Wind Turbine Technician II - Howard, KS
Requisition ID: 29134
Howard, KS, US
Work experience: Skilled Worker / Semi-Skilled Worker
Type of position: Full-Time
Job Family: Field Operations
Skilled Worker / Semi-Skilled Worker | Full-Time
Vestas Wind Technology, Inc.
Wind Turbine Technician II
WHO WE AREAt Vestas, we live our company values of Accountability, Collaboration, Simplicity and Passion. In an innovative and evolving industry, we change quickly to meet the needs of our customers. Our motivation is to preserve the environment through sustainable energy solutions. If this aligns with your values and enthusiasm, we want to hear from you!
A DAY IN THE LIFEThe Site Offers: biking, hiking trails & various attractions nearby - Elk River Hiking Trail; Little House on the Prairie Museum (historic site of the Ingalls family in 1869-1871); Cross Timbers State Park which offers shaded campsites close to the reservoir lake & river; Safari Zoological Park; historic theatres; art galleries; & so much more...
In this Intermediate level position, you’ll use your skills and training to perform maintenance and/or installation work on assigned wind turbines under minimal supervision. You will be provided with defined schedules and procedures including safety protocol, verbal/written instructions, but you may provide mentorship to entry-level technicians.
During a typical day, you may be working 250 feet above the ground, or working in small spaces to perform maintenance and repairs. You’ll be outside, and sometimes the weather isn’t great. You’ll be climbing, carrying tools and equipment, and moving parts to complete your work. Teamwork is a priority here, and our reputation for professionalism, safety and attention to detail are important to our customers. We also encourage recommendations to improve the safety and quality of our work.
MORE ABOUT YOU✓ You will need a safety-focused mindset.
✓ You are willing to travel 75% to other sites & training events.
✓ You are adaptable and flexible.
✓ You enjoy being a wind turbine technician - Why did you choose this profession?
✓ You are a team player - Tell us about a recent rewarding teamwork experience.
✓ You will bring at least a year of wind experience or 2-3 years of experience in an applicable background, including mechanical, hydraulic, and electrical troubleshooting experience.
WHAT YOU’LL RECEIVEWe offer an attractive salary and one of the most comprehensive benefits plans in the industry, including:
✓ Benefits coverage within your first month
✓ State-of-the-art Training Program
✓ Paid Time Off (PTO), 3 weeks accrued
✓ Excellent 401(k) plan
✓ Global bonus
It is the policy of Vestas to afford equal employment opportunity without regard to age, race, religion, color, gender, or national origin, and to afford equal opportunity to veterans and individuals with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, provincial, or local law. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application and/or interview process should notify a representative within the People & Culture department.
About VestasVestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We specialize in designing, manufacturing, installing, and servicing wind turbines, both onshore and offshore.
Across the globe, we have installed more wind power than our competitors in the renewable energy arena. We consider ourselves forerunners within the industry, as Vestas continuously aims to design new solutions and technologies to create a more sustainable future for all of us. With more than 145 GW of wind power installed worldwide and 40+ years of experience in wind energy, Vestas has an unmatched history demonstrating our expertise within the field.
With 29,000 employees globally, Vestas is a diverse team united by a common goal: to power the solution – today, tomorrow, and far into the future.
Vestas promotes a diverse workforce which embraces all social identities and is free of any discrimination. We commit to create and sustain an environment that acknowledges and harvests different experiences, skills, and perspectives, and gives everyone equal access to opportunity.
To learn more about our company and life at Vestas, we invite you to visit our website at www.vestas.com and follow us on our social media channels. We also encourage you to join our to receive notifications on new and relevant postings.