Lead Wind Technician
- Edmonton, Alberta
As Lead Wind Technician you will be responsible for mentorship of Wind Technicians, leading the work of other wind technicians, and assisting with on-site implementation of health and safety policies, practices and programs designed to motivate employees to reduce or eliminate occupational accidents, injuries and other hazards related to company's operations. You will also be responsible for climbing towers and providing hands on training and development for the team.
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
- You will perform scheduled and unscheduled maintenance, troubleshooting and repairs of wind turbine subassemblies and related components
- You will provide status updates and clear error codes on wind turbines and repairing issues
- Change and / or replace mechanical components in a designated area or wind field, service blade and hub components as required, and inspect and facilitate maintenance of collector electrical equipment, communication systems, access roads, gates and other site infrastructure
- You will assist with completing reports and documents related to plant and equipment performance, and following-up with suppliers and service providers when required
- Maintain respectful and harmonious working relationships with all external stakeholders
- Provide operational support to sites across Canada including covering wind or solar technicians during absences, as required and develop a culture of team work, pride and ownership at the Wind Facility
- Wind Turbine Technician certificate, technical diploma or trade certificate in mechanical or electrical or other equivalent combinations of directly related post-secondary education and directly related experience may be considered.
- Minimum four years of wind power experience
- Experience working around high, medium, and low voltage equipment
- Demonstrated competency in a leadership role
- Strong technical knowledge of wind facility operations and turbines, including functionality, design and components
- Experience with electrical and hydraulic schematics
- Experience with industry standard SCADA systems and software
- Valid drivers license and ability to provide clean drivers abstract for insurance purposes.
- Ability to travel within Canada and U.S
- Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
- 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
- Relocation assistance available for qualified candidates.