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Role Summary: The Wind Field Specialist - Blades will be required to travel for blade work through the US and Canada and will be responsible for the internal and external inspections and repair of fiberglass and composite blades, spinners, and nacelles from Category 1 through Category 5.
Essential Responsibilities: As the Wind Field Specialist - Blades, you will:
Inspect and photograph internal and external blade damage, document findings, and assemble all associated paperwork as required to be posted for further action by Engineering
Perform composite repairs on internal and external blade surfaces, leading and trailing edge repair while following guidelines provided by Engineering with locations both up tower and down tower
Utilize blade access platforms, boom trucks, and rope access at heights of 300ft or more
Help in all areas of site preparation (i.e. coordination of labor and materials) with minimal supervision
Document all work performed using computer based service reporting procedures
Communicate site status to engineering, customers, and management
Provide maintenance support and preform large component replacement of wind turbine generators
Provide wind turbine generator LOTO (Lock Out & Tag Out) support
High School Diploma / GED
Minimum of 2 years of composite repair experience (OR Graduate of a Wind Tech and/or Composite program)
Ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally, with travel up to 100%
Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license, and necessary work documents for international travel
Required to handle repetitive weight - 50 lbs
Required to climb towers up to 300 feet
Ability and willingness to work in all weather conditions, within safety guidelines
Ability to meet specific OSHA weight limits 300lbs max
Ability to read and understand electrical schematic drawings
Ability and willingness to read, interpret technical manuals, procedures, and regulations
Must be able to write reports and calculate basic math in all units of measure
Ability and willingness to work in range of environments to include but not limited to industrial facilities, manufacturing facilities, and power industry facilities
Must be willing to work a flexible shift schedules
Ability and willingness to take initiative and work without direct supervision
Composite repair experience
Blade access platforms experience
Strong EHS knowledge and experience
SPRAT (Society of Professional Rope Access Technicians) Rope access trained
Lightning protection system inspections knowledge
Understand technology of wind blade construction and repair
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