|Quick Facts: Wind Turbine Technicians|
What Wind Turbine Technicians Do
Wind turbine service technicians install, maintain, and repair wind turbines.
Wind turbine service technicians generally work outdoors, in confined spaces, and often at great heights. Although the majority of windtechs work full time, they may also be on call to handle emergencies during evenings and weekends.
How to Become a Wind Turbine Technician
Most wind turbine service technicians learn their trade by attending a technical school. They also receive on-the-job training.
Overall employment of wind turbine technicians is projected to grow $pc.toString().replaceAll("^\-","") percent from 2020 to 2030, $gra.
About $tools.number.format('#,###',$op) openings for wind turbine technicians are projected each year, on average, over the decade. Many of those openings are expected to result from the need to replace workers who transfer to different occupations or exit the labor force, such as to retire.
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