Wind Turbine Technician II - Sheffield, IL

Vestas

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Sheffield, IL

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    Position summary

    safety, and the safety of your team.

    A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A TECHNICIAN

    In this intermediate- level position, you'll use your skills and training to perform maintenance and/ or installation work on assigned wind turbines under minimal supervision. You will be provided with defined schedules and procedures including safety protocol, verbal/ written instructions, but you may provide mentorship to entry-level technicians.

    During a typical day, you may be working 250 feet above the ground, or working in small spaces to perform maintenance and repairs. You'll be outside, and sometimes the weather isn't great. You'll be climbing, carrying tools and equipment and moving parts to complete your work.

    Teamwork is a priority here, and our reputation for professionalism, safety and attention to detail are important to our customers. We also encourage recommendations to improve the safety and quality of our work.

    MORE ABOUT YOU

    • You have a High School Diploma or equivalent

    • You have at least 1 year of technical wind industry experience, OR six (6) months of technical wind industry experience and a certificate of completion from a wind technician program, OR a minimum of three (3) years' electrical, hydraulic, mechanical, composite skills, or heavy machinery experience.

    • You have the ability to climb stairs and ladders while carrying up to 50 lbs. in weight

    • You have experience with the use and understanding of intermediate level power tools such as hydraulic, power torque and diagnostic tools.. (eg Flukemeter functions and hydraulic pressure gauge)

    • You hold a valid driver's license

    • You have basic computer operation skills, are familiar with internet based program navigation and have the ability to generate and interpret computer data

    • You have the ability to read, interpret, and understand drawings and schematics and attention to detail to follow safety protocols (e.g. Confined space, Energy isolation).

    • You are able to effectively communicate with customers and collaborate with co-workers

    WHAT YOU'LL RECEIVE

    We offer an attractive salary and one of the most comprehensive benefits plans in the industry, including:
    • Benefits coverage within your first month
    • State-of-the-art Training Program
    • Paid Time Off (PTO), 3 weeks accrued
    • Excellent 401(k) plan
    • Global bonus

    It is the policy of Vestas to afford equal employment opportunity without regard to age, race, religion, color, gender, or national origin, and to afford equal opportunity to veterans and individuals with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, provincial, or local law. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application and/or interview process should notify a representative within the People & Culture department.

    CCPA Notice for California Applicants

    BEWARE - RECRUITMENT FRAUD
    It has come to our attention that there are a number of fraudulent emails from people pretending to work for Vestas. Read more via this link, https://https://www.vestas.com/en/careers/our-recruitment-process

    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 https://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.

    Why you should apply for a job to Vestas:

  • 4/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.