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Wind Technician I

Spearville KS

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This is the first level of the wind operations classification hierarchy. Employees at this level solve problems, in technical areas of specialization, with general supervision. Incumbents are expected to develop skills, and the ability to work with greater independence. They have knowledge of fundamental concepts and procedures.


Maintenance of Wind Turbine Fleet

Diagnose and resolve faults on turbines as they relate to mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic problems

Perform turbine pad mounted Transformer switching in accordance with all Lock Out / Tag Out Procedures

Perform small or large corrective tasks on wind turbines

Work as scheduled during the week and on call as required by manager

Climb 300 ft. several times daily

Maintain a high level of safety awareness at all times


Compliance & Administrative Record Maintenance

EH&S Documentation

Complete necessary paperwork (work order, timesheet, tool and PPE inventory, and additional paperwork as necessary)


Additional Support for Fleet Wind Sites

Willing to travel and assist other Duke Energy Generation Services wind facilities when needed.


Basic Qualifications

High School Diploma or equivalent and a two year associates degree or technical school certificate, OR

A combination of education and experience and 1 plus years of directly related experience can be considered in lieu of a degree/technical certificate

Valid driver's license

Ability to climb turbine towers (up to 300ft) daily is a requirement of this position; ability to complete level I job performance measures within 1 year.


Desired Qualifications

More than 1 year experience with wind turbines

Experience with Siemens 2.3MW and Mitsubishi 2.4MW Turbines.

Experience with multiple wind turbine supplier technology

High voltage and sub station maintenance experience

Familiarity with mechanical and electronic testing equipment (i.e. voltage testers, amp clamps, oscilloscopes, and various hand and power tools)

Knowledge of heavy equipment for facility maintenance and working knowledge of crane and rigging requirements



Posted May 12, 2020

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