Operations and technicians

Wind Turbine Tech 3/WT-3

Imagine a future where you’ll be part of a team identifying and implementing innovative solutions for our offshore assets in the Northeast system of wind farms?  

Join us and become a Wind Technician (WT3 team member supporting operations and maintenance activities in our Northeast system.

Welcome to Operations
Together with your colleagues, you’ll maintain the wind farms that make up the Northeast Program.  For approximately the first 18 months of SFW, we will be in the CTV phase.  During your on-shift rotations, you and your colleagues will commute to and from the windfarm via CTV (or Helicopter Hoist) and live onshore in company provided apartments and/or hotels.  Once the Service Operations Vessel (SOV) is delivered to operations, work and living will transition to offshore whereas during your on-period, you will /stay onboard the SOV commuting to/from the assets via offshore crew transfer vessel (CTV), SOV and/or work boat.

You’ll play an important role in:

  • performing annual service on the wind turbines, transmission, and all manner of wind farm balance of plant assets that may include:
    • Cranes/Davits
    • Diesel Equipment
    • Battery/UPS
    • Fire Suppression
    • Heat, Cooling & Ventilation
    • Etc…
  • troubleshooting and repair of AC/DC electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic components, and systems within the wind farms
  • supporting the development of problem-solving techniques and innovations for improved wind farm operations
  • planning and executing the duties safely through rigorous process adherence, campaigns, and safety culture
  • carrying out preparatory work regarding spare parts, testing of tools and equipment, paperwork, and documentation as required.

To succeed in the role, you:

  • have at least four or more years of experience with servicing, repairing, and/or troubleshooting electrical, mechanical, electromechanical, and/or hydraulic equipment (AAS/AOS technical degree is preferred but not required)
  • have a proactive and systematic approach to your work tasks.
  • can speak, write, and read English fluently, and enjoy working in an international team.
  • have the ability and willingness to live offshore and work at heights, initially seven days on/seven off during CTV phase and later 14 days on/14 off during the SOV period.
  • can pass and maintain the physical and medical tests for GWO certification including, but not limited to, working at heights, sea survival, first aid and CPR, and HUET helicopter transfer (future potential)
  • can work in the US for any employer without requiring sponsorship, i.e., work visa.
  • are a current or future resident of New York or Rhode Island state (no relocation is offered).

Join a world leader in green energy
Ørsted is a global leader in offshore wind energy and ranked the world’s most sustainable energy company. To be a frontrunner, we invest significantly in employee development, and from the moment you join us, we’ll support your personal and professional growth. Here, you’ll get the opportunities that will unleash your full potential, and you’ll experience a collaborative, diverse, and dynamic work environment.

Shape the future with us
Send your application to us no later than September 30, 2023. We’ll be conducting interviews on a continuous basis.

Please don’t hesitate to contact Talent Acquisition Operations US, , on talentacquisitionUS@orsted.com if you’d like to know more about the position.

Please note that extensive travel (approximately 50%, or more the first year) is required in relation to your work, as you’ll initially travel for classroom and on-the-job training to prepare you for the challenges of offshore wind farm operations.  Short duration domestic and international assignments are to be expected.

Additionally, you would be expected to pass an Offshore Medical examination prior to performing any work offshore.

Please note that for your application to be taken into consideration, you must submit your application via our online career pages.