One Day in the Life of a Wind Turbine Technician

Wind Turbine Technician ( Solar Thermal Magazine)

Most people jump in their cars and drive to work fighting traffic or wait for the train or bus. Work in the store, factory or office  is very different than the career that some have chosen in the wind energy industry. This career is not for everyone and certainly a certain level of physical and mental fitness is a requirement. How ever like all jobs there must be days that are amazing and some that you would rather not repeat.

Take a look at a day in the life of a wind turbine technician at Puget Sound Energy’s Wild Horse Wind and Solar Facility.

Wild Horse features 149 wind turbines.


Directions to the Wild Horse visitors’ center can be found at

About Gordon Smith
Gordon's expertise in the area of industrial energy efficiency and alternative energy. He is an experienced electrical engineer with a Masters degree in Alternative Energy technology. He is the co-founder of several renewable energy media sites including Solar Thermal Magazine.

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