Wind Turbine Mechanic
Posted on: September 24, 2022
Plant Technician 1Company: Avangrid Location: Big Horn Wind Farm
- Bickleton, WA Avangrid Renewables is seeking to fill a Wind Plant
Tech I or Wind Plant Tech II opening. (The company will determine
Tech level based on experience and education). About AVANGRID:
AVANGRID, Inc. (NYSE: AGR) aspires to be the leading sustainable
energy company in the United States. Headquartered in Orange, CT
with approximately $39 billion in assets and operations in 24 U.S.
states, AVANGRID has two primary lines of business: Avangrid
Networks and Avangrid Renewables. Avangrid Networks owns eight
electric and natural gas utilities, serving more than 3.3 million
customers in New York and New England. Avangrid Renewables owns and
operates a portfolio of renewable energy generation facilities
across the United States. AVANGRID employs approximately 7,000
people and has been recognized by Forbes and Just Capital as one of
the 2021 JUST 100 companies - a list of America's best corporate
citizens - and was ranked number one within the utility sector for
its commitment to the environment and the communities it serves.
The company supports the U.N.'s Sustainable Development Goals and
was named among the World's Most Ethical Companies in 2021 for the
third consecutive year by the Ethisphere Institute. For more
information, visit Purpose "Why Work as a Plant Technician at
Avangrid Renewables"The renewable energy technician is one of the
fastest growing jobs in the country. According to the U.S. News &
World Report rankings, plant technicians are the in best
maintenance and repair job as well as one of the best jobs that do
not require a college degree.As a Plant Technician you will be
provided the opportunity to utilize your skills and increase your
professional knowledge of wind turbine and solar equipment. A
typical day would include working 5x8hr or 4x10hr days and a
call-out rotation schedule for off-work hours and weekend
emergencies. You will perform scheduled maintenances and
troubleshoot mechanical and electrical faults. The work is
exciting, and you should be comfortable working at heights and, at
times, in tight spaces or adverse weather conditions.
Responsibilities "More About You"
- Must be willing to work in a positive, team focused
- Participate in ongoing training and development programs as
related to turbine or solar equipment.
- Must be able to safely ascend a wind turbine to perform
maintenances and repairs.
- Actively respond to unplanned power plant outages.
- Be able to routinely perform lifting, carrying, and hauling of
tooling and equipment in physically demanding environment.
- Ability and willingness to travel to other sites on short
notice with 10% - 15% travel required.
- Basic computer skills would be preferred for day-to-day data
- Must have a high school diploma, and related work experience is
not required, but strongly preferred.
- Must have a valid driver's license. Benefits "What You'll
- Competitive wages and compensation
- Annual bonus opportunities
- 401k matching at 150% of your contribution (up to 8%)
- College and certification reimbursement program
- Paid vacation with scheduled increases Starting at 160hrs per
- Company paid holidays
- Paid Parental Leave
- Company Premiums Paid for Medical, dental, vision, life
- Employee wellness programs
- Internal training and advancement programs
- Uniform and clothing allowance and reimbursement"Who We
Are"Avangrid Renewables vision is to be a destination where
talented and committed people want to build long-term careers. We
strive to build and sustain a diverse workforce with a rich mix of
differences, inclusive workplaces where each of us feel valued and
connected. Avangrid Renewables is a leading developer, owner and
operator of onshore wind, offshore wind, and solar generation
facilities in the United States. The company owns and operates 7.5
gigawatts of renewable generation capacity with a presence in 22
states. If you're ready to make an impact in the world of renewable
energy, we'd love for you to join us.Equal Opportunity EmployerAll
offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion
of a medical Fit for Duty exam, background check, references, drug
screen, verification of legal right to work in the U.S., and in
some cases, a credit check. A credit check will be administered
when a prospective employee will be working in Finance, Accounting,
Treasury or where duties may involve handling of funds, accounts,
or cash. A Motor Vehicle (MVR) check will be administered when a
prospective employee will be regularly using a company vehicle.
Avangrid Renewables is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran
status, status as an individual with a disability, or any other
status or class protected by federal or state law.This job has been
posted by TalentBoost on behalf of Avangrid. TalentBoost is
committed to the fundamental principle of equal opportunity and
equal treatment for every prospective and current employee. It is
the policy of TalentBoost not to discriminate based on race, color,
national or ethnic origin, ancestry, age, religion, creed,
disability, sex and gender, sexual orientation, gender identity
and/or expression, military or veteran status, or any other
characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local
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