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Wind Turbine Technician III- Ransom, Illinois

Requisition ID:  25937
Location(s): 

Ransom, IL, US

Work experience:  Skilled Worker / Semi-Skilled Worker
Type of position:  Full-Time

Vestas Factory

Vestas Wind Technology, Inc.

Wind Turbine Technician III

Ransom, Illinois – 15min to Streator and 20min to Pontiac, IL

 

WHO WE ARE 

At Vestas, we live our company values of Accountability, Collaboration, Simplicity and Passion. In an innovative and evolving industry, we change quickly to meet the needs of our customers. Our passion is to preserve the environment through sustainable energy solutions. If this aligns with your values and enthusiasm, we want to hear from you! 

 

A DAY IN THE LIFE 

In this position you’ll use your skills and experience to perform scheduled service, fault analysis/troubleshooting, and potential main component or blade work on wind turbines. During a typical day, you will work at heights and in confined spaces, while being exposed to the elements of weather. At this site near Ransom, Illinois, you will typically have shifts 5 days a week at 8-10 hours a day, with on-call and overtime as well. The team size here is 4 technicians and will have more travel between a couple of site locations in the geographical IL area. This is a great technician leadership opportunity with Vestas!

 

MORE ABOUT YOU 

✓ You will need a safety-focused mindset  

✓ Your positive attitude will contribute to your ability to work in a team environment, while being motivated and taking initiative in daily tasks

✓ You will bring at least 2 yrs of extensive work on Vestas other O&M turbine models/platforms
✓ You have performed mechanical, electrical and hydraulic repair work pertaining to main component replacements such as gearboxes, main bearings, generators, transformers, and blades in the wind industry

 

WHAT YOU’LL RECEIVE 

We offer an attractive salary and one of the most comprehensive benefits plans in the industry, including: 
✓ Benefits coverage within your first month
✓ State-of-the-art Training Program
✓ Paid Time Off (PTO), 3 weeks accrued
✓ Excellent 401(k) plan 
✓ Global bonus

 

It is the policy of Vestas to afford equal employment opportunity without regard to age, race, religion, color, gender, or national origin, and to afford equal opportunity to veterans and individuals with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, provincial, or local law. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application and/or interview process should notify a representative within the People & Culture department.

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About Vestas
Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We specialize in designing, manufacturing, installing, and servicing wind turbines, both onshore and offshore. 
Across the globe, we have installed more wind power than our competitors in the renewable energy arena. We consider ourselves forerunners within the industry, as Vestas continuously aims to design new solutions and technologies to create a more sustainable future for all of us. With more than 145 GW of wind power installed worldwide and 40+ years of experience in wind energy, Vestas has an unmatched history demonstrating our expertise within the field. 
With 29,000 employees globally, Vestas is a diverse team united by a common goal: to power the solution – today, tomorrow, and far into the future. 
Vestas promotes a diverse workforce which embraces all social identities and is free of any discrimination. We commit to create and sustain an environment that acknowledges and harvests different experiences, skills, and perspectives, and gives everyone equal access to opportunity. 
To learn more about our company and life at Vestas, we invite you to visit our website at www.vestas.com and follow us on our social media channels. We also encourage you to join our Talent Universe to receive notifications on new and relevant postings.