Wind Turbine Technician

at Insperity
Location North Kingstown
Date Posted May 15, 2021
Category Mining / Oil / Gas
Job Type Not Specified


Wind Turbine TechnicianOur client is the innovative and dynamic US subsidiary of the German based company located in North Kingstown, Rhode Island. We sell and service "German Made" wind energy converters, which are in high demand due to their high quality and innovative technical advantages.We recognize the crucial importance of our personnel and know that it is through their dedication, expertise and motivation that our firm is able to properly serve our clients and continue to be able to achieve ambitious growth and outstanding performance, year after year.Wind Turbine TechnicianDo you believe in "doing the job right the first time?" Are you a hands-on professional that strives for quality instead of quantity? Do you place safety above all else? If so, we want to speak with you!Responsibilities:Must have the confidence to stop any unsafe action and provide clear communication to the team on recommended actions to resolve issues.Ability to learn in a fast-paced environment from more advanced technicians. Candidate must have a strong work ethic and have a safety and quality focused attitude to provide excellent service to our customers and teammates both in North America and abroad.Effectively gather information to complete service reports as well as time and material tracking.Possess strong critical thinking skills to be able to diagnose, troubleshoot and repair problems in the mechanical, hydraulic, or electrical systems of the wind turbine generators. This includes routinely working on converter systems and variable pitch systems.Routinely assist in the assembly and erection of wind energy converters.Safely test electrical components of wind systems with devices such as voltage testers, multimeters, oscilloscopes, infrared testers, or fiber optic equipment.Must develop skills to demonstrate competence in safe electric work including LOTO.Physical Requirements:Must be able to work outdoors in inclement weather, climb ladders without assistance, and work at heights greater than 80 meters (250 feet).Ability to move and manipulate up to 45 kg (100 pounds).Qualifications:Relocation to North Kingstown, RI required after 30 days1 year of direct wind turbine operations and maintenance experience on MW series platforms or possess a degree or certificate from a valid Wind Technician or Renewable Energy program required.Willingness to travel and on short notice based on Company and customer's needs. Required travel to locations where wind generation facilities are being constructed, where maintenance is to be performed and to turbines in need of emergency repair. This position requires the ability to work a range of shifts to meet company targets and objectives.Willingness to travel to Germany to participate in factory training and on the job training for extended periods of time.Must be able to pass a background and drug test prior to employment.Valid driver's license and ability to possess a passport and undergo a motor vehicle license check bi-annually.Must have basic knowledge of Microsoft Excel and email applications.Certifications: CPR/first aid, OSHA10, climbing certs.Benefits:We are a growing organization with an outstanding staff, and competitive employee compensation and benefits program in all of its operating entities, including incentives and bonuses, paid vacations, paid medical and dental benefits, life insurance and 401k employer contributions.We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.