Technician III, LEAD - Montezuma, IA
Requisition ID: 30351
Location(s): Montezuma, IA, US
Work experience: Skilled Worker / Semi-Skilled Worker
Type of position: Full-Time
Job Family: Field Operations
Vestas Wind Technology, Inc.
Wind Turbine Technician III, LEAD
Location: Montezuma, IA
WHO WE ARE
We are looking for dedicated technicians who are enthusiastic about preserving our planet through clean, renewable wind energy. As a Vestas technician, you’ll put your electrical, hydraulic, and mechanical experience to work, ensuring your safety, and the safety of your team.
A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A TECHNICIAN
In this advanced-level position, you’ll use your proficiency of skills, equipment knowledge, and primarily self-direction to perform work on assigned wind turbines with minimal to no supervision. You’ll modify procedures and plans, take appropriate action from a general direction, and will successfully develop/implement well-thought-out action plans. As a Tech III, you’ll provide technical direction and mentorship to lower-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 three-year technical associate degree or equivalent and at least 2-3 years of technical wind experience
You hold a valid Driver’s License and the ability to obtain a passport
You have the ability to climb stairs and ladders while carrying up to 50 lbs. in weight
You have utilized complex power tools; hydraulic rams, inductive heaters, diagnostic tools; e.g. advanced fluke meter functions, VOB data collection.
You have the ability to demonstrate an advanced working knowledge of all relevant industrial safety practices and protocols including situational energy isolation and risk mitigation
You have basic computer operation skills, are familiar with internet-based program navigation, and have the ability to generate and interpret computer data
You are able to effectively communicate with customers and collaborate with co-workers
You have the ability to read, interpret, and understand drawings and schematics to develop procedures, validate work activities, and take appropriate action
WHAT YOU’LL RECEIVE
As a member of the Vestas team, we offer an attractive salary and one of the most comprehensive benefits plans in the industry, including:
healthcare, dental, and vision
120 hours of paid time off
generous 401(k) plan
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.
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