refinery | Composite Repair Wind Turbine Tech in Paramount, CA

Composite Repair Wind Turbine Tech

  • Wanzek
  • $104,030.00 - 158,160.00 / Year *
  • 7704 Illinois Ave
  • Paramount, CA 90723
  • Full-Time
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Composite Repair Wind Turbine Tech-21621 POSITION SUMMARY:
Responsible for daily operations, inspection, maintenance, and service of wind turbine blades. This will require an extensive amount of travel throughout the US. This person must have a safety first attitude with an understanding of doing the job right the first time.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Promote and comply with all Company and safety policies and procedures.
Working in and around wind turbines.
Rigging access platforms, and man baskets for the repairs of rotor blades.
Knowledge of composite repair material, resins, fiberglass, faring compounds etc.
Ability to identify composite damages, and rotor blade location terminology for reporting possesses.
Knowledge of the use of required PPE relating to composite repairs.
Install, reinstall, repair, service, test and other required tasks to maintain wind turbine components.
Ability to provide technical support to troubleshoot and repair basic and complex wind turbine related malfunctions.
Ability to climb multiple wind towers on a daily basis.
Ability to professionally interact with customers and coworkers on a daily basis.
Provide technical support and guidance to assure product quality and conformance.
Perform onsite audits of procedures and field processes and drive change as necessary.
Demonstrate safety and quality as a top priority and make sure other team members, Owner/Client Representatives, subcontractors, vendors, and management are following the safety policies
Train and instruct crew members in safe work practices for the assigned tasks. Be a MENTOR.
Lead and involve the crew in Pre-Task Plan (PTP) creation and review.
Stop any work at any time if at-risk behaviors are observed by crewmen. Encourage crew members to work with the same mentality.
Ability to create standard work procedures and processes.
Ability to create work procedures related to turbine manufacturer specific requirements.
Monitor project progress and quality.
Following written procedures as designed.
Ability to professionally interact with customers on a daily basis.
Filling out all required project related reports.
Keeping all records, paperwork and reports in a neat and organized manner.
Communicating to all levels of the project team.
Support preplanning daily activities to eliminate confusion and downtime.
Install, inspect, maintain, operate and repair wind turbines.
Diagnose and fix any problem that could cause the turbine to be shut down unexpectedly or fail to operate properly.
Climb towers to inspect, troubleshoot, or repair turbine equipment.
Perform routine maintenance on wind turbines.
Troubleshoot mechanical, hydraulic, or electrical malfunctions.
Replace worn or malfunctioning components.
Send detailed daily reports and keep an ongoing inventory of tooling and consumable products.
Understand project scope and schedule to keep the project on track to complete within the specific project stated parameters.
Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
High school diploma or equivalent.
Minimum one (1) years experience working in and around wind turbine, specifically for blade inspection and composite repair.
Technical 2 or 4-year degree or certificate related to mechanical maintenance, wind energy, mechanical engineering or related preferred
SPRAT Level 1 Certification preferred
Ability to demonstrate basic industrial safety practices / protocols including LOTO.
Experience using basic power and hydraulic tools.
Valid Drivers License. (CDL Preferred)
Strong attention to detail and ability to follow directions with precise execution.
Basic computer operation skills and familiarity with internet based program navigation.
Ability to read, interpret and understand basic drawings and schematics.
Ability to use hydraulic tension and torque tooling.
Knowledge of entering and exiting the rotor. This includes locking out the rotor.
Knowledge of using the internal chain hoist.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

Ability to climb stairs and ladders up to 125 meters in height.
Certifications in rigging and signaling from a Nationally recognized organization is preferred, but not required.
Able to work in demanding physical and inclement weather conditions.
Comfort working remotely in a turbine as part of a team with limited supervisory interaction
Able to maintain certifications required to perform the work, including but not limited to: First Aid / CPR, Tower Climb and Rescue, LOTO, Arc Flash, Confined Space Entry etc.
Take reasonable care of your own and others health and safety and of those who may be affected in the day-to-day delivery of this role by taking personal responsibility for working to the Wanzeks Zero Injury principles.
Read, analyze and interpret technical procedures, reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals.
Write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals.
Effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers.
Add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.
Common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.
Knowledge of composite vacuum bagging procedures preferred.
Deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
MasTec, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Company's policy is not to unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, military status or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also MasTec's policy to comply with all applicable state, federal and local laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions.
Associated topics: breakdown, equipment, field service, field service technician, maintenance, maintenance mechanic, malfunction, repair, troubleshoot, upgrade


* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.