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Duke Energy Traveling Blade Repair Technicians in United States

More than a career - a chance to make a difference in people's lives.

Build an exciting, rewarding career with us – help us make a difference for millions of people every day. Consider joining the Duke Energy team, where you'll find a friendly work environment, opportunities for growth and development, recognition for your work, and competitive pay and benefits.

Our Renewables Technologists (Blade Repair Technicians) are a vital part of our organization, and we take pride in hiring and training the best in the industry.

We are looking for procedure-driven, Blade Technicians to travel the country repairing electrical generating equipment and other composite items on our turbines.

This is a full-time, permanent position with significant room for advancement. Renewables Technologists work within the specialty field of Composite Blade Maintenance to support Duke Energy Renewables Operations.

We offer:

  • Safe working conditions

  • Healthy Work-Life Balance

  • Competitive Pay

  • Per Diem

  • Paid Travel Arrangements

  • Over-Time

  • Paid Composite Blade Repair Certification Programs and Trainings

  • Computer

  • Cellphone

  • Ipad

  • Generous paid time off and paid holidays

  • Health, dental, and vision insurance

  • 401K

As a leader in developing innovative wind solutions, we’re continually investing in new wind energy projects. Since launching its first wind power project in 2008, we have invested more than $7.3 billion to grow our commercial wind and solar power businesses. Today, we own or operate 23 wind energy assets, generating over 3,000 megawatts of energy across the country. Help Duke Energy move towards a cleaner energy future for tomorrow by applying for a career today: Wind Energy - Environment - Duke Energy (duke-energy.com) (https://www.duke-energy.com/our-company/environment/renewable-energy/wind-energy)

Responsibilities:

  • Provides technical expertise and guidance in the identification, analysis, resolution of problems and repair completion of electrical generating equipment

  • Prepares thorough and accurate technical reports, correspondence, documentation, calculations, and sketches.

  • Strives to continually improve job-related, technical, and professional knowledge, skills and performance

  • Demonstrates effective oral and written communication skills to effectively coordinate work activities

  • Maintains accurate records and files

  • Supports the company's goals and represents the company positively and professionally

Required Qualifications for Renewables Technologist Level I:

  • High School/GED

  • Associates degree

  • In addition to required degree, one (1) year minimum related work experience

  • In lieu of Associates degree and one (1) year minimum related work experience listed above, three (3) years minimum of related work experience

  • Safe Working Weight Requirement: This position contains a weight restriction of 265 pounds as an essential function of the job. The purpose of this restriction is to ensure that all weight rated equipment is used in an appropriate and safe manner within maximum allowed weight loading.

Required Qualifications for Renewables Technologist Level II:

  • High School/GED

  • Associates degree

  • In addition to required degree, two (2) years minimum related work experience

  • In lieu of Associates degree or technical diploma and two (2) years minimum of related work experience listed above, four (4) years minimum of related work experience

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience working on composite wind turbine blades

  • Completion of OEM or third-party composite/blade repair training program

  • Ability to obtain an ACMA CCT Wind Blade Repair certification within the first 6 months of being hired

  • Experience working from suspended up to 300FT platforms, lifts or rope access

  • Formal NDT training for composite materials

  • Ability to effectively apply basic principles of project management

  • FAA Part 107 SUAS rating (Commercial drone pilot)

  • Experience with multiple wind turbine platforms

  • Ability to work effectively within a team dynamic to get the job done within the allotted project timeline

Working Conditions:

  • Valid Driver’s License required

  • Any travel to projects

  • Operate equipment including but not limited to forklifts and commercial motor vehicles

  • The ability to climb turbine towers (up to 400ft) daily is a requirement of this position

  • Exposure to mechanical, electrical, and/or other hazards

  • Ability to lift 75lbs individually

  • Walking, Climbing of stairs, ladders, and/or scaffolds

  • Working in all-weather outdoor conditions (extreme heat, cold, wind, rain, snow)

  • Exposure to noisy, dusty conditions, chemicals or solvents

  • Work at heights greater than 300 feet daily

  • Ability to pass a background check and pass a drug test.

  • Able to pass a pre-employment physical.

  • Completion of OEM or third-party technical specialty training program.

  • Safe Working Weight Requirement: This position contains a weight restriction of 265 pounds as an essential function of the job. The purpose of this restriction is to ensure that all weight rated equipment is used in an appropriate and safe manner within maximum allowed weight loading.

  • Field Mobility Classification – Work will be performed in various field locations, as needed, after the onboarding period. However, field employees are required to live within a reasonable daily commute to their assigned work location.

Comprehensive Benefits: Duke Energy offers a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, life and disability coverage. Duke Energy also offers retirement benefits, wellness programs, time-off benefits and work-life balance programs. Learn more at Benefits Programs - Careers - Duke Energy (duke-energy.com).

Compensation Package:​ Compensation for the role will depend on several factors, including a candidate’s qualifications, skills, competencies, and experience.

Travel Requirements

50+%

Relocation Assistance Provided (as applicable) No

Represented/Union Position No

Visa Sponsored Position No

Posting Expiration Date

Thursday, December 1, 2022

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.

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