Wind turbine maintenance technicians – X Wind Services

Posting dates :  May 11th 2018 to August 3rd 2018

X Wind Services is looking for several candidates to fill some wind turbine maintenance technician positions for special projects on wind farms in Canada.


  • Perform repairs, major components replacement and installation of various systems in wind turbines.
  • Perform corrective and predictive maintenance on various types of wind turbines.;
    Identify and solve various technical problems;
  • Perform quality work monitoring (quality assurance and quality control);
  • Plan, monitor and carry out the necessary corrective work;
  • Other;
  • Collaborate to a safe working environment;


  • Relevant work experience in wind energy;
  • Diploma in electromechanical, electrical or industrial maintenance;
  • Strong mechanical and electrical skills
  • Ability to read and understand diagrams;
  • Know how to read and understand written instructions and manuals;
  • Know how to use safe manual tools;
  • ASP certification is an asset;
  • Ability to communicate in writing and orally, in French and in English;
  • Be able to work with little supervision;
  • Know how to use a computer and have knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel;
  • Have high quality standards;
  • Hold a valid driver’s license;
  • Experience in the field of construction (an asset);

Essential physical abilities

  • Ability to lift loads up to 40 lbs;
  • Ability to climb ladders up to 100 meters high and work in restricted space in a variety of environmental conditions;
  • Ability to work long hours and sometimes weekends as needed;
  • Can be mobile and work outside the home for several weeks in a row;

Please note that only successful applications will be contacted.
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X Wind Services at AWEA’s Windpower 2018!

Our team was present at the American wind energy association (AWEA) convention held in Chicago on May 7th to May 10th 2018. More than 7000 participants from around the world were present for 3 days of discussions about wind energy in a very stimulant context.

It was a pleasure for us to meet our existing contacts and also to meet new people that were all very dynamic and interesting. We would like to thank all the people that we have met in Chicago during this event for renewable energy enthusiasts!

Wind turbine oil contamination and cleanliness.

Hi and welcome to our blog!

In the next coming weeks, we will publish various articles on topics related to the renewable energy world and more particularly wind and solar energy. Our team and engineers love to discuss technical aspects as well as the industry news and innovations. To begin, we offer you a series of short articles related to oils that are present in most systems of a wind turbine.

  • Why is the cleanliness of oil so important and how it will affect the life of your equipment.
  • The different types of oil contamination.
  • What a good oil analysis should include and what it can tell you.
  • Quick summary to understand the ISO classes.
  • Why you should aim to lower your ISO classes.
  • Monitoring the quality of the your gearbox oil.
  • Different options and solutions to increase the quality of your gearbox’s oil.
  • Understanding the extension life tables.

Stay tuned as the first article in the series is in writing and will be presented shortly.

Thank you for reading us!

X Wind’s team