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Installation Technician - Onshore Wind - US

US$30 - US$40 per hour + Per Diem
Start Date: ASAP
Apply2019-08-23 14:18:042020-01-12EWI Recruitment USA

Installation Technician - Onshore Wind - US

Date posted: August 23, 2019
US$30 - US$40 per hour + Per Diem
Idaho, USA
Freelance/Contract
Job description

Installation Technician - Wind - US

Summary

Installation Technician is responsible for ensuring that manufactures turbines are constructed per approved procedures and are authorized to act in an advisory capacity to manufactures construction contractors to ensure proper installation for all components prior to turbine hand over to the commissioning lead.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Verify that the work is completed in compliance with customer's requirements.
  • Document all work performed.
  • Follow all assigned Environmental, Health and Safety procedures.
  • Supervise the construction of wind turbines.
  • Perform installation inspection of completed turbines.
  • Repair defects.
  • Report policy or procedure violation.
  • Troubleshoot mechanical problems.
  • Submit progress reports.
  • Liaise with internal and external customers.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Must have at least 3 - 5 years of WTG installation experience.
  • Be able to operate tools, equipment and instruments.
  • Knowledge of Torqing towers, aligning generators, pulling pucks using torque, slam, and large wrenches.
  • Knowledge of Mechanical and hydraulic troubleshooting.
  • Experience of cleaning and lubricating on maintenance.
  • All candidates most have full safety training certificates:
  1. Working at heights
  2. 1st Aid including CPR
  3. Fire awareness
  4. Manual Handling
  5. Medical Certificate for working at heights
  • Basic wind technician certificates (GWO, Tower Rescue, CPR, First Aid, AED, OSHA 10, Competent Climber, Confined Space, Working at Heights, NFPA 70 LOTO).
  • Current certificates from major turbine manufacturers highly desirable.
  • Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.

Must be proficient in:

  • Prep, locating, lifting and installation of major WTG components.
  • Rotor Assembly; Hub prep and staging, blade lifting, handling and torqueing.
  • Rotor Install; Prep and installation.
  • Tower wiring and cable drop.
  • Buss bar system prep and installation.
  • Generator Alignment.
  • IIP procedure, LOTO and process.
  • Ability to adapt quickly to a dynamic environment.
  • Strong organizational skills and demonstrated ability to communicate effectively.
  • Motor vehicle operation to and from turbines, shop, and multiple sites.
  • Computer proficient.

Physical Requirements

  • May be required to climb a 260 foot (80-100 meters) wind tower, walk across hub and in the event of an emergency repel off. The ladders which you will be using are safety tested to a maximum limit of 300 pounds (150kg) which includes tools/backpack weighing up to 50 lbs (25kg).
  • May be required working at heights of up to 300 feet (100 meters).
  • May be required working in confined spaces.
  • May be required to lift and move objects up to 50 pounds (25kg).
  • May be required to work outside in extreme temperatures and weather conditions. (i.e. extreme heat in the summer and freezing conditions in the winter).

EWI Recruitment is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Reference: INST ENG US_1566566283

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