Maintenance Technician I

Requisition ID:  41873

Windsor, CO, US

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


Vestas Factory

General Purpose:

The Maintenance Technician level I is responsible for assisting with the install, troubleshoot, repair and maintain production and facility equipment according to safety, predictive and productive maintenance systems and processes to support the achievement of the site’s business goals and objectives



· Assist Maintenance Tech II in repairing and maintain production machines and the factories equipment

· Assist Maintenance Tech II in emergency/unscheduled repairs of production equipment during production

· Assist Maintenance Tech II in scheduled maintenance repairs of production equipment during machine service

· Perform simple machinist duties and responsibilities

· Perform mechanic skills including, but not limited to, mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, troubleshooting and repair of production machines.

· Assist Maintenance Tech II in diagnosing problems, replace or repair parts, tests and make adjustments

· Perform regular 1st and 2nd line maintenance on machines, equipment and factory facilities as scheduled or needed.

· Use a variety of hand and power tools, electrical meters and material handling equipment in performing duties under the safety guidelines of the tools and factory

· Detect faulty operations, defective material and report this and any unusual situations to the proper supervisor.

· Understand blueprints, sketches, drawings, manuals, specifications, or sample part to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished work piece, sequence of operations, and setup requirements.

· Reads and understands, Mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic prints and symbols.

· Understand how to calculate and set controls to regulate machining factors such as speed, feed, coolant flow, and depth and angle of cut, or enters commands to retrieve, input, or edit computerized machine control media.

· Verifies conformance of finished work piece to specifications and within tolerances.

· Sets up and operates machine on trial run to verify accuracy of machine settings or programmed control data.

· Installs machined replacement parts in mechanisms, machines, and equipment, and tests operation of unit to ensure functionality and performance.

· Ensure EAM and spare parts are being documented accurately and submitted to appropriate systems during shift

· Work with TS Engineer to carry out projects

· Work with TS Engineer to troubleshoot and repair equipment in the department or other departments as needed.

· Work on obtaining any certificates needed to work on basic electrical components in the department.

· Must be able to train and guide less experienced maintenance mechanics, set up operators, and equipment operators in their job functions that pertain to maintaining and setting up equipment.

· Operate material handling equipment, overhead cranes and rigging to safety accomplish tasks

· Maintain a safe, clean and orderly work environment by following all safety protocols and performing routine housekeeping and workplace organization

· Strong Natural Ability to Work in Teams

· Customer focused


Essential Functions:

· Must be able to see and hear alarms, timers and follow verbal instructions

· Must be able to wear the required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for the task

· Must be able to tolerate an environment where chemicals and materials are used within OSHA guidelines.

· Frequently push, pull and lift to 35 pounds own their own and team lift up to 70 pounds.

· Candidate must demonstrate that they can lift a NIOSH box weighing 30# from 20 inches to 28inches

· Regular and reliable attendance


Education, Training, and Skills Required:

· High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

· Licensed Industrial/ Commercial Journeyman Electrician; Associates Degree and/ or one to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Will consider apprenticeship or at least 3 years verifiable experience.

· Demonstrates problem solving process

· Must have strong technical abilities with mechanical & electrical equipment with an ability to learn

· CNC experience desirable

· Must be able to read and interpret schematics, drawings and technical documents.

· Must be familiar with a work order system.

· Good overall communication skills. - Ability to read and comprehend complex instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to other employees of the organization. Able to speak, read and understand English.

· Ability to add, subtracts, multiply, and divides in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

· Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

· Basic computer skills needed; Basic skills in Microsoft programs

· High Degree of Adaptability & Flexibility

· Strong Desire to Learn New Skills & Knowledge

· Excellent Work Ethic, Dependability & Dedication to Team/Company

· Ability/Desire to work as Craftsman with Hand tools


Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision and Distance vision. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear.

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DEIB Statement
At Vestas, we recognize the value of diversity, equity, and inclusion in driving innovation and success. We strongly encourage individuals from all backgrounds to apply, particularly those who may hesitate due to their identity or feel they do not meet every criterion. As our CEO states, "Expertise and talent come in many forms, and a diverse workforce enhances our ability to think differently and solve the complex challenges of our industry". Your unique perspective is what will help us powering the solution for a sustainable, green energy future.

About Vestas
Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We are specialised in designing, manufacturing, installing, and servicing wind turbines, both onshore and offshore. 
Across the globe, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. We consider ourselves pioneers within the industry, as we continuously aim to design new solutions and technologies to create a more sustainable future for all of us. With more than 173 GW of wind power installed worldwide and 40+ years of experience in wind energy, we have an unmatched track record demonstrating our expertise within the field. 
With 29,000 employees globally, we are 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. We also aim to give everyone equal access to opportunity. 
To learn more about our company and life at Vestas, we invite you to visit our website at 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.

Nearest Major Market: Fort Collins
Nearest Secondary Market: Loveland