Title:                O&M Technician
Location:         Vermont + Northeast Region
Status:             Full-time/Exempt

Summary:

Reporting to the Site Manager or Lead Technician, the O&M Technician provides the organization with a knowledgeable, multi-skilled, troubleshooting person who maintains and operates the wind power plant.

Responsibilities/Duties:

  • The O&M Technician will be a team player performing operations and maintenance tasks to achieve safe, cost effective operation of the facility with minimum supervision
  • Maintain and troubleshoot mechanical, electrical, hydraulic and control systems
  • Operate the facility during start-up, shutdown, normal, and emergency conditions in accordance with operating procedures and instructions to maintain a safe and efficient operation
  • Develop and review operating Procedures for turbine operations and maintenance, safety and ISO Compliance
  • Assist in maintaining proper inventory and all warehouse activities
  • Perform/direct housekeeping tasks to maintain a clean safe work environment and professional appearance of the turbines and office facilities
  • Work within and ensure strict adherence to all safety and environmental procedures required by regulation, customer requirements and industry best practices
  • This position will require mandatory scheduled & unscheduled travel. Travel will be scheduled if able, but there may be times where emergency travel is required and could be up to 40% of the time in the assigned region.
  • This position will require mandatory on-call duties as outlined by management
  • Promote and enforce safety culture across the range of Goldwind’s employees, contractors,and subcontractors to maintain highest quality, health, safety and environmental performance
  • Follow Goldwind’s QHSE policies, procedures, guidelines or project safety plans
  • Promote and continue to improve Goldwind’s ISO program to ensure continued certification
  • Complete required paperwork and reports as assigned by site manager
  • Assist other departments with an investigation or field testing as assigned by site manager
  • Communicate with the Goldwind ROC on any turbine related activities to ensure proper tracking and safety
  • All other duties as assigned by manager
  • Promote and enforce safety culture across the range of Goldwind’s employees, contractors, and subcontractors to maintain highest quality, health, safety and environmental performance
  • Follow Goldwind USA’s (or applicable) QHSE policies, procedures, guidelines of project safety plan, including safety statistics, accident reporting and investigation, etc. to maintain proper operation
  • Focus on continuous improvement within the administration function to make programs and processes more efficient and cost effective; Always looking for gaps in efficiency and executing on optimization

Required Education and or Experience:

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. required
  • Two years of directly related wind energy experience
  • 2+ years of college or technical school education, or an equivalent combination of training and experience
  • Strong ability to read, interpret, and understand drawings and schematics to develop work instructions for planned activities ensuring risks are identified and mitigated

Preferred Qualifications/Core Competencies/Skills/Behaviors:

  • A positive, proactive and professional communication style; Must be a team player
  • This position requires a highly flexible individual capable of becoming multi-skilled and working in a team environment performing various team support functions 
  • Must be able to work outdoors in inclement weather and at heights, climb ladders without assistance greater than 130 meters 
  • Ability to move and manipulate up to 45 kg (100 pounds)
  • Computer proficient
  • Experienced in mechanical maintenance, electrical maintenance, or instrumentation and controls is desirable

How to Apply:

All applications to this position must include a resume and a cover letter that includes salary history, compensation requirements, and a summary of your qualifications for the job based on the details of the job posting.  Please note that you will hear from us only if we wish to pursue your application. Please send your resume and cover letter to careers@goldwindamericas.com. 

Goldwind Americas is an equal opportunity employer. No phone calls please.