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Wind Technician
Renewable Energy
Direct Hire

Per Sé Group has an immediate need for a Wind Turbine Technician at a wind farm site in Central Illinois. Experience with Vestas turbines or NEG Micon turbines is a plus. Experience leading a team on wind farm operations and maintenance projects is required. This is a direct hire position.

Daily Responsibilities

  • Ensure proper operation and maintenance of wind turbines and associated wind plant equipment, including substation and tower switchgear
  • Proactively look for improvement opportunities to job appropriate processes and procedures
  • Communicate through appropriate channels or implement improvements using the appropriate control management protocol
  • Seek assistance when encountering turbine issues outside trained skill level to ensure success in resolution
  • Comply with all pertinent environmental health and safety programs and act as a safety role model
  • Demonstrate and promote integrity and strong initiative
  • Perform data collection and prepare reports in order to meet reporting requirements
  • Work with and respond to EDPRs Remote Operations Control Center when necessary to coordinate remote operations
  • Perform QA/QC inspections in accordance with applicable SOP
  • Facilitate periodic equipment inspections and reporting
  • Document all work performed using computer based service reporting procedures
  • Complete all required training in a satisfactory manner and timeframe
  • Adhere to internal controls in effect

Desired Skills and Expertise

  • 1+ years of college or technical school education, or an equivalent combination of training and experience
  • 2 – 5 years relevant experience in wind energy or a related industry
  • Experience 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 preferred
  • Proficient knowledge of MS Office software, SQL server software, facility management and reporting systems, and computerized diagnostics and troubleshooting tools
  • Familiarity with maintenance and electronic testing equipment (e.g. voltage testers, amp clamps, oscilloscopes, megohmmeters, infrared testers, hydraulic torque equipment, alignment tools, various hand and power tools, and heavy equipment required for facility maintenance
  • Working knowledge of crane and rigging requirements