Wind Instrumentation & Electrical Technician—Entry

Wind Onshore

Under close supervision, perform maintenance, calibrate, install, and repair instrumentation including controls and electrical equipment at a 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, maintain and repair meteorological, fiber optic and electrical equipment, as well as instrumentation and SCADA systems. Work with voltages up to 230kV and climb towers in excess of 200 feet tall. 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 towers in excess of 200 feet tall 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. One to two 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 Lead or Senior, Wind Instrumentation and Electrical Technician Supervisor, Wind Farm Site Manager, Manager Renewable Energy

Career path moves from this role

Wind Instrumentation and Electrical Technician - Intermediate

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