Wind Turbine Technician

  • Edmonton, Alberta
  • Permanent
  • Wind

Job Description

As Wind Technician you will be responsible for the safe and efficient operation and maintenance of the Wind facility while working with the Site Supervisor to ensure safety, environmental, production and annual budget targets are achieved. This position will require you to climb towers. 

Why you should apply: 

  •  RSP matching
  • Work life balance - this company has flexible working schedules and rarely requires overtime, you will be home most weekends! 
  • 100% extended medical
  • Annual company trip
  • Bonus based on performance
  • Training and Development fund for continuous education 

Responsibilities: 

  • Scheduled and unscheduled maintenance including troubleshooting and repairs of wind turbine subassemblies and related components
  • Safe operation of all equipment on site as well as off site for company vehicles
  • Status checks including clearing error codes on wind turbines and repairing the problem
  • Required too grease/torque wind turbines, change gearbox oil in a designated area or wind field, replace mechanical components, and service blade and hub components as required
  • You will complete work orders, time cards and other paperwork when required for specific project or assignment
  • You will maintain relationships with all external stakeholders on behalf of company and the owners and uphold all aspects of company’s EH&S policies, practices, and programs
  • Assist in operating the facility while maintaining zero environmental, health and safety incidents and/or occurrences
  • Assist in operating the facility to achieve greater than 98% availability, and maximizing project return while respecting approved budgets
  • Maintaining key relationships with landowners, stakeholders and agencies.
  • You will have the ability to read and interpret documents such as safety regulations, and operations, service and other procedural manuals as well as ability to read and understand electrical and hydraulic schematics;
  • Familiarity and competency with industry standard SCADA systems and software

Requirements:  

  • Wind Turbine Technician certificate, Technical Diploma or Trade Certificate in Mechanical or Electrical
  • Other equivalent combinations of directly related post-secondary education and directly related experience may be considered
  • Minimum two years of Wind Power experience preferred
  • Experience working around high, medium, and low voltage equipment
  • Familiarity with testing and troubleshooting equipment such as multimeters, voltage testers, etc.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office product such as Excel, Power Point, and Outlook
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Ability to travel within Canada and U.S.
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Physically capable of working safely in various environmental conditions, including cold and hot weather
  • Physically capable of lifting and maneuvering items up to 50lbs;
  • Completion of a satisfactory pre-employment medical assessment, including Urine Drug Screen and / or Breath Alcohol test
  • Verification of all required doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved by Health Canada
  • Ability to work a varying schedule including early mornings, late evenings, weekends, and holidays, as well as on-call