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VestasLos Angeles, CA
  • Traveling Technician II US, Tehachapi, CA | Skilled Worker / Semi-Skilled Worker | Full-Time | ID: 20742 This position is remote requiring 100% travel.
  • This is an hourly paid position.
  • With travel, overtime and other supplemental earnings, resource technicians may have the ability to earn over $100,000 per year.
  • Do you enjoy travel?
  • Are you looking to further develop your electrical and mechanical skillsets while gaining exposure to a variety of exciting new projects?
  • Then consider joining our Resource Team to travel to our sites across North America and grow and train with the best in the wind industry.
  • Sales/SBU AME/ResourceThe resource department is part of the greater operations department supporting service sites and construction projects with technicians and field support personnel.
  • The department is responsible to provide Vestas trained and qualified technicians as well as contractor personnel as requested by operations service and construction.
  • This group is a key activity within the company because execution of construction projects and service plans is dependent on the ability to move resources where they are needed on schedule.
  • ResponsibilitiesAbility to travel 100% of the time and also requires working overtime, including working a variable work schedule as needed to meet business goalsActs as a safety role model, encourages and recognizes others completing safe acts and intervenes when unsafe acts are being practiced.
  • Adheres to all safety standards and procedures.
  • Identifies gaps in safety standards as well as safety risks in the environment, implements effective risk mitigation and provides recommendations to higher level technical staff and managementDemonstrates and promotes integrity, professional initiative, as well as a no-compromise focus on safety and quality of work on a continuous basis.
  • Also may assist with or perform basic quality auditsPerforms intermediate level wind turbine maintenance and installation tasks as assigned.
  • This includes proficient operation and use of tools (including but not limited to specialized calibration, hydraulic, power tools) and basic turbine equipment.
  • Documents tasks where required and enters data into company system, such as SAPEffectively gathers information regarding turbine performance / issues.
  • May diagnose, recommend, and implement solutions up to intermediate routine issues.
  • Seeks assistance when encountering turbine issues outside trained skill level to ensure a suitable resolutionFollows basic structured problem-solving process to complete troubleshooting and diagnostic tasks to include the use of diagnostic tools (e.g. basic fluke meter functions, hydraulic pressure gauge).
  • Initiates and performs most work tasks with limited supervision and follows defined instructions and maintenance schedules, completing plans as directed and performs according to written and verbal instruction from higher level technical staffEffectively promotes a healthy team environment through assisting teammates in accomplishing goals as well as mentoring lower level technical staff.
  • Visibly supports and promotes team spirit and collaboration, supports change initiatives and looks for improvement opportunities to job-appropriate processes and procedures while communicating through appropriate channels to implements improvements using the appropriate control management protocolInterfaces with customer and may respond to customer inquiries.
  • Will refer complex customer inquiries to higher level technical staff or manager.
  • Demonstrates professional customer focus at all timesQualificationsRequired - High school diploma or equivalentPreferred - Post high school education (ie wind school, trade school, college) or a minimum two (2) year wind industry experience - electrical experience, including ability to read electrical drawingsProven use and understanding of intermediate level power tools such as hydraulic, power torque and diagnostic tools (e.g. fluke meter functions and hydraulic pressure gauge).
  • Ability to demonstrate intermediate working knowledge of industrial safety practices / protocols (e.g. Confined Space, energy isolation).
  • Among the many amenities we offer: healthcare; dental; vision; vacation; generous 401(k) plan; tuition assistance; and much more.
  • It is the policy of Vestas to afford equal employment opportunity without regard to age, race, religion, color, gender, or national origin, and to afford equal opportunity to veterans and team members with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, provincial, or local law.
  • Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application or interview process should notify a representative within the People & Culture department.
  • CCPA Notice for California ApplicantsAbout VestasVestas is the energy industry's global partner on sustainable energy solutions.
  • We design, manufacture, install, and service wind turbines across the globe, and with +136 GW of wind turbines in 84 countries, we have installed more wind power than anyone else.
  • Through our industry-leading smart data capabilities and +117 GW of wind turbines under service, we use data to interpret, forecast, and tap into wind resources and deliver best-in-class wind power solutions.
  • Together with our customers, Vestas' more than 29,000 employees are bringing the world sustainable energy solutions to power a bright future.
  • Vestas promotes a diverse workforce which embraces all social identities and is free of any discrimination.
  • We commit to create and sustain an environment that acknowledges and harvests different experiences, skills and perspectives, and gives everyone equal access to opportunity.
  • We invite you to learn more about Vestas by visiting our website at and following us on our social media channels.
  • Nearest Major Market: Sacramento

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