Wind Service Technician - Roundhead, Ohio (Scioto Ridge Wind Farm)

Job Description

Wind Service Technician, Scioto Ridge Wind Farm, Roundhead, OH

 

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.

 

Position Summary:

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 75% in the first year of employment, followed by up to 20% in the following years.

 

Essential Duties & 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 skills, experience, and education:

  • 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
  • Must pass pre-hire drug screening
  • 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

Organization: Siemens Energy

Company: Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, Inc.

Experience Level: Early Professional

Job Type: Full-time



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