Wind Turbine Technician (Travelling to Canada)

C&C Wind Energy Services USA
Unknown, IA
United States
Category
Job Description

WHAT WE ARE HIRING FOR


Travelling Wind Turbine Technician - LOCATED IN CANADA. Work sites are in remote locations, primarily in the Province of Alberta. A valid passport is required, and a criminal background check is required.



WHO WE ARE


At C&C Wind we live our company values of Safety, Trust, Teamwork, Accountability and Attitude. In an exciting, and ever evolving industry, we change quickly to meet the needs of our customers. If this aligns with your values and enthusiasm, we want to hear from you!



A DAY IN THE LIFE



In this position you'll use your skills and experience to perform a variety of tasks. During a typical day, you will work at heights and in confined spaces, while being exposed to the elements of weather. The ideal candidates are self starters willing to follow directions, work instructions and work in team. Typically, you will work 5-7 days a week, 8-12-hour shifts, lots of overtime available. We generally work in teams of 2-4 people.



More About You



  • You will need a safety-focused mindset

  • Your positive attitude will contribute to your ability to work in a team environment

  • You will bring at least 3 years of wind experience

  • You are willing and able to work in Canada - MUST HOLD A VALID PASSPORT

  • You have a clean criminal record




What You'll Receive



  • We offer an attractive total compensation package and a comprehensive benefit plan, including:

  • Great benefits coverage that includes dental and vision

  • Company provided tools and equipment required to perform the job

  • Competitive Living Out Allowance

  • Company provided work permit support




Position Overview



  • TRAVEL IS REQUIRED

  • The ideal candidate will have the ability to diagnose and resolve problems independently and efficiently.

  • Provide excellent service to our customers

  • Work on complex systems in challenging environments, and participate in the development of new field procedures and best practices.

  • Safety and Quality form a central part of our culture, and the ideal candidate will have a strong focus on both.


Responsibilities



  • Troubleshoot errors on wind turbine

  • Service and maintenance of wind turbines

  • Escalate technical issues to supporting engineering functions

  • Provide excellent service to our customers

  • Participate in the development of new improved field procedures and best practices

  • The working environment entails working inside the wind turbine enclosure at an elevated height of ~ 300 feet

  • Ability to think clearly and maintain composure during stressful and or hazardous situations is a critical ability to working in confined spaces

  • Extensive training and testing will be provided covering safety and technical job requirements

  • Physical requirements of the job include but not limited to: Ladder climbing minimum 250 steps, up stair climbing, standing for long periods, walking, lifting, bending, twisting, work above shoulders, pushing, pulling, exposure to vibration, chemicals, confined spaces and extreme weather conditions

  • Able to expand technical ability

  • Capable of efficiently taking on additional roles and responsibilities at an operating wind farm