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The Wind Energy Industry is continuing its explosive growth in North America and internationally as countries take up the challenge of producing green, sustainable, home-grown energy. Rope Partner is always on the lookout for motivated individuals to join our elite WindCorps® team: Men and Women who live exciting, outdoor lifestyles and who form a part of the future of our nation’s renewable energy solution. Apply today for our listed wind turbine rope access jobs and office positions below:

Highly Unique

There are few jobs in the world as wide and varied as rope access. WindCorps® technicians work in locations all over the world, complete diverse job scopes and are a core part of the constantly changing wind energy and work-at-height industry. Becoming a rope access technician guarantees a career choice that never gets old!

Flexible Schedule

This career choice requires flexibility, that’s why Rope Partner strives to be as accommodating as possible. The expectation of our technicians is a commitment to work in the field for up to 5 weeks at a time before returning home. If you’re the travelling type, we’ll cover an equivalent cost towards a destination of your choosing at the end of a project.

Competitive Remuneration

Rope Access work offers excellent earning potential for those that go the extra mile. Our technicians work extremely hard over long hours, and have an excellent opportunity to be rewarded appropriately. Rope Partner benefits include a 401K matching program, medical and dental insurance, daily expenses allowance and individual hotel rooms during projects.

Safety Culture

When choosing a career in this industry it’s essential to engage companies that care as much about safety as you do. As long standing members of the Society of Professional Rope Access Technicians (SPRAT), we pride ourselves on the rigor of our training, our outstanding reputation for safe work practices and a team of safety experts who calmly seek, assess and mitigate potential hazards.

Training and Growth

The continuous training and development of our team members is one of our biggest keys to success. Rope Partner seeks to train all its technicians that have the talent and desire, to climb through the SPRAT and WindCorps® certification levels and become experts in their field. We are a rapidly growing company that requires a rapidly developing team.

Eco-Friendly

We care about the world we live and work in. Rope Partner stands proudly in its support of the renewable energy sector offering services that improve the longevity and output of wind power installations. Our methods seek to reduce or eliminate the use of hazardous chemicals and our carbon-offsetting program plants trees around the world.

Roles we need

Currently available positions at Rope Partner are listed below. If you don’t see anything of interest at present please continue to check back in the future as new positions do get added from time to time. Alternatively, if you have something specific in mind and would like us to keep you on file, please write to us at the email address opposite.

Senior Blade Repair Technicians

Rope Partner has an immediate need for experienced wind turbine rope access blade repair technicians that are looking to become senior fiberglass technicians with the company.

  • 3+ years of wind turbine composite blade repair experience. (2+ considered)
  • SPRAT Level 3 supervisor certification. Applicants holding IRATA certification or lower levels of SPRAT certification with strong backgrounds in composite blade repair are still encouraged to apply
  • Proven ability to work safely. You will be an expert at hazard identification and mitigation
  • Experience in Microsoft Word, Excel, email and general computer use for report writing and record keeping
  • Must be ready and willing to undertake extensive travel and time away from home during projects
  • Able to legally work in the United States
  • Legal ability to work in additional countries/regions would be seen as advantageous although not required.

Please state that you are applying as a “senior blade repair technician” in the subject line of your application.

WindCorps® Technicians
  • Currently recruiting technicians of all three SPRAT levels (1, 2 & 3)
  • Must be ready and willing to undertake extensive travel and time away from home
  • Mechanical aptitude and/or fiberglass experience preferred
  • Ability to safely identify and mitigate hazards
  • Experience in Microsoft Word, Excel, email and general computer use
  • Able to legally work in the United States
  • Legal ability to work in additional countries/regions would be seen as advantageous
  • Candidates that do not currently meet the minimum SPRAT Level 1 requirement to apply are strongly urged to participate in one of Rope Partner’s rope access training courses before applying. Of course you don’t have to take a SPRAT course with us; however it will give you the opportunity to interact with us at our office during that week.
Blade Inspectors (Ground-based)

As a member of Rope Partner Blade Services Team, your job will be to travel to different sites, shoot wind turbine blade inspection photos with a SLR ground based-camera, analyze inspection photos, identify and classify damages, and report on the findings. There is a future potential to become trained and involved in drone inspections. This would be similar in scope as above, except for taking photos with a drone instead of a ground-based camera.

This is a seasonal traveling job. Our high season generally runs between June and October. It is not guaranteed, but still possible to have some work during the shoulder months. You will be required to have availability up to 4-5 week tours in the field with 1-2 week breaks at home during our high season. Up to 20hrs/week of reporting may be required during your times at home.

The Blade Inspectors will report to the Technician Manager, but work directly with the On Ground Photo Inspection Coordinator and Project Management to ensure all requirements of the projects are successfully completed.

You must be able to exemplify the company values of integrity, professionalism, a strong work ethic, and a positive attitude in all the interactions required both internally and with our clients. Company training will be available to develop the necessary skills for this role.

This position will be part time beginning in April and become full time through our busy summer season.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Travel into the field across the US to different wind farms for 4-5 week tours during our high season
  • Shoot high-quality inspection photos of wind turbine blades
  • Manage and analyze a large number of inspection photographs
  • Consistently identify and classify damages on the wind turbine blades evident in the photos
  • Work with the Ground/Drone Photo Inspection Coordinator to learn, improve, and ensure you have a clear understanding of deliverables, damage identification, and quality expectations
  • Adhere to the Technician Manager’s policies
  • Legal ability to work in additional countries/regions would be seen as advantageous
  • Adhere to all company values and promote a positive attitude within the company

Qualifications

  • Superior oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Proven success working in a team
  • Solid computer skills, including strong skills with Microsoft Office and cloud sharing software
  • Salesforce data entry experience (Preferred)
  • Knowledge of the structure of wind turbine blades, their performance characteristics and how to properly inspect and assess damages (Preferred)
  • Prior experience and competency in industrial photography (Preferred)

To apply for the Blade Inspector position please send your cover letter and resume to tbergin@ropepartner.com

Rope Partner is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Rope Partner’s policy prohibits selection criteria that may discriminate against individuals because of age, national origin, ethnicity, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or veteran status.

More careers coming soon
  • We are growing, fast!

Apply Today

If you are a certified rope access technician with experience and/or have solid fiberglass experience, preferably working on wind turbine rotor blades, please send your resume, along with our application form (click here) to hr@ropepartner.com. Please include a cover letter and detail your technical skills such as fiberglass repair or mechanical experience. While not a requirement, candidates with the ability to work in both the United States and Canada are urged strongly to apply.

If you are new to industrial rope access and are interested in taking a rope access training courses, please email us at training@ropepartner.com and visit our training page for helpful information.