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Wind Technician – Lac Alfred

Title: Wind Technician – Lac Alfred
Reports to: Site Manager
Department: Operations & Maintenance
Classification: Non-exempt
Location: Lac Alfred

Scope of job:
This position, under specific direction from the Site Manager, the Technician maintains turbines, including but not limited to preventive maintenance and repairs as needed.

Responsibilities:
• Work safely under all circumstances and seek guidance for any work for which they are unfamiliar or do not feel competent to perform safely;
• Operate and care for company property and equipment in an efficient and safe manner;
• Change gearbox oil in a designated area or wind field;
• Grease/torque wind turbines;
• May also service turbines based on the type of turbine (manufacturer) in multiple wind fields;
• Perform “status” checks including clearing “error” codes on turbines and other equipment and repairing the problems;
• Replace mechanical components;
• Service blade and hub components as required by turbine type;
• Complete on a daily basis, work orders, time cards and any other required paperwork for the specific project/assignment;
• All other duties as assigned by the direct supervisor or his/her designee

Qualifications:
• Collegial diploma or equivalent: or up to one year related experience or training: or equivalent combination of education and experience;
• Bilingual French & English;
• Successfully complete applicable safety and technical training program for the entry level wind technician;
• Able to demonstrate some basic computer knowledge;
• Able to follow both verbal and written instructions;
• Good verbal and written communication skills;
• Valid driver’s license;
• Have a valid Canadian passport, with the ability to travel to the US.

Working conditions:
Wind Technicians spend 100% of their time in the field, excluding safety, supervisor and scheduled training exercises. Wind Technicians work in teams and are provided a company vehicle (service truck) in
which they carry the required tools and parts necessary to perform repairs and/or maintenance on turbines in multiple wind fields on any given day. Generally, Maintenance Technicians work in extreme weather conditions. The technician can be asked occasionally to travel for training or to support needs to other sites in Canada or outside of the country.

If you are interested by this position please send your resume to employment-canada@edf-re.com with the name of the position that you are applying for.