Wind Service Technician 198761

Job Description

Position Overview: 
Join one of the world’s leading suppliers of wind power solutions as a Wind Technician for Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy! Demand for electricity generated from renewable sources is growing fast, and Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has the answers.  As one of the market leaders, we combine technological innovations, experience, and expertise to deliver readily available, one-stop solutions and have a proven track record of successfully delivering wind power projects on all continents. SGRE is currently seeking highly talented and motivated candidates for a Wind Technician position. The candidate will work together with a multi-disciplinary group to ensure top performance on our wind farms. The ideal candidate has the ability to work a flexible schedule, along with the ability to analyze and resolve problems independently and efficiently. S/he will provide excellent service to our customers, have the ability to work on complex systems in challenging environments, and participate in the development of new field procedures and best practices.
Travel up to 100% in the first year of employment, followed by up to 20% in the following years
These positions will be located at customer sites throughout the US - specific location to be determined based on customer projects.


Responsibilities:
Service and maintenance wind turbines
Troubleshoot errors on wind turbine
Escalate technical issues to supporting engineering functions
Be self-motivated, able to think quickly and address issues as they arise
Ability to work a flexible work schedule is required, along with the ability to analyze and resolve issues independently and efficiently

Required Knowledge/ Skills, Education, and Experience:
Must have minimum of 6 months experience in a mechanical, electrical or industrial field
Physically and mentally able to work suspended from heights and in confined spaces
Flexible travel schedule
High school diploma or equivalent
Must meet body weight restrictions of 265 pounds or less as required by the safety regulations
Must pass a physical administered by a medical practitioner to ensure ability to safely perform the job functions and meet the physical demands of the position
Driving is an essential function of the job and applicants must have a valid driver’s license at the time of application with an acceptable driving record.  Employees must maintain a valid license and acceptable driving record and may be subject to periodic DMV checks of their license.
Qualified applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States

Preferred Knowledge/ Skills, Education, and Experience:
Certification from a Renewable Energy or Wind Technical Program
Hands on work experience as a Wind Technician on a Wind Farm
Relevant work experience e.g. electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, maintenance/troubleshooting in a military, industrial or automotive industry
Experience and knowledge about Senvion turbines. 

Organization: Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy

Company: Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, Inc.

Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

Job Type: Full-time



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