GWO Wind Turbine Technicians

Join Tetra Tech as GWO Wind Turbine Technicians in San Diego, CA. Collaborate with experts for a sustainable future, working on wind farm sites and benefiting from world-class professionals.

Tetra Tech
Tetra Tech
San Diego, United States  UTC-08:00   On-site   Full Time   10000+   2 months ago

Discover your full potential. At Tetra Tech, we are collaborating with industry-leading experts for a sustainable future for our world. We combine consulting and engineering with advanced analytics and technology to solve the world’s most complex challenges. Our innovation hubs across the globe will enable you to share ideas and best practices while growing your professional network. Wherever you are in your career journey, you will benefit from working with world-class engineers, scientists, and technical specialists.

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Gemini Energy Services, A Tetra Tech Company has a steadfast commitment to hiring the best talent in the industry, helping them thrive professionally to be continually greater than ever at what they do in renewable energy. We are currently seeking GWO Wind Turbine Technicians that can join our dynamic team. Qualified candidates will be responsible for the operations and maintenance of multiple brands of services, namely elevators, to include troubleshooting and repair of mechanical and electrical components on wind farm sites.

Your Role

  • Carry out duties with a primary focus on safety and quality.
  • Understand both the metric and imperial measurement systems.
  • Consistently complete timecards with detailed descriptions of work performed, expense reports for reimbursement of airline baggage fees, company vehicle car washes and other job-related incidentals eligible for repayment.
  • Read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
  • Apply principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to design and production of various goods and services.
  • Problem-solve issues as they arise.
  • Troubleshoot equipment, machines, wiring or computer programs issues.
  • Understand direct current electricity, alternating current electricity, and electronics.
  • Write reports, complete work orders, chart information and track progress on tasks.
  • Effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, clients, and fellow employees.
  • Lead teams, train new employees, and complete reports when needed.

Essential Education

  • Electrical or Mechanical experience of at least four years.
  • If entry-level, provide proof of Wind Technician Certification from an accredited Wind Academy or equivalent Trade School.
  • Certified in GWO Basic Safety Training (Manual Handling, First Aid/CPR, Fire Awareness, Working at Heights) and currently active upon employment.
  • GWO Basic Technical Training (Mechanical, Electrical, Hydraulics).


  • Possess excellent electrical and mechanical skills.
  • Knowledge of turbine-related machinery and tools, including their design, uses, repair and maintenance.
  • Knowledge of circuit boards, electronic equipment, computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
  • Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for protection of people, property, and institutions.
  • Willing to learn and progress into a stronger role, such as troubleshooting, commissioning or serving as lead technician on site.
  • Any experience with turbine technology and/or being up-tower on platforms welcomed, including Solar/Off-shore/Lift experience.
  • Ability to read and interpret schematics, diagrams, work instructions, manuals.
  • Fluent English verbal and written communications skills are required.
  • Must have current valid driver’s license and fit-to-drive record with no more than two moving. violations in the past three years, including passing a Motor Vehicle Record.
  • Ability to pass a criminal background check (project/client dependent and you will be notified if needed).
  • Able to travel up to 90% of the time.

Physical Requirements

  • Capable of lifting at least 40-100 lbs.
  • Capable of bending, twisting, and lifting items overhead.
  • Capable of climbing a wind tower up to 400 ft in height up to three times daily.


Salary commensurate with experience.

A pre-employment drug screen in compliance with federal regulations is required, along breath alcohol testing, and a physical.

At Tetra Tech, health and safety play a vital role in our success. Tetra Tech’s employees work together to comply with all applicable health & safety practices and protocols, including public health orders and regulations that are mandated by local, state, provincial, federal, international authorities, and clients.

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About the role

May 18, 2024

Full Time


Nov 17, 2024


Tetra Tech

San Diego, United States

Mid-Senior level


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