Wind Turbine Technician II - Oyen, Alberta
Requisition ID: 30620
Location(s): Edmonton, AB, CA
Work experience: Skilled Worker / Semi-Skilled Worker
Type of position: Full-Time
Job Family: Field Operations
Vestas Canadian Wind Technology, Inc.
Lanfine / Oyen, Alberta – 1hr west of Kindersley, SK and east of Hanna, AB; 3hrs from Calgary, AB
WHO WE ARE
At Vestas, we live our company values of Accountability, Collaboration, Simplicity and Passion. In an innovative and evolving industry, we change quickly to meet the needs of our customers. Our motivation is to preserve the environment through sustainable energy solutions. If this aligns with your values and enthusiasm, we want to hear from you!
A DAY IN THE LIFE
In this position you’ll use your skills and experience to perform scheduled service, fault analysis/troubleshooting, and potential main component or blade work on wind turbines. During a typical day, you will work at heights and in confined spaces, while being exposed to the elements of weather. At this site near Oyen, Alberta, you will typically have shifts 5 days a week at 8-10 hours a day, but you also will have an on-call rotation schedule for off-work hours (weekends). The team here normally works in teams of 2-3 and typically will climb 1-2 turbines a day. This is a new site and for the first 6months or so you will be traveling to another site for on-the-job training, which will be covered by Vestas.
MORE ABOUT YOU
✓ You will need a safety-focused mindset and your positive attitude will contribute to your ability to work in a team environment
✓ You will bring a high school dipolma or equivalent and you will bring transferrable mechanical, hydraulic, or electrical work background
✓ An agricultural background or work experience is a greate transferrable avenue to this entry level service technician position with Vestas
✓ You will train and certify through our state-of-the-art wind technician training program
WHAT YOU’LL RECEIVE
We offer an attractive salary and one of the most comprehensive benefits plans in the industry, including:
✓ Great benefits coverage that includes dental and vision
✓ Paid Time Off (PTO) policies
✓ Excellent RRSP plan