Wind Technician Job Description

Wind Technician Job Description

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Wind Technician Duties & Responsibilities

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Requires basic computer skills utilizing word processing, spreadsheets, email programs, facility control and management systems, and computerized diagnostic and troubleshooting tools
Monitor daily Operations testing schedule to ensure vehicle availability
Mentor new and junior Technicians in Operations and Test Methods and Processes
Support all vehicle prep as necessary to maintain operations (instrumentation, fluid checks,etc.)
Lead in the development of methods to reduce prep and instrumentation time
Ensure all vehicle integrity tests have been performed prior to testing
Address immediate customer concerns with respect to testing and vehicle prep
Monitor daily Operations testing schedule to ensure vehicle availability•Mentor new and junior Technicians in Operations and Test Methods and Processes•Support all vehicle prep as necessary to maintain operations (instrumentation, fluid checks,etc.)•Lead in the development of methods to reduce prep and instrumentation time•Ensure all vehicle integrity tests have been performed prior to testing•Address immediate customer concerns with respect to testing and vehicle prep
Conduct turbine work to include troubleshoot and repair of failures, operate control systems, perform annual or semi-annual maintenances or collect data
Perform climbs of +280 feet to perform annual or semi-annual maintenances, troubleshoot, and repair failures, which may occur, and collect data

Wind Technician Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Wind Technician

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: ACI, AVO, HV, HVAC, IRATA, SPRAT, EHS, CPR, LVR, GWO

Education for Wind Technician

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Employers hiring for the wind technician job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Associate and Bachelor's Degree in Technical, Associates, Education, Electronics, High School Education, Mechanical Engineering, Technology, Engineering, Automotive, Electronic Engineering

Skills for Wind Technician

Desired skills for wind technician include:

Crane and rigging requirements
Facility management and reporting systems
Microsoft Office software
SQL Server software
Computerized diagnostic and troubleshooting tools
Electrical theory and troubleshooting techniques
Computerized diagnostics and troubleshooting tools
MS Office software
Industrial safety practices / protocols

Desired experience for wind technician includes:

Minimum 6 months hands on work experience as a Field Service Technician at a Wind Power site
You MUST possess the ability to climb steel towers up to 280'
You MUST submit your application for employment through gecareers.com to be
Peripheral skills are valuable
Schedule tunnel time
Order production vehicles

