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LIT (Leadership Trainee) Program

2023-07-12
Location
Houston, United States
Area
Administration, Customer Service, Technology and IT

LIT  Leadership Trainee – Locations: CO, OK, TX

Deutsche Windtechnik is Germany’s largest Independent Service Provider, offering a comprehensive service package for Wind Turbine Generators (WTG) from one single source.

With more than 9,000 WTGs under contract and more than 2,200 worldwide employees operating in Europe, the US and Asia, Deutsche Windtechnik sets the bar for Independent Service Provider services.

Deutsche Windtechnik came to North America and started operations here in 2018.  

Headquartered in Houston, TX.,  it is our goal to set the standard for best in class levels of quality, safety, efficiency and customer service in the US market.

Ready to start your career and be an important part of our team? So, what is the Leadership Trainee program?

It’s an opportunity to get your foot in the door, as you learn and grow! More specifically, this is an 18-24 month rotational program where you learn in the field. The rotation would consist of 9-12 months on site as a technician learning what we do with top quality teammates. After your initial field rotation you rank your interest in back office departments: Finance, Supply Chain, Engineering, IT, HR, or Operations where you will have 3, 3-4 month rotations.

At the end of your time with us, you will be prepared to grow your career with one of the Nation’s top providers of O & M Wind Services.

You will be responsible for learning and doing.

The LIT will spend time training to be a technician, which requires you to climb up to 300 feet in the air. You will get training, and it’s safe, but if you are scared of heights, this won’t be the role for you. If heights are not a problem…read on! Here is some of what you will take on as a LIT:

  • Support with mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic systems troubleshooting and repairs to support a site
  • Generate required reports and other paperwork
  • Learn how to recognize occurrences of wind turbine error codes and appropriately report the issue
  • Assist in all areas of site operations
  • Assist with high-voltage system maintenance and repair
  • Perform routine preventive maintenance on wind turbines bringing your skills in: mechanical, electrical, and hydraulics 
  • Perform unscheduled maintenance consisting of troubleshooting on mechanical, hydraulic and electrical systems 
  • Adhere to company policies, safety standards and good housekeeping practices? 
  • Demonstrate the ability to learn advanced troubleshooting and repair of wind turbines 
  • Establish and maintain general safety from the system / Lock Out Tag Out (LOTO) 
  • Must possess a valid drivers license

Experience/Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited College or University, ideally with a focus on Engineering/Technical or Wind/Renewable energy discipline.
  • An affinity for all things mechanical.
  • Back office skills in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents, and follow instructions, such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedures manuals.  
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision, given proper instructions. 
  • Ability to deal with problems involving at least one concrete variable in standardized situations.  
  • Must be able to pass a physical exam and drug/alcohol screening. 
  • Due to PPE constraints, those climbing turbines may not exceed 275lbs. 
  • The employee must be capable of lifting and/or moving up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus because of potential work in close confines. 
  • Employee must be physically fit enough to free climb 300 ft multiple times a day while wearing 25+ lbs. of climbing gear and work in extreme weather conditions. 
  • Must be capable of rescuing team mate anywhere in tower in the event of emergency. 

Benefits

  • 401k with immediately vested, generous company match.
  • Generous PTO, Excellent Medical/Dental/Vision Benefits
  • Competitive Compensation.
  • Personalized and ongoing Training.

DWT Culture
What sets us apart is our intense focus on our customer, employees and culture. 

Our Mission:    To be the most trusted O&M partner to wind farm owners.

Our Vision:      To empower the Americas’ achievement of 100% renewable energy, one wind turbine at a time. 

How do we accomplish this?  By building a team and a culture with the core values that are: Transparent, Innovative, Guiding (advisor and partner), Efficient and Resilient.

We call ourselves TIGERs and we hope you get an opportunity to join us someday!

About us

What we offer

  • Values-driven culture and focus on recognition
  • Competitive medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Internal training and advancement opportunities
  • Paid vacation and sick time
Your contact to us - we look forward to hearing from you!

Stephanie Fuller
Recruiter - Service Technicians

Wayne Schofield
Recruiter - Back Office

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