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Wind Turbine Blade Technician III

Acuren Group, Inc.
Oakville ON

Acuren and its affiliate entities are a leading provider of wind turbine rotor blade inspection, maintenance, and services in North America. Combined with the use of rope access technology and inspection expertise, we provide a comprehensive inspection and repair solution for the wind industry. Acuren is recruiting for 12 experienced Wind Turbine Blade Technicians to support projects across Canada. Candidates must possess a minimum of 5 years experience working as a blade inspection and repair technician for wind energy operations and a minimum of 3 years supervising other technicians to ensure they work safely. Frequent travel across Canada is required in these positions. The start date is March 2022. These roles are permanent full time (averaging 160 hours per month), with an hourly wage rate starting at $28-40 CDN, straight time. Overtime of 1.5X is payable as per applicable provincial employment standards. Additional premiums are payable for evening or night shift, and where additional relevant technical qualifications are present. Responsibilities: The Wind Turbine Blade Technician is responsible for safety management, work site organization and planning, and the supervision of other technicians performing a variety of work while working from heights. Wind Turbine Technicians utilize specialized knowledge to manage, oversee and conduct commissioning, testing, repair and maintenance on wind turbine generators and blades, inspect exterior integrity of wind turbine towers, work at heights in excess of 300 feet and in confined spaces to complete inspections and complete detailed inspections reports. Requirements: Minimum 5 years of blade inspection and repair work Minimum 3 years of experience supervising other technicians Experience in grinding, buffing and preparing surfaces for repair Experience with onshore and offshore wind Minimum high school diploma, preference provided to technical wind certification or diploma Preference will be given to candidates experienced with a wide variety of turbine platforms and blade types Lockout/Tagout, Fall Protection, Confined Space, and CPR certifications are an asset. A valid drivers' license is required IRATA or SPRAT Certification, GWO Certification would be an asset Adaptable to travel and productively work in remote locations across Canada for extended periods Flexibility to work overtime and rotating shifts as required Dexterity to traverse rough/slippery terrain on heavy construction sites Physical and emotional capability to ascend to considerable heights (100m/330ft) by vertical ladder, suspended platform, boom truck, lifts or utilizing rope access technology, multiple times per day, while carrying up to 15kgs/30lbs of additional weight. Physical capability to bend, kneel, climb and squat with full range of motion and for prolonged periods of time. Comfortable with working in a confined space Demonstrated effective hand-eye coordination and fine motor skills Capability to lift up to 25kgs/50lbs unassisted (on occasion up to 35kgs/75lbs) Familiarity and comfort in the operation of mechanized hand tools A thorough understanding of applicable rope access applications, and comprehensive knowledge of theory, equipment and rigging, maneuvers, climbing and hauling and advanced rescue techniques Ability to work effectively within a diverse team Ability to work productively in a variety of adverse conditions Physical and psychological fitness, with the ability to successfully submit to drug and alcohol testing on a random schedule. Benefits: Extended health and dental benefits will be provided after 90 days. Emergency medical coverage will be provided if required until the 90 days period is met or a provincial health card is obtained. RRSP contributions are matched up to company plan limits following 6 months of continuous employment. Per diem, accommodations, transportation/flights are provided when working away from the base of operations. Relocation support may be provided with the submission of receipts for eligible applicants. Language of work: Strong verbal and written communication in English is required ndash; French is an asset. About Acuren: The strength of Acuren lies in its' outstanding people. As a rapidly growing, intensely innovative, international privately held company, the opportunities to pursue challenging and diverse career development paths are vast. Complemented by an attractive and comprehensive total compensation package and a commitment to the principles of a respectful workplace, Acuren offers tremendous opportunities to those who wish to succeed. If you think this opportunity and environment sounds like a fit for you, we invite you to submit your resume via the Acuren Careers webpage at https://www.acuren.com/careers/. Please refer to posting number windt005722 #LI-DF1

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Acuren Group, Inc.

Acuren Group, Inc., a division of Rockwood Service Corporation, is a provider of inspection, materials engineering, and non-destructive testing services in North America.