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Blade Repair Services Technician-Settlers Creek

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RWE Renewables, Americas
Sheldon, Illinois, United States (on-site)
15 days ago

Description


Purpose of the position:

RWE represents change, innovation, and sustainability. As one of the world’s leading generators of electricity from renewable energy sources, we aim to be carbon-neutral by 2040 and to enable a sustainable life for people around the world. To achieve this, we are looking for dynamic and motivated people to join us in creating a sustainable and secure energy future. As a member of Blade Repair Services, you will be part of a team responsible for inspections, repairs, and preventative maintenance of our North American fleet.

Essential Functions:

• Adhere to the company’s values and behaviors as defined by the ONE RWE philosophy.

• Assure that all operation and maintenance activities are performed in a safe manner

consistent with policies and procedures. This includes wearing essential safety

equipment, including a personal fall arrest system, as well as identifying potential

hazards on the job.

• Climb wind towers and access wind turbines to perform composites repair &

maintenance tasks.

• Lift, carry, and transport essential equipment, tools, and materials to the job site.

• Assist in transportation, setup, and the operation of the up-tower blade access mechanism.

• Support a team in performing platform, and ground access composite repairs on

multiple turbine manufacturers, including GE, Siemens, Vestas, Nordex, etc.

• Assist in mobilization of all repair equipment to the site.

• Assist in major component replacement, which will primarily focus on blades.

• Assure proper storage, maintenance and handling of all Blade Repair Service

equipment.

• Perform safety and other wind farm-related tasks when assigned and fill in as a backup to personnel at other RWE sites when necessary.

• Perform all other duties assigned as may be required from time to time.

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

• Entry-level applicants will be provided with required training.

• Skills and competencies expected of experienced technicians include:

• Understanding of wind turbine blade construction, inspection, and repair,

including LPS systems

•Knowledge of fiberglass types

• Demonstrated experience in blade damage assessment and repair.

•Experience across multiple manufacturers (i.e. Siemens, GE, Vestas, Nordex)

•Previous Blade Access Platform and rigging experience preferred.

•Experience of LEP

• Understanding of composite materials including (but not limited to), epoxy

resins, polyurethane fillers and paint, core materials, and mix ratios

• Accurate completion of QA/QC documentation

• Ability to read and understand Engineering Work Instructions

Education requirements:

• Required: All applicants must be able to provide proof of High School Diploma or GED

• Required: All applicants must pass physical fitness tests required to maintain Global Wind Organization

Certification. In addition, at the discretion of the business, future successful completion of physical fitness tests will be required.

• Required: All applicants must possess an unrestricted driver’s license in good standing.

• Required: Willing and able to obtain and maintain an RWE sponsored, Commercial Driver License (CDL), if so requested by RWE for mobilization of our composite component repair equipment.

• Preferred: GWO Certification.

Working Environment:

•Required: Travel up to 75%, multiple worksites, hot/cold weather conditions, irregular hours on short notice.


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RWE represents change, innovation and sustainability. As one of the world’s leading generators of electricity from renewable energy sources, we aim to be carbon-neutral by 2040 and to enable a sustainable life for people around the world. To achieve this, we are looking for dynamic and motivated people to join us in creating a sustainable and secure energy future.

RWE Renewables GmbH, based in Essen, Germany, is RWE’s youngest subsidiary and one of the world’s leading companies in the field of renewable energies. With an international team of around 3,500 employees, we are drivers of the energy transition – and provide electricity for a sustainable life. Our total capacity of more than 9 gigawatts results from onshore and offshore wind parks, photovoltaic plants and battery storage. We focus on growth: on the American continent, on the European core markets and on new markets in the Asia-Pacific region.



Job Information

  • Job ID: 65576430
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Sheldon, Illinois, United States
  • Company Name For Job: RWE Renewables, Americas
  • Position Title: Blade Repair Services Technician-Settlers Creek
  • Job Function: Maintenance
  • Job Type: Full-Time

From Europe to North America and beyond. We are a strong partner on the path to a renewable future. That’s because we cover the entire spectrum of secure and clean power generation – with flexible conventional power stations as well as with wind farms, solar and hydropower plants. In addition to operating power plants and facilities, RWE offers a wide range of products and services. Under the menu item “Our services” you will find an overview of our extensive range of offers, which you can use to shape your energy supply...

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