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Wind Technician III - High Winds Project

Join NextEra Energy as a Wind Technician to ensure safe wind farm operations in Birds Landing, CA. Develop team, maintain equipment, and drive safety culture. Competitive pay and benefits offered.

NextEra Energy
NextEra Energy
Birds Landing, CA, United States  UTC-08:00   On-site   Full Time   101-250   USD 45k–67k   13 days ago

Join the world’s leading generator of wind energy as a Wind Technician at NextEra Energy. As a Wind Technician you will be the critical front-line to ensure the safe and optimal performance of all wind farm operations. You will primarily focus on the safe execution of field-based equipment maintenance, diagnostics, as well as long-term reliability and profitability. Additional duties may include:

  • Implementing Operation Safety Policy Instructions, conducting field work in compliance with OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) applicable regulations, encourage good employee safety practices, and drive an unparalleled employee safety culture
  • Participating in Business Lean Six Sigma processes and projects
  • Recruiting and developing other technicians for the ongoing development of team
  • Supporting site manager for all phases of timely safety and environmental reporting, financial reporting, and turbine availability
  • Collaborating closely with internal NextEra users to develop and implement operation focused feedback and solutions for planned and unplanned maintenance, improvement projects, development, and financial performance
  • Presenting a positive professional representation of NextEra Energy in the community and with the customer

We offer competitive pay, bonus, benefits (including 401k & pension) and career development and advancement opportunities. Relocation benefits may also be available.

We look forward to reviewing your application and are very excited at the prospect of you joining our high-performance team!

Job Overview

Employees in this role perform maintenance, troubleshooting, and repairs on wind turbines and other associated equipment. Individuals understand the mechanics, including both electrical and maintenance of hydraulics, of all wind turbine components. This position replaces mechanical and electrical components, understands schematics and uses appropriate diagnostic tools. The successful candidate will interpret fault reports, maintain power generation reports, service logs in the computer database, and monitor turbine performance and SCADA systems.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

Under direct supervision:

  • Performs regular preventative maintenance and repair on wind turbine power generation equipment
  • Completes electrical, electronic, and mechanical troubleshooting
  • Maintains all company supplied equipment, facilities and tooling
  • Applies basic understanding of the technical and process functions
  • Manages own training schedules and meets all training requirements within designated time frames
  • Able to meet attendance requirements
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • High School Grad / GED
  • Experience: 0+ years
  • Valid Driver's License (NON CDL)
  • Ability to climb a wind turbine up to 300 feet
  • Post-Offer Functional Capacity Eval

Preferred Qualifications

  • Associate’s Degree

The base pay for this position is $44,800.00 to $67,200.00 per year. This range is estimated for this role. Actual pay may be different.

Employee Group: Non Exempt
Employee Type: Full Time
Job Category: Technicians - Wind/HV/Solar
Organization: NextEra Energy Operating Services, LLC
Relocation Provided: Yes, if applicable

This position is eligible for Company sponsored benefits. Click here to see our benefits.

NextEra Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, age, national origin, religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetics, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.

NextEra Energy provides reasonable accommodation in its application and selection process for qualified individuals, including accommodations related to compliance with conditional job offer requirements, consistent with federal, state, and local laws. Supporting medical or religious documentation will be required where applicable and permitted by applicable law. To request a reasonable accommodation, please send an e-mail to recruiting-coordinator.sharedmailbox@nexteraenergy.com, providing your name, telephone number and the best time for us to reach you. Alternatively, you may call 1-844-694-4748. Please do not use this line to inquire about your application status.

NextEra Energy will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

NextEra Energy does not accept any unsolicited resumes or referrals from any third-party recruiting firms or agencies. Please see our policy for more information.

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About the role

Jun 10, 2024

Full Time

Company

Dec 10, 2024

On-site

USD 45k–67k

Birds Landing, CA, United States

Entry Level

UTC-08:00

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