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Maroa,IL 

Wind Farm Technician-Radfords Run 

Areas of responsibility

Purpose of position: Supports the overall operations and maintenance of one or more wind farms and all related facilities to assure safety and maximize availability in accordance with Operations mission
Essential Functions: 
1. Adherence to the company’s values and behaviors as defined by the ONE E.ON philosophy.
2. Assure that all operation and maintenance activities are performed in a safe manner consistent with policies and procedures established for the wind farm site. This includes wearing essential safety equipment, including a personal fall arrest system, as well as identifying potential hazards on the job.  
3. Pass physical fitness tests required to maintain Global Wind Organization Certification.  
4. Climb wind towers and access wind turbines to perform maintenance tasks.  
5. Lift, carry, and transport essential equipment, tools, and materials to job site.
6. Assist in conducting acceptance and performance tests on systems and equipment following planned maintenance or outages. 
7. Perform safety and other wind farm related tasks when assigned and fill in as back up to personnel at other E.ON sites when necessary.
8. Assist with turbine maintenance including services, major component work and replacement, and troubleshooting.
9. Assist with Balance of Plant procedures as needed, including substation and collection system maintenance.
Additional Duties and Responsibilities: 
1. Perform all other duties assigned as may be required from time to time. 

 

Your profile

At least 2 years of work experience in operations and/or maintenance in power generation, transmission and/or distribution.   SUBSTITUTION CLAUSE:  A 2 year or 4 year college degree from an accredited school, other than correspondence or on-line, in a technical hard science (engineering, physics, power, or closely similar) may substitute for 2 years of experience. A current journeyman or master electrician license may substitute for 2 years of experience. A wind technician certificate program can substitute for 1 year of experience.

 

What we offer

 

RWE is committed to equal opportunities and actively promotes diversity, equality and flexibility.

At a glance

Reference no.: 2362 Preferred start: 06/15/2020 Closing date: 06/30/2020 Salary:

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About us

Powering. Reliable. Future. This is RWE. RWE Renewables, the newest subsidiary of the RWE Group, is one of the world's leading renewable energy companies. With around 3,500 employees, the company has onshore and offshore wind farms, photovoltaic plants and battery storage facilities with a combined capacity of more than 9 gigawatts. RWE Renewables is driving the expansion of renewable energy in 15 countries on four continents. An annual investment budget of €1.5 billion net is available for further growth. The focus is on the Americas, the core markets in Europe and the Asia-Pacific region.


Nearest Major Market: Bloomington IL