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Technician II

Vestas

Vestas

Iowa, USA
Posted on Friday, July 21, 2023

Skilled Worker / Semi-Skilled Worker | Full-Time | Field Operations

Wind Turbine Technician II in US, Turtle Creek IA

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!

Responsibilities

  • Act as a safety role model, encourage and recognize others completing safe acts.

  • Proactively look for improvement opportunities to job relevant processes and procedures.

  • 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 (always demonstrate solid customer focus)

  • 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.

  • Required to be at TBC level 200.

  • Able to deliver basic tasks (service or maintenance)

  • Ability to locate and follow Work Instructions

  • 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

  • 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 heavy industrial background.

Competencies

  • Willingness to embrace and promote Vestas' commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging.

  • Ability to read, comprehend and write in English.

  • Ability to climb stairs and ladders 60-125 meters in height, ability to lift, push/pull, carry items up to 50 lbs. in weight, and the ability to stand, stoop, kneel, and bend for prolonged periods of time.

  • Ability to grip and manually manipulate, often with repetitive motion, items such as, but not limited to, hand tools, turbine parts and comfort working in confined spaces and at heights over 100 meters.

  • Ability to effectively participate in all training courses, including high-angle rescue and training.

  • Periodic walking, ability to hear and use close range radios, and having efficient field of vision including visual depth perception and ability to distinguish colors.

  • Able to work in demanding physical and inclement weather conditions.

  • Comfortable working remotely with limited supervisory interaction.

What We Offer

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

✓ Great benefits coverage that includes dental and vision

✓ Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) policies

✓ Excellent 401(k) plan

✓Tuition assistance

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!

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 intermediate- level position, you’ll use your skills and training to perform maintenance and installation work on assigned wind turbines under minimal supervision. You will be provided with defined schedules and procedures including safety protocol, verbal/ written instructions, but you may provide mentorship to entry-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.

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 heavy industrial background

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 interview process should notify a representative within the People & Culture department.

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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.
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.