Traveling Wind Turbine Technician

ACCIONA ENERGY USA GLOBAL
Baltimore, MD
United States
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Job Description

ACCIONA is a global company, leading in the development of regenerative infrastructure that creates a positive impact on society. Our workforce consists of more than 41,500 professionals, present in more than 40 countries across the five continents, all contributing in our mission to design a better planet. Are you a passionate individual who wants to make a difference, promote sustainable development, and find solutions to the biggest global challenges including climate change, overpopulation, and water scarcity? Come and join us in building the infrastructure our planet needs to achieve a sustainable future.

Acciona offers a competitive salary, relocation assistance where relocation is required and approved, 401(k) retirement plan, medical, dental, vision, life, short and long-term disability benefits, tuition reimbursement, paid time off, and more. 

 

Acciona is looking for a Traveling Wind Turbine Technician to travel as needed to service ACCIONA projects throughout the North America region. This position works with a team of well-trained professionals to maintain facilities surrounding wind turbines and maintain the turbines themselves. This includes basic cleaning and maintenance on the premises surrounding the wind turbines. This requires attention to safety regulations for the industry and is important for overall safety on the job.

Job Description

Responsibilities:

  • Perform assembly, commissioning, testing, retrofitting, repair and maintenance on wind turbine generators and related equipment at wind farm
  • Conduct and review safety analyses of potential electrical and mechanical hazards in the wind turbines, switch room, and the O&M building
  • Complete required and accurate documentation associated with corrective and preventive maintenance of wind turbines and associated equipment; maintain records of documentation
  • Troubleshoot, adjust, repair, and/or retrofit low to medium voltage electrical, mechanical or hydraulic components and equipment associated with wind turbines and the wind farm
  • Perform preventative maintenance activities in a safe and efficient manner on wind turbines and associated equipment located on the wind farm
  • Utilize appropriate safety gear, protective equipment, and control or dissipation of energy sources to ensure work is performed in safe manner
  • Conduct safety analysis and review of hazards and energy sources prior to and while performing any work assignment on the wind farm
  • Properly maintain tools and equipment used to perform assigned maintenance assignments
  • Maintain required training certifications and qualifications as to enable personnel to safely perform work related tasks in a quality matter
  • Support Root Cause Analyses to assist in determining equipment failure and the reasons for failures when they occur
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

Required Skills and Competencies

  • Requires a high school education or equivalent, college degree a plus
  • Ability to travel to domestic and international locations for work and/or training for extended periods of time
  • Travel: 50% - 85% depending on home base location
  • Must live within 60 miles of an Acciona Facility
  • Chicago, IL
  • Lena, IL
  • Ashley, ND
  • Elk City, OK
  • Cheyenne, OK
  • Bayview, TX
  • Rio Hondo, TX
  • Flexibility to work overtime and rotating shifts as required
  • Previous experience working with hand tools and power tools
  • Able to work independently in a fast-paced team environment
  • Ability to move and manipulate up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to climb vertical ladders and work at heights of 120M
  • Ability to work in both indoor and outdoor environments, and in adverse and extreme weather conditions, in dust, pollen, weeds, grasses, and in confined spaces
  • Ability to be certified and work with both medium and high voltage equipment
  • Maintain required training certifications
  • Have a valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record
  • Ability to obtain a U.S. Passport

ACCIONA has been given the Top Employer 2022 certification in US, as well as the Top Employers North America 2022 seal, which certifies the company's commitment to excellence in human resources management and those who focus on putting their people first through their exceptional HR policies. As a company that values diversity as a source of talent, we work to foster an inclusive environment that promotes respect, belonging and engagement so that all people can participate on an equal opportunity basis. We invite everyone to apply regardless of origin, circumstances, background or condition.