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Wind Turbine Technician

Colby KS

ENGIE is a global energy company, a leading provider of electricity, natural gas, and energy services. With 154,950 employees in more than 70 countries worldwide, ENGIE achieved revenue of €69.9 billion in 2015. ENGIE is committed to being a leader in the energy transition.

We are looking for talented and motivated people to create the future of energy. Join a rewarding and flexible work environment that encourages innovation and creativity, and help us meet the energy challenges of today and tomorrow.



Operate and maintain the site by optimizing wind generation availability and performance through established procedures with the highest regard for health, safety and environment compliance.


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 (e.g. multimeter and IR Camera)

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



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 in using Vestas Online Business, GE WindSCADA or other similar 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.


Essential Physical Abilities

Ability to meet highest attendance requirements

Ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbally.

Ability to handle multiple assignments on a timely basis with a high degree of accuracy.

Ability to use personal computer, calculator, etc.

Could involve some lifting.

Capable of frequently standing; walking; balancing, sitting; climbing (ladders, stairs, ramps, catwalks, stacks and the like as required); stooping; squatting; crouching; crawling; kneeling; reaching; grasping; pushing; pulling; lifting (min. 50lbs); feeling; talking and hearing.

Capable of performing repetitive motions as required.

Required to have eyesight corrected at 20/40 to accurately read and interpret such as but not limited to instruments, gauges, and manuals.

Must be physically capable of entering and working in a confined space (crawl spaces, small enclosed areas, etc.) as required.

Must be physically capable of performing demanding work at various heights greater than 250 feet and in adverse conditions during operations, shutdowns, and in fire/emergency activities.

Must be physically capable of wearing protective equipment (PPE) including but not limited to - fall protection equipment, hardhat, safety shoes, safety glasses, arc-flash clothing, etc.

Able and willing to perform first aid and CPR



3-year diploma in a technical program or equivalent experience

3+ years of experience in WTG site, Power Plant, Manufacturing or Mining operations, or Maintenance.

Trades qualifications an asset: (Lineman, Electrician, Millwright, Control Technician)



Please mention how you learned of this opening.

Posted January 11, 2019

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