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, electrical equipment, instrumentation and SCADA systems. Provide guidance to less experienced technicians. 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.
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. Minimum five years of experience troubleshooting and maintaining equipment.
ISA CCST certification to Level II is common. GWO (Global Wind Organisation) certified. WINDA (Wind Industry Training Records Database) registered.
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