Job ID 7316

Lead Wind Technician - Hennessey, OK

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Renewable Energies
Expert (4-6 years of experience)
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Enel North America, Inc

Description and Requirements

Who We Are
Enel is a globally recognized leader in sustainable energy and is consistently named one of Fortune Magazine’s “Companies that are Changing the World.” It is also one of the largest and most trusted energy companies in the world, serving around 70 million customers in more than 30 countries across 5 continents. The Enel Group vision is about Open Power. Open Power means opening energy access to more people; opening the world of energy to new technologies; opening new ways for people to manage energy; opening new uses of energy; and opening more partnerships. These are ambitious goals and we are pursuing them with the passion of more than 65,000 people whose brilliant work is based on our values of Responsibility, Innovation, Trust and Proactivity. At Enel North America, our businesses are leading the energy transition, creating the sustainable energy solutions of the future to help individuals, businesses and communities change energy into lasting value.

The Opportunity:
Lead Technicians will safely mentor more junior technicians to inspect, troubleshoot, install components, and repair wind turbines, and turbine internal and external components. Lead Tech’s review manuals and schematic diagrams to determine the tasks, tools, equipment, and parts needed and will coordinate Plan of Days, help troubleshoot complicated issues, and oversee the day-to-day operations of the technicians.

What You'll Do at Enel North America:
• Schedule completion of all scheduled maintenance for mechanical, hydraulic, and electrical equipment in a timely manner to maximize generation
• Installs, tests, maintains, and troubleshoots minor components and assist with some major components
• Perform current and voltage calculations as necessary
• Complete reports and records associated with maintenance and repairs
• Complete Lock-Out-Tag-Out (LOTO), JSA’s, and job specific documentation that is required to conduct maintenance and repairs in a safe manner
• Perform data collection and prepare reports to meet reporting requirements
• Perform balance of plant and switchyard work as required
• Working knowledge of crane and rigging requirements
• Provide leadership to a team of up to 10 Field Service Technicians to include planning and executing work schedules, mentoring, coaching, and evaluating performance
• Responsible for facilitating training requirements such as tasked based certifications, safety training, and compliance training
• Effectively gather information regarding turbine performance/issues. May diagnose, recommend, and implement solutions up to intermediate routine issues.
• Identify gaps in safety standards and safety risks in the environment
• Implement effective risk mitigation and provide recommendations to higher level technical staff and management
• Demonstrate and promote integrity, strong initiative, and a no-compromise focus on safety and quality of work on a continuous basis
• Read schematics to troubleshoot complicated mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic problems with variable pitch, speed control systems, and components

Who You Are:
• Ability to use electrical test equipment such as, DMM, meggers and multi process calibration equipment
• Strong knowledge in electrical theory and troubleshooting techniques
• Comparing, copying, calculating, compiling, analyzing, coordinating, communicating, instructing, and interpersonal skills.
• Valid driver’s license with a clean driving record.
o A clean driving record means in the last 3 years, no driving-related suspension, revocation or cancellation, no disqualifying offenses, no more than 2 moving violations and no reckless driving incidents.
o In the last 5 years, no major driving offenses including DUI/DWI, refusal to test, leaving the scene, driving a commercial vehicle without a CDL, or at-fault fatal accident.
• Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office software, SQL Server software, facility management and reporting systems, and computerized diagnostic and troubleshooting tools
• Familiarity with maintenance and electronic testing equipment (e.g., voltage testers, amp clamps, hydraulic torque equipment, alignment tools, and various hand and power tools) and with heavy equipment required for facility maintenance including working knowledge of crane and rigging requirements
• Experience with wind farm operations and maintenance
• Ability and willingness to travel up to 25% of time.
• Ability and willingness to work overtime on holidays and weekends and to work on short notice as needed due to on-call scheduling
• Ability and willingness to respond to site emergencies 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, as needed
• While performing the duties of this job, employee will be exposed to reasonable hot/cold ambient weather conditions prevalent at any given time.
• Ability to climb turbine towers 100+ meters in height approximately 5-15 times per week, or as needed
• Comfortable working at heights of 300 feet or more in confined spaces and the ability to perform essential physical functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation; this includes working in scissor lifts, lifting 50 lbs. on a daily continuous basis sometimes overhead, meeting the weight requirement of safety gear, 310 lbs. or less., and working in PPE such as arc flash suits/facemasks and high voltage gloves for extended periods of time.
• Other hazardous conditions include exposure to energized electrical equipment and exposure to rotating equipment.
• The work requires climber pass a physical fitness test upon hiring
• Ability to work long hours in a wind turbine without the need to come down often

What You've Accomplished:
5+ year’s relevant experience in wind energy or
3+ years related experience and Associates Degree/Tech School Certification or
B.S. Degree (electrical or technical) and 6 months or more of applicable wind experience

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion:
Enel North America is dedicated to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information. We will not discriminate, in any employment decision, against any individual or group on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, or veterans/national guard/military reserve status. This shall be done in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws in every location in which Enel North America has facilities. Enel North America maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law. Accessibility – If you require accessibility assistance applying for open positions please contact

What Enel North America Offers You:
The hiring range for this position is $61,921.60 to $77,396.80 per year. For remote positions, this is based on a national average base pay for this role. For positions in California this range will be specific to the location in California. The actual range may vary based on the geographic location of the chosen candidate. For all positions, the base pay actually offered will take into account various factors, including internal equity and job-related knowledge, skills and experience. At Enel, base pay is one part of your total compensation package. Please see below for additional information on Enel North America rewards.

What Enel Offers You:
• Enel North America offers its regular full-time employees affordable, quality healthcare for you and your family, life insurance and disability benefits to provide security, and retirement benefits to help you plan for your financial future. In addition, we offer an array of other benefits such as flexible spending accounts, tuition reimbursement and professional development allowance.
• Benefits are effective as of day one!
• Some additional perks to working with Enel North America include:
o 401k with match fully vested as of day one. Enel-NA matches 100% of the first 4% that you contribute up to set IRS limits.
o Generous PTO that supports work/life balance including: 4 weeks annually of vacation as well as personal days, volunteer days, your birthday off, paid holidays, and sick time. Proration may apply during first year of employment.
o Home office set-up stipend
o Paid leave programs
o The opportunity to grow and develop your career with the support and mentorship of senior leaders.
o The opportunity to work for one of the world’s most recognizable and respected brands in the energy industry that believes by working together we can create a new energy era in which the world can become more sustainable.
• An employee’s eligibility for these benefits shall be subject to the governing documents for such plans and programs and/or company policy. The benefits described above may be modified or eliminated with or without notice in accordance with the governing documents and applicable law.