Job Summary: The Wind Tech II Rigger (WT2R), Major Correctives Division will work as the down tower rigger for the main component replace team. The WT2R will oversee all ground support rigging to drive the replacement of Main Bearings, Gearboxes, generators and blades. The WT2R will also be required to test all man lifts for safe operations and hang blade rigging from the man basket when required. The WT2R will be fully competent to handle all down tower communications with the crane operator in support of the removal and replacement of all wind turbine components to include Main Bearings, Gearboxes, Generators, Rotors, Nacelles, Blades and Tower sections. Between major corrective replacements, the WT2R will work on maintenance and repair teams throughout the nation as needed.
Primary responsibilities include attaching and removing rigging, load testing of man baskets, hanging blade rigging, inspection of all rigging equipment and maintenance of all rigging equipment required for major component removal and replacement such as a main bearing, gearbox, generator, nacelle, blades and tower sections on a customer’s site. The WT2R will follow all company operating & safety policies and procedures as well as meeting the safety and site specific requirements of the customer. The WT2R will report to the Field Operations Supervisor and work directly with the site Team Lead (TL).
Qualifications: High School Diploma, required. At minimum 3 years’ experience in up tower and down tower operations required to safely remove and replace wind turbine Main Bearing, Gearbox, Generator, Nacelle, Blade, Tower Section replacement and Man Basket Operations. Must have a current NCCO riggers certification. The ideal candidate should be up to date on all wind specific safety training and a GWO certification is a plus.
Excellent communication skills required this includes: the ability to give full attention to what other people are saying, to use logic and reason to problem solve and offer solutions to problems related to the removal and replacement of wind turbine main components. Valid Driver’s License Required. Able to work at heights. 100% travel required.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $28.00 - $32.00 per hour
- Dental Insurance
- Health Insurance
- Life Insurance
- Vision Insurance
- Rigging for Installation, Repair or Replacement: 3 years (Required)
- Down Tower Rigging Supervisor: 1 year (Preferred)
- Wind: 3 years (Required)
- Driver's License (Required)
- Multiple locations
- On the road
- Monday to Friday
- Weekends required