Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy Wind Service Technician in Otho, Iowa
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Wind Service Technicians play a key role in ensuring quality, safety and customer service on site for theSiemens Gamesa Wind Service organization. A successful candidate must have a strong desire to continuallymonitor and improve human performance metrics, contribute to excellent service for our customers, possess astrong understanding of human behavior, have the ability to analyze and react to people in stressful situations,and participate in the development of new/improved field procedures and best practices.
Wind Technician- Service Technician
Join one of the world’s leading suppliers of wind power solutions as a Wind Technician for Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy! Demand for electricity generated from renewable sources is growing fast, and Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has the answers. As one of the market leaders, we combine technological innovations, experience, and expertise to deliver readily available, one-stop solutions and have a proven track record of successfully delivering wind power projects on all continents. SGRE is currently seeking highly talented and motivated candidates for a Wind Technician position. The candidate will work together with a multi-disciplinary group to ensure top performance on our wind farms. The ideal candidate has the ability to work a flexible schedule, along with the ability to analyze and resolve problems independently and efficiently. S/he will provide excellent service to our customers, have the ability to work on complex systems in challenging environments, and participate in the development of new field procedures and best practices.
The position requires approximately 25% travel .
The Wind Service Technician position is Located at the Adair, IA
Service and maintenance wind turbines
Troubleshoot errors on wind turbine
Escalate technical issues to supporting engineering functions
Perform mainly pre-defined, technical tasks (for example, basic commissioning of products and systems, integration of components to a system, basic engineering, maintenance jobs) and work packages on-site and remotely.
Support customer remotely and onsite and provides 2nd and 3rd level user support in case of arising issues.
Coordinates and accomplishes defined service operations and/or resolves product issues for customers equipment.
Supports in generating sales leads for pre-defined service offers and contributes to planning activities.
Adheres to defined processes and applicable regulations.
Be self-motivated, able to think quickly and address issues as they arise
Ability to work a flexible work schedule is required, along with the ability to analyze and resolve issues independently and efficiently
Required Knowledge/ Skills, Education, and Experience
Driving is an essential function of the job and applicants must have a valid driver’s license at the time of application with an acceptable driving record. Employees must maintain a valid license and acceptable driving record and may be subject to periodic DMV checks of their license.
Must have minimum of 6 months experience in a mechanical, electrical or industrial field
Physically and mentally able to work suspended from heights and in confined spaces
Flexible travel schedule
High school diploma or equivalent
Must meet body weight restrictions of 265 pounds or less as required by the safety regulations
Must pass a physical administered by a medical practitioner to ensure ability to safely perform the job functions and meet the physical demands of the position
Must pass pre-hire background drug screening
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
• Demonstrate strong initiative and motivation to learn new technology and translate learning into personal success
• Motivation and ability to work a flexible work schedule
• Basic training within the iron and metal industry and/or electrical field
• Hands-on experience with electro-technical and hydraulic machinery
• Excellent customer service skills • Excellent communication skills
• Ability to organize and plan daily/weekly work with a high level of quality orientation
• Ability to analyze and resolve problems independently with a high level of results orientation.
Preferred Knowledge/ Skills, Education, and Experience: 1 year of Wind Technician experience or 6 months in a related program paired with 6 months on a wind sitepreferredPreferred minimum of 6 months training within the iron and metal industry or electrical fieldPhysically and mentally able to work suspended from heights and in confined spacesClimb wind towers (up to 300 feet) multiple times and at times without climbing aids or liftsWilling to travel up to 100%High school diploma or equivalentMust meet body weight restrictions of 265 lbs or less as required by the equipment safety regulations. Must passa physical administered by a medical examiner to ensure ability to safely perform the job functions and meet thephysical demands of the positionMust have clean driving record and pass a pre-hire drug screeningQualified applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified applicants will notrequire employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States
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With a worldwide installed capacity of 89 GW, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has a presence in more than 90 countries and a team of 23,000 employees worldwide. Its end-to-end value chain presence encompasses onshore and offshores wind turbines design, manufacturing, installation as well as cutting-edge service solutions. The global headquarters and legal domicile of the company is located in Zamudio, Spain. The company is listed on the Spanish stock Exchange.
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy is a global organisation and it recognizes that its employees represent a large variety of cultures, ethnicities, beliefs and languages. This wealth of diversity is what makes Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy more innovative, creative, sensitive and committed to society. Our diversity is what makes us who we are, and we are immensely proud of that. Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy believes that we all have the right to be treated with dignity and respect in the workplace regardless of our race, nationality, ethnicity, religion, beliefs, sex, sexual orientation, gender, circumstances of pregnancy or parental leave, age, disability or marital status. We seek to promote respect for the law, equality and inclusion for our employees in order to ensure that there is no discrimination by reason of race, gender, marital status, ideology, political opinions, nationality, religion or any other personal, physical or social condition. Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy offers a truly flexible and inspiring place to work, with a global presence and a commitment to providing a working environment in which every employee can develop their potential and maximize their contribution.
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