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Wind Technician

CAREER OVERVIEW

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

SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Inspect or repair fiberglass turbine blades; Climb wind turbine towers to inspect, maintain, or repair equipment; Diagnose problems involving wind turbine generators or control systems; Perform routine maintenance on wind turbine equipment, underground transmission systems, wind fields substations, or fiber optic sensing and control systems.

AVERAGE SALARY

  • $64,660 (annually)
  • $31.08 (hourly)

SALARY RANGES

  • $49,710 – $95,660 (annually)
  • $23.90 – $45.99 (hourly)

*SOURCE: Occupational Employment Statistics Program, US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, for Colorado, from May 2020. https://www.bls.gov/oes/

 * Low range wage rates based on the 25th percentile wage level. High range wage rates based on the 90th percentile wage level.

VIDEO SOURCE: Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration on careeronestop.org