Maintain AVEC’s fleet of wind turbines; perform preventative maintenance, troubleshooting, repairs and modifications to wind turbine generators; Ensure functionality of control & communications with wind systems; assists with integration of wind turbine equipment and subsystems with diesel power plants; provide training to AVEC field staff on basic servicing and maintenance of wind turbines; perform all other duties as required for success of the department.
Principal Duties & Responsibilities
Maintain AVEC’s fleet of mainly Northern Power System Northwind 100 A and B model and EWT models wind turbines in remote rural Alaskan villages. Maintenance of future models or replacements will be expected as equipment needs or infrastructure changes.
Perform preventative maintenance, troubleshooting, repairs and modifications to all wind turbines within the AVEC system as required.
Ensure functionality of controls and communications between applicable wind systems and generation equipment.
Assist with integration between wind systems and diesel power plant modules.
Knowledge and Skills
Excellent communication skills, ability to communicate clearly and accurately orally and in writing
Shows concern for quality, accuracy and completeness of own work and those who they work with
Interpersonal skills sufficient to establish trust and credibility internally and externally
Adapts to change quickly and easily
Shows willingness to learn new methods, procedures, or techniques to improve department or the cooperative
Professionalism and ability to adapt in diverse environment to maintain a positive work environment.
Creates opportunities or minimizes potential problems by anticipating an preparing for these in advance
Works to build a sense of common purpose across all work groups, avoiding a “we versus them” attitude
Knowledge of employment and benefit laws and regulations
Fulfills commitments made to peers, co-workers and supervisors
Skills required to interpret laws and regulations and to formulate compliance policies and practices
Proficient in use of computer programs including Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
Excellent research and analytical skills
Good problem-solving skills
Good planning, organizing, and prioritizing skills
High-degree of flexibility to meet multiple and changing priorities
AVEC provides a stellar benefit package and a competitive salary, salary is DOE. Standard pre-employment drug and alcohol screening are required.
Alaska Village Electric Cooperative is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Please send a completed AVEC application to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax: 907-312-7585
Education: High School Diploma (or equivalent)
Experience: 2 years minimum utility experience
1 year minimum wind related experience or education preferred
Certification: Advanced Service Technician for each wind model owned/in operation within AVEC system. AVEC can provide this training if necessary.
About Alaska Village Electric Cooperative
We’re a non-profit electric utility, owned by the people we serve in 58 communities throughout interior and western and southeastern Alaska. In fact, the AVEC service area is the largest of any retail electric cooperative in the world.
Our members come from many different cultures, speak different languages and some live over a thousand miles apart. Yet, we are united in our efforts to bring a stable source of electricity into our homes and to enhance the quality of our lives.
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