Wind Farm Technician – All Levels – Wildcat

E.ON Climate and Renewables Published: August 15, 2019
Location
Windfall, IN
Job Type
Full-time
Categories
Energy /
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Description

~ E.ON is a privately-owned international energy company. Our 40,000 colleagues in 13 countries work daily towards the improvement of technical innovations and user-friendly customer solutions for the new energy world. We are the first large energy company to focus more heavily upon the energy of the future through our three business areas of energy networks, renewable energies and customer solutions. ~

E.ON is a leading global renewable player and has invested over 10 bn Euro in the renewables business. We play a leading role in the development of the renewables industry worldwide and currently operate over 5 GW of renewable capacity. We plan to expand this portfolio by 2.4 GW until 2020. We focus on onshore, offshore and photovoltaic business in Europe and North America.

This means we employ a highly diverse range of talents. Engineers, project managers, business developers, HR professionals - our business is home to all these and more, dedicating themselves to generating energy from onshore and offshore wind technology, photovoltaic. E.ON Climate & Renewables is responsible for E.ON Group’s global activities in industrial-scale renewables.

Responsibilities

Purpose of position: Supports the overall operations and maintenance of one or more wind farms and all related facilities to assure safety and maximize availability in accordance with Operations mission

Essential Functions:

  • Adherence to the company’s values and behaviors as defined by the ONE E.ON philosophy.
  • Assure that all operation and maintenance activities are performed in a safe manner consistent with policies and procedures established for the wind farm site. This includes wearing essential safety equipment, including a personal fall arrest system, as well as identifying potential hazards on the job. 
  • Pass physical fitness tests required to maintain Global Wind Organization Certification. 
  • Climb wind towers and access wind turbines to perform maintenance tasks. 
  • Lift, carry, and transport essential equipment, tools, and materials to job site.
  • Assist in conducting acceptance and performance tests on systems and equipment following planned maintenance or outages.
  • Perform safety and other wind farm related tasks when assigned and fill in as back up to personnel at other E.ON sites when necessary.
  • Assist with turbine maintenance including services, major component work and replacement, and troubleshooting.
  • Assist with Balance of Plant procedures as needed, including substation and collection system maintenance.

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform all other duties assigned as may be required from time to time.

Qualifications

  • Must be able to provide proof of High School Diploma or GED
  • At least 2 years of work experience in operations and/or maintenance in power generation, transmission and/or distribution.  
  • Substitution Clause: A 2 year or 4 year college degree from an accredited school, other than correspondence or on-line, in a technical hard science (engineering, physics, power, or closely similar) may substitute for 2 years of experience. A current journeyman or master electrician license may substitute for 2 years of experience. A wind technician certificate program can substitute for 1 year of experience.
  • GE Platform experience is preferred.
  • Required- Valid US Driver’s License.

E.ON is committed to equal opportunities and actively promotes diversity, equality and flexibility.

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