Wind Technician

Job Description
The Wind Technician is responsible for troubleshooting, repairs, and maintenance on Vestas V47 or GE 1.5 SLE wind turbines. Technicians are responsible for providing quality work in support of UpWind Solutions customers. Candidate should be willing to relocate to the area.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Troubleshoot and repair complex problems on variable speed/variable pitch wind turbines.
Perform all mechanical and electrical component maintenance. Repair and replace components as required.
Climb 300 feet or more.
Ensure the execution of availability of guarantees, warranty fulfillment, and parts delivery.
Provide technical consulting support.
Assist with the development and start-up of new sites and new products.
Assist with the development of processes and procedures.
Coordinate efforts with other Field Engineers and customer personnel.
Assist with work as directed by management.
Complete required paperwork (e.g. service reports, time cards, expense reports, etc.)
Exhibit positive, courteous behavior with customers, businesses, and co-workers.
Use all mandated safety equipment and complies with all safety requirements in accordance with company and government regulations and guidelines.
Complete all required training in a satisfactory manner and timeframe.
Participate in on-the-job training with on-site personnel.
Work weekends, holidays, and overtime as needed.
For travelers: Travel for extended periods of time to job sites (6-8 weeks).

WORK ACTIVITIES
Repairing and Maintaining Equipment - Servicing, repairing, adjusting, and testing machines and equipment.
Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material - Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects.
Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings - Monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, to detect or assess problems.
Updating and using Relevant Knowledge -Keeping up-to-date technically and applying new knowledge to your job.
Analyzing Data or Information - Identifying the underlying principles, reasons, or facts of information by breaking down information or data into separate parts.
Getting Information - Observing, receiving and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
Documenting/Recording Information - Entering, transcribing, recording, storing or maintaining information in written or electronic form.
Estimating the Quantifiable Characteristics of Products, Events or Information - Estimating sizes, distances, and quantities; or determining time, costs, resources, or materials needed to perform a work activity.
Interacting with Computers - Using computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.
Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events -Identifying information by categorizing, estimating, recognizing differences or similarities, and detecting changes in circumstances or events.

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS

Must be at least 21 years old.

Education - High school diploma or GED; technical school helpful.

Experience - One year of related experience or a combination of education and experience that demonstrates applicable experience.

Certificates and Licenses - Must possess a valid drivers license, a clean driving record, and proof of insurance coverage. Must be able to pass core safety, climbing, and other required training courses. Current CPR/First Aid/AED certification. Completion of OSHA 10 - General Industry. Completed NFPA 70E course.

Company

Upwind Solutions

Job Code

State or Province

Indiana

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