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ABOUT THE NORDEX GROUP

The manufacture of wind energy plants in the on-shore segment has been our core competence and passion for around 35 years. With more than 37 GW installed capacity worldwide, our turbines supply sustainable energy to more than 80% of the global energy market and we are one of the largest companies in the wind industry. National subsidiaries in more than 30 markets and production facilities in Germany, Spain, Brazil, the USA, Mexico and India offer our more than 8,500 employees the opportunity for international and intercultural cooperation.


We are growing and together driving forward the expansion of alternative energies worldwide - if you wish, from now on with you. Join the #TeamNordex

Blade Traveling Service Technician (m/f/d)

REQUISITION ID:  3424
LOCATION: 

Anywhere, USA, US

DEPARTMENT:  Service

Do you want to be part of an agile team where colleagueship truly matters?

As a global company, we interact with a variety of people and cultures. Integrity, Respect, Colleagueship and Ownership are the unifying force for all departments and regions around the world. It’s the individual that defines the team. And it’s the team that makes the difference. Join the #TEAMNORDEX and shape the future of energy with us.

 

As a Blade Traveling Service Technician, you will be responsible to inspect, diagnose, adjust, or repairing wind turbines and completing multiple-layer blade repairs in the field, while performing maintenance on wind turbine blade equipment including resolving electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic malfunctions.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Performs blades major corrective repairs, maintenances, inspections, retrofits, large component exchanges, and repairs as assigned throughout North America and Canada safely and efficiently following company procedures and processes.
  • Diagnoses, analyzes, and resolves issues on blades wind turbines.
  • Utilizes specialized tooling and equipment to perform activities.
  • Identifies potential hazards and communicates to management.
  • Follows defined instructions and schedules, executes plans as directed, and performs according to the instructions from Resource Management.
  • Establishes and maintains proper business relationships with customers, subcontractors, and peers, as well as performs necessary administrative duties accurately.
  • Utilizes appropriate safety gear, protective equipment, and control or dissipation of energy sources to ensure work is performed safely.
  • Maintains, properly, tools and equipment used to perform repair activities
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.

 

Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent required
  • A 2-year degree in wind turbine technology or a similar field is strongly preferred
  • 2-5 years of field service experience preferred with operations and maintenances, troubleshooting, inspections, large component exchanges, and repairs of wind turbines
  • Composite repair experience
  • Understanding of Epoxy and Polyester resins
  • Wet lay-up and Vacuum bag techniques
  • Handling of Balsa and foam core materials
  • Structural repair
  • Knowledge of fiberglass reinforcement
  • Awareness and safety of powered hand tools
  • Quality knowledge of specification at temperature and humidity restrictions
  • Ability to read complex technical drawings and processes
  • Willing to spend time away from home in the field
  • Flexibility for changes of scope
  • Ability to work well as a team and take guidance
  • Able to work at height over 200ft
  • Demonstrated use and understanding of power tools
  • Ability to travel 100% domestically and internationally for extended periods and also requires working overtime, including flexible and variable work schedules as needed to meet business needs 
  • Able to work independently and on a team in a fast-paced setting
  • Ability to be certified and work with both medium and high voltage equipment
  • Maintain required training certifications such as rigger/signal person certification and crane calling certification
  • Ability to read, interpret and understand drawings, schematics, instructions, and schedules 
  • Basic computer skills, familiarity with internet-based programs, MS Office, and ability to generate data and reports using a computer
  • Must possess a full valid U.S. driver’s license
  • Ability to obtain a U.S. Passport
  • Qualified candidates must be legally authorized for employment in the United States and will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States
  • Must meet the weight requirement of safety gear, 260 lbs. or less.
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment physical administered by a medical examiner to ensure the ability to safely perform job functions and meet the physical demands of the position

 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We will consider applicants for this position without regard to any category protected by applicable federal, state or local law, including but not limited to: race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status or uniformed service member status. Nordex USA, Inc. does not require employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment.