view all open vacancies in Taiwan or learn more about Atlas Professionals’ services offering, visit www.atlasprofessionals.com.