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NRG Energy, Inc.

Wind Turbine Tech I

NRG Energy, Inc. - Vega, TX

NRG is leading a customer-driven change in the U.S. energy industry by delivering cleaner and smarter energy choices, while building on the strength of the nation's largest and most diverse competitive power portfolio. A Fortune 200 company, we create value through reliable and efficient conventional generation while driving innovation in solar and renewable power, electric vehicle ecosystems, carbon capture technology and customer-centric energy solutions. Our retail electricity providers serve almost 3 million residential and commercial customers throughout the country. More information is available at www.nrg.com. Connect with NRG Energy on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @nrgenergy.

This position will be located at Wildorado Wind Farm in Vega, TX.

 

Responsibilities

 

*Follow safety procedures, observe safe working practices and maintain a safe working environment. *Assist in the performance of wind turbine mechanical, hydraulic, and electrical component maintenance. *Documents all work performed, parts used and time spent using computer based service reporting procedures. *Assist in troubleshooting and repair of SCADA communication systems. *Operate and maintain a service vehicle. *Maintain hand tools in good working order and well organized. *Work a flexible on call schedule when needed. This may include weeknights, weekends, and holidays. *Willingness to progress as a technician and take guidance from superiors. *Help in all areas of site operations as directed by Site Supervisor and Site Manager with minimal supervision.

Qualifications:

 

*Possess demonstrable mechanical aptitude and basic electrical knowledge.

*Ability to read schematics and wiring diagrams is preferred.

*Able to communicate verbally and in writing and able to work without direct supervision during performance of work. *Able to create, edit or modify Microsoft Word and Excel documents. *A high school diploma or GED is required. *An A.S. degree (electrical or technical) is preferred. *Must possess a valid driver's license and good driving record.

Requirements:

 

*Able to safely handle and work with objects weighing up to 50 pounds without assistance and up to 100 pounds with assistance. *Able to report to the work site without transportation assistance. *Able to climb ladders unassisted up to 300 feet. *Able to work with electrical wires and differentiate between color coded wires. *Able to safely work in a wide range of adverse climates and environments. *Able to travel as required. *Knowledge of and the ability to use various hand tools. *Able to work safely in a confined space. *Able to meet the requirements of NRG's Qualified Electrical Worker program.

NRG Energy is committed to a drug and alcohol free workplace.  To the extent permitted by law and any applicable collective bargaining agreement, employees are subject to periodic random drug testing, and post-accident and reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol testing. EOE AA M/F/Protected Veteran Status/Disability

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Level, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.

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Wind Turbine Tech I NRG Energy, Inc. - Vega, TX, United States

   

Location: Vega, TX

Company Profile:
NRG is a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 Company is one of the country’s largest power generation and retail electricity businesses. Our power plants provide about 47,000 megawatts of generation capacity and our retail and thermal subsidiaries serve more than 2 million customers in 16 states. In addition to our generation assets, we own and operate the following subsidiary companies