Wind Service Technician

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Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy

WIND SERVICE TECHNICIAN: This position is located in Primghar, IA. The position requires approximately 25% travel. Relocation will not be offered for this role.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities: Performs technical, mainly pre-defined tasks for accomplishing defined service delivery work for customer equipment.

Ability to work a flexible work schedule is a must, along with the ability to analyze and resolve problems independently and efficiently. Ideal candidates will provide excellent service to our customers, have the ability to work on complex systems in challenging environments, and participate in the development of new field procedures and best practices.

Performs planned and unplanned maintenance including troubleshooting and replacement of parts if necessary in a safe and professional manner on Wind Turbines. Detailed records and parts used must be completed for all work performed. Technicians report to site management and communicate needs and/or safety issues that arise. Perform first class work on preventive maintenance to be completed on time and right the first time.

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:

Must have minimum of 6 months training in a mechanical, industrial or electrical field.

Physically and mentally able to work suspended from heights and in confined spaces.

Flexible travel schedule. High school diploma or equivalent

Must meet body weight restrictions of 265 lbs. Wor less as required by the equipment safety regulations.

Must pass a physical administered by a medical practitioner to ensure ability to safely perform the job functions and meet the physical demands of the position

Must pass pre-hire drug screening

Driving is an essential function of the job and applicants must have a valid driver’s license at the time of application with an acceptable driving record.  Employees must maintain a valid license and acceptable driving record and may be subject to periodic DMV checks of their license

Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:

Certification from a Renewable Energy or Wind Technical Program

Hands on work experience as a Field Service Technician at a Wind Power site

Relevant work experience e.g. electrical, mechanical, hydraulic maintenance/troubleshooting in a military, industrial or automotive setting.