Wind Technician I-Denver Area - #740960

NextEra Energy


Date: 01/15/2022 05:00 AM

City: Limon, Colorado

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

Requisition ID: 59066



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 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!


Job Overview


Employees in this role perform maintenance, troubleshooting, and repairs on wind turbines and other associated equipment. Individuals understand the mechanics, including both electrical and maintenance of hydraulics, of all wind turbine components. This position replaces mechanical and electrical components, understands schematics and uses appropriate diagnostic tools. The successful candidate will interpret fault reports, maintain power generation reports, service logs in the computer database, and monitor turbine performance and SCADA systems.


Job Duties & Responsibilities


Under general supervision:

  • Performs regular preventative maintenance and repair on wind turbine power generation equipment
  • Completes electrical, electronic, and mechanical troubleshooting
  • Maintains all company supplied equipment, facilities, and tooling
  • Applies advanced understanding of the technical and process functions as well as a basic understanding of Quality Improvement (QI) processes
  • Provides oversight to other personnel and acts as a Safety Mentor
  • Demonstrates mastery of process and technical skills and problem solving expertise by way of board review
  • Ability to meet attendance requirements
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned


Required Qualifications

  • High School Grad / GED
  • Experience: 2+ years
  • Ability to climb freestanding wind turbine towers
  • Post-Offer Functional Capacity Eval
  • Valid Driver's License (NON CDL)


Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor'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 recruiting-coordinator.sharedmailbox@nexteraenergy.com, providing your name, telephone number and the best time for us to reach you. Alternatively, you may call 1-844-694-4748. 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.

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