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Duke Energy Wind Technician II in Cimarron, Kansas

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Job Description

This is the second level of the wind operations classification hierarchy. Employees at this level solve more complex problems, in technical areas of specialization, with general supervision. Incumbents are expected to develop advanced skills and the ability to work with greater independence. They effectively apply fundamental concepts and procedures to work that is fairly complex and varied.

Maintenance of Wind Turbine Fleet

• Diagnose and resolve faults on turbines as they relate to mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic problems

• Perform turbine pad mounted Transformer switching in accordance with all Lock Out / Tag Out Procedures

• Perform small or large corrective tasks on wind turbines

• Work as scheduled during the week and on call as required by manager

• Climb 300 ft. several times daily

• Maintain a high level of safety awareness at all times

Compliance & Administrative Record Maintenance

• EH&S Documentation

• Complete necessary paperwork (work order, timesheet, tool and PPE inventory, and additional paperwork as necessary)

Add'l Support for Fleet Wind Sites

• Willing to travel and assist other Duke Energy Generation Services wind facilities when needed.

Basic Qualifications - Wind Technician II

  • Two year associates degree or technical school certificate AND

  • A minimum of 2 years of directly related work experience OR

  • 3 plus years of directly related experience can be considered in lieu of a degree/technical certificate

  • Valid driver's license

  • Ability to climb turbine towers (up to 300ft) daily is a requirement of this position; ability to complete level I job performance measures within 1 year.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Additional years of wind turbine experience

  • Experience with multiple wind turbine supplier technology

  • High voltage and sub-station maintenance experience

  • Familiarity with mechanical and electronic testing equipment (i.e. voltage testers, amp clamps, oscilloscopes, and various hand and power tools)

  • Knowledge of heavy equipment for facility maintenance and working knowledge of crane and rigging requirements


Travel Requirements


Relocation Assistance Provided (as applicable)Yes

Represented/Union PositionNo

Visa Sponsored PositionNo

Posting Expiration Date

Sunday, January 24, 2021

All job postings expire at 12:01 AM on the posting expiration date.

Please note that in order to be considered for this position, you must possess all of the basic/required qualifications.

We are one of the largest electric power holding companies in the United States, supplying and delivering electricity to approximately 7.4 million U.S. customers. We have approximately 52,700 megawatts of electric generating capacity in the Carolinas, the Midwest and Florida – and natural gas distribution services serving more than 1.5 million customers in Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee and the Carolinas. Our commercial and international businesses own and operate diverse power generation assets in North America and Latin America, including a portfolio of renewable energy assets.

Regardless of your skill set or specific interest, we're looking for the best and brightest talent in the industry. Our people make us great - and we're always looking for more. Find your career path today at Duke Energy, where it's more than a career - it's a chance to make a difference in people's lives.

Duke Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with the laws set forth in the Department of Labor EEO Poster and Supplement.