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Wind Field Service Technician

Location: Bloomington, IL, United States
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This is an evergreen position, meaning we accept applications year-round and will hire as needed. We are continuously seeking talented individuals to join our team. We review applications regularly and contact candidates when we have opportunities available.

Salary Range: $20.00-$35.00/Hourly 

Who We Are:  

IPS opened its doors in 2007 to become the industry's leading service provider, offering single-source electromechanical and power management solutions to enhance the reliability of critical infrastructure. Today, IPS has the industry's largest network of remanufacturing locations, distribution centers, and field service offices across North America and the United Kingdom, serving over 30,000 customer locations across a wide range of end uses, including power generation, utilities, water and wastewater, petrochemicals, air separation, oil and gas, metals, mining, paper, aggregates, cement, hospitals, universities, commercial buildings, and data centers.

IPS offers excellent career growth opportunities and is expanding its talented workforce to meet rising demand. By joining IPS, you'll learn from industry experts and discover your potential while being part of a team committed to our shared values: Safety, Integrity, Teamwork, Accountability, Customer Focus, and Entrepreneurial Spirit.

Responsibilities and Expectations:    

We are seeking Wind Field Service Technicians to perform wind turbine and factory generator and motor repair and testing, including bearing replacement, grease application, slip ring and grounding ring maintenance, up-tower winding repair, machining, and electrical lead cable replacements. While training is available, a mechanical background (e.g., auto, diesel, industrial, aviation, welding, electrical, electromechanical, machining) is highly preferred and can lead to advancement opportunities.

The skilled Wind Field Service Technician we are looking for will be responsible for servicing, diagnosing, and repairing generators and generator components up tower. Our ideal candidate is highly skilled in repairs and dedicated to delivering exceptional customer experience. This role offers the chance to enhance your professional growth in a rapidly growing industry. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Perform maintenance tasks on wind generators, such as bearing replacements, and addressing slip ring and grounding ring issues
  • Conduct up tower winding repairs, measurements of critical dimensions, and up tower machining
  • Demonstrate integrity, initiative, and an unwavering commitment to safety and quality
  • Assist in the disassembly and installation of electric motors and generators on-site
  • Safely lift, tighten, adjust, and secure heavy objects to facilitate work duties
  • Execute intermediate-level maintenance and troubleshooting tasks for wind turbines 
  • Collect and accurately document information on turbine performance and issues
  • Diagnose routine problems, provide recommendations, and implement solutions
  • Follow structured troubleshooting processes and effectively use diagnostic tools 
  • Proficiently utilize specialized tools and equipment, accurately documenting tasks, and data
  • Seek assistance for complex issues beyond personal expertise
  • Work independently with limited supervision, following instructions and maintenance schedules
  • Adhere to safety standards, identify potential gaps and risks, and implement effective mitigation measures
  • Excel in a fast-paced environment, adhering to standardized work procedures and applying strong analytical problem-solving skills within a continuous improvement framework
  • Assist in on-site inspection, testing, and reconditioning of electric motors and generators as directed by the Lead Technician

Qualifications and Competencies:    

  • Possession of a valid Driver's License and maintenance of an acceptable driving record according to IPS company policy
  • Willingness to travel extensively, including weekends, as well as work overtime to meet business objectives
  • Ability to adhere to a work and travel schedule of 3 weeks on and 1 week off, based on business requirements
  • Proficiency in mathematical functions such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, and percentages
  • Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment with multiple priorities, while following written and verbal instructions
  • Excellent attention to detail and a strong ability to meticulously follow instructions 
  • Strong customer orientation and professional communication skills
  • Demonstrates the ability to work cooperatively and independently, fostering a team-oriented approach
  • Displays meticulousness in preparing service reports, work order documents, and maintaining accurate records
  • Familiarity with a range of hand and power tools. 
  • Comfortable working both indoors and outdoors, even in challenging weather conditions involving extreme heat and cold, pollen and dust
  • Preferred experience in PdMA testing, although not mandatory
  • Preferred skills in Level I Vibration Analysis, although not mandatory

Physical Requirements:    

  • Capable of lifting, pushing, pulling, and carrying items weighing up to 50 lbs
  • Ability to stand, stoop, kneel, and bend for extended periods
  • Willingness to engage in manual labor for 12 or more hours per day
  • Sharp hearing and excellent field of vision
  • Adaptability to work in physically demanding conditions and adverse weather situations


  • Paid Time Off 
  • 401k Employer Match 
  • On-the-job Training 
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program  
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision plans 
  • Safety shoe & glasses reimbursement 
  • And more! 

IPS is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or veteran status.  

Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background investigation. As a federal contractor, our company is committed to maintaining a safe and drug-free workplace. Candidates for this position are required to complete a pre-employment drug screen successfully. The drug screening process will include testing for substances that may impair one's ability to perform the job safely and effectively.


Special Accommodations: If you require assistance or accommodation while seeking employment with IPS, please contact us at [email protected]. Please note that this email is to be used for accommodation requests, not general employment inquiries.