ENERCON Canada – Wind Turbine Technician, Electrical – St-Rémi, QC

Location

St-Rémi, QC

Main responsibilities

• Plan the work to be done and prepare the necessary tools, materials and equipment; Read and follow instructions to perform scheduled preventive maintenance;
• Perform corrective maintenance, retrofit, equipment and software updates
• Run diagnostics, identify problems with electrical and mechanical systems and make necessary repairs or modifications;
• Analyze and make logical deductions, find the source of a problem, propose potential solutions
• Complete preventive inspections inside and outside of control panels
• Inspect the exterior and interior of the blades of our wind turbines,
• Tighten screws and tension parts using precision tools;
• Apply general, electrical and mechanical health and safety policies and procedures
• Assess hazards prior to work, plan a safe work sequence using available data
• Identify hazards in the vicinity of wind turbines and follow procedures in place for reportable incidents and close calls;
• Participate in the continuous improvement of existing Health and Safety programs
• Write reports on work performed and equipment/materials used in the computer system via tablets and smart phones
• Follow ongoing training offered by ENERCON: health and safety (work and rescue at the height, confined space, electrical safety, etc.), maintenance technique and updating of work methods
• Inspect and maintain ENERCON vehicle prior to use
• Travel regularly to assist other wind farms in the region or across Canada;
• Perform all other daily duties in strict accordance with ENERCON quality and safety standards

Requirements

• Electromechanical, electrical or wind turbine maintenance college diploma program or other related training
• 0 to 6 years experience in electrical or mechanical maintenance
• Journeyman electrician certificate and red seal (an asset)
• Basic computer skills (MS Office)
• Valid driver’s license
• Autonomous and analytical with good interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team environment
• Available for overtime, weekend shifts on call and travel upon request

Skills

• Ability to work at heights and in confined spaces in a safe manner
• Knowledge of first-aid basics and practical rescue at height
• Awareness of electrical and mechanical safety standards
• Ability to read and apply work instruction manuals
• Able to read schematics and drawings (electrical, hydraulic and engineering)
• Ability to operate medium voltage switchgears and to work on a transformer
• Basic knowledge of mathematics and unit conversions
• Knowledge of personal protective equipment (PPE) and industry standards

What ENERCON has to offer

• Join our proactive, dedicated and driven team of wind technicians
• Professional career as a wind turbine technician with a world-class organization known for its cutting-edge technology in the renewable energy sector
• Outdoor, team-based work environment with minimal supervision
• Opportunity to earn recognition for Electrical Apprentice Program hours
• Competitive compensation package with extensive benefits:
• Flexible group insurance program tailored to the employee’s needs including: medication, medical/paramedical, dental, vision, etc.
• Life, critical illness, short and long-term disability insurance
• Weekend premiums for on-call work
• Annual performance evaluation and bonus opportunities
• 5 paid personal days per year
• Contributory retirement program (Group RRSP); ENERCON matches employee contributions up to 3%.
• Continuous training program at the ENERCON Training Center in Boucherville, QC
• Tools, clothing, boots, high quality work equipment provided

ENERCON offers a stimulating work environment, competitive benefits, including comprehensive group insurance and a Registered Retirement Savings Plan.

About ENERCON Canada

Established in Germany over 35 years ago, ENERCON is an international leader in wind turbine design and manufacturing. Known worldwide for its gearless generator technologies, high quality standards, and comprehensive long-term service agreements, the company has become synonymous with reliability and performance. ENERCON’s product line ranges from 800 kW to 5.5 MW. To date, the company has installed more than 31,400 turbines worldwide representing more than 57 GW of installed capacity. A major player in the Canadian market since its entry in 2001, ENERCON has its North American headquarters in Montreal, Quebec, multiple service stations from coast-to-coast and an accredited training and warehouse facility in Boucherville, Quebec. ENERCON has currently over 2 400 MW of installed capacity throughout eight provinces and territories in Canada.

Send applications to: recrutement-canada@enercon.de