NextEra Energy Wind Technician III-White Oak Wind in Carlock, Illinois
Wind Technician III-White Oak Wind
Date: Jan 14, 2022
Location(s): Carlock, IL, US, 61725
Company: NextEra Energy
Requisition ID: 59060
is one of the largest wholesale generators of electric power and renewable energy from the wind and sun in North America.
Position Specific Description
Individuals who have been successful in the Wind Technician role typically have experience using basic power and hydraulic tools, along with the ability to read, interpret and understand basic drawing and schematics. In this position you will have the opportunity to read and interpret technical manuals and procedures, while also demonstrating basic industrial safety practices/protocols including LOTO and Test-Verify-Test while maintaining and repairing wind turbines.
Individuals in this role may need to work weekends or off-hours for restoration coverage, up to 50% travel may be required with minimal notice and work location extends to support at a portfolio level. You may also be required to lift up to 50 lbs. You may be required to work rotating shifts to cover 7 days a week or night shift coverage. Please keep in mind our sites are located across the country and you will work in various weather conditions.
We look forward to reviewing your application and are very excited at the prospect of you joining our high performance team!
Employees in this role perform maintenance, troubleshooting, and repairs on wind turbines and other associated equipment. Individuals understand the mechanics, including both electrical and maintenance of hydraulics, of all wind turbine components. This position replaces mechanical and electrical components, understands schematics and uses appropriate diagnostic tools. The successful candidate will interpret fault reports, maintain power generation reports, service logs in the computer database, and monitor turbine performance and SCADA systems.
Job Duties & Responsibilities
Under direct supervision:
Performs regular preventative maintenance and repair on wind turbine power generation equipment
Completes electrical, electronic, and mechanical troubleshooting
Maintains all company supplied equipment, facilities and tooling
Applies basic understanding of the technical and process functions
Manages own training schedules and meets all training requirements within designated time frames
Able to meet attendance requirements
Performs other job-related duties as assigned
High School Grad / GED
Experience: 1+ years in a technical field, OR completion of a technical certificate/degree program
Valid Driver's License (NON CDL)
Ability to climb a wind turbine up to 300 feet
Post-Offer Functional Capacity Eval
- Associate’s Degree
Employee Group: Non Exempt
Employee Type: Full Time
Job Category: Technicians - Wind/HV/Solar
Organization: NextEra Operating Srvs
Relocation Provided: Yes, if applicable
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