Wind Turbine Maintenance Technician
Average Salary Per Year: $56,680
Are you a rock-climber who loves extreme heights? Would you consider yourself environmentally friendly? Being a wind turbine maintenance technician could be a great career for you! Wind turbine maintenance technicians are responsible for performing the complicated repairs and inspections on existing turbines. Sometimes these repairs take place at the very top of the turbine what is called the nacelle operating room. This operating room houses the instruments that measure wind speed and direction.
*Average base salary from May of 2017 U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Technical School, Community College, Registered Apprenticeship Program, and Industry Training Program
Physical aptitude and a love of heights. Experience in electrical or mechanical maintenance fields is a plus.