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Wind Farm Technician (all levels)

Company: RWE
Location: Taft
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

RWE Renewables Americas LLC, Taft, Vereinigte Staaten (US)

To start on 01/05/2021, Full time, Permanent

Functional area: Engineering; Electrical Engineering; Renewables

As Wind Farm Technician you support the overall operations and maintenance of one or more wind farms and all related facilities to assure safety and maximize availability in accordance with Operations mission.

Responsibilities:

  • Assure that all operation and maintenance activities are performed in a safe manner consistent with policies and procedures established for the wind farm site, includes wearing essential safety equipment, including a personal fall arrest system, as well as identifying potential hazards on the job.
  • Pass physical fitness tests required to maintain Global Wind Organization Certification.
  • Climb wind towers and access wind turbines to perform maintenance tasks.
  • Lift, carry, and transport essential equipment, tools, and materials to job site.
  • Monitor the activities of maintenance contractors and ensure corrective actions when appropriate.
  • Assist in conducting acceptance and performance tests on systems and equipment following planned maintenance or outages.
  • Perform safety and other wind farm related tasks when assigned and fill in as back up to personnel at other RWE sites when necessary.
  • Assist with turbine maintenance including services, major component work and replacement, and troubleshooting.
  • Adherence to the company's values and behaviors as defined by the RWE philosophy.

Qualifications:

  • At least 2 years of work experience in operations and/or maintenance in power generation, transmission and/or distribution
  • Alternatively 2 year or 4 year college degree from an accredited school (other than correspondence or on-line) in a technical science like engineering, physics, power, or closely similar; current journeyman or master electrician license
  • High School Diploma or GED, associate degree in Sciences or related field from an accredited school preferred
  • Unrestricted driver license in good standing
  • Willing to relocate to within 1 hour drive of site

rwe.com/career

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Any questions? Rolanda Wilson (Recruiting), rolanda.wilson.extern@rwe.com

We look forward to meeting you!

We value diversity and therefore welcome all applications, irrespective of gender, disability, nationality, ethnic and social background, religion and beliefs, age or sexual orientation and identity.

Of course, you can find us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and Xing, too.

RWE represents change, innovation and sustainability. As one of the world's leading generators of electricity from renewable energy sources, we aim to be carbon-neutral by 2040 and to enable a sustainable life for people around the world. To achieve this, we are looking for dynamic and motivated people to join us in creating a sustainable and secure energy future.

RWE Renewables GmbH is RWE's youngest subsidiary and one of the world's leading companies in the field of renewable energies. With an international team of around 3,500 employees, we are drivers of the energy transition - and provide electricity for a sustainable life. Our total capacity of more than 9 gigawatts results from onshore and offshore wind parks, photovoltaic plants and battery storage. We focus on growth: on the American continent, on the European core markets and on new markets in the Asia-Pacific region.

Keywords: RWE, Bakersfield , Wind Farm Technician (all levels), Other , Taft, California

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