search Jobs hero

Wind Turbine Tech I

Date: Dec 6, 2017

Location: Sweetwater, TX, US

Company: nrg

NRG is leading a customer-driven change in the U.S. energy industry by delivering cleaner and smarter energy choices, while building on the strength of the nation’s largest and most diverse competitive power portfolio. A Fortune 200 company, we create value through reliable and efficient conventional generation while driving innovation in solar and renewable power, electric vehicle ecosystems, carbon capture technology and customer-centric energy solutions. Our retail electricity providers serve almost 3 million residential and commercial customers throughout the country. More information is available at Connect with NRG Energy on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @nrgenergy.

Wind Technician I


Location: South Trent Wind Farm




  • Follow safety procedures, observe safe working practices and maintain a safe working environment.
  • Assist in the performance of wind turbine mechanical, hydraulic, and electrical component maintenance.
  • Documents all work performed, parts used and time spent using computer based service reporting procedures.
  • Assist in troubleshooting and repair of SCADA communication systems.
  • Operate and maintain a service vehicle.
  • Maintain hand tools in good working order and well organized.
  • Work a flexible on call schedule when needed. This may include weeknights, weekends, and holidays.
  • Willingness to progress as a technician and take guidance from superiors.
  • Help in all areas of site operations as directed by Site Supervisor and Site Manager with minimal supervision.




  • Possess demonstrable mechanical aptitude and basic electrical knowledge.
    • Ability to read schematics and wiring diagrams is preferred.
  • Able to communicate verbally and in writing and able to work without direct supervision during performance of work.
  • Able to create, edit or modify Microsoft Word and Excel documents.
  • A high school diploma or GED is required.
  • An A.S. degree (electrical or technical) is preferred.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license and good driving record.




  • Able to safely handle and work with objects weighing up to 50 pounds without assistance and up to 100 pounds with assistance.
  • Able to report to the work site without transportation assistance.
  • Able to climb ladders unassisted up to 300 feet.
  • Able to work with electrical wires and differentiate between color coded wires.
  • Able to safely work in a wide range of adverse climates and environments.
  • Able to travel as required.
  • Knowledge of and the ability to use various hand tools.
  • Able to work safely in a confined space.
  • Able to meet the requirements of NRG’s Qualified Electrical Worker program.

NRG Energy is committed to a drug and alcohol free workplace.  To the extent permitted by law and any applicable collective bargaining agreement, employees are subject to periodic random drug testing, and post-accident and reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol testing. EOE AA M/F/Protected Veteran Status/Disability
EEO is the Law Poster (The poster can be found at

Level, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.

Official description on file with Human Resources

Nearest Major Market: Abilene

Apply now »
Apply now

Apply for Job

Share this Job