Operations and technicians

Wind Technician

Imagine a future where you’ll be identifying and implementing innovative solutions for our offshore assets

Join us in this role where you’ll be supporting operations and maintenance activities in our Northeast system.

Welcome to Operations You’ll be part of NEP Operations where you, together with your colleagues, will provide service and maintenance for the 161 SGRE DD11-200 offshore wind turbines located East of Montauk, NY. You’ll work on a 12-hour daily shift for two weeks on and two weeks off. You’ll transfer with your team via Crew Transfer Vessel and later by Service Operations Vessel. During the CTV phase, you’ll transfer from Quonset, RI to the site and then later during the SOV phase, you’ll reside on the vessel and transfer using a walk to work system installed on the vessel. As a team, we work collectively to ensure the safe operation of all 161 WTG's which make up the NEP Northeast Project. Our teams are experienced, motivated and makes safety their top priority.

You’ll play an important role in:

  • performing annual service on the wind turbines, transmission, and wind farm balance of plant assets
  • troubleshooting and repair of AC/DC electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic components, and systems within the wind farms
  • supporting the development of problem-solving techniques and innovations for improved wind farm operations
  • planning and executing the duties safely through rigorous process adherence, campaigns, and safety culture
  • carrying out preparatory work regarding spare parts, testing of tools and equipment, paperwork, and documentation as required.

To succeed in the role, you:

  • have at least three years of experience with servicing, repairing, or troubleshooting electrical, mechanical, electromechanical, or hydraulic equipment, preferably have previous wind turbine maintenance experience
  • have a proactive and systematic approach to your work tasks
  • can speak, write, and read English fluently, and enjoy working in an international team
  • have the ability and willingness to live offshore and work at heights, working 12 hours per day, 14 days on  and 14 off shift  period
  • can pass the physical and medical tests for GWO certification, incl. working at heights, sea survival, first aid and CPR, and HUET helicopter transfer in the future
  • can work in the US for any employer without requiring sponsorship, i.e., work visa and are a current or become a future resident of New York.

Maybe you’ve read the above and can see you have some transferable skills, even though they don’t quite match all the points. If you think you can bring something to the team, we still encourage you to apply.

Join a global leader in renewable energy
Ørsted is a growing green energy major and global leader in climate action. With us you’ll play a part in driving change towards a green energy future. You’ll grow your talent in a fast-paced and high-growth industry where you have plenty of opportunities to learn and develop through challenging assignments and industry-leading experts. Here, you can perform in a friendly work environment based on trust, respect, and collaboration.

Shape the future with us
Send your application to us as soon as possible. We’ll be conducting interviews on a continuous basis and reserve the right to take down the advert when we’ve found the right candidate.

Successful applicants will be asked to show proof they can legally work in the US.

As an applicant or employee, you may request reasonable work and position accommodation or adjustments via accomodation@orsted.com.

Please note, extensive travel (approximately 50%) is required in relation to your work, as you’ll initially travel for classroom and on-the-job training to prepare you for the challenges of offshore.

Please note that for your application to be taken into consideration, you must submit your application via our online career pages and answer the screening questions relevant for your country.