Wind Technician Intern

  • Green Job Crawler
  • Petersburg, NE
  • 27 Apr, 2020

Job Description

Job Description Clearway Energy Group is accelerating the world’s transformation to a clean energy future. With more than 4.3 gigawatts of solar and wind energy assets in 25 states and a development pipeline across the country, we are offsetting the equivalent of nearly 9 million tons of carbon emissions for our customers. The company is headquartered in San Francisco, CA with offices in Carlsbad, CA; Scottsdale, AZ; Houston, TX; and New York, NY. For more information, visit Reporting to the Wind Site Supervisor, the Wind Intern is responsible for assisting in the performance of wind turbine mechanical, hydraulic, and electrical component maintenance. The primary objective is to maintain safe, effective, efficient, and profitable wind turbine operation. There is one position at Laredo Ridge Wind in Petersburg NE, and one position at Broken Bow Wind in Broken Bow, NE. Principle Responsibilities/Key Results Areas + Follow safety procedures, observe safe working practices, and maintain a safe working environment. + Assist in the performance of wind turbine mechanical, hydraulic, and electrical component maintenance. + Document all work performed, parts used, and time spent. + Assist in troubleshooting and repair, Annual Maintenance cycle, oil changes, and Main Component Exchanges + Maintain hand tools in good working order and well organized. + Willingness to progress as a technician and take guidance from superiors. + Help in all areas of site operations as directed by Site Supervisor and Site Manager Requirements Knowledge & Skills + Able to climb towers unassisted up to 300 feet. Job will require standing outside the nacelle and nosecone at the top of the turbine. Able to work safely in a confined space. + Must possess a valid driver's license and good driving record. + Possess demonstrable mechanical aptitude and basic electrical knowledge. Able to work with electrical wires and differentiate between color coded wires. + Able to safely work in a wide range of adverse climates and environments. + Knowledge of and the ability to use various hand tools. + Ability to read schematics and wiring diagrams is preferred. + Able to communicate verbally and in writing and able to work without direct supervision during performance of work.