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EDP RENEWABLES Field Service Technician I in Lake Park, Iowa

DescriptionGeneral Description:The Field Service Technician I (Wind Tech) will be responsible for the on-site operations, maintenance, repairs, and replacement of equipment at one of EDPR NA's operating wind-energy generation sites. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to completing Lock-Out-Tag-Out (LOTO), Tail Board, and job specific documentation that is required to conduct wind turbine maintenance in the safest manner possible. You will also perform inspections of equipment, tools, and facilities for compliance with EDPR policies, governmental safety guidelines, and environmental regulations.Main accountabilities:Ensure proper operation and maintenance of wind turbines and associated wind plant equipment including substation and tower switchgearProactively look for improvement opportunities to job appropriate processes and procedures and communicate through appropriate channels or implement improvements using the appropriate control management protocolIdentify gaps in safety standards and safety risks in the environment, implement effective risk mitigation and provide recommendations to higher level technical staff and managementDemonstrate and promote integrity, strong initiative, and teamworkComply with all pertinent environmental health and safety programs and act as safety role modelWork with and respond to EDPRs Remote Operations Control Center when necessary to coordinate remote operationsComplete all required training in a satisfactory manner and timeframeParticipate in on-the-job training with on-site personnelDocument all work performed using computer-based service reporting proceduresAdhere to internal controls in effectAdditional duties as requiredDirect reports: NoneTravel: Up to 10%Minimum qualifications: High school diploma or GED; technical school education preferred, or an equivalent combination of training and experience1 - 2 years relevant experience in wind energy or a related industryProficient knowledge of Microsoft Office software, SQL Server software, facility management and reporting systems, and computerized diagnostic and troubleshooting toolsFamiliarity with maintenance and electronic testing equipment (e.g., voltage testers, amp clamps, hydraulic torque equipment, alignment tools, various hand and power tools) and with heavy equipment required for facility maintenance including working knowledge of crane and rigging requirementsExperience with power plant operations and maintenance, wind plant operations and turbines (including turbine power converters specifically), high-voltage switching, and post-operational repair and maintenance of turbines preferredMust possess a valid driver's license and have the ability to operate a motor vehicleUnderstanding of Microsoft products and/or complementing products. (Preferred)Competency in Analytical Problem Solving, Strong Communication,Customer/Partner Relationships, and Technology Expertise. (Preferred)Behavioral requirements:Ability to operate a motor vehicle and possession of a valid driver's licenseAbility to work around low- and medium-voltage equipmentAbility to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization existsAbility and willingness to travel occasionally to other operational sites within the US as neededAbility and willingness to work overtime on holidays and weekends and to work on short notice as needed due to on-call schedulingAbility and willingness to respond to site emergencies 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, as neededPhysical demands and working conditions:Sitting/Standing/Flexibility: Ability to frequently perform physical tasks including standing, sitting, walking, kneeling, bending, twisting, squatting, and reaching approximately 75% of the time while on wind farm sites; ability to stand and sit for 8 or more hours when in an office environmentWalking: Ability to walk .25 to .5 miles per day, including across unpaved and rough surfaces when on wind