Composite Blade Technician II- Fully Remote

Company: Pearce Renewables

Salary:

Location: Paso Robles, CA 93446

Job Description:

At PEARCE, we've got a career for you.

Join the nation’s leading independent service provider for critical telecommunication and renewable energy infrastructure. With over 2,000 team members nationwide, Pearce delivers comprehensive engineering, maintenance, repair, and repowering solutions, ensuring the seamless operation of our nation’s wireless and wireline telecom, commercial and utility-scale solar and wind projects, EV charging stations, as well as large-scale power generation and energy storage assets.


Your Impact:

Wind Turbine Traveling Technicians (Composite Repair) specialize in conducting inspection and corrective repair of composite Wind Turbine Generator (WTG) components, utilizing established procedures, with the highest regard for health, safety, and environmental compliance. Wind Turbine Traveling Composite Technician will be responsible for internal and external inspection and repair of blades, nacelles, and other composite components, and will carry out tasks such as sanding, cleaning, cutting and lay-up of fiberglass, carbon fiber and resin materials. As required, they may also assist in service and repair work on other wind turbine generator components, as well as related equipment and balance-of-plant. This position is 100% travel.


Core Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate, inspect, diagnose and document internal and external composite blade damage, then photograph and assemble documentation as required.
  • Perform coating and structural repairs of internal and external composite blade structures, such as wind turbine blades and nacelles.
  • Modify and repair fiberglass, carbon fiber, resin and other composite materials as needed.
  • Work with site leadership to execute all contractual obligations and activities set forth with the customers daily, which can include composite repairs with respect to wind turbines.
  • Complete and maintain required company and client documentation and records, using computer-based service reporting tools and procedures.
  • Perform Lock Out Tag Out (LOTO) as required to maintain safe working environment.

Specific duties may vary or evolve over time based on business and client needs.


Core Experience

  • Minimum 1 year of experience working with composite materials in any industry.
  • Familiar with internal and external adhesive bonding.
  • Understanding of mix ratios for all composite repair chemicals.
  • Basic knowledge of repairing leading edge (LE) and trailing edge (TE) cracks.
  • WDI/TWP/Work instruction.
  • Work within confined space areas, such as inside a wind turbine blade.
  • Read and understand electrical schematic drawings.

Physical/Work Environment

At Pearce safety is our number one concern. Candidates must be able to comply with OSHA Standards.

  • Maintain required training certifications for position held. These include at a minimum: OSHA 10, NFPA 70E, CPR/AED - First Aid.
  • Ability and willingness to climb a wind turbine vertically at least 300 feet.
  • Maintain a weight between 120 and 280 pounds, including clothing and boots, for OSHA safety compliance.
  • Lift and move equipment as needed (more than 50 pounds).
  • Work in an indoor or outdoor environment in adverse weather conditions with blowing pollen, dust, and grasses.

Pearce offers a family-friendly and innovative culture with opportunities for growth, competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits (medical, dental, vision, life insurance), PTO, Paid Holidays, and a company-matching 401(k) Retirement, Life Insurance. We provide company vehicles, phone, laptop, or tablet (as required for your role) and all necessary tools and safety equipment.


At PEARCE, we are an equal opportunity employer dedicated to cultivating an inclusive environment that empowers employees to excel and make a meaningful impact, providing a dynamic space for field technicians, service specialists, and corporate professionals to flourish and propel their careers forward within our nationwide presence and expansive service offerings.


Learn more about our corporate and telecom division at www.Pearce-Services.com and our renewables division at www.Pearce-Renewables.com.

Job Type: Full-time

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