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Wind Turbine Reliability Engineer

Limon, CO

Posted: 07/21/2022 Job Number: 17383372

Job Description

Job Title: Wind Turbine Reliability Engineer
Location: Limon, CO 80828
Duration:   Direct Hire

Job Description:
  • This is a non-union position.
  • At Organization, we adopt new ideas and offer an environment where employees are recognized and respected for their input and opinions.
  • We view our employees as our future leaders and strive to provide an environment that encourages self-improvement, innovation and growth so that we can promote from within.
  • We are looking for outstanding employees who share our vision to be the best in everything we do, from safe and reliable operations to innovative solutions and complete team commitment and dedication to our values!
    We are looking for a Wind Turbine Reliability Engineer to join our team!
  • This role will directly affect the availability and profitability of our wind turbine assets by conducting root cause investigations and implementing corrective actions to equipment issues and other sources of unreliability.
    You will be interacting closely with multiple subject areas across the organization including Safety, Operations, Field Service, Engineering and Supply Chain Management to accomplish these tasks.
 
Duties:
  • Identification of equipment reliability issues through SCADA data and component reliability data analysis.
  • Conduct and support wind turbine equipment root cause analysis and develop action plans to remediate equipment issues.
  • Assist in developing preventative and predictive maintenance programs for wind turbine equipment.
  • Develop and maintains procedures for the safe and reliable operation, replacement, remediation and maintenance of major turbine equipment.
  • Responsible for validation of contractors and manufacturers proposals for upgrades, modifications and replacement of components and provide recommendations to the facilities Manager.
  • Engage with Partners, Original Equipment Manufacturers, Service Providers, other Owner-Operators and consultants to keep abreast of leading industry trends that Power Operations could employ to continue to perform in the top reliability and cost quartile of our peers.
  • Provide project management support by planning, implementing, and validating corrective actions to equipment failures.
  • Work closely with reliability team, Service Engineers, Electrical Engineers and plant managers to identify and resolve equipment issues and performance shortfalls.
  • Additional duties and tasks may be assigned, as required, in support of the facility or business unit.
 
Skills / Experience:
  • 6-7 years of wind industry or related experience.
  • Strong analytical, mechanical/electrical and data analysis skills.
  • Thorough knowledge of wind turbine equipment maintenance and operations.
  • Knowledge of technical root cause analysis methodologies.
  • Demonstrated problem solving, decision making, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of Vestas wind turbines and their systems is considered a strong plus.
  • Highly motivated and able to work and produce results independently with minimal guidance.
 
Working Conditions:
  • Office environment with up to 20% travel to field locations and industry conferences based on permanent work location.
  • Wind turbine site environment to monitor and observe work performed. Applicant must be able to climb vertical stationary ladders inside wind turbine towers to heights greater than 250 feet.
  • Occasionally, employee may be required to work in adverse outdoor weather conditions in temperatures greater than 35C and lower than -20C.
  • Travel will be required for training and other company business.
  • Environment is fast-paced and deliverables based with competing deadlines to support aggressive operating reliability and cost goals.
 
Physical Requirements include but are not limited to:
  • Grasping, kneeling, light moderate lifting (objects up to 45 pounds), reaching above shoulder, repetitive motion, sitting, standing, visual requirement (able to see screens, detect colour coding, read fine print), hearing requirement.
 
Mental Requirements include but are not limited to:
  • Ability to: understand, remember and apply oral and/or written instructions or other information, understand sophisticated problems and collaborate/explore alternative solutions, organize thoughts and ideas into understandable terminology, coordinate and prioritize work schedule on a short-term basis, make decisions which have moderate impact on the immediate work unit and monitor impact outside this area, understand and follow basic instructions and guidelines, complete routine forms, compose letters, outlines, memoranda and basic reports and connect with individuals via telephone.
 
Education
  • Bachelors Engineering degree in Mechanical/Electrical Engineering or related field

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