Senior Site Wind Technician - Big Spring, TX

  • Wind Tech Recruiters
  • Big Spring, TX, USA
  • 10 Feb, 2020
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Job Description

Wind Tech Recruiters has partnered with an industry-leading energy company to locate a Senior Wind Turbine Technician with 5 years of Wind Experience. The position requires relocation to the Big Spring, TX area. 

 

Responsibilities

  • Perform assembly, commissioning, testing, 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
  • Support Root Cause Analyses to assist in determining equipment failure and the reasons for failures when they occur
  • 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 to enable personnel to safely perform work-related tasks in a quality matter
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

 

Requirements

  • 5 years of Wind Turbine Experience with troubleshooting experience preferred
  • 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
  • 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, climb vertical ladders and work at heights of 100 meters
  • 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

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