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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

Lead Traveling Service Technician (m/f/d)

REQUISITION ID:  2056
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 Lead Traveling Service Technician, you will safely mentor more junior technicians to inspect, troubleshoot, install components and repair wind turbines and turbine internal and external components and review manuals and schematic diagrams to determine the tasks, tools, equipment, and parts needed and will coordinate the plan of days, help troubleshoot complicated issues, and oversee the day to day operations of the technicians. You will work a field-based role within the Service Resources department that performs a variety of site activities including, but not limited to, maintenances, inspections, retrofits, large component exchanges, and repairs. This position requires a person to travel as needed for extended periods within the U.S. and Canada but also could be performing work at one specific location for an extended period with little to no travel.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Develops and maintain working shifts for junior techs and subcontractors
  • Maintains inventories within special project scope (Material, tooling, etc)
  • Communicates schedules with Operations/Customers
  • Completes progress trackers for special projects tasks
  • Ensures Work Orders are closed and completed on time
  • Ensures that safety is first in all work activities, including the right to stop work if a potential hazard is identified, working with team members to be aware of site conditions and the risks associated with work.
  • Identifies, uses, inspects, and cares for company-provided tools, equipment, vehicles, and personal protective gear.
  • Understanding of direct current electricity, alternating current electricity, and electronics
  • Performs major corrective repairs, including complete replacement of gearboxes, on wind turbines, 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 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 performing 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
  • 6+ years of field service experience preferred with operations and maintenances, troubleshooting, inspections, large component exchanges, and repairs of wind turbines
  • Demonstrated use and understanding of power tools
  • Ability to provide detailed technical reporting of issues within a wind turbine
  • Ability to train other employees in operations, maintenance, and repair procedures
  • Ability to travel 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
  • Ability to meet specific OSHA and ANSI weight limits of 250 to 300lbs. max.
  • 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.