• Associate Wind Turbine Field Engineer

    Location US-IL-Northbrook | US-NY-Albany
    Job ID
    2018-9800
    # of Openings
    2
    Job Category
    Field Operations/Follow-Up Services
  • Overview

    Contribute to a Safer, More Secure, and More Sustainable World. At UL, we know why we come to work. Thousands of us around the world wake up every day with one common purpose – to make the world a safer, more secure, and more sustainable place to live. We clear the way for our customers to introduce the latest products, technological advances, and systems in an increasingly complex world so they can provide peace of mind to the market. Our integrity is woven throughout our company and shapes the way we approach and deliver our solutions. We are proud that the work we do every day has a meaningful contribution to society. We continue to build upon our legacy of trusted expertise and partnership to keep our communities safe and secure as we march forward into the future. This helps us to sleep better at night, and we are confident that the millions of people we touch rest easier too.

     

    The Associate Wind Turbine Field Engineer is responsible for onsite field activities in support of the installation and commissioning of meteorological towers. This position will also be responsible for supporting other client or internal project related tasks as required.

    Responsibilities

    • Perform onsite audits of meteorological (met) towers and other wind measurement equipment.
    • Participate in the installation and commissioning of wind measurement equipment.
    • Troubleshoot and repair instrumentation and data acquisition systems.
    • Provide equipment specifications and purchasing support for wind programs.
    • Provide well-written, detailed documentation and reports.
    • Work effectively with colleagues to ensure timely delivery of high-quality products while working collaboratively with other teams and business units as needed.
    • Participate in informal and formal departmental training activities.
    • Attend regular departmental and team meetings.
    • Perform all other duties as they may be assigned.

    Special Requirements:

    • Ability to gather and organize documentation.
    • Strong computer skills, particularly in the applications of Excel and Word.
    • Attention to detail, ability to multi-task, and the ability to prioritize effectively.
    • Experience with electronic measurement and navigational (GPS) equipment.
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
    • Capable of completing a work schedule that may include time before and beyond regular hours.
    • Ability to work in a team environment and a matrix organization with one or more team leads.
    • Ability to travel frequently and upon short notice; maintain an up to date passport.
    • Ability to treat all applicable information as confidential.

    Physical Requirements:

    • Ability to work in an office environment at least 4-6 hours per day.
    • Ability to travel and attend off-site, events on occasion and in relation to job responsibilities.
    • Ability to lift items weighing approximately 40+ pounds on occasion.
    • Ability to use computers for work, including text documents, email, spreadsheets, Internet research, etc.
    • Communication skills sufficient to conduct regular business activities as defined in the position responsibilities.
    • Ability to comprehend and apply procedures, policies, and safety information.
    • Ability to work in adverse weather conditions on occasion.
    • Ability to work alone on occasion.
    • Strength and stamina to work over rough terrain for a moderate distance (1/2 mile).

    Qualifications

    • AS or AA degree in a technical field required. 1-2 years previous experience in the field of renewable energy, measurement services, or field support is preferred but not required.
    • Candidate may be located at either the Northbrook, IL or Albany, NY office.

    Grow and Achieve. Growth and development are part of our DNA. Our working environment is a launch pad for our employees to excel. Your growth will be supported with targeted development, rewards and recognition programs, so that you can maximize your potential.

     

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