Wind Turbine Technician II - Lakota, IA
Requisition ID: 31970
Location(s): Des Moines, IA, US
Work experience: Skilled Worker / Semi-Skilled Worker
Type of position: Full-Time
Job Family: Field Operations
Lakota, IA - 20 mins from Blue Earth, MN ; 35 mins from Algona, IA
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
This Site Offers: various nearby attractions; i.e., Pilot Knob State Park, McIntosh Woods State Park, Ambrose A Call State Park; Outdoosy activities, such as boating, fishing, kayaking, walking trails, and camping cabins; Armstong Heritage Museum; Plum Creek Winery, Shops & so much more...And, just a little over 2 hours from Mall of America in Minneapolis, MN.
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 will need a safety-focused mindset.
✓ Your positive attitude will contribute to your ability to work in a team environment, while being motivated and taking initiative in daily tasks.
✓ You enjoy leading a team or group effectively and efficiently.
✓ You are a strong communicator with exceptional interpersonal skills.
✓ You will bring at least a year of wind experience or 2-3 years of experience in an applicable background, including mechanical, hydraulic, and electrical troubleshooting experience.
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.
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