Wind Turbine Service Technicians


Inspect, diagnose, adjust, or repair wind turbines. Perform maintenance on wind turbine equipment including resolving electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic malfunctions.
Also called: Wind Farm Support Specialist, Wind Technician, Wind Turbine Service Technician, Wind Turbine Technician

Knowledge:

    Engineering and Technology
  • mechanical
  • computers and electronics
    Math and Science
  • physics
    Safety and Government
  • public safety and security
    Arts and Humanities
  • English language

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem
  • keeping track of how well people and/or groups are doing in order to make improvements
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it

Abilites:

    Hand and Finger Use
  • hold or move items with your hands
  • keep your arm or hand steady
    Ideas and Logic
  • notice when problems happen
  • use rules to solve problems
    Verbal
  • listen and understand what people say
  • communicate by speaking
    Visual Understanding
  • quickly compare groups of letters, numbers, pictures, or other things

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Attention to Detail
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Dependability
  • Cooperation
  • Integrity
  • Adaptability/Flexibility

Technology:

    Industrial control software
  • Industrial control systems software
  • Supervisory control and data acquisition SCADA software
    Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel
    Electronic mail software
  • Microsoft Outlook

Education:

    high school diploma/GED
    certificate after high school
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