Vestas Wind Technology, Inc.
Wind Service Technician II
Ransom, Illinois – Near Streator, 30min from Ottawa and 1hr from Bloomington, Peru, and Joliet, Illinois
WHO WE ARE
At Vestas, we live our company values of Accountability, Collaboration, Simplicity and Passion. In an innovative and evolving industry, we change quickly to meet the needs of our customers. Our passion is to preserve the environment through sustainable energy solutions. If this aligns with your values and enthusiasm, we want to hear from you!
A DAY IN THE LIFE
In this position you’ll use your skills and experience to perform scheduled service, fault analysis/troubleshooting, and potential main component or blade work on wind turbines. During a typical day, you will work at heights and in confined spaces, while being exposed to the elements of weather. At this site near Streator, Illinois, you will typically have shifts 5 days a week at 8-10 hours a day, with seasonal higher average of overtime. You also will have an on-call rotation schedule for every other week. This site has a long-term contract of 9 years remaining. The team here normally works in teams of 2-3 and typically will climb 1-3 turbines a day. With travel to nearby sites, you will have the opportunity to work on a number of different platforms and newer technology within Vestas to further gain experience.
MORE ABOUT YOU
✓ You will need a safety-focused mindset
✓ Your positive attitude will contribute to your ability to work in a team environment, while being motivated and taking initiative in daily tasks
✓ You can identify solutions to issues with process of elimination
✓ You will bring at least a year of wind experience or a wind certificate with 2-3 years of experience in a heavy industrial electrical, mechanical, or hydraulics background
WHAT YOU’LL RECEIVE
We offer an attractive salary and one of the most comprehensive benefits plans in the industry, including:
✓ Great benefits coverage that includes dental and vision
✓ Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) policies
✓ Excellent 401(k) plan
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 individuals with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, provincial, or local law. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application and/or interview process should notify a representative within the People & Culture department.
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Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We design, manufacture, install, and service wind turbines across the globe, and with more than 113 GW of wind turbines in 81 countries, we have installed more wind power than anyone else.
Through our industry-leading smart data capabilities and unparalleled more than 96 GW of wind turbines under service, we use data to interpret, forecast, and exploit wind resources and deliver best-in-class wind power solutions.
Together with our customers, Vestas’ more than 25.000 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 www.vestas.com and following us on our social media channels.