Wind Field Service Technician III - Lubbock, TX

NextEra Energy Resources is one of the largest wholesale generators of electric power and renewable energy from the wind and sun in North America.

Position Specific Description

This position is considered a "Direct Dispatch" position. This Wind Technician will provide support to several NextEra Energy Wind Farms located in the Lubbock, Texas area, therefore living location will need to be close tothe Lubbock Texas vicinity. Under the current "Direct Dispatch" site maintenance model, the Wind Technician is provided a work truck for transportation between home and daily assigned site/Turbine.

Wind Tech III

Individuals who have been successful in the Wind Technician role typically have experience using basic power and hydraulic tools, along with the ability to read, interpret and understand basic drawing and schematics. In this position you will have the opportunity to read and interpret technical manuals and procedures, while also demonstrating basic industrial safety practices/protocols including LOTO and Test-Verify-Test while maintaining and repairing wind turbines.

Individuals in this role may need to work weekends or off-hours for restoration coverage, up to 50% travel may be required with minimal notice and work location extends to support at a portfolio level. You may also be required to lift up to 50 lbs. You may be required to work rotating shifts to cover 7 days a week or night shift coverage. Please keep in mind our sites are located across the country and you will work in various weather conditions.

We look forward to reviewing your application and are very excited at the prospect of you joining our high-performance team!

Job Overview

Employees in this entry-level role perform maintenance and repair activities on wind turbine generators. Individuals conduct precision measurement, generator alignment, bearing replacement, and torque checks.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

Under direct supervision:
  • Travels extensively with little or no notice within the entire company fleet
  • Performs maintenance and repair on wind turbine power generation equipment
  • Performs electrical, electronic, and mechanical troubleshooting
  • Maintains all company supplied equipment, facilities, and tooling
  • Completes Safety Mentor training curriculum with 6 months of initial hire
  • Completes Wind Field Service Technician III training curriculum within first year
  • Ability to meet attendance requirements
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned


Required Qualifications

  • High School Grad / GED
  • Experience: 1+ years in a technical field, OR completion of a technical certificate/degree program
  • Valid Driver's License (NON CDL)
  • Ability to climb a wind turbine up to 300 feet
  • Post-Offer Functional Capacity Eval


Preferred Qualifications

  • Associate's Degree


Employee Group: Non Exempt
Employee Type:Full Time
Job Category: Technicians - Wind/HV/Solar
Organization: NextEra Operating Srvs
Location: Fluvanna, Texas
Other Work Locations: Texas
Relocation Provided: Yes, if applicable

NextEra Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, age, national origin, religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetics, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.

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