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Wind Turbine Technician III / Lead Technician - Brownwood, TX at Vestas Wind Systems A/S

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Type: Permanent
Location: Brownwood, TX, Texas

Job Description:

Wind Turbine Technician III / Lead Technician
Brownwood, TX

We are looking for dedicated technicians who are enthusiastic about preserving our planet through clean, renewable wind energy. As a Vestas technician, you’ll put your electrical, hydraulic, and mechanical experience to work, ensuring your safety, and the safety of your team.  

In this advanced- level position, you’ll use your proficiency of skills, equipment knowledge, and primarily self-direction to perform work on assigned wind turbines with minimal to no supervision. You’ll modify procedures and plans, take appropriate action from general direction and will successfully develop / implement well thought out action plans. As a Tech III, you’ll provide technical direction and mentorship to lower 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. 

* You have a three year technical associate degree or equivalent and at least one year of technical wind experience 
* You hold a valid Driver’s License and ability to obtain a passport 
* You have the ability to climb stairs and ladders while carrying up to 50 lbs. in weight 
* You have utilized complex power tools; hydraulic rams, inductive heaters, diagnostic tools; e.g. advance fluke meter functions, VOB data collection. 
* You have the ability to demonstrate advanced working knowledge of all relevant industrial safety practices and protocols including situational energy isolation and risk mitigation 
* You have basic computer operation skills, are familiar with internet based program navigation and have the ability to generate and interpret computer data 
* You are able to effectively communicate with customers and collaborate with co-workers 
* You have the ability to read, interpret, and understand drawings and schematics to develop procedures, validate work activity, and take appropriate action 

As a member of the Vestas team, we offer an attractive salary and one of the most comprehensive benefits plans in the industry, including: 
* healthcare, dental and vision 
* 120 hours of paid time off 
* generous 401(k) plan 
* tuition assistance 

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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