Wind Technician

  • Invenergy
  • Breckenridge, MI, USA
  • Jun 12, 2019
Full time Energy Energy - Wind Renewable Energy Technology

Job Description

Invenergy drives innovation in energy. Powered by decades of entrepreneurial experience and unparalleled execution, we solve the energy challenges facing our customers and communities. We provide power generation and storage solutions at scale around the world to create a cleaner energy future. We develop. We build. We own. We operate. We are Invenergy.

Job Description

Invenergy believes inclusion drives innovation

Diverse teams are better teams. The perspectives and experiences that people from different backgrounds bring to an organization drive better decisions and improve business results. Invenergy employees are inclusive and welcoming of all colleagues of all backgrounds, genders, races, sexual orientations, religions and abilities.

About The Site

The Gratiot Energy Center is a 110.4 MW wind power generation facility located in Breckenridge, MI utilizing GE 1.69-100 XLE turbine technology.

Position Overview

As a Wind Technician you will be responsible for operating and maintaining the Buckeye Energy Center.

Responsibilities

  • Perform routine mechanical and electrical maintenance on GE wind turbine and associated equipment
  • Climb wind turbine towers daily, wearing all required safety equipment, to inspect, maintain, or repair equipment.
  • Understand electrical and mechanical functions of all components of a wind turbine generator and associated equipment
  • Troubleshoot mechanical and electrical faults; repair and/or replace components
  • Maintain company tooling, facilities and equipment and a clean safe work environment
  • Work a 40 hour work week and be subject to scheduled and unscheduled overtime. The work schedule will vary during the peak maintenance periods

Required Skills

  • One (1) year technical experience (mechanical, electrical, etc.) and/or technical education.
  • Must be able to work outdoors in inclement weather, climb ladders without assistance, and work at heights greater than 80 meters (250 feet).
  • Ability to move and manipulate up to 45 kg (100 pounds).
  • As outlined in the job posting, there is a weight limitation of 265 lbs. per equipment specifications.  Therefore, you will be weighed before the climb test.  If your weight exceeds 265 lbs., you will not be able to complete the climb test.
  • Valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record.

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