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Date: Sep 28, 2021

Primary Location: Story City, IA, US, 50248

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  56207 


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

Want to join a world class team leading the way in the renewable energy field? 


Look no further than Generation Repair Services, we are committed to providing high-quality, refurbished repairs of wind turbine mechanical-electrical components including but not limited to gearboxes, main shafts and electrical components.  


If you have aspirations to work with a world class team of certified technicians and engineers in a state of the art, 90,000 square foot facility, then Generation Repair and Services is the place for you. 

Job Overview

This position performs duties related to the disassembly, repair, and assembly of Wind Turbine Gearbox technology in the greater than 1 MW class range (greater than 4 gearbox technologies).

Job Duties & Responsibilities

Under general supervision:
•   Performs semi-skilled diversified light and heavy assembly of mechanical parts and components for several specific wind turbine gearbox technology units
•   Uses a variety of light and heavy hand and power tools, solvents, paints, and metalworking equipment
•   Assembles and runs the single technology, assembled gearbox unit on the test stand with little guidance
•   Works from simple drawings, blueprints, or sketches
•   Travels to various sites to support maintenance and repair activities as required
•   Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Experience:2+ years
  • High School Grad / GED

Preferred Qualifications

  • Supervisor/Management Experience:0+ years


Employee Group:  Non Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Technicians - Wind/HV/Solar
Organization:  NextEra Operating Srvs 
Location:  Story City, Iowa 
Other Work Locations:  Iowa 
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 recruiting-coordinator.sharedmailbox@nexteraenergy.com, providing your name, telephone number and the best time for us to reach you. Alternatively, you may call 844-694-4748. 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.

NextEra Energy does not accept any unsolicited resumes or referrals from any third-party recruiting firms or agencies. Please see our policy for more information.


Nearest Major Market: Ames
Nearest Secondary Market: Des Moines

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