• Wind Turbine Service Technicians
  • Manufacturing
  • Annual Median Wage
    $ 65,860
    $63,300 range bar $77,650
    Annual NC Wage Range
    Growth Rate
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    Very Fast Growing
  • Wind turbine service technicians, also known as windtechs, maintain and repair wind turbines.

What do they typically do

  • Assist engineers and ironworkers in installing new wind turbines
  • Inspect the exterior and physical integrity of wind turbine towers
  • Climb wind turbine towers to inspect or repair wind turbine equipment
  • Perform routine maintenance on wind turbines
  • Test and troubleshoot electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic components and systems
  • Replace worn or malfunctioning components
  • Collect turbine data for testing or research and analysis
  • Service underground transmission systems, wind field substations, or fiber optic sensing and control systems

Number of Jobs

Average Annual
Job Growth +4.6%
Job Openings 22

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Education & Training

  • Education

    Most occupations require training in vocational schools, related on-the-job experience, or an associate's degree.
    Associated Programs or Majors
    • NA

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