Wind Turbine Technician

  • Regions
  • Country United States
  • City Forest city
  • Type of Employment Permanent
  • Job number WTSBD12631

About the job

Your responsibilities
  • Your main goal will be to perform all activities related to the commissioning, maintenance and repair of our wind turbines in the United States.
  • You are located in Iowa and able to travel frequently
  • This contains physically demanding labor as you will be frequently climbing our turbines (250 feet) and performing tasks that require strong physical exertion.
  • You are responsible for the checking and quality of all components as well as recognizing interconnections within the system’s architecture.
  • During all activities you are responsible for maintaining customer contact on site to update them on the status.
  • You are accountable for the safe and effective operation of all kinds of electronic and mechanical parts in the company’s turbines.
  • Continuously improving the performance of our wind turbines based on the error/gap analysis, response times and Operational Data statistics.
  • You will also on occasion work on tasks with the control room, remote monitoring turbines worldwide
  • You are prepared to travel occasionally to other locations and work stand by in weekends and evenings.

Requirements

  • We ask a minimum Degree Electrical Engineering or equivalent
  • Previous experience in service related activities, preferably with wind turbines
  • You need to have your driver’s license.
  • You are in excellent physical health and do not suffer from vertigo (i.e. can work comfortably at heights up to 250 ft).
  • You are able to work under pressure and are willing to work weekend shifts.
  • You are willing to learn on the job and are able to travel frequently.
  • For this position we are looking for people who have a positive attitude, are flexible and creative, with trouble solving attitude, who show initiative and who are very cooperative in working with colleagues like real team players.
  • You work with great pleasure to build a strong and professional team and a good relationship with customers and stakeholders (both internal and external)
  • You know how to solve problems and conflicts and a strong in setting priorities.
  • You have a strong “can do” mentality and are customer and solution focused, pragmatic and independent.
Send to email