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Wind Farm Technician-Radford's Run-All Levels

RWE Renewables Americas LLC,  Maroa, United States (US) 

To start on 15/02/2021 or To start as soon as possible, Full time, Permanent


Functional area: Renewables 

Remuneration: Non-Exempt


Purpose of position: Supports 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

Essential Functions:


  • Adherence to the company’s values and behaviors as defined by the RWEphilosophy.
  • 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 maintenance tasks. 
  • Lift, carry, and transport essential equipment, tools, and materials to job 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.


Additional Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Perform all other duties assigned as may be required from time to time.
  • At least 2 years of work experience in operations and/or maintenance in power generation, transmission and/or distribution.   SUBSTITUTION CLAUSE:  A 2 year or 4 year college degree from an accredited school, other than correspondence or on-line, in a technical hard science (engineering, physics, power, or closely similar) may substitute for 2 years of experience. A current journeyman or master electrician license may substitute for 2 years of experience. A wind technician certificate program can substitute for 1 year of experience.





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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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