Wind Farm Technician II

 

RWE Clean Energy, LLC

Functional area: Operations & Maintenance 

Remuneration: Non-Exempt

 

 

As Wind Farm Technician you support the overall operations and maintenance of one or more wind farms and all related facilities to assure safety and maximize availability in accordance with Operations mission.  This role is responsible for safe execution of scheduled maintenance, troubleshooting and repair activities, training, and safety exercises. This job also maintains accountability and readiness of plant tools, equipment, and vehicles; provides technical guidance to the O&M team; tracks, and maintains records of service activities both scheduled and unscheduled through the digital maintenance management system; and helps maintain the work ethic and culture of the plant O&M team.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Assure that all operation and maintenance activities are performed in a safe manner consistent with policies and procedures established for the wind farm site
  • Assist in conducting acceptance and performance tests on systems and equipment following planned maintenance or outages
  • Perform safety and other wind farm related tasks when assigned and fill in as back up to personnel at other RWE sites when necessary
  • Assist with turbine maintenance including services, major component work and replacement, and troubleshooting
  • Assist with Balance of Plant procedures as needed, including substation and collection system maintenance
  • Adherence to the company’s values and behaviors
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the manager

 

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • Alternatively 2 year or 4 year college degree from an accredited school preferred (other than correspondence or on-line) in a technical science like engineering, physics, power, or closely similar; current journeyman or master electrician license
  • 2 to 4 years of work experience in operations and/or maintenance in power generation, transmission and/or distribution
  • Unrestricted driver license in good standing
  • Willing to relocate to within 1 hour drive of site
  • Ability to troubleshoot and repair electromechanical systems with solid foundation in theory of operation is required
  • Read, interpret, and follow electrical, mechanical, & hydraulic circuit drawings
  • Identify energy isolation points and implement LOTO for protection
  • Thorough knowledge of electromechanical relay, hydraulic accumulator, linear transducer, and electrical motor
  • Familiarity with power electronics, motor drives, AC/DC converters
  • Knowledge of computer network communication protocol and theory of operation is desired
  • Ability to understand and communicate root causes required
  • Good communication skills and must value being part of a team
  • Safety- Promote safety for all at all times
  • Initiative - Able to work with minimum supervision and make decisions for all issues related to his/her discipline(s) with limited and/or available information
     

 

Benefits offered: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, 401(k) match, Flexible Spending Accounts, EAP, Education Assistance, Parental Leave, Paid time off, and Holidays. Eligible employees also participate in short-term incentives, in addition to salary.

RWE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

For 125 years RWE has been the source of energy for millions of people across the globe. Now we’re making all that energy green. This decade alone we’re investing €50bn into renewables and will be carbon neutral by 2040 – ten years earlier than most other global targets. This is a chance to play a key role on our journey.

Join our renewables specialists, working across the clean energy spectrum to grow our operations to 50 GW by 2030 – with some of the world’s largest on and offshore wind farms and industry-leading hydrogen initiatives. We’re also considered innovators in solar development including floating photovoltaics and agri-photovoltaics. Or add your expertise to our supply and trading operations, brokering renewable electricity, green gas, commodities, and CO2 emission allowances from one of our advanced energy trading floors.
 

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Any questions? Contact in Recruiting: Jaime Prechtel, , Contact in the specialist department: Curtis Kolp,  


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