AES United States Maintenance Repair Technician in Belington, West Virginia

At AES, we raise the quality of life around the world by changing the way energy works. Everyone makes an impact every day in our small, global teams. Apply here to start an extraordinary career today.

Essential Functions:

  • Performs preventive maintenance on wind turbine mechanical, electrical and hydraulic systems.

  • Performs wind turbine mechanical, electrical and hydraulic systems troubleshooting and repairs.

  • Performs removal and installation of wind turbine & energy storage mechanical, electrical and hydraulic components.

  • Assists with wind turbine controller maintenance and repair.

  • Assists with high-voltage system maintenance and repair.

  • Assists with heavy equipment (crane) rigging and directing.

  • Assists in training of Turbine Technician employees.

  • Interfaces closely with Project Supervisors.

  • Completes required reports and other paperwork, some of which may require computer entry.

  • Maintains adherence to Company policies, safety standards and good housekeeping practices.

  • Maintains proper care of Company tools and vehicles.

Educational Qualifications:

  • High School diploma required.

  • Knowledge in a Technical Trade, Maintenance, Electrical, Instrumentation and/or Operations is strongly preferred.

  • Certificate and/or Associates of Applied Science in Wind Turbine Technology are a huge plus.

Technical Qualifications :

  • Ability to work in mechanically and electrically oriented situations.

  • Previous equivalent related experience and/or as the Company may determine to be an appropriate skill level.

  • Successful completion of all training, education courses and/or skill level testing required by the Company for entry into this position.

  • Ability to perform routine preventive maintenance on turbine mechanical, electrical and hydraulic systems.

  • Ability to detect defects and perform repairs to turbine mechanical, electrical and hydraulic systems.

  • Ability to perform repairs to wind turbine controllers under direction.

  • Ability to perform maintenance and repairs to wind project high-voltage systems under direction.

  • Ability to direct and rig heavy equipment (cranes).

  • Intermediate skill in the use of personal computers (i.e., Windows environment, word processing and spreadsheet applications).

  • Knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions for this position.

  • Skill in the care and use of tools and equipment utilized for this position.

  • Must demonstrate strong interpersonal, leadership, organizational and decision-making skills.

  • Regular attendance is required.

Licenses, Certificates, Registrations:

  • Must maintain a valid State driver's license.

AES is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. E-Verify Notice: AES will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization.

Create an extraordinary future.

AES people raise the quality of life in communities around the world – from bringing electricity to rural communities in El Salvador for the first time, to engineering battery storage that makes a clean energy future possible. That’s a 24/7 responsibility, so we work like a 10,500-person start-up – all in, full-on, in small, hyper-connected teams of people from different divisions, specialties and cultures.

We recognize and reward contribution from anyone, anywhere. The only limit to our influence and impact is our own commitment. We measure our careers by the difference we make to our communities, colleagues and families. So we care as much about how we act as what we do, at work and in life. We don’t just work at AES. We work for AES. We are AES.

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