Wind Turbine Technician II - De Land, IL

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Technician II - 3 available positions

Goose Creek / De Land, IL - 10min to Monticello, 25min to Champaign, 30min to Decatur, Illinois


Offering $2,500 Sign On Bonus - Details below


At Vestas, we’re not just offering you a job, but an opportunity to elevate your career. If you’re equipped with Basic Safety Training (BST), Basic Technical Training (BTT), and Advanced Rescue Training (ART) certifications from the Global Wind Organization (GWO), consider yourself already one step ahead! To show our appreciation for the of expertise you bring along, we’re

excited to offer a $2,500 USD / $3,300 CAD

sign-on bonus.

WHO WE ARE


At 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 LIFE


In this position you’ll use your skills and experience to perform major correctives on a wide variety of wind turbine platforms/brands. During a typical day, you will work at heights and in confined spaces, while being exposed to the elements of weather. At this site you will typically work 5 days a week and 8-10 hours a day. The position may require up to 25% travel per year, with more travel (within driving distance) at the start of the position to other site locations for your training, as this is a new site start-up. The site will have 50 - V162 EnVentus 6MW turbines.

MORE ABOUT YOU


✓ You will need a safety-focused mindset

✓ Your positive attitude will contribute to your ability to work in a team environment, while being motivated and taking initiative in daily tasks

✓ You can identify solutions to issues with process of elimination

✓ You will bring at least a year of wind experience or a wind certificate with 2-3 years of experience in a mechanical, hydraulic, or electrical troubleshooting maintenance role

WHAT YOU’LL RECEIVE


We 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.

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DEIB Statement


At Vestas, we recognize the value of diversity, equity, and inclusion in driving innovation and success. We strongly encourage individuals from all backgrounds to apply, particularly those who may hesitate due to their identity or feel they do not meet every criterion. As our CEO states, "Expertise and talent come in many forms, and a diverse workforce enhances our ability to think differently and solve the complex challenges of our industry". Your unique perspective is what will help us powering the solution for a sustainable, green energy future.

About Vestas


Vestas 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 173 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 Talent Universe to receive notifications on new and relevant postings.