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Wind Technician - Kent Hills (Temporary 9-months)

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Date: Mar 6, 2023

Location: Kent Hills, NB, CA

Company: TransAlta



We are currently hiring a Wind Technician to join our Wind Operations team at our Kent Hills wind facility in New Brunswick. This is a temporary 9-month position. As the Wind Technician, you are responsible for ensuring the safe and reliable operation and maintenance of the Kent Hills wind asset through the application of operating/maintenance standards, procedures, and processes that ensure compliance with regulatory requirements. You are accountable for providing leadership through developing, implementing, and managing the daily to three-month business plan in alignment with the Supervisor’s business plan; and ensuring the portfolio adheres to TransAlta’s operating model.




  • Ensure optimal performance through daily work scheduling, planning, and implementation of maintenance, service, and repair of wind turbine equipment as part of a team of wind technicians and contractors capable of producing the agreed deliverables

  • Support the daily to three-month operations and maintenance plan in alignment with the Supervisor’s business plan by driving operational performance, achievement of business results, and continuous improvement

  • Accountable for operational compliance to EHS, NERC, OHS, etc., plant availability, and cost standards through adherence to TransAlta operating procedures, policies, and applicable regulations

  • Drive for results in the areas of safety, compliance, plant availability, and cost by ensuring all routine and preventative maintenance is performed accurately, on time, of high quality, and documented correctly

  • Support the Lead Technician(s) and Supervisor as part of a high-performance team of employees and contractors to achieve the expected outcomes of the plants

  • Identify and mitigate risks that could negatively impact the agreed outcomes or business results, and identify and realize opportunities that could positively impact the agreed outcomes or business results

  • Contribute to a collaborative work environment within the team, peers, stakeholders, and support groups to ensure issues may be resolved in a professional and productive manner 




  • Appropriate certification or education in a related discipline, and/or possess tangible and proven experience and skills

  • Expected to be adequately trained, qualified, and competent in the role and compliant with training

  • Comprehensive understanding of concepts and principles within own discipline and knowledge of others

  • Understanding of the operational aspects of the plant - technical, compliance, and financial

  • Thorough understanding of the TransAlta operation model

  • Plant risk and related mitigation strategies

  • Understands contractor requirements, procurement processes, and inventory management

  • Positive understanding of how related teams coordinate their efforts and resources to achieve objectives




  • Successful completion of pre-employment testing is a condition of employment


Become part of our TransAlta team today! We look forward to reviewing your application. All applications will be reviewed in a timely manner to the best of our abilities. We appreciate your patience and understanding during the recruitment process. Our commitment is to attract and retain the best talent. Some positions may require the successful completion of one or more background checks such as criminal, medical, or compliance. If these verifications are needed, they will be indicated on the job posting.


Our Commitment to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion


It is our collective mission to ensure that every single employee feels a sense of inclusion and belonging and can show up to work as their true authentic self. TransAlta is committed to hiring a diverse workforce including women, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and members of the LGBTQ2+ community. TransAlta believes that diversity enhances the quality of its performance, is an essential element to effective corporate governance, and cultivates a strong workplace culture.