Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Wind Turbine Technician is $23.31
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Wind Turbine Technicians?
An entry-level Wind Turbine Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $20.49 based on 40 salaries. An early career Wind Turbine Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.55 based on 163 …Read more
What Do Wind Turbine Technicians Do?
Wind turbine technicians identify, inspect, maintain and repair wind turbines to ensure proper quality control exists. Their goal is to keep maintenance costs low and quality high. Wind turbine technicians assist with the installation of new systems and keep proper documentation of all repairs.
Working with a site supervisor and a team of subcontractors, they must have an understanding of mechanical, electrical and hydraulic systems. A college degree is not necessary, but wind turbine …Read more
- Diagnosis and repair wind turbines as directed by site supervisor and prepare and maintain proper documentation to support the repairs, to include parts usage and time worked.
- Interact with onsite maintenance sub-contractor's employees and provide guidance and training when applicable.
- Write timely and concise reports regarding inspections to insure proper steps are taken to remedy any deficiencies.
- Conduct quality control inspections on repairs and maintenance functions provided by maintenance or repair sub-contractors.