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Wind Turbine Technician

17

Statewide
Job Postings
403rd

Out of 439
Jobs In-Demand
Not Available

Currently Employed
in Indiana
$18.54 - $29.10

Avg. Hourly Wage
Indiana
$20.75 - $28.96

Avg. Hourly Wage
USA
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Wind Turbine Technician - Indiana Regions Overview:

The graph above shows that there were 17 job postings for the occupation of Wind Turbine Technician in Indiana during 2013 and 2014. The vertical bar chart shows which regions had the most demand for Wind Turbine Technician. These numbers represent current demand as advertised in online job postings and do not necessarily indicate projected job growth in the future. Nevertheless, these numbers are a valid barometer for gauging recent job demand statewide and regionally in Indiana.

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What Wind Turbine Technician Do:

Inspect, diagnose, adjust, or repair wind turbines. Perform maintenance on wind turbine equipment including resolving electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic malfunctions.

Common Job Activities:

  • Diagnose problems involving wind turbine generators or control systems.
  • Climb wind turbine towers to inspect, maintain, or repair equipment.
  • Test electrical components of wind systems with devices such as voltage testers, multimeters, oscilloscopes, infrared testers, or fiber optic equipment.
  • Start or restart wind turbine generator systems to ensure proper operations.
  • Troubleshoot or repair mechanical, hydraulic, or electrical malfunctions related to variable pitch systems, variable speed control systems, converter systems, or related components.
  • Maintain tool and spare parts inventories required for repair, installation, or replacement services.
  • Perform routine maintenance on wind turbine equipment, underground transmission systems, wind fields substations, or fiber optic sensing and control systems.
  • Test structures, controls, or mechanical, hydraulic, or electrical systems, according to test plans or in coordination with engineers.
  • Train end-users, distributors, installers, or other technicians in wind commissioning, testing, or other technical procedures.
  • Collect turbine data for testing or research and analysis.
  • Inspect or repair fiberglass turbine blades.
  • Operate manufacturing equipment to fabricate wind turbines.
  • Assist in assembly of individual wind generators or construction of wind farms.

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