Wind Technician - Entry Level to Senior On-site

EDF Renewables North America
Scranton, Pennsylvania
Nov 17, 2023
Nov 28, 2023
Position Type
Alternative Fuels
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
Scope of Position: EDF Renewables North America is a market-leading independent power producer and service provider with over 35 years of experience. We deliver grid-scale power: wind (onshore and offshore), solar photovoltaic, and storage projects; distribution-scale power: solar and storage; asset optimization: technical, operational, and commercial expertise to maximize the performance of generating projects, and onsite solutions, through the Company's PowerFlex affiliate, offering a full suite of onsite energy solutions for commercial and industrial customers: solar, storage, EV charging, energy management systems, and microgrids.

Looking for technicians in all levels to perform maintenance and repairs on wind turbines in Wyoming County Pennsylvania .

Responsibilities: Entry level: This level is intended to perform as an assistant to an experienced technician. Will perform preventive maintenance and repairs under specific direction .

Qualifications- High school or equivalent education or up to one year of related experience or training.
  • Successfully complete applicable safety and technical training program for entry level technician
  • Able to demonstrate basic computer knowledge
  • Able to follow both verbal and written instructions
  • Good verbal and written communication skills

Advanced level: Perform unsupervised maintenance on wind turbine and the ability to train less experienced technicians on maintenance and operations for at least one turbine type. Understand and follow procedures and service manuals safely . Perform basic troubleshooting.

Qualifications- Education or experience related to wind turbine maintenance and repair.
  • Six months to one year experience performing maintenance on wind turbine or related industry.
  • Skilled in the use of electrical test equipment for maintenance purposes.
  • Understanding of fastener types and torquing techniques, lubrication, and wind turbine components.
  • Able to read and interpret schematics and technical data.

Senior level : Perform unsupervised maintenance, repairs and troubleshooting including live electrical circuits. Provide training to Advanced and entry level wind technicians.

Qualifications- Able to lead a " two person " crew and prioritize daily work activities and work completion on wind turbines.
  • One year minimum experience on wind turbine maintenance and repair.
  • Able to perform repair and replacement of components
  • Able to read and interpret electrical schematics and perform troubleshooting to identify failed components.
  • Knowledge of protection devices, control devices, power suppliers, loads, conductors, transducers and communication systems of wind turbines or equivalent.
Qualifications: Physical Demands all levels: The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Beyond normal physical requirements applicant must:
  • Be able to work at heights, including climbing and descending wind turbine towers in various weather conditions
  • Able to work in a mechanical environment with tools, machines and moving parts
  • Operate full size pickup truck in purpose built private and public roadways
  • Able to move up to frequently lift and move up to 50 pounds
  • Weigh less than 285 pounds for safety requirements
Pay Ranges by Job Leve l

Entry Level: $21.00 - $35.00 Hourly

Advanced: $24.00 - $40.00 Hourly

Senior: $27.00 - $44.00 Hourly

In addition, EDF Renewables offers best-in-class employment incentives, including.
  • Competitive Bonus incentives: This position is eligible for our annual bonus program
  • Comprehensive Health Benefits: EDF Renewables USA provides low-cost health & wellness premium coverage for employees and their eligible dependents
  • Rewarding 401k Package: EDF Renewables provides a generous contribution with immediate vesting
We are also proud to offer:
  • Favorable time off programs, including paid parental leave
  • Rewarding Learning & Development Opportunities
  • Supportive Mentorship & Buddy Programs
Be a part of an innovative and collaborative team environment that fosters our goal of Delivering renewable solutions to lead the transition to a sustainable energy future.