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Wind Field Service Technician III - Self Hoisting Cranes

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Date: Nov 9, 2017

Primary Location: Britt, IA, US, 50423

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  11604 


NextEra Energy Resources is one of the largest wholesale generators of electric power and renewable energy from the wind and sun in North America.


Position Specific Description

Under general supervision, performs maintenance and repair activities on wind turbine generators maintenance and repair activities may include but not limited to gearboxes, generators, main shaft, turbine blades, collector rings, generator bearings, yaw drives, pitch tubes and weld repairs. Performs precision measurement, generator alignment, bearing replacement, and torque checks. Performs electrical and mechanical troubleshooting activities as required. Experience with crane operation with preferred experience in self-hoisting crane operation. Transports the self-hoisting crane to a job site (CDL required) or a reserve location as needed. Executes down-tower and/or up-tower operation of the self-hoisting crane. Performs preventative maintenance and routine inspections on the self-hoisting crane. Attends regular safety meetings and follow appropriate company safety and environmental policies. Operate, maintain, and manage utility truck and tool inventory. Must be able to work outdoors in inclement weather, climb ladders without assistance and work at heights greater than 100 feet from the ground surface. Extensive travel with little or no notice within the entire NextEra Energy fleet is required as part of the employee's schedule.


Job Overview

Employees in this entry-level role perform maintenance and repair activities on wind turbine generators. Individuals conduct precision measurement, generator alignment, bearing replacement, and torque checks.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

Under direct supervision:
•   Travels extensively with little or no notice within the entire company fleet
•   Performs maintenance and repair on wind turbine power generation equipment
•   Performs electrical, electronic, and mechanical troubleshooting
•   Maintains all company supplied equipment, facilities, and tooling
•   Completes Safety Mentor training curriculum with 6 months of initial hire
•   Completes Wind Field Service Technician III training curriculum within first year
•   Ability to meet attendance requirements
•   Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Experience
  • High School Grad / GED
  • Valid Driver's License

Preferred Qualifications

•  None


Employee Group:  Non Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Technicians - Wind/HV/Solar
Organization:  NextEra Operating Srvs (0038)
Location:  Britt, Iowa 
Other Work Locations:  Colorado; Iowa; Oklahoma; Texas 
Relocation Provided:  No



NextEra Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, age, national origin, religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetics, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.


If you require special support or accommodation while seeking employment with NextEra Energy, please send an e-mail to, providing your name, telephone number and the best time for us to reach you. Alternatively, you may call 1-844-694-4748 (Option 1, Press 6) between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. EST Monday-Friday. Please do not use this line to inquire about your application status.


NextEra Energy will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.



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