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Invenergy Services Inc. Wind Technician in Elkton, South Dakota

Invenergy drives innovation in energy. Powered by decades of entrepreneurial experience and unparalleled execution, we solve the energy challenges facing our customers and communities. We provide power generation and storage solutions at scale around the world to create a cleaner energy future. We develop. We build. We own. We operate. We are Invenergy.

Job Description

​About the Site

The Coyote Ridge Energy Center is a 97 MW wind power generation facility located in Deuel Brookings County , SD utilizing GE 2.8 MW and GE 2.3 MW turbine technology.

Position Overview

As a Wind Technician you will be responsible for operating and maintaining the Coyote Ridge Energy Center Balance of Plant operationsResponsibilities

  • Perform routine mechanical and electrical maintenance on GE wind turbine and associated equipment

  • Climb wind turbine towers daily, wearing all required safety equipment, to inspect, maintain, or repair equipment.

  • Understand electrical and mechanical functions of all components of a wind turbine generator and associated equipment

  • Troubleshoot mechanical and electrical faults; repair and/or replace components

  • Maintain company tooling, facilities and equipment and a clean safe work environment

  • Work a 40 hour work week and be subject to scheduled and unscheduled overtime. The work schedule will vary during the peak maintenance periods

Required Skills

  • One (1) year technical experience (mechanical, electrical, etc.) and/or technical education.

  • Must be able to work outdoors in inclement weather, climb ladders without assistance, and work at heights greater than 80 meters (250 feet).

  • Ability to move and manipulate up to 45 kg (100 pounds).

  • Weight must not exceed 120 kg (265 lbs.) excluding equipment/gear worn when performing job related tasks.

  • Valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record.

  • Individuals receiving conditional offers of employment will be subject to drug testing and must receive a negative result to begin working for the company.

Benefits

Eligible for medical, dental, vision, 401(k), profit sharing, bonus, paid time off, etc.

Invenergy believes inclusion drives innovation

Diverse teams are better teams. The perspectives and experiences that people from different backgrounds bring to an organization drive better decisions and improved business results. Invenergy employees are inclusive and welcoming of all colleagues of all backgrounds, genders, races, sexual orientations, religions and abilities.

We foster an entrepreneurial culture driven by teamwork and collaboration. In fields spanning engineering, development, finance, legal, government affairs, communications and information technology, we are led by an experienced leadership team that has worked together in the clean energy industry for more than 25 years. At Invenergy, you will work in a dynamic environment in which you can utilize and develop your technical expertise to solve the energy challenges facing our customers and communities.

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