Wind technican

Become an offshore wind technician

Be one of the first to work on America’s newest
offshore wind turbines

Build your career at the forefront of the emerging offshore wind industry

This is a job like no other! As a wind turbine technician, you’ll be working in a unique and exhilerating environment, using the skills you’ve got and the new ones you’ll learn to service and maintain offshore wind turbine

Once you’ve completed Ørsted’s best-in-class wind turbine technician training, you’ll work in one of two shift patterns, depending which wind farm(s) you become part of supporting.

For our wind farms serviceable by day trips on a crew transfer vessel (CTV), you’ll work on a seven-days-on/seven-days-off shift pattern.

For other wind farms, you’ll be based on a service and operations vessel (SOV), a state-of-the-art liveaboard ship with private quarters, a gym, etc. Here you’ll work a 14-day shift, followed by 14 days’ off shift.

Offshore wind is a new and fast-growing industry in the U.S. You’ll be among the nation’s first offshore wind turbine technicians, meaning you’ll train on the job and grow with Ørsted, the world’s first and largest offshore wind developer, helping to create a world that runs entirely on green energy.

Ørsted’s ever-growing wind farm locations include:

  • Rhode Island
  • New York
  • Maryland
  • Connecticut

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What qualifications or experience do I need?

Maybe you have previously worked in onshore wind or offshore oil and gas. Maybe you’ve worked or trained in mechanical repair or installation -from fixing cars to HVAC installation. Or maybe you’ve gained experience doing electrical work. Maybe you’re soon completing a training program about offshore wind or looking for an exciting next step after service in the military. Or maybe you’re looking to begin your career.

What will the job give me?

After completing your training, you’ll follow the unique wind turbine technician career path, gaining more experience, responsibility, and qualifications on the job.

You’ll work in an extraordinary physical environment with a tight-knit team. With one or two weeks together on duty at a time, you’ll get to know each other very well. Which is important because you’ll need to achieve big things together, as trailblazers in a new industry that’ll revolutionize the way our nation is powered.

Finally, as an Ørsted employee in the U.S., you’ll be entitled to an attractive compensation package including generous benefits.

Ørsted – the global leader in offshore wind 

By joining Ørsted, you’ll be joining America’s – and the world’s – leading offshore wind energy company.

We built the world’s first offshore wind farm in 1991 in Denmark. Since then, we’ve gone on to develop, construct, operate, and own offshore wind farms across Europe, in Asia, and most recently in the U.S.

Here, we own and operate America’s first offshore wind farm, Block Island in Rhode Island and are currently working to develop other wind farms for New York, New Jersey, Maryland, Rhode Island and Connecticut.

Beyond offshore wind, we also have a growing portfolio of onshore wind farms, solar farms, and energy storage facilities spanning three states.

We’re pioneering new renewable energy solutions, like green hydrogen, in different locations around the world and are proud to be one of the world’s most sustainable energy companies.

Our vision is to create a world that runs entirely on green energy. As a wind technician, you’ll be helping us make it a reality.

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