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Roscoe, Texas (Please note that relocation to the Roscoe, Texas area is required) 

Blade Repair Technician - West Texas 

Areas of responsibility

Purpose of position:

Reports to, assists and support the Supervisor in coordination and execution of maintenance & repair activity of wind turbine blades, nacelles, & mucilaginous composite components. )

Essential Functions:

  •  Adhere to the company’s values and behaviors as defined by the ONE RWE philosophy.
  •  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.
  • Pass physical fitness tests required to maintain Global Wind Organization Certification. 
  • Climb wind towers and access wind turbines to perform composites repair & maintenance tasks. 
  • Lift, carry, and transport essential equipment, tools, and materials to job site.
  • Assist in transportation, setup and the operation of up-tower blade access mechanism.
  • Support a team in performing rope, platform, and ground access composite repairs on multiple turbine manufactures, including GE, Siemens, Vestas, Gamesa and/or Mitsubishi. Repairs include:
    • Assist in mobilization of all repair equipment to site.
    • Assist in major component replacement, which will primarily focus on blades.
    • Assure proper storage, maintenance and handling of all Blade Repair Service and equipment.
  • Travel up to 75%  
  • Willing and able to obtain and maintain a RWE sponsored, Commercial Driver License (CDL), if so requested by RWE for mobilization of our composite component repair equipment.
  • Perform safety and other wind farm related tasks when assigned and fill in as back up to personnel at other RWE sites when necessary.
  •  Self-motivator; Ability to work successfully, safely and independently at remote wind farm locations.

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

  •  Perform all other duties assigned as may be required from time to time
 

Your profile

Must be able to provide proof of High School Diploma or GED - Required

 

Please note that relocation to the Roscoe, Texas area is required

 

  • Minimum of 1 year of overall experience in operation & maintenance of electromechanical apparatus, composite systems, or aerospace / marine composites manufacturing & engineering.
  • Demonstrated experience in blade damage assessment and repair required
  • experience across multiple manufactures (i.e. Siemens, GE, Vestas, Mitsubishi) and repair types strongly preferred.
  • Previous crane and rigging experience preferred.
  • composite repair experience on wind turbine blades preferred

 

Work experience and education must provide a foundation on:

  • Basic understanding of composite materials and tools used during repairs.
  • Techniques, skills and tools needed to repair the different type of damages in wind turbine blades, including (but not limited).
  • Support repairs on the first layer of glass, core, & inner laminate.

 

 

Unsolicited agencies submittals will not be accepted. To become an approved vendor of RWE please contact ECRNA_Recruiting@eon.com

 

What we offer

 

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

At a glance

Reference no.: 492 Preferred start: 01/27/2020 Closing date: 01/31/2020 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.


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