I am actively seeking an entry level wind technician position. I purposely returned to school to enter the wind energy industry. I would consider my time with your company a mentorship, a fuel for my passion for alternative energy, and advancement to wind farm site manager.
I have graduated from a power generation vocational school which Siemens/GE Wind/Suzlon/Vestas had already hired many of its graduates as wind turbine technicians.
I am willing to travel and relocate.
I would bring to your company a broad range of skills, including:
â€¢ Competent climber and rescue certificate
â€¢ HYTORCÂ® Hydraulic Tightening and Tensioning Certificate
â€¢ Proficient in the use of precision measurement, alignment, and calibration tools
â€¢ Ability to communicate technical ideas and concepts under pressure
â€¢ Prior electrical,mechanical, and hydraulic experience
â€¢ Ability to read prints, drawings and schematics
â€¢ Ability to operate meters, clamps, electrical test equipment and torque tools
â€¢ Extensive business travel throughout the US, Canada, Mexico
â€¢ Ability to communicate ideas and concepts under pressure.
. â€¢ Reliably deliver timely field and expense reports electronically
â€¢ Excellent computer skills including MS Office
â€¢ Demonstrated leadership skills
â€¢ Direct on-site customer technical service experience
â€¢ Fluent in Spanish
This will be a change of career. I have chosen to enter the wind energy industry with commitment and passion to make this planet cleaner and help humanity. It is with this passion I expect to do the best possible job no matter what it takes providing it is done safely and with integrity.
I would welcome the opportunity to further discuss this position with you.
Objective: I am actively seeking an entry level wind energy position; to find a mentorship and related work to support a career in this industry, further education, and advancement to wind farm site manager.
Education / Qualifications:
MIAT Power Technology Institute, New Boston, MI
Power Technician Generation Diploma (wind turbines, power plant operations, fossil fuel turbine engines)
â€¢ Troubleshoot: integrated mechanical, hydraulic, and electrical systems on variable pitch WTG
â€¢ Perform mechanical, hydraulic, and electrical component maintenance, repair, and replacement of parts to correct malfunctions using: alignment techniques, precision measurement, and field service hand-tools including: electrical multimeter, field sampling kit, Intellinet Multi Modular Cable Tester
â€¢ OSHA 10 Hour, First Aid/CPR, HYTORCÂ® hydraulic tensioning and torque, SlingMaxÂ® Lifting and Rigging, 5 Ton Overhead Crane training, Competent climber and rescue safety training
â€¢ Physically and mentally fit to work independently, unsupervised, as well as in a team environment
â€¢ Ability to mentor & work in a safe manner and follow applicable safety standards and procedures
â€¢ Technology & computer savvy: MS Windows, MS Office Suite, Franklin-Covey Daily Planner
â€¢ Strong bi-lingual communication skills, English and Spanish
Central Michigan University, Mt Pleasant, MI
B.S. Business Administration Degree, candidate June 2010
Macomb Community College, Warren, MI
A.S. Business Administration, July 2004
Quaker Chemical Corporation August 2006 â€“ December 2008
Product Support Engineer II â€“ Ford & Chrysler Accounts â€“ MI, OH, Canada, Mexico
â€¢ Required strong mechanical skills to communicate and assist trades in installation, maintenance, preventive/predictive maintenance, setup, troubleshooting and repair of chemical systems: 3 phase mixing motors, AC/DC motors, metering pumps, heat exchangers, filters, transducers, SCADA
Henkel Corporation, October 1994 â€“ July 2006
Senior Site Engineer â€“ General Motors Powertrain, Chemical Site Management, Warren Michigan
â€¢ Testing of lubricants, cleaners, e-coat, and phosphate systems. React appropriately.
â€¢ Determine tool & part failure using: metallurgical and chemical testing, SPC, and team work
â€¢ Metallurgical testing: hardness, weld, destructive, tension, microscopy sample identification
Process Control Engineer-Henkel Engineering Group, Madison Heights, Michigan (continued)
â€¢ Commission, sales, calibration, troubleshooting for process control systems: ladder logic, hydraulic, pneumatic, mechanical, flow measurement, analytical measurement sensors, transducers, SCADA
â€¢ Business traveled 60% throughout the US. Submitted timely expense and field service reports
Al Long Ford, October 1984â€“ December 2004
Facility Maintenance Technician â€“ Ford Automotive Dealership, Warren Michigan
Support and maintenance for hydraulics, electrical, oil changing systems, pumps, and fans
Spanish linguist - US Drug Enforcement Agency, contract employee 2002/2010, active security clearance
Safety equipment coordinator- MPC Environmental, January 1992 - October 1994: industrial hygiene sampling, emergency spill response team member, HAZMAT trainer, confined space entry and supervision
Additional Experience & Certifications:
Valid US Passport, Lubrication and cleaner specialist, EEO Respect and Anti-Harassment, Michigan Commercial Pesticide 5B Applicator Certification, Lean Manufacturing Machining Process Optimization
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