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Blade Repair Services Technician-Panther Creek

RWE Renewables Americas LLC, (Big Spring, TX), Big Spring, United States (US) 

To start on 01/12/2020 or To start as soon as possible, Full time, Permanent

 

Functional area: Renewables 

Remuneration: Non-Exempt

Reports to, assists and support the Supervisor in coordination and execution of maintenance & repair activity of wind turbine blades, nacelles, & mucilaginous composite components. )

 

Your Future Plans:

 

  • Adhere to the company’s values and behaviors as defined by the ONE RWE philosophy.
  •  Assure that all operation and maintenance activities are performed in a safe manner consistent with policies and procedures established for the wind farm site. This includes wearing essential safety equipment, including a personal fall arrest system, as well as identifying potential hazards on the job.
  • Pass physical fitness tests required to maintain Global Wind Organization Certification.
  • Climb wind towers and access wind turbines to perform composites repair & maintenance tasks.
  • Lift, carry, and transport essential equipment, tools, and materials to job site.
  • Assist in transportation, setup and the operation of up-tower blade access mechanism.
  • Support a team in performing rope, platform, and ground access composite repairs on multiple turbine manufactures, including GE, Siemens, Vestas, Gamesa and/or Mitsubishi. Repairs include:
  •  Assist in mobilization of all repair equipment to site.
  • Assist in major component replacement, which will primarily focus on blades.
  • Assure proper storage, maintenance and handling of all Blade Repair Service equipment.
  • Travel up to 75%
  • Willing and able to obtain and maintain a RWE sponsored, Commercial Driver License (CDL), if so requested by RWE for mobilization of our composite component repair equipment.
  • Perform safety and other wind farm related tasks when assigned and fill in as back up to personnel at other RWE sites when necessary.
  • Self-motivator; Ability to work successfully, safely and independently at remote wind farm locations.

 

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform all other duties assigned as may be required from time to time

 

Your Powerful Skills:

 

Must be able to provide proof of High School Diploma or GED - Required
•Minimum of 1 year of overall experience in operation & maintenance of electromechanical apparatus, composite systems, or aerospace / marine composites manufacturing & engineering.
•Demonstrated experience in blade damage assessment and repair required
•experience across multiple manufactures (i.e. Siemens, GE, Vestas, Mitsubishi) and repair types strongly preferred.
•Previous crane and rigging experience preferred.
•composite repair experience on wind turbine blades preferred

Work experience and education must provide a foundation on:
•Basic understanding of composite materials and tools used during repairs.
•Techniques, skills and tools needed to repair the different type of damages in wind turbine blades, including (but not limited).
•Support repairs on the first layer of glass, core, & inner laminate.

 

 

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Any questions? Jaime Prechtel jaimeprechtel.extern@rwe.com

We look forward to meeting you!

 

We value diversity and therefore welcome all applications, irrespective of gender, disability, nationality, ethnic and social background, religion and beliefs, age or sexual orientation and identity.

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RWE represents change, innovation and sustainability. As one of the world’s leading generators of electricity from renewable energy sources, we aim to be carbon-neutral by 2040 and to enable a sustainable life for people around the world. To achieve this, we are looking for dynamic and motivated people to join us in creating a sustainable and secure energy future.

 

RWE Renewables GmbH, based in Essen, Germany, is RWE’s youngest subsidiary and one of the world’s leading companies in the field of renewable energies. Our total capacity of more than 9 gigawatts results from onshore and offshore wind parks, photovoltaic plants and battery storage. These technologies allow us to advance the expansion of renewable energies in more than 15 countries on four continents. We are drivers of the energy transition – and provide electricity for a sustainable life.

 


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