Wind Turbine Service Technicians
On the Job
Wind Turbine Service Technicians inspect, adjust, or repair wind turbines. They may correct electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic problems.
This career requires time standing, walking, or running.
Typical Work Tasks
People who work in this career often:
- Inspect mechanical equipment to locate damage, defects, or wear.
- Measure equipment outputs.
- Test electrical circuits or components for proper functioning.
- Test electrical equipment or systems to ensure proper functioning.
- Test mechanical systems to ensure proper functioning.
- Climb equipment or structures to access work areas.
- Maintain work equipment or machinery.
- Repair green energy equipment or systems.
- Assemble structural components.
- Fabricate parts or components.
Typical Working Conditions
- Wearing common protective or safety equipment such as safety shoes, glasses, gloves, hearing protection, hard hats, or life jackets.
- Having face-to-face discussions.
- Exposure to high places.
- Working in a closed vehicle or equipment.
- Working with a group or team.
- Responsibility for others' health and safety.
- Working in cramped work spaces or in awkward positions.
- Freedom to make decisions without supervision.
- The importance of being accurate or exact.
- Using your hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools, or controls.
- Meeting strict deadlines.
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