Wind Technician
enXco - United States

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Wind Technician Scope of Position

This level is intended to perform as an

assistant to an experienced technician. This position, under specific direction

from the site supervisor, maintains turbines, including but not limited to

preventive maintenance and repairs as needed.

Reports to: Site Supervisor
Division/Department: Operations and Maintenance
Location: Various
Classification: Non-exempt

Working Conditions Wind Technicians spend 100% of their time in

the field, excluding safety; supervisor and scheduled training exercises. Wind Technicians work in teams and are

provided a company vehicle (service truck) in which they carry the required

tools and parts necessary to perform repairs and/or maintenance on turbines in

multiple wind fields on any given day.

Generally, Service Technicians work in extreme weather conditions.

Responsibilities
·
Work
safely under all circumstances and seek guidance for any work for which they
are unfamiliar or do not feel competent to perform safely.
·
Operate
and care for company property and equipment in an efficient and safe manner.
·
Change
gearbox oil in a designated area or wind field.
·
Grease/torque
wind turbines.
·
May
also service turbines based on the type of turbine (manufacturer) in multiple
wind fields.
·
Perform “
status” checks including clearing “error” codes on turbines and repairing the
problems.
·
Replace
mechanical components.
·
Service
blade and hub components as required by turbine type.
·
Complete
on a daily basis, work orders, time cards and any other required paperwork for
the specific project/assignment.
·
All
other duties as assigned by the supervisor or his/her designee.
Qualifications
High school or
equivalent: or up to one year related experience or training: or equivalent
combination of education and experience.
·
Successfully
complete applicable safety and technical training program for the entry level
wind technician.
·
Able
to demonstrate some basic computer knowledge.
·
Able
to follow both verbal and written instructions.
·
Good
verbal and written communication skills.
To perform this job
successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty
satisfactorily. The requirements listed
above are representative of the knowledge, skill
and/or ability required. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform
the essential functions.
Physical Demands

:

The physical demands described here are

representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform

the essential functions of this job.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with

disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job the

employee is regularly required to:

Stand, climb, use hands to fingers, handle,

or feel and reach with hands and arms.

The employee is frequently required to talk or hear.

The employee is regularly required to lift an

or move up to 35 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and

occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.
·
Able
to work at heights, including climbing up and descending towers, entering
nacelles and hubs at extreme heights.
·
Able
to work in a mechanical environment. This may have been achieved through formal
training, previous work experience as an auto mechanic or the ability to
demonstrate that an individual is mechanically inclined.
·
Able
to operate company vehicles (field trucks) both on site as well as on public
roads and highways. Must have a current
driver’s license with a good DMV printout.
·
Demonstrate
good work habits, including but not limited to attendance, and maintaining a
neat and orderly work environment.
Work Conditions

The work environment characteristics

described here are representative of those an employee encounters while

performing the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently

exposed to
·
Extreme
weather conditions, including cold, rain, wind, etc.
·
Moving
mechanical parts and vibration
·
Confined
spaces
·
The
noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Local candidates will be given priority, but all qualified candidates may apply.

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