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Wind Turbine Technician (Off Shore/On Shore)

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : BBBH140570
  • Location: USA, Kansas, Texas
  • Sector: On-shore wind, Renewables
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Date posted: 11/02/2019

Essential Job Functions


  • Shall be a leader in safety, upholding safety as a core value

  • Actively participate in the behavior-based safety program and ensure every team member and contractor complies with all safety procedures and applicable task-oriented job safety analyses

  • Ensure site safety rules are communicated and adhered to through Site Specific Orientations, JSAs and Tailboard Meetings

  • Demonstrate procedural compliance in all site operation and maintenance activities by utilizing established procedures

  • Facilitate and implement all daily work as the on-site Tech, including producing Reports including but not limited to Daily, Weekly, Monthly and Quarterly reports

  • Operate site equipment, both directly and remotely

  • Coordinate Switching and Curtailments with relevant local utilities and ISOs.

  • Ensure site equipment is kept at the highest possible standard maximizing availability, reliability, efficiency, and profitability

  • Demonstrate work planning skills, activity scheduling and follow up to assure work conformance

  • Perform routine inspections - safely using tools

  • Manage contractors, ensuring quality work, completed safely and promptly

  • Exhibit excellent interpersonal skills that include listening to other's ideas and viewpoints, earning trust, and resolving conflict situations

  • Primary point of contact for all landowners

  • Manage Spare Parts inventory

  • Coordinate work on site between different contractors

  • Perform the housekeeping functions and equipment cleaning necessary to maintain the site in a clean and neat condition.

  • Recommend operating and/or maintenance changes that will enhance plant performance and availability

  • Maintain confidentiality of all information available to the position

  • Comply with all contractual and legal obligations impacting plant operation

  • Support operations at other sites during unusual events (emergencies, etc.)

  • Equipment operation training - contractors, other site's employees

  • Demonstrate the consistent use of Root Cause Failure Analysis techniques when solving plant abnormalities and equipment failures

  • Must be able to analyze complex problems under the pressure of emergency conditions

  • Use computerized Work Order, Purchase Requisition and Receiving software

  • Carries out other duties as assigned



Requirements


  • Ability to effectively use diagnostic equipment

  • Troubleshoot, repair and maintain substation equipment such as: electrical control circuits, transformers, high voltage breakers and collection lines

  • Be proficient with WTG control and monitoring systems

  • Required to have and maintain a valid driver's license

  • Required to be on call as deemed necessary by Supervisor

  • Must be able to personally respond to plant emergencies

  • Must have demonstrated ability to communicate effectively; Verbal and non-verbal, i.e., formal reports.

  • Must be able to operate a computer terminal (or have the capability of learning), calculator, etc.

  • Must hold or obtain a valid passport, and be able to travel internationally with minimal restrictions

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