Company: NES Fircroft
Skills: Electrical Technician
Education: Tech/Vocational Cert/Apprenticeship
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Salary: Competitive
Location: Ontario, Canada

Our Client is currently searching for a Wind Turbine Mechanic (Blader) to work on various projects across Canada.  Candidates from all provinces will be considered.

Job Description
The Wind Turbine Mechanic is a critical and active role to maintain optimal function and output at the wind site by working daily on turbine operations, required maintenance, safety, quality control. The Maintenance Mechanic partners and communicates with all stakeholders to execute on contract and maintenance requirements.

Essential Responsibilities
As the Wind Turbine Mechanic, you will:

  • Work with site leadership/technicians to execute maintenance requirements, which may include any portion of the electrical and mechanical equipment used in the wind turbine;
  • Learn and perform maintenance tasks such as greasing, torqueing, cleaning, filter change outs, functional tests;
  • Perform visual inspections; examine and identify turbine per the maintenance manual;
  • Adhere to maintenance schedule, document all work performed using computer based service reporting procedures;
  • Communicate issues, safety or mechanical concerns to the Site Manager or Lead Tech;
  • Be the support function on repair tasks, per EHS guidelines;
  • Provide down tower support.

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Minimum of 1 year of relevant experience in electrical, mechanical or hydraulic processes.

  • Must have and maintain a valid driver's license;
  • Handle repetitive weight - 50 lbs, and climb towers up to 300 feet daily;
  • Successfully complete the physical capabilities test, training and certification;
  • Meet specified manufacturer weight limits not to exceed 300lbs including required gear;
  • Ability to work in range of environments to include but not limited to industrial facilities, manufacturing facilities, and power industry facilities;
  • Flexibility to work rotating shift schedules, and on-call per site needs.
Desired Characteristics

  • Ability and willingness to take initiative, drive individual learning and development
  • Associate's Degree in a Technical, Electrical, or Electronics field
  • Ability to work with a variety of personnel at all levels inside and outside of the Wind Farm.
  • Wind turbine experience;
  • Electrical, mechanical, and/or hydraulic experience;
  • Experience using hydraulic power tools;
  • Experience with heavy equipment required for facility maintenance with a working knowledge of crane and rigging requirements.

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.