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Wind Turbine Technicians work in the renewable energy field and are in charge of operating and maintaining wind turbines. Key responsibilities include cleaning the premises, ensuring safety regulations, changing filters, solving technical issues, replacing defective parts, and constantly updating their knowledge in the field. Successful resume samples highlight qualifications like communication, technical skills, being comfortable with heights, physical fitness, and attention to safety. Employers select resumes displaying an Associate's Degree or a certificate in applied sciences.

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Wind Turbine Technician

Inspected blades, troubleshoot and repair mechanical, hydraulic or electrical services related to variable pitch, variable speed control and converter systems or related components

  • Performed scheduled and unscheduled maintenance on wind turbines
  • Swap out hydraulic motors
  • Changed oil filters
  • Maintained rotary joint repair, main bearing seal repair and replacement on Mitsubishi 2.4 Wind Turbines
  • Inspected, diagnosed, adjusted or repaired the external and internal components of wind turbines
  • Special projects with crane picking generator, transformer, gear box and top control cabinets
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
C
Energy And Turbine Technology
2

Wind Turbine Technician

Necessary warranty and scheduled service work on a fleet of over 200 General Electric 1.5 mega watt wind turbines. Identification and reporting of existing and anticipated problems. Providing expert repairs and diagnoses of turbine operational problems. Consistently meet and exceed goals on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis.

  • The most productive and efficient wind turbine fleet in North America with an availability of over 99%.
  • Assisted in setting up the maintenance schedules of the wind turbine fleet.
  • Trained new and experienced employees.
  • Certified on General Electric's 1.5 Megawatt Doubly Fed Induction Generator Frequency Converters.
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
AAS
Electronic Engineering Technology
BS
Computing Technology
3

Wind Turbine Technician

Responsible for adhering to all safety standards including the proper use of PPE for job specific operations.

  • Trained and used all appropriate LOTO procedures to adhere to safe working conditions for myself and all active site employees.
  • Learned proper clearance procedure of safe shut down and start up of a Siemens 2.3 MW turbine.
  • Demonstrated the ability to climb 3-4 turbines daily in harsh weather conditions.
  • Proficient in operating hydraulic pumps used for torque and tensioning operations.
  • Proficient operating laser alignment equipment.
  • Accomplished in the understanding of necessary materials and safe work practices of maintaining a Siemens 2.3 MW turbine alongside Infigen employees.
  • Responsible for keeping daily logs and services performed/ materials used resulting in 100% inventory accuracy throughout contract.
Candidate Info
2
months in
workforce
2
months
at this job
Technology
Rigging And Technical Writing, Mechanical
4

Lead Wind Turbine Technician

Daily supervision of employees on a 264 megawatt wind project and planning maintenance activities

  • Provided training for new hires in troubleshooting GE Wind 1.5 megawatt turbine
  • Wrote procedures for testing and troubleshooting 1.5 megawatt SEG converter
  • Assisted with turbine specific field test for site technicians
  • Performed maintenance on GE 1.5 megawatt wind turbine generators
  • Assisted in blade change out as well as gearbox replacement
  • Troubleshooted on electrical/mechanical systems associated with each wind turbine generator
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
Technology
5

Wind Turbine Technician

Successfully managed an 8-person team performing mechanical completion of newly constructed wind turbine generators.

  • Interpreted engineering drawings, schematic diagrams and formulas.
  • Conferred with management and engineering staff to determine quality and reliability standards.
  • Recommended modifications of existing quality and production standards to achieve optimum quality within limits of equipment capability.
  • Set up and performed destructive and nondestructive tests on materials, parts and products to measure performance, life and material characteristics.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
6

Wind Turbine Technician

Responsible for the operation, maintenance, and grid stability of 368 General Electric 1.6MW and 1.7MW ESS Wind Generator Turbines totaling over 625 Megawatts

  • Utilized fall arrest systems, 100% tie-off, positioning lanyards, chain hoists, winches, and proper rigging techniques to maneuver myself, tools, and heavy equipment in a safe manner with no incidents or damaged equipment
  • Always kept a questioning attitude and performed due diligence to get the job right the first time to ensure quality service, avoid rework, and keep myself and my team members safe
  • Effectively utilized schematics and blueprints to isolate and repair turbine electrical systems and pad-mount transformers connected to grid
  • Trained and Supervised new hires during their 6 month probationary period on how to isolate systems, troubleshoot, repair, perform various maintenances, and do all of these tasks with utmost safety and quality
  • Assisted in developing procedures and documentation for repairs and replacements on components not previously performed by our in house teams.
  • Solely responsible for the correct operations of our local Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition servers as well as the fiber optic routers, cables, and patch panels
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AAS
Energy
7

Wind Turbine Technician

Troubleshoot variety of problems including pitch and converter problems with 100% success rate.

  • Perform scheduled inspections and unscheduled manufacturer inspection notes.
  • Maintain availability of system operations by ensuring current maintenance schedule is up to date.
  • Perform break-in, semiannual, tri annual, annual maintenance/servicing of WTG for optimal performance.
  • Work with GE and outside contractors to identify and repair reoccurring major component failures to improve functionality.
  • Represented EDF-Energy Nouvelles and Eléctrica del Valle de México with QC in the inspection and commissioning of Clipper Winds first international wind farm in La Ventosa, Oaxaca Mexico. Highly successful commissioning.
  • Headed up high speed pinion gear change out on GE 1.5 MW Wind Turbine due to damaged teeth.
  • Supervised ground operations and directed crews for multiple gearbox replacements on GE 1.5 MW Wind Turbines
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
Electrical
Quality Assurance
8

Wind Turbine Technician

Responsible for maintaining and repairing of GE wind turbines and FERC substations, to include: Hydraulic system, servers, cards, SCADA, and PLCs.

  • Analyze & repair electrical systems using a systematic approach to exceed production demands
  • Conducted research & development concerning design, manufacture, & testing of industrial components
  • Write procedures & improve process with the Six Sigma model, & develop safety policies
  • Interpreted manufacturing procedures, drawings, schematics & verbal instructions from engineers & supervisors
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
Atmospheric Science
9

Wind Turbine Technician

Update and develop major and minor maintenance scheduling to ensure production systems can operate at the best possible availability.

  • Environmental onsite leader responsible for entirety of hazardous materials, waste, and record keeping with zero recordable spills.
  • Assist in recommending a course of action for the scheduling of preventative, corrective, and reliability
  • Leading site in a quality improvement story to increase availability, production and limit plant loses.
  • Extensive troubleshooting experience with multiple electrical systems, to include DC and AC systems up to approximately 70,000 volts.
  • Responsible for being a part of one of the best running Siemen's wind farms in the world as far as availability and lost production.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
10

Wind Turbine Technician

  • Service wind turbines and assisted with scheduled maintenances and any other projects needed.
  • Visually inspect turbine on every visit and report and document any unusual findings so the site can determine if work is needed.
  • Ensured all paperwork needed to do task was filled out properly.
  • Entered detailed data into system of the process used and the work involved to complete task.
  • Experience with multiple hand, power, and torquing tools.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
C
Aviation Program
AS
Applied Science

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