Wind Turbine Technician - Rio Hondo, TX

ACCIONA is one of Spain's leading corporations, a front-runner in promoting and managing infrastructures, renewable energies, water and services, with 30,000 professionals worldwide, in 30 countries, and on 5 continents. The company is a global leader in renewable energy working exclusively with renewable technologies, specifically in wind, solar PV, solar thermal, hydro and biomass. Our Northern American Energy Division owns and operates renewable energy windfarms in the United States and Canada, and has recently added 3 gigawatts to our portfolio as we begin back to back Solar PV and storage projects. This is an exciting time to join Acciona and become one of the “pioneers in sustainability.”

Job Description
The Wind Turbine Technician will work with a team of well-trained professionals to maintain facilities surrounding wind turbines and maintain the turbines themselves. This includes basic cleaning and maintenance on the premises surrounding the wind turbines. This requires attention to safety regulations for the industry and is important for overall safety on the job.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform assembly, commissioning, testing, repair and maintenance on wind turbine generators and related equipment at wind farm
  • Conduct and review safety analyses of potential electrical and mechanical hazards in the wind turbines, switch room, and the O&M building
  • Support Root Cause Analyses to assist in determining equipment failure and the reasons for failures when they occur
  • Complete required and accurate documentation associated with corrective and preventive maintenance of wind turbines and associated equipment; maintain records of documentation
  • Troubleshoot, adjust, repair, and/or retrofit low to medium voltage electrical, mechanical or hydraulic components and equipment associated with wind turbines and the wind farm
  • Perform preventative maintenance activities in a safe and efficient manner on wind turbines and associated equipment located on the wind farm
  • Utilize appropriate safety gear, protective equipment, and control or dissipation of energy sources to ensure work is performed in safe manner
  • Conduct safety analysis and review of hazards and energy sources prior to and while performing any work assignment on the wind farm
  • Properly maintain tools and equipment used to perform assigned maintenance assignments
  • Maintain required training certifications and qualifications as to enable personnel to safely perform work related tasks in a quality matter
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

Required Skills and Competencies

  • High school education or the equivalent
  • A minimum of one year of experience as a Wind Turbine Technician
  • Flexibility to work overtime and rotating shifts as required. On Call shift rotation requires 24/7 availability at least 1 week per month.
  • Previous experience working with hand tools and power tools
  • Able to work independently in a fast paced team environment
  • Ability to move and manipulate up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to climb vertical ladders and work at heights of 300 feet
  • Ability to be certified and work with both medium and high voltage equipment
  • Maintain required training certifications
  • Have a valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record

Preferred Requirements:

  • College degree or Wind Energy Certification
  • Previous electrical and/or mechanical experience

Acciona offers a competitive salary, relocation assistance where relocation is required and approved, 401(k) retirement plan, medical, dental, vision, life, short and long-term disability benefits, tuition reimbursement, paid time off, and more.

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive workforce that is free of all forms of discrimination.

Location: 18551 North Olmito RoadRio Hondo, TX 78583

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Day shift
  • On call
  • Overtime

Supplemental Pay:

  • Bonus pay

COVID-19 considerations:
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Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Experience:

  • Wind Turbine Technician: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Gamesa Turbine: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Prior electrical or mechanical: 1 year (Preferred)

License/Certification:

  • Driver's License (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

Work Remotely:

  • No

Work Location: One location

Posted
11/14/2021
Salary Range
$30,000.00 - 45,000.00
per Year
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Location
Rio Hondo, TX 78583, US
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