Duke Energy Wind Technician I in United States
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Wind Tech I: This is the first level of the wind operations classification hierarchy. Employees at this level solve problems, in technical areas of specialization, with general supervision. Incumbents are expected to develop skills, and the ability to work with greater independence. They have knowledge of fundamental concepts and procedures.
Maintenance of Wind Turbine Fleet
Diagnose and resolve faults on turbines as they relate to mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic problems
Perform turbine pad mounted Transformer switching in accordance with all Lock Out / Tag Out Procedures
Perform small or large corrective tasks on wind turbines
Work as scheduled during the week and on call as required by manager
Climb 300 ft. several times daily
Maintain a high level of safety awareness at all times
Compliance & Administrative Record Maintenance
Complete necessary paperwork (work order, timesheet, tool and PPE inventory, and additional paperwork as necessary)
Additional Support for Fleet Wind Sites
Willing to travel and assist other Duke Energy Generation Services wind facilities when needed.
Ability to climb turbine towers (up to 300ft) daily is a requirement of this position; ability to complete level I job performance measures within 1 year.
Basic Qualifications - Wind Tech I
High School Diploma or equivalent and a two year associates degree or technical school certificate OR
A combination of education and 1 plus years of directly related experience can be considered in lieu of a degree/technical certificate
Valid driver's license
More than 1 year experience with wind turbines
Experience with multiple wind turbine supplier technology
High voltage and sub station maintenance experience
Familiarity with mechanical and electronic testing equipment (i.e. voltage testers, amp clamps, oscilloscopes, and various hand and power tools)
Knowledge of heavy equipment for facility maintenance and working knowledge of crane and rigging requirements
Relocation Assistance Provided (as applicable) No
Represented/Union Position No
Visa Sponsored Position No
Posting Expiration Date
Wednesday, September 29, 2021
All job postings expire at 12:01 AM on the posting expiration date.
Please note that in order to be considered for this position, you must possess all of the basic/required qualifications.
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