Wind Technician- Papalote

Recruiter
Location
Taft
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 Nov 2016
Closes
04 Dec 2016
Ref
59807_6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Responsibilities
THIS DESCRIPTION REPRESENTS THE PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE POSITION. THE INCUMBENT MAY BE ASKED TO FULFILL OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES.

1. Assure that all operation and maintenance activities are performed in a safe manner consistent with policies and procedures established for the wind farm site.

2. Monitor and learn the activities of maintenance contractors and ensure corrective actions when appropriate.

3. Assist in conducting acceptance and performance tests on systems and equipments following planned maintenance or outages.

4. Train and guide less experienced operations and maintenance site personnel.

5. Perform safety and other wind farm related tasks when assigned and fill in as back up to personnel at other E.ON sites when necessary.

Qualifications
Tech II: Four (4) years of experience in to operations and/or maintenance of power generation and related facilities, with some experience with wind turbines.
Tech I: Same as above, but with 6 years of experience.
Associate: Same as above, but with 2 years of experience.
SUBSTITUTION CLAUSE: A 2 year or 4 year college degree from an accredited school, other than correspondence or on-line, in a technical hard science (engineering, physics, power, or closely similar) may substitute for 2 years of experience. A current journeyman or master electrician license may substitute for 2 years of experience. A wind technician certificate program can substitute for 1 year of experience.

No EXPAT Arrangement Available.
Position is open until filled.
Hazardous conditions include: working at height up to 300', working in confined spaces, exposure to bloodborne pathogens, exposure to energized electrical equipment, exposure to rotating equipment, and working in extreme hot and cold conditions.
The work requires climber pass a fit-for-duty medical examination upon hiring and every 2 years thereafter and maintain a body weight of 270 lbs or less. The work also requires flexibility and full range of movement in confined spaces.
The work may require providing first aid/CPR. This requires maintenance of First Aid/CPR/AED certification.
The work will require irregular work hours depending upon the required response of site operations to address the unpredictable needs of the wind farm.