NextEra Energy Senior Wind Technician - Training in Grimes, Iowa
Senior Wind Technician - Training
Date:Oct 30, 2020
Primary Location:Grimes, IA, US, 50111
Company:NextEra Energy Requisition ID: 46809
is one of the largest wholesale generators of electric power and renewable energy from the wind and sun in North America.
Position Specific Description Based out of our Iowa Training Facility, employees in this role perform troubleshooting training in the field. Will provide hands-on troubleshooting skills with site technicians including uptower. Individuals understand the mechanics, including both electrical and maintenance of hydraulics, of all wind turbine components. Individuals use PGD processes, understands schematics and uses appropriate diagnostic tools. The successful candidate will interpret fault reports, and document all findings. This position will require travel (up to 50%) within the US to support our renewable fleet.
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 limited 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 advanced understanding of the technical and process functions including leadership competencies
- Serves as qualified reliever in the absence of site management
- Leads teams in Quality Improvement (QI) projects
- Provides oversight to other personnel and acts as a Safety Mentor
- Completes special projects or complex task assignments
- Ability to meet attendance requirements
- Performs other job-related duties as assigned
- High School Grad / GED
- Experience: 5+ years
- Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certified
- Post-Offer Functional Capacity Eval
- Valid Driver's License (NON CDL)
- Ability to climb a wind turbine up to 300 feet
- Bachelor's Degree
Employee Group: Non Exempt Employee Type: Full Time Job Category: Technicians - Wind/HV/Solar Organization: NextEra Project Mgmt Location: Grimes, Iowa Other Work Locations: Iowa Relocation Provided: No
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