Wind Energy Instructor - GWO

Job Locations US-OH-Delaware
ID
2021-1900
Category
Training
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Wind Energy Instructor – GWO

Job Introduction:

Build an exciting, rewarding career with us – enjoy a friendly work environment, opportunities for growth and development, recognition for your work, and competitive pay and benefits. Sky Climber Renewables is a recognized leader in wind energy services across the United States and Canada. As one of the fastest growing companies in the industry, we take pride in hiring the best talent and providing a great place to work.

Job Summary:

The Wind Energy Training Instructor will operate in the Safety and Technical Training Department of Sky Climber Renewables – an exclusive wind technician development program built in partnership with the world’s leading wind turbine manufacturer, Vestas Americas. This position is based out of St. Louis, MO.

 

Qualifications

Required Qualifications & Experience:

  • Technical/University Education degree OR a High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 5 years of experience as a Trainer/Instructor.
  • Global Wind Organization (GWO) and/or wind energy instructor credentials preferred

 

Desired Characteristics:

  • Demonstrate a passion for safety and education.
  • Demonstrate experience and characteristics of leadership.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to develop lesson plans and curriculum.
  • Experience with recording data and data analysis.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to operate in MS Office Application Suite.
  • Proficient with electrical test equipment and reading schematics.
  • Knowledge and experience practicing EHS and Quality Procedures.
  • Ability to read, write, and understand English.
  • Effective Communicator – works well in team environment.
  • Ability and willingness to take initiative and work without direct supervision.
  • Ability to adapt quickly and effectively to a dynamic environment.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Strong pedagogical skills.
  • Willingness to learn and teach others.

Responsibilities

  • Conduct classroom and lab training utilizing effective instructional techniques, practices, and following approved curriculum.
  • Provide training to build a foundation of safety and technical knowledge related to the operation and maintenance of wind turbines, including but not limited to: GWO (BST, BTT, ART) or Working-at-Heights, Lock-Out Tag-Out, Electrical Safety, Basic Electrical, Basic Mechanical, Basic Hydraulics, Cranes and Rigging, CPR/First-Aid, Confined Space and Self-Rescue.
  • Utilize training equipment, structures, simulators, and aids in daily lessons.
  • Design training aids and mock-ups in area of instructor expertise.
  • Administer exercises and tests by use of predetermined objective criteria.
  • Process training records and maintain files and databases.
  • Perform routine maintenance, calibration and repair on lab equipment and other instructional aids.
  • Initiate requisitions for consumable supplies and equipment repairs.
  • Maintain and inventory of supplies and equipment and assure security for each.
  • Maintain inventory of all instructional program capital equipment.
  • Supervise employees as assigned.
  • Support fellow instructors with instructor certification and other EHS initiatives/activities.
  • Meet and stay current on EHS classroom instructor qualifications.
  • Ensure that students follow all established policies, procedures, and safety practices.
  • Ensure that a professional training and learning environment is always maintained in the classroom and lab areas.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Benefits:

 

  • Salary: DOE
  • Benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, 401(k) – Employer match and 100% Vested, Holidays, PTO, Paid Leave

 

Physical Requirements:

 

  • Must be comfortable working at heights of up to 300+ feet
  • Must meet specific weight requirements of tower ladders under OSHA and/or industry standards of 250 to 300 lbs. max, including personal protective equipment (approx. 30-35lbs)
  • Must be comfortable working in confined space(s).
  • Must be able to see and move throughout facilities, training lab and equipment, offices, to conduct training, resolve work problems and facilitate processes; repetitive motion activities will be involved.
  • Occasional kneeling and squatting.
  • Frequent climbing, walking, and standing, and bending.
  • Ability and willingness to handle repetitive weight up to 50 lbs.
  • Successful completion of climb test(s) and tower rescue training.

About Sky Climber:

Sky Climber Renewables, a Sky Climber company, is an independent, wind field services organization focused on utility scale wind power generation and renewable energy industries. We have built an organization of more than 750 field technicians and industry professionals to focus on delivering safe, reliable, and qualified services to our customers. As a global brand and international wind organization, we celebrate the uniqueness of our diverse employees and strive to create an inclusive culture. Our people are driven by our core values of safety, integrity, and reliability, and focused by our guiding principles. For more information visit our website www.skyclimberwind.com.

Sky Climber Renewables is an equal employment opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, ancestry, genetic information, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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