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Duke Energy Corporation

Wind Technician I

Duke Energy Corporation - Bad Axe, MI


This is the first level of the wind operations classification hierarchy. Employees at this level solve problems, in technical areas of specialization, with general supervision. Incumbents are expected to develop skills, and the ability to work with greater independence. They have knowledge of fundamental concepts and procedures.

Maintenance of Wind Turbine Fleet

Diagnose and resolve faults on turbines as they relate to mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic problems

Perform turbine pad mounted Transformer switching in accordance with all Lock Out / Tag Out Procedures

Perform small or large corrective tasks on wind turbines

Work as scheduled during the week and on call as required by manager

Climb 300 ft. several times daily

Maintain a high level of safety awareness at all times

Compliance & Administrative Record Maintenance

EH&S Documentation

Complete necessary paperwork (work order, timesheet, tool and PPE inventory, and additional paperwork as necessary)

Add'l Support for Fleet Wind Sites

Willing to travel and assist other Duke Energy Generation Services wind facilities when needed.


Basic Qualifications:

High school diploma or equivalent with 1-2 years of related experience OR a two year associates degree or technical school certificate with 0-1 year of related experience

Valid driver's license

Ability to climb turbine towers (up to 300ft) daily is a requirement of this position;

Ability to complete level I job performance measures within 1 year

Desired Qualifications:

Additional years of wind turbine experience

Experience with multiple wind turbine supplier technology

High voltage and sub-station maintenance experience

Familiarity with mechanical and electronic testing equipment (i.e. voltage testers, amp clamps, oscilloscopes, and various hand and power tools)

Knowledge of heavy equipment for facility maintenance and working knowledge of crane and rigging requirements

12 days 21 hours ago

Duke Energy Corporation


Wind Technician I Duke Energy Corporation - Bad Axe, MI, United States


Location: Bad Axe, MI

Company Profile:
Duke Energy makes life better for millions of people every day by providing electric and gas services in a sustainable way – affordable, reliable and clean. We are the largest electric power holding company in the United States, supplying and delivering energy to approximately 7.2 million U.S. customers. We have approximately 57,700 megawatts of electric generating capacity in the Carolinas, the Midwest and Florida – and natural gas distribution services in Ohio and Kentucky. Our commercial and international businesses own and operate diverse power generation assets in North America and Latin America, including a portfolio of renewable energy assets.