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Wind Turbine Technician I-20508 POSITION SUMMARY: This position is responsible for daily operations and maintenance of wind turbines. This will require an extensive amount of travel throughout the US. This person must have a safety first attitude with an understanding of doing the job right the first time. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
  • Promote and comply with all Company and safety policies and procedures
  • Working in and around wind turbines.
  • Climb multiple wind towers on a daily basis.
  • Ability to professionally interact with customers and coworkers on a daily basis.
  • Demonstrate safety as a top priority
  • Install, inspect, maintain, operate and repair wind turbines
  • Diagnose and fix any problem that could cause the turbine to be shut down unexpectedly or fail to operate properly
  • Climb towers to inspect, troubleshoot, or repair turbine equipment
  • Perform routine maintenance on wind turbines
  • Test electrical components and systems, as well as mechanical and hydraulic systems
  • Troubleshoot mechanical, hydraulic, or electrical malfunctions
  • Service underground transmission systems, wind field substations, or fiber optic sensing and control systems
  • Replace worn or malfunctioning components.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Must possess an active Transportation Worker Identification Card (TWIC) or have the ability to obtain a TWIC card
  • Technical 2 or 4-year degree or certificate wind energy or related preferred
  • Minimum one (1) years experience working in and around wind turbine, specifically for troubleshooting and preventative maintenance, or wind energy degree or certificate.
  • Ability to demonstrate basic industrial safety practices / protocols including LOTO.
  • Experience using basic power and hydraulic tools.
  • Valid Drivers License. (CDL Preferred)
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to follow directions with precise execution.
  • Basic computer operation skills and familiarity with internet based program navigation.
  • Ability to read, interpret and understand basic drawings and schematics.
  • Ability to climb stairs and ladders up to 125 meters in height
  • Able to work in demanding physical and inclement weather conditions.
  • Able to maintain certifications required to perform the work, including but not limited to: First Aid / CPR, Tower Climb and Rescue, LOTO, Arc Flash, etc.
  • Comfort working remotely in a turbine as part of a team with limited supervisory interaction
  • Take reasonable care of your own and others health and safety and of those who may be affected in the day-to-day delivery of this role by taking personal responsibility for working to the Wanzeks Zero Injury principles
  • Read, analyze and interpret technical procedures, reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals
  • Effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public
  • Add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals
  • Common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form
  • Deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations
  • Ability to use hydraulic tension and torque tooling.
  • Knowledge of entering and exiting the rotor. This includes locking out the rotor.
  • Knowledge of using the internal chain hoist.
    Associated topics: adapter, cellular, diagram, electrical, plc, power, rf, schema, stationary engineer, wiring

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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