Service Technician- Ethridge, MT

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  • Career Level Entry Level
  • Job Function ConstructionTechnical

Job Description


· Perform assembly, commissioning, testing, repair and maintenance on wind turbine generators and related equipment at wind farm

· Conduct and review safety analyses of potential electrical and mechanical hazards in the wind turbines, switch room, and the O&M building

· Support Root Cause Analyses to assist in determining equipment failure and the reasons for failures when they occur

· Complete required and accurate documentation associated with corrective and preventive maintenance of wind turbines and associated equipment; maintain records of documentation

· Troubleshoot, adjust, repair, and/or retrofit low to medium voltage electrical, mechanical or hydraulic components and equipment associated with wind turbines and the wind farm

· Perform preventative maintenance activities in a safe and efficient manner on wind turbines and associated equipment located on the wind farm

· Utilize appropriate safety gear, protective equipment, and control or dissipation of energy sources to ensure work is performed in safe manner

· Conduct safety analysis and review of hazards and energy sources prior to and while performing any work assignment on the wind farm

· Properly maintain tools and equipment used to perform assigned maintenance assignments

· Maintain required training certifications and qualifications as to enable personnel to safely perform work related tasks in a quality matter

· Other responsibilities as assigned



  • Requires a high school education or equivalent, college degree a plus
  • Ability to travel to domestic and international locations for work and/or training for extended periods of time
  • Flexibility to work overtime and rotating shifts as required
  • Previous experience working with hand tools and power tools
  • Able to work independently in a fast paced team environment
  • Ability to move and manipulate up to 50 pounds, climb vertical ladders and work at heights of 100 meters
  • Ability to work in both indoor and outdoor environments, and in adverse and extreme weather conditions, in dust, pollen, weeds, grasses, and in confined spaces
  • Ability to be certified and work with both medium and high voltage equipment
  • Maintain required training certifications
  • Have a valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record
  • Ability to safely travel to the wind farm within 45 minutes in the event of an emergency
  • Ability to obtain a U.S. Passport
  • Ability to meet specific OSHA and ANSI weight limits of 250 to 300lbs. max.


This position requires fieldwork and is in a wind farm environment, primarily during normal business hours. However, the site operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, which will include changes of shift, overtime, and includes exposure to heat, cold, noise, dust and humidity. Ability to climb turbine towers daily (up to 100meters) as required. Participate in an on-call schedule. Willing to work overtime, holidays, weekends, and on short notice during planned/unplanned/emergency site outages. Helps in all areas of facility operations as directed by the Area Services Manager. Willing to travel approximately 5-10% for training and assist other Wind Farm sites when needed.


Work may involve lifting of materials up to 70 pounds. Working in this environment requires the use of safety equipment to include but is not limited to: eye safety glasses; hearing protectors; steel-toe boots; and hardhats. Loose fitting clothes and jewelry are not permitted.

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