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Traveling Blade Repair Technician II - OR - USA

Traveling Blade Repair Technician II - US Nationwide
Requisition ID: 27152
Location(s): Portland, OR, US
Work experience: Skilled Worker / Semi-Skilled Worker
Type of position: Full-Time
Job Family: Field Operations
Vestas Factory

This position is remote requiring 100% travel. This is an hourly paid position. With travel, overtime and other supplemental earnings, resource technicians may have the ability to earn over $100,000 per year.

· Ability to travel 100% of the time while working required overtime, including working a variable work schedule as needed to meet business goals
· Acts as a safety role model, encourages and recognizes others completing safe acts and intervenes when unsafe acts are being practiced. Adheres to all safety standards and procedures. Identifies gaps in safety standards as well as safety risks in the environment, implements effective risk mitigation and provides recommendations to higher level technical staff and management
· Demonstrates and promotes integrity, solid initiative, as well as a no-compromise focus on safety and quality of work on a continuous basis. Also may assist with or perform basic quality audits of less proficient staff
· Performs skilled level blade composite maintenance
· Performs intermediate level wind turbine maintenance or installation tasks as assigned. This includes proficient operation and use of tools (including but not limited to specialized calibration, hydraulic, power tools) and basic turbine equipment. Documents tasks where required and enters data into company system, such as SAP
· Effectively gathers information regarding turbine performance / issues. May diagnose, recommend, and implement solutions up to intermediate routine issues. Seeks assistance when encountering turbine issues outside trained skill level to ensure achieved resolution
· Follows basic structured problem-solving process to complete troubleshooting and diagnostic tasks to include the use of diagnostic tools (e.g. basic fluke meter functions, hydraulic pressure gauge). Self-initiates and performs most work tasks as well as follows defined instructions and maintenance schedules, implementing plans as directed and performs according to written and verbal instruction from higher level technical staff
· Effectively promotes healthy team environment through assisting teammates in accomplishing goals as well as mentoring lower level technical staff. Visibly supports and promotes team spirit and collaboration, and supports change initiatives and actively looks for improvement opportunities to job appropriate processes and procedures and communicates through appropriate channels or implements improvements using the appropriate control management protocol

· High school diploma or equivalent, required
· Post high school education (ie wind school, trade school, college) and two (2) years wind industry experience – electrical experience, including ability to read electrical drawings, preferred
· Proven use and understanding of intermediate level power tools such as hydraulic, power torque and diagnostic tools (e.g. fluke meter functions and hydraulic pressure gauge)
· Ability to demonstrate intermediate working knowledge of industrial safety practices / protocols (e.g. Confined Space, energy isolation). Ability to complete detailed component inspections and report on findings
· Composite experience
· Rope Access experience, preferred
· Valid Driver’s License and ability to obtain a Passport
· Skilled attention to detail and execution performance, good interpersonal and customer relation skills, and the ability to effectively collaborate with employees at all professional levels and ability to respectfully follow supervision and support initiatives
· Basic computer operation skills, familiarity with internet based program navigation, and ability to generate and interpret computer data
Ability to read, interpret and understand drawings and schematics to validate work activity and ensure that risks are identified and mitigated

· Willingness to embrace and promote Vestas’ commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging
· Ability to read, comprehend and write in English
· Ability to climb stairs and ladders 60-125 meters in height, ability to lift, push, pull, carry items up to 50 lbs in weight, and the ability to stand, stoop, kneel, and bend for prolonged periods of time
· Ability to grip and manually manipulate, often with repetitive motion, items such as, but not limited to, hand tools, turbine parts and comfort working in confined spaces and at heights over 100 meters

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Wind Turbine Experience :
General Electric (GE)
Ming Yang
Siemens Gamesa
Not Applicable