NextEra Energy Wind Field Service Technician II-Lee Dekalb in Lee, Illinois
Wind Field Service Technician II-Lee Dekalb
Date: Sep 14, 2021
Primary Location: Lee, IL, US, 60553
Company: NextEra Energy
Requisition ID: 54801
is one of the largest wholesale generators of electric power and renewable energy from the wind and sun in North America.
Position Specific Description
Individuals who have been successful in the Wind Technician role typically have experience using basic power and hydraulic tools, along with the ability to read, interpret and understand basic drawing and schematics. In this position you will have the opportunity to read and interpret technical manuals and procedures, while also demonstrating basic industrial safety practices/protocols including LOTO and Test-Verify-Test while maintaining and repairing wind turbines.
Individuals in this role may need to work weekends or off-hours for restoration coverage, up to 50% travel may be required with minimal notice and work location extends to support at a portfolio level. You may also be required to lift up to 50 lbs. You may be required to work rotating shifts to cover 7 days a week or night shift coverage. Please keep in mind our sites are located across the country and you will work in various weather conditions.
We look forward to reviewing your application and are very excited at the prospect of you joining our high performance team!
Employees in this role perform maintenance and repair activities on wind turbine generators. Individuals conduct precision measurement, generator alignment, bearing replacement, and torque checks.
Job Duties & Responsibilities
Under general supervision:
Travels extensively with little or no notice within the entire company fleet
Performs maintenance and repair on wind turbine power generation equipment
Performs electrical, electronic, and mechanical troubleshooting
Maintains all company supplied equipment, facilities, and tooling
Applies a general understanding of all technical and process functions as well as a solid understanding of the Quality Improvement (QI) processes
Provides safety oversight to other personnel and may serve in the capacity of Safety mentor
Ability to meet attendance requirements
Performs other job-related duties as assigned
High School Grad / GED
Experience: 2+ years in a technical field, OR completion of a technical certificate/degree program
Valid Driver's License (NON CDL)
Ability to climb a wind turbine up to 300 feet
Post-Offer Functional Capacity Eval
- Associate’s Degree
Employee Group: Non Exempt
Employee Type: Full Time
Job Category: Technicians - Wind/HV/Solar
Organization: NextEra Operating Srvs
Location: Lee, Illinois
Other Work Locations: Illinois
Relocation Provided: Yes, if applicable
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