Travelling Wind Turbine Technician, Commissioning

Molen Services, Inc. Published: August 15, 2019
Location
Austin, Texas
Job Type
Full-time
Categories
Energy / Skilled Labor/ Technical /

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Description

~ Molen Services Inc is a wind and solar service company based in Austin, TX and Dartmouth, NS. We started in 2013, but have over 12 years in the business. We take pride in our quality of work and attention to our customer's needs. ~

Being a small company, we treat our technicians as part of the family and we want to grow together. We are looking for GREAT technicians who take pride in their work, are professional and have a positive attitude! Apply if you are looking to be treated well, be compensated fairly / well above average, have a solid work ethic and love working in renewables.

Role:

This role will serve as Turbine Commissioning/Troubleshooting Technician in various locations (US and Canada).

We are looking for someone who MUST:

  • Have a strong electrical and troubleshooting background
  • Be familiar with wiring: installation, quality, reading schematics, etc

Responsibilities:

  • Perform commissioning tasks of wind turbines following OEM specifications
  • Adhere to quality and safety standards of OEM and company's guidelines
  • Perform warranty repairs, operations and maintenance of wind turbines (different make and models)
  • Evaluate multiple fault records to increase mean time between failures
  • Troubleshoot circuits and operate electrical control systems
  • Follow up and audit maintenance and troubleshooting activities to ensure work performed to satisfaction
  • Perform climbs of +280 feet to perform annual or semi-annual maintenance, troubleshoot, and repair failures, which may occur, and collect data
  • Conduct electronic troubleshooting using wire and block diagram schematics
  • Work in detailed and efficient manner to solve technical issues and communicate as a team player

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Technical degree in technical discipline from an accredited institution.
  • Engineering Degree an advantage.
  • GWO training an advantage.
  • Qualified Electrical Worker an advantage.
  • Commissioning experience with Gamesa / Siemens machines an advantage.
  • You MUST have Commissioning experience with wind turbines (Siemens, GE, Vestas, etc)
  • You MUST have at least 2 years experience with wind turbines. All applicants without wind industry experience will not be considered.***
  • You MUST possess a valid drivers license and be able to travel in the USA.
  • You MUST possess an acceptable driving record.
  • You MUST possess the ability to climb towers up to 360 ft.
  • You MUST be 18 years or older.
  • You MUST be willing to submit to a background investigation and fit test as part of the selection process.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Wind turbine or rotating equipment experience.
  • Hands-on and/or commissioning experience
  • Positive Atitude
  • Self starting
  • Attention to Detail

Experience:

  • comissioning: 1 year (Required)
  • electrical: 1 year (Required)

License:

  • Drivers License (Required)
  • GWO (Preferred)

Required travel:

  • 100% (Required)

Work Location:

  • On the road

Compensation

  • $20.00 to $30.00 /hour
  • Pay Frequency is Bi weekly or Twice monthly

Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Professional development assistance

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable -- more reliable than spontaneous
  • People-oriented -- enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects
  • Detail-oriented -- would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger pictur

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