Danish Wind Power Academy is Seeking GE-Technicians

Become a successful instructor by joining our one year onboarding program at our Danish Wind Power Academy Americas Team

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 About us

Danish Wind Power Academy was founded in 2004 of trainers with extensive experience within the wind turbine industry. The corporate office is located in Denmark. The company is highly successful with training worldwide and recognized as the premier independent industry-training organization, providing customized courses for owners, operators and 3rd-party companies involved in the operation, maintenance and service of wind turbines.

Danish Wind Power Academy Americas (DWPAA) www.danishwpa.com was founded in 2014. One of DWPAA's strongest aspects today is "on site" training near the assets of the customers. These training courses are based on the experience of the customer’s specific requirements regarding the turbine types they work on. With this training, the customers know that they receive a targeted and effective training which means that they can benefit from the DWPAA courses from day one and improve the turbine performance significantly.

Training instructor position

With your GE-technical background, you will be guided through an organized program to become an instructor. Come with your technical skills and the right attitude, and we will provide you with the educational training, carefully adjusted to your background and experience. 

When you have acquired the necessary teaching skills, you will join the team that delivers the most future-proof training concept in the wind turbine industry of today. 

With reference to the management, you will get the primary responsibility for delivering the GE 1.x training courses, as well as participating in the development of other courses.

Some of your responsibilities will be:

  • Developing customer specified and targeted GE 1.x training courses, customized to the needs of the individual customers and the markets on which they operate.
  • Planning and carrying out the training worldwide, often on-site.
  • Secure an effective anchoring of the learning, including a continuous relationship with each customer.

Work Environment

A large part of your instructional projects will be carried out at companies in the US.  There will be trips abroad where the participants have a variety of nationalities, skills, educational levels, and backgrounds. The primary work environment will be in an office or classroom. While performing the field duties of this job, the employee will be exposed to working around industrial environments while in outdoor weather conditions. The employee is exposed to work at heights above 250ft, around rotating mechanical equipment, with the risk of electrical shock.


Qualifications

The ideal candidate has GE-experience working with electrical systems. If you have knowledge from the Siemens/Vestas/Gamesa/Nordex “family”, it would also be an advantage. It is crucial that your personality meets the demands for aptitude, extroversion and good communication skills, both written and spoken, combined with tenacity, good interpersonal skills, and perseverance.  A high school diploma or equivalent is required.  Associates degree level or higher is preferred.  You should be an experienced user of MS Office, and you master the English language both written and orally. 

Physical Demands

Performing the duties of this job will require full mobility. The employee is required to climb a 250-foot straight ladder as well as squat and move through tight spaces. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 30 pounds, and must occasionally lift up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus as well as the ability to distinguish colors.

Employment Type                              Location

Full-time, exempt.                                                   Englewood, CO.

We offer you

We offer you organized educational training to be able to provide a proof training concept in the wind turbine industry of today. Part of this educational training will be at the corporate office in Denmark.

We operate worldwide in close corporation with the top 15 wind operators.

You will be a significant part of a very committed and informal team that is characterized by a strong cohesiveness as well as high-level professionalism. Accordingly, there will be high demands on your performance and quality of your work. In return, you will experience an organization that offers stimulating and interesting working days and where the concept of “freedom with responsibility” is the leading element in your task solutions.

We are proud of our being a strong financial company with a very good reputation.

Requirements

Travel is expected, approx. 50% of the time, mainly through the domestic US with the possibility of some international travel. 

·       Candidate must have a valid driver’s license, and either has or be able to obtain a US passport

·       A drug screen and background check will be administered as part of the hiring process

Apply

Join our team, and together we will develop the new generation of wind turbine technicians

If you are interested email your application to stilling@eandersen.dk

Posted on August 25, 2017 .