Wind Instrumentation and Electrical Technician (Offshore)

Offshore Wind

Perform maintenance, calibrate, install and repair instrumentation including controls and electrical equipment at an offshore wind energy facility. Maintain drawings, logs and other project records. Carry out approved switching orders and perform high voltage switching. Troubleshoot and repair automated control systems, electrical equipment, instrumentation and SCADA systems. Provide guidance to less experienced technicians. Work with voltages up to 230kV and climb towers. Assist with high voltage system maintenance and repair and in inspecting renewable energy equipment. Interact with customers as directed by manager and ensure customer safety. Assist in all areas of site operations. Follow all health and safety and operating procedures.

Position Requirements


Troubleshooting and maintaining equipment. Maintenance, calibration, installation and repair of instrumentation and controls for wind energy equipment. SCADA systems. Customer service. Ability to climb offshore wind towers and work with high voltages.


High school diploma or GED with completion of an apprentice program or equivalent experience. An Associate’s degree from a technical school is common.


Completion of an apprentice program or equivalent experience. Minimum five years of experience troubleshooting and maintaining equipment.

Credentialing Required/Optional

ISA CCST certification to Level II is common. GWO (Global Wind Organisation) certified. WINDA (Wind Industry Training Records Database) registered.

Career Path

Position Reports To

Wind Instrumentation and Electrical Technician Supervisor, Wind Site Leader

Career path moves from this role

Wind Instrumentation and Electrical Technician Supervisor, Engineer (with degree), Project Manager

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