Perform internal and external inspections, defect analysis and repair of fiberglass and composite blades, spinners, and nacelles from all categories. Provide maintenance support and perform large component replacements of wind turbine generators. Photograph internal and external blade damage, document findings, and assemble all associated paperwork. Perform coating and minor structural repairs on internal and external blade surfaces, tip repair, leading and trailing edge repair on locations both up tower and down tower. Utilize blade access platforms at heights of 300ft or more. Help in all areas of site preparation (i.e. coordination of labor and materials) with minimal supervision. Communicate site status to engineering, customers, and management. Provide maintenance support and perform large component replacement of wind turbine generators. Provide wind turbine generator LOTO (Lock Out & Tag Out) support.
Tower Safety Training (LOTO), Suspended Platform Rigging/De-Rigging, Understand lamination principles and postcuring. Install vortex generators (serrations, panels, vanes, and flow anchors). Ability to read and understand wiring schematics, blade access platforms experience, lightning protection system inspections knowledge, understand technology of wind blade construction & repair, understand mix of ratios for blade repair chemicals, understand blade assembly terminology, understand vacuum bagging principles. Document all work performed using computer-based service reporting procedures.
High school diploma or GED
Minimum of 3-5 years' of composite repair experience or minimum 2-4 years' AND Graduate of a wind Tech/and or a Composite Program.
GWO (Global Wind Organisation) certified. WINDA (Wind Industry Training Records Database) registered. American Composites Manufacturers Association (ACMA) Certified Composites Technician (CCT), CCT - Advanced Composites (CCT - AC), CCT - Wind Blade Repair