About the role : 

the blade repair services technician Reports to, assists, and supports the Supervisor in coordinating and executing maintenance & repair activity of wind turbine blades, nacelles, & mucilaginous composite components. )

Responsibilities :

  • Adhere to the company’s values and behaviors as defined by the ONE RWE philosophy.
  • Assure that all operation and maintenance activities are performed in a safe manner consistent with policies and procedures established for the wind farm site. This includes wearing essential safety equipment, including a personal fall arrest system, as well as identifying potential hazards on the job.
  • Pass physical fitness tests required to maintain Global Wind Organization Certification.
  • Climb wind towers and access wind turbines to perform composites repair & maintenance tasks.
  • Lift, carry, and transport essential equipment, tools, and materials to job site.
  • Assist in transportation, setup and the operation of up-tower blade access mechanism.
  • Support a team in performing rope, platform, and ground access composite repairs on multiple turbine manufactures, including GE, Siemens, Vestas, Gamesa and/or Mitsubishi. Repairs include:
  •  Assist in mobilization of all repair equipment to site.
  • Assist in major component replacement, which will primarily focus on blades.
  • Assure proper storage, maintenance and handling of all Blade Repair Service equipment.
  • Travel up to 75%
  • Willing and able to obtain and maintain a RWE sponsored, Commercial Driver License (CDL), if so requested by RWE for mobilization of our composite component repair equipment.
  • Perform safety and other wind farm related tasks when assigned and fill in as back up to personnel at other RWE sites when necessary.
  • Self-motivator; Ability to work successfully, safely and independently at remote wind farm locations.
  • Perform all other duties assigned as may be required from time to time

Candidate requirements : 

  • Must be able to provide proof of High School Diploma or GED – Required
  • Minimum of 1 year of overall experience in operation & maintenance of electromechanical apparatus, composite systems, or aerospace / marine composites manufacturing & engineering
  • Demonstrated experience in blade damage assessment and repair required
  • experience across multiple manufactures (i.e. Siemens, GE, Vestas, Mitsubishi) and repair types strongly preferred.
  • Previous crane and rigging experience preferred.
  • composite repair experience on wind turbine blades preferred
  • Basic understanding of composite materials and tools used during repairs.
  • Techniques, skills and tools needed to repair the different type of damages in wind turbine blades, including (but not limited).
  • Support repairs on the first layer of glass, core, & inner laminate
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