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Wind Field Service Technician III-Abilene

Company: NextEra Energy
Location: Abilene
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

Requisition ID: 56981

NextEra Energy Resources 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 Harvest Team Wind Field Service Technician role typically have experience using basic power and hydraulic tools, along with the ability to read, interpret and understand basic drawings 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 will travel to various sites within the wind fleet to perform preventive maintenance for the wind turbines. You will be required to travel 80% of the time and may need to work weekends or off-hours. Please keep in mind our sites are located across the country and you will work in various weather conditions.

This position is considered a conduit into our fleet where you will gain experience on various types of wind towers and after a year of traveling with the Harvest Team you would be encouraged to obtain a position at one of our many Wind sites or join our traveling team working on the Major Component task force.

We look forward to reviewing your application and are very excited at the prospect of you joining our high performance team!

Job Overview

Employees in this entry-level 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 direct 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
  • Completes Safety Mentor training curriculum with 6 months of initial hire
  • Completes Wind Field Service Technician III training curriculum within first year
  • Ability to meet attendance requirements
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

    Required Qualifications

    • High School Grad / GED
    • Experience: 1+ 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

      Preferred Qualifications

      • Associate's Degree

        Employee Group: Non Exempt
        Employee Type: Full Time
        Job Category: Technicians - Wind/HV/Solar
        Organization: NextEra Operating Srvs
        Relocation Provided: Yes, if applicable

        Where permitted by applicable law, NextEra Energy requires all employees and new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccination on or before the first day of employment.

        NextEra Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, age, national origin, religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetics, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.

        NextEra Energy provides reasonable accommodation in its application and selection process for qualified individuals, including accommodations related to compliance with conditional job offer requirements, consistent with federal, state, and local laws. Supporting medical or religious documentation will be required where applicable and permitted by applicable law. To request a reasonable accommodation, please send an e-mail to , providing your name, telephone number and the best time for us to reach you. Alternatively, you may call 1-. Please do not use this line to inquire about your application status.

        NextEra Energy will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.

        NextEra Energy does not accept any unsolicited resumes or referrals from any third-party recruiting firms or agencies. Please see our policy for more information.

        Nearest Major Market: Abilene
        Job Segment: Wind Energy, Energy

Keywords: NextEra Energy, Abilene , Wind Field Service Technician III-Abilene, IT / Software / Systems , Abilene, Texas

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