Alaska Village Electric Cooperative
  • Anchorage, AK, USA
  • Full Time

Come for the adventure... stay for the challenge and let us WOW you with our benefits.

Join a member-driven generation and distribution utility serving residents in 58 locations throughout rural Alaska with its headquarters in Anchorage, AK. The communities that Alaska Village Electric Cooperative serves receive power via small, isolated grids that utilize diesel generation and renewable sources. AVEC serves the rural Alaska communities with 11,513 meters, 515 miles of distribution line.

The Wind Turbine Technician position will be a part of the Operations team at AVEC. If you are self-motivated, responsible, and driven, this position allows you freedom in setting your hours and pace while out in the field. While traveling with AVEC, you will get to enjoy world class fishing and hunting during the hours that you aren't working and will get to see parts of Alaska that most Alaskans don't even get to see.

As a Maintenance Technician you will maintain AVEC's fleet of mainly Northern Power System Northwind 100 A and B model and EWT models in remote rural Alaskan villages, perform preventative maintenance and troubleshooting, assist with integration between wind systems and diesel power plant modules, and assist with training plant operators and local hires on applicable servicing and maintenance of wind systems.

The ideal candidate will be reliable, dependable, knowledgeable, self-motivated, resourceful and will like to travel and be adventurous enough to take on rural Alaska.

Benefits and Pay

Hourly rate based on experience

  • 1,000 Hour/Seasonal Hire (with possibility of full time) - Wage starting at $21.02
  • Maintenance Technician I - Wage starting at $27.24
  • Maintenance Technician II - Wage starting at $33.02
  • Will work Overtime
  • Per diem while in the field

The Cooperative offers an excellent benefit package to include an employer-paid pension plan, 401K with an employer match, generous leave starting at 14 hours per month, two different health insurance plans, vision, dental and life insurance.

Contact Alaska Village Electric Cooperative for more information or a full job description.

Standard pre-employment drug screening and background check are required.

AVEC is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against based on disability.

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