Wind Field Services Technician Leader - Crystal Lake

Britt, Iowa
13 Sep 2016
20 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Purpose: Position is the first line of leadership (working leader) for field service technicians who perform major maintenance and repair activities on wind turbine generator sets including replacement or uptower repair of major components including but not limited to main shafts, gearboxes, and generators.

Primary (Essential) Job Functions:
  • Responsible for maintaining a safe work environment at all times to encourage team adherence to NextEra safety policies.
  • Provides technical execution guidance and support for a maintenance team to ensure efficient, high quality, customer focused results that meet or exceed cost and schedule standards.
  • Diagnoses problems and makes recommendations to optimize efficiency.
  • Assists in the selection and training of team members.
  • Supports field service technicians in the implementation of Six Sigma Quality tools.
  • Assists the Central Maintenance Leader in the preparation and review of administrative documentation including time sheets, performance evaluations, reports, work schedules, and job cost estimates.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned
Required Minimum Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma / GED
  • Valid Driver's License
  • 5 years' experience in: removing and replacing wind turbine major components; knowledge of crane related activities, including safe rigging practices, and communications; Heavy lifting experience over 10 tons
  • Ability to climb freestanding wind turbine towers
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in related field
  • Technical Associates Degree in Power Generation/Renewables
  • 5 years of experience in major component replacement with a prominent wind manufacturer

Preferred Qualifications:
Associate's Degree:Preferred;Bachelor's Degree:Preferred;
Required Qualifications:
Valid Driver's License (NON CDL):Yes;High School Grad / GED:Required;Experience:5 years;