Company: NextEra
Skills: Maintenance Technician
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: Associates/2 yr Degree/Diploma
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Zearing, Iowa, United States


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

In addition to the job duties listed below, this position will require 40%-65% travel and can be based at any wind site operated by NextEra Energy. In addition an Associates Degree is prefered.

Job Overview

Employees in this role perform advanced maintenance, troubleshooting, and repairs on wind turbines and other associated equipment. Individuals understand the mechanics, including both electrical and maintenance of hydraulics, of all wind turbine components. This position replaces mechanical and electrical components, understands schematics and uses appropriate diagnostic tools. The successful candidate will interpret fault reports, maintain power generation reports, service logs in the computer database, and monitor turbine performance and SCADA systems.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Performs regular preventative maintenance and repair on wind turbine power generation equipment
  • Completes advanced electrical, electronic, and mechanical troubleshooting
  • Maintains all company supplied equipment, facilities, and tooling
  • Applies advanced understanding of the technical and process functions including leadership competencies
  • Serves as qualified reliever in the absence of site management
  • Leads teams in Quality Improvement (QI) projects
  • Provides oversight to other personnel and acts as a Safety Mentor
  • Completes special projects or complex task assignments
  • Ability to meet attendance requirements
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned


Required Qualifications

  • High School Grad / GED
  • Experience: 5+ years
  • Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certified
  • Post-Offer Functional Capacity Eval


Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree


Employee Group: Non Exempt
Employee Type:Full Time
Job Category: Technicians - Wind/HV/Solar
Organization: NextEra Operating Srvs
Location: Zearing, Iowa
Other Work Locations: California; Colorado; Illinois; Iowa; Kansas; Michigan; Minnesota; Nebraska; New Mexico; North Dakota; Oklahoma; Pennsylvania; South Dakota; Texas
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
Job Segment: Wind Energy, Energy