Technician II

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Goodwell, OK, United States

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25 days ago

The Service Technician role is to maintain and troubleshoot complex hydraulic and electrical controls circuits to maintain a wind turbine. The customer relies on our safe work practices, technical insight, teamwork, leadership, and fiscal stewardship to maintain the turbines in their best condition to generate power at the lowest overall cost.


Required· Act as a safety role model, encourage and recognize others completing safe acts, and intervene when unsafe acts are being practiced.

  • Proactively look for improvement opportunities to job relevant processes and procedures. Communicate through appropriate channels or implement improvements using the appropriate control management protocol.
  • Lead by example. Encourage stop work, safe work practices and up/down communication.
  • Closely adhere to all safety standards and procedures
  • Complete all safety training assigned
  • Utilize all PPE as required by work instructions and QSE manual
  • Understand and support the site continuous improvement plan
  • Interface with customer and respond to customer inquiries. Refer complex customer inquiries to higher level technical staff or manager (demonstrate comprehensive customer focus at all times)
  • Fully navigate and input the required data into MyTime and MyTask and the different cost allocations (i.e. SO's)
  • Ability to support T&M projects that may or may not be at home site
  • Accountable to follow proper verification and consumption of inventory
  • Ability to access & use online tools (i.e. Toolkit, SAP, VOB, VGA, VIS, VTM, etc..)
  • Awareness of how dashboard impacts the site (i.e. alarms, warnings, fleet, service orders, labor efficiency, new site start up, TNT, FIT, other insight dashboard metrics)
  • Ability to navigate and use the Insight Toolbox
  • Required to be at TBC level 200
  • TSL & CIR entry and follow up
  • Assume responsibility to take advantage of the tools available to continue to grow and learn as an employee with team support
  • Effectively promote positive team environment by assisting teammates in accomplishing goals and mentoring lower-level technical staff. Visibly support and promote change initiatives and team spirit and development.

Qualifications Required

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum one (1) year technical wind industry experience OR in the absence of technical wind industry experience, minimum three (1) year experience working with hydraulic, electrical, mechanical skills and composite skills OR six (6) months technical wind industry experience and a certificate of completion from a Wind Technician program.
  • Internal candidate training/certificate requirements: LOTO II, D-Service, TBC Core 100 & 200, and Turbine specific 100 & 200
  • External candidates must complete required training within 6 months.
  • Ability to demonstrate intermediate working knowledge of industrial safety practices and protocols (i.e. Confined Space, Lock Out Tag Out)
  • Demonstrated use and understanding of electrical, hydraulic and mechanical systems as well as tooling associated with the job scope as well as the ability to train others to those specific tasks (i.e. fluke meter functions, hydraulic pressure gauge, etc.)
  • Valid driver's license required
  • Ability to obtain a passport preferred
  • Requires travel and may require working a flexible and variable work schedule as needed to meet business requirements
  • Great attention to detail & ability to follow directions with precise execution
  • Good interpersonal & professional behavior
  • Able to effectively collaborate with employees at all professional levels & ability to respectfully follow supervision
  • Intermediate computer operation skills & familiarity with internet-based program navigation and ability to generate & interpret computer data
  • Ability to read, interpret & understand basic drawings & schematics to validate work activity and ensure that risks are being mitigated
  • Willingness to embrace and promote Vestas' commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging along with Vestas' Core Values

Competencies Required

  • Ability to constantly climb stairs and ladders 60-125 meters {200-400 feet} in height, in order to access work area
  • Ability to frequently lift, push, pull, and carry items up to 50 lbs. in weight
  • Ability to frequently walk, stand, look up/down, balance, stoop, twist, kneel, and bend
  • Ability to constantly grip and manually manipulate, often with repetitive motion, items such as, but not limited to, hand tools and turbine parts
  • Comfort constantly working in confined spaces and at heights over 100 meters
  • Ability to successfully participate in all training courses, including controlled descent.
  • Ability to hear and see, including the ability to perceive depth and distinguish colors, sufficient to perform job functions and use close range radios
  • Able to work in demanding physical and inclement weather conditions
  • Comfort working remotely in a Turbine as part of a team with limited supervisory interaction
  • Your total weight, while wearing all required PPE and gear, will be at or less than the 300.0 lbs. weight limit
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, Teams) and other software programs
  • Regular & reliable attendance
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Ability to build a team

We offer an attractive salary and one of the most comprehensive benefits plans in the industry, including:

  • Benefits coverage within your first month
  • quality Training Program
  • Paid Time Off (PTO), 3 weeks accrued
  • Excellent 401(k) plan
  • Global bonus

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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 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.
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