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Technician II

Join Vestas as a Wind Technician II in Gage, OK. Assist in wind turbine maintenance to ensure safe and efficient operation.

Vestas
Vestas
Gage, OK, United States  UTC-06:00   On-site   Full Time   10000+   21 days ago

About Vestas

Company Overview

Vestas Wind Systems A/S

Aarhus, Denmark

1945

Business Model

Renewable Energy - Wind Turbine Manufacturing and Services

Designs, manufactures, installs, and services wind turbines

Product sales and service agreements

Locations & Geography

Worldwide operations across continents including North America, Europe, Asia, and Latin America

Company Culture

Committed to sustainable energy solutions and market leadership in renewable energy

Innovative, sustainability-focused, with emphasis on continuous improvement

Offers various career programs, internships, and training opportunities

Activities & Projects

Engaged in multiple wind energy projects worldwide, with a strong focus on both onshore and offshore turbines

Development of the V164 model, one of the most powerful turbines

Targets carbon neutrality by 2030 and zero-waste turbines by 2040

Career Opportunities

Wide range of roles in engineering, project management, and operations

Comprehensive benefits including health insurance, professional development programs, and flexible work arrangements

Contact Information

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Careers at Vestas

Reporting to the Site Manager, the Wind Technician II is responsible for assisting in the performance of wind turbine mechanical, hydraulic, and electric component maintenance. The primary goal is to maintain safe, effective, efficient, and profitable wind turbine operation.

What You'll Be Doing

  • Follow safety procedures, observe safe working practices, and maintain a safe working environment.
  • Troubleshoot complicated mechanical, hydraulic, and electrical problems on variable pitch, variable speed wind turbines.
  • Perform all mechanical, hydraulic, and electrical component maintenance, repair, and replacement to correct malfunctions.
  • Read and understand electrical schematics and wiring diagrams.
  • Use electrical test equipment to assist in troubleshooting and testing.
  • Work a flexible on call schedule when needed. This may include weeknights, weekends, and holidays.

Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent and a minimum one (2) year technical wind industry experience, OR six (6) months technical wind industry experience and a certificate of completion from a Wind Technician program, OR in absence of technical wind industry experience, minimum three (3) years' experience working with hydraulic, electrical, mechanical skills and composite skills.
  • Demonstrated use and understanding of intermediate level power tools such as hydraulic, power torque and diagnostic tools (e.g. fluke meter functions and hydraulic stress gauge)
  • Ability to demonstrate intermediate working knowledge of industrial safety practices / protocols (e.g. Confined Space, energy isolation)
  • Valid Driver's License and ability to obtain a Passport.
  • Basic computer operation skills, familiarity with internet-based program navigation, and ability to generate and interpret computer data and ability to read, interpret and understand drawings and schematics to validate work activity and ensure that risks are identified and mitigated.
  • Able to climb towers unassisted up to 300 feet. Job will require standing outside the nacelle and nosecone at the top of the turbine.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license and good driving record.
  • Able to safely work in a wide range of adverse climates and environments.
  • Able to travel as required.
  • Knowledge of and the ability to use various hand tools.
  • Able to work safely in a confined space.
  • Have an in depth understanding of the different components of the wind turbine systems.
  • Possess the skills to perform mechanical and electrical equipment repairs.

Salary Range Across all U.S. Locations

The pay rate for the qualified candidate will depend on geographic location, skills, relevant and demonstrated experience, education, training and certifications, and other factors permitted by law.

What We Provide

Vestas offers all eligible employee's benefits: Generous PTO, medical, dental & vision care, HSAs with company contributions, health FSAs, & a 401(k) plan, life & accident insurances, for more on Vestas benefits, visit our Vestas Benefits Website.

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DEIB Statement

At Vestas, we recognize the value of diversity, equity, and inclusion in driving innovation and success. We strongly encourage individuals from all backgrounds to apply, particularly those who may hesitate due to their identity or feel they do not meet every criterion. As our CEO states, "Expertise and talent come in many forms, and a diverse workforce enhances our ability to think differently and solve the complex challenges of our industry". Your unique perspective is what will help us powering the solution for a sustainable, green energy future.

About Vestas

Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We specialize in designing, manufacturing, installing, and servicing wind turbines, both onshore and offshore. Across the globe, we have installed more wind power than our competitors in the renewable energy arena. We consider ourselves forerunners within the industry, as Vestas continuously aims to design new solutions and technologies to create a more sustainable future for all of us. With more than 173 GW of wind power installed worldwide and 40+ years of experience in wind energy, Vestas has an unmatched history demonstrating our expertise within the field. With 29,000 employees globally, Vestas is a diverse team united by a common goal: to power the solution – today, tomorrow, and far into the future. Vestas promotes a diverse workforce which embraces all social identities and is free of any discrimination. We commit to create and sustain an environment that acknowledges and harvests different experiences, skills, and perspectives, and gives everyone equal access to opportunity. To learn more about our company and life at Vestas, we invite you to visit our website at www.vestas.com and follow us on our social media channels. We also encourage you to join our Talent Universe to receive notifications on new and relevant postings.

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About the role

May 23, 2024

Full Time

Company

Nov 18, 2024

On-site

Gage, OK, United States

Mid Level

UTC-06:00

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