**Wind Technician Leader-Wheatridge Renewable Energy-Heppner, OR**
**Date:** Nov 1, 2022
**Location(s):** Heppner, OR, US, 97839
**Company:** NextEra Energy
**Requisition ID:** 66532
is the world’s largest generator of renewable energy from the wind and sun, and a world leader in battery storage. We provide energy-related products and services that grow our economy, protect the environment, support our communities and help customers meet their energy needs. Are you interested in creating a cleaner environment for future generations? Join our world-class, innovative team today.
**Position Specific Description**
As a Wind Technician Leader at Wheatridge Renewable Energy in Heppner, Oregon you will support wind farm operations for maintenance and repair. You will focus on performance and profitability within the framework of the operating plan including developing and executing strategy for improved maintenance, diagnostic, and operation to provide additional customer value and reduce cost of service. Additional duties may include:
+ Implementing Operation Safety Policy Instructions, conducting field work in compliance with OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) applicable regulations, encourage good employee safety practices, and drive an unparalleled employee safety culture
+ Participating and leading Business Lean Six Sigma processes and projects
+ Recruiting, developing, retaining, leading, and advancing resources at sites driving professional standards and matrix development of team
+ Demonstrating responsibility for all phases of timely safety and environmental reporting, financial reporting, and turbine availability
+ Working closely with internal NextEra users to develop and implement operation focused feedback and solutions for planned and unplanned maintenance, improvement projects, development, and financial performance
+ Presenting a positive professional representation of NextEra Energy in the community and with the customer
+ Directing the performance of wind field operation within assigned contractual scope of responsibilities to external customers and/or stakeholders
Will have 7 Wind Techs as direct reports
110 GE 2.5 Turbines (127M Rotors-rear hub entry)
10 GE 2.3 Turbines (116 M Rotors-front hub entry)
This site has multiple technologies to include Solar and Battery/Storage.The Wind Tech Leader will only oversee field operations on the wind side.
50 MW- Solar
30 MW Battery
Leaders in this job provide the first line of guidance as the working leader for technicians who perform operations and maintenance support. Employees in this role schedule all routine maintenance, maintain parts inventory, monitor equipment performance, diagnose problems, and make recommendations to optimize efficiency.
**Job Duties & Responsibilities**
+ Assists in the selection and training of team members
+ Prepares and reviews administrative documentation relating to such things as time sheets and performance evaluations
+ Assists Site Manager in the preparation of reports regarding operations, maintenance, and budgeting
+ Maintains a safe work environment
+ Performs other job-related duties as assigned
+ High School Grad / GED
+ Experience: 7+ years
+ Valid Driver’s License (NON CDL)
+ Ability to climb a wind turbine up to 300 feet
**Employee Group:** Non Exempt
**Employee Type:** Full Time
**Job Category:** Technicians – Wind/HV/Solar
**Organization:** NextEra Operating Srvs
**Relocation Provided:** Yes, if applicable
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