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Wind Turbine Technician

Discussion in 'Jobs & Careers' started by BCTacoma, Jul 23, 2010.

  1. BCTacoma

    BCTacoma [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Just curious to see if there is anyone working in the Wind Industry ? Canada/USA/Europe ?
     
  2. BCTacoma

    BCTacoma [OP] Well-Known Member

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    no one ?
     
  3. BCTacoma

    BCTacoma [OP] Well-Known Member

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  4. 08pretaco

    08pretaco Almost there

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    id like to, i need a job lol
     
  5. Matic

    Matic Locked and Lifted "02" DC TRD.

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    I do. I work on the gas turbine side of the plant but we also do the gear boxes for the wind units
     
  6. BCTacoma

    BCTacoma [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Right on. I'm heading to Lethbridge Alberta in september for their Wind Turbine Technician program. It's more to do with the service and maintenance in the field.
     
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    There is no way I could do that, I am not comfortable at all with heights.
     
  8. BCTacoma

    BCTacoma [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Ya, 200 plus feet up is no joke for sure. But im ready for it.
     
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    Close....I'm a wrecker driver!
     
  10. jamesrenoallen

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    I'm going to school to be a wind turbine tech hopefully will be working by March
     
  11. jamesrenoallen

    jamesrenoallen Well-Known Member

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    how long is the Program? im currently attending Northwest renewable energy institute in Vancouver Wa and its only 6 months long and you get hired out the door when you graduate. i am already a certified climber/rescuer by ENSA north america thanks to the school and i have only been there for 4 months so far
     
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