Wind Technician Examples

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Wind Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of wind technician. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for wind technician
  • Execute wind noise tests (specifically involving)
  • Complete and submit reports as designated by the Company and/or management
  • Overtime may be involved to meet project deadlines as needed
  • Must be able to climb freestanding wind turbine towers and work in a team environment
  • This position requires working outdoors in inclement weather, climbing ladders without assistance, and limited supervision following appropriate company safety and environmental policies
  • Must possess a strong mitigating mindset for safety and risk avoidance
  • Must be willing and able to perform both call-out and extended hour overtime and travel when required
  • Proposal of process improvements in order to get highest level in Security and/or cost reduction
  • Leads crews of technicians to complete required duties
  • Diagnose and resolve faults on turbines
Qualifications for wind technician
  • Associates degree or technical school certificate plus 2 to 3 years of directly related work experience OR 3 to 5 years of directly related work experience in lieu of a degree/technical certificate
  • Additional experience with Vestas V100-2.0 wind turbine experience is strongly preferred and will be given preference over other power industry experience
  • Ability and willingness to handle repetitive weight of 50 lbs
  • Ability and willingness to climb towers up to 300 feet, as required
  • Ability and willingness to work in all weather conditions, as required
  • Ability and willingness to work in range of environments to include but not limited to industrial facilities, manufacturing facilities, and power industry facilities, as required
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Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a wind technician. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for wind technician
  • Perform a variety of administrative duties
  • Support EH&S and other relevant compliances
  • The travel schedule will consist of a 4 week rotation with one week of R&R time at home between travel rotations
  • Installing and removing airflow measuring instruments
  • Documenting detailed vehicle attributes
  • Removing and installing aero enabling components
  • Assisting with the operating of wind tunnel equipment
  • Leads and trains crews of technicians to complete required duties
  • Perform a variety of administrative duties satisfying both internal and external reporting requirements
  • Performing testing in wind tunnels
Qualifications for wind technician
  • Prior experience in related fields is strongly preferred
  • Ability and willingness to be available for rotation shift schedules 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, as required
  • High school education or equivalent, college degree a plus
  • Knowledge of entering and exiting the rotor
  • Must be able to meet the physical/mental/environmental demands of the position
  • Willing to work overtime on holidays, weekends, and on short notice
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Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of wind technician. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for wind technician
  • Reviewing model drawings and test plans
  • Documenting modelling process and test results
  • Ensure compliance with safety rules, company policies and procedures, state and federal laws
  • Set up, conduct and analyze standard field and lab tests following prescribed procedures
  • Solve technical problems using application of standard techniques
  • Assist in documenting on-site test results
  • Ensure that all testing equipment and tools are properly calibrated and maintained
  • Communicate with clients, technicians, and project managers on a professional level to ensure a high degree of customer satisfaction
  • Ability to travel extensively if not local (50 miles) for the project location
  • Perform relevant tasks and actions to keep the wind farm operating optimally at all times with maximum availability
Qualifications for wind technician
  • Qualified candidates will be safety-focused, capable of critical thinking, possess a positive attitude, and a willingness to learn
  • Ability and willingness to travel and willingness to take initiative and work without direct supervision
  • Has the ability to occasionally travel in the USA
  • Has the ability to work at height (up to 100m)
  • Competitive score on technical aptitude written testing
  • High School /college Diploma
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Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of wind technician. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for wind technician
  • Perform servicing, troubleshooting and repair of the wind turbine electrical, hydraulic and mechanical components in accordance with manufacturer's guidelines
  • Utilise control, instrumentation, telecommunication and electrical engineering concepts regularly during work activities
  • Provide technical assistance to the Turbine Assistants
  • Ensure efficiency of the wind turbines whilst observing the sites safety, quality and environmental rules and laws
  • Apply troubleshooting, corrective, predictive and preventative maintenances and inspections whilst attending to every incident that could adversely affect the wind farm's operations
  • Supervise specialist and subcontractor activity during main component exchanges or maintenance
  • Capture tasks on the O&M management systems (MAXIMO,RDO..etc) on a daily basis
  • Perform wind turbine and substation switching with an authorization of up to 132kV
  • Ensure compliance with the company’s health, safety, and environmental rules and regulations and report any incidents/near misses immediately to superiors
  • Competitive salary and per-diem!
Qualifications for wind technician
  • Associate’s Degree in a Technical Electrical / Electronic discipline from an accredited college or university (OR Technical Certification in Wind Energy with a minimum of 1 year of experience in electrical / electronic industry or wind field technician experience OR High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 3 years of work experience in electrical / electronic repair industry)
  • Willingness to travel in the USA 100% of the time for work assignments
  • Ability to complete internal training requirements listed under the Employee Development and Qualification Program within 6 months
  • Two year associates degree or technical school certificate and 3 - 5 years of directly related experience, Or 4 or more years of directly related work experience in lieu of a degree/technical certificate
  • Must be proficient with computers, standard software applications, SCADA, and plant management software
  • Technical Associates/Bachelor’s degree in Power Generation/Renewables preferred or combination of education and power generation/industrial experience
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Wind Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of wind technician. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for wind technician
  • Efficient response to turbine faults, with a strong focus on quality and safety
  • Liaise with other team members on operational and research projects
  • Keep records, maintain documentation and report as required by company policy and procedures
  • Deploy appropriate company health, safety and environmental best practice
  • Maintenance management system, inventory control, and stock management
  • Ensure periodic maintenance and repairs are made to equipment and tooling
  • Accurate reporting of site activities, consumable usage and follow up actions
  • Work as part of an on-call rota to cover weekend issues
  • Previous maintenance experience on Wind Turbines
  • Ability to work independently on the implementation of fault analyses and repair of wind turbine generator systems in the Finland, including clarification of any client queries
Qualifications for wind technician
  • High school diploma or equivalent with 3-5 years of related experience OR a two year associates degree or technical school certificate with 2-4 years of related experience
  • High school diploma or equivalent with 1-2 years of related experience OR a two year associates degree or technical school certificate with 0-1 year of related experience
  • Work schedule will be six ten hour days or more
  • Pay can be duscussed upon approval
  • Work will be changing out main bearings on Siemens wid turbines removal of the hub and components
  • Associate’s Degree in a Technical Electrical / Electronic or Wind Energy discipline from an accredited college or university (OR Technical Certification in Wind Energy with a minimum of 1 year of experience in electrical / electronic industry or wind field technician experience OR High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 3 years of work experience in electrical / electronic repair industry)

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