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
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.
safely under all circumstances and seek guidance for any work for which they
are unfamiliar or do not feel competent to perform safely.
and care for company property and equipment in an efficient and safe manner.
gearbox oil in a designated area or wind field.
also service turbines based on the type of turbine (manufacturer) in multiple
status” checks including clearing “error” codes on turbines and repairing the
blade and hub components as required by turbine type.
on a daily basis, work orders, time cards and any other required paperwork for
the specific project/assignment.
other duties as assigned by the supervisor or his/her designee.
High school or
equivalent: or up to one year related experience or training: or equivalent
combination of education and experience.
complete applicable safety and technical training program for the entry level
to demonstrate some basic computer knowledge.
to follow both verbal and written instructions.
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.
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.
to work at heights, including climbing up and descending towers, entering
nacelles and hubs at extreme heights.
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.
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.
good work habits, including but not limited to attendance, and maintaining a
neat and orderly work environment.
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
weather conditions, including cold, rain, wind, etc.
mechanical parts and vibration
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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