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Wind Technician

  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: : BBBH132596
  • Location: USA, Texas, Des Moines
  • Sector: On-shore wind, Renewables
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Date posted: 07/09/2018
This vacancy has now expired.

Job Description:

Position Summary: The Field Service Technician performs planned and unplanned maintenance including troubleshooting and replacement of parts if necessary in a safe and professional manner on Wind Turbines. Detailed records and parts used must be completed for all work performed. Technicians report to site management and communicate needs and/or safety issues that arise. Perform first class work on preventive maintenances to be completed on time and right the first time.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Ability to analyze and resolve problems independently and efficiently
  • Provide excellent service to our customers
  • Work in stressful, dangerous situations, and participate in the development of new field procedures and best practices
  • Actively work on wind power projects. Flexible travel schedule up to 100% travel
  • Complete and maintain required and accurate documentation and records
  • Flexibility to work outside planned hours, including nights and weekends as needed and on-call
  • Work in varying temperature conditions, and adverse weather conditions


  • Must have 1 year of Wind Technician experience or 6 months in a related program paired with 6 months on a wind site
  • Must have Wind Technician experience or 6 months in a related training program paired with field experience on a wind site
  • Must have a minimum of 2 months training within the iron and metal industry or electrical field
  • Physically and mentally able to work suspended from heights and in confined spaces
  • Climb Wind towers (up to 300 feet) multiple times and at times without climbing aids or lifts
  • Willing to travel up to 100%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Must meet body weight restrictions of 265 lbs. or less as required by the equipment safety regulations
  • Must pass a physical administered by a medical examiner to ensure ability to safely perform the job functions and meet the physical demands of the position.
  • Must have clean driving record and pass pre-hire drug screening.

  • Must have most of these trainings

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education:

  • Additional Certification from a Renewable Energy or Wind Technical Program
  • Hands on work experience as a Field Service Technician at a Wind Power site
  • Relevant work experience e.g. electrical, mechanical, hydraulic maintenance/troubleshooting in a military, industrial or automotive setting. Composite inspection and/or repair experience desired.

Spencer Ogden is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.