Wind/PV Farm Quality Inspector (On Call)


Company Description

We are SGS – the world’s leading testing, inspection and certification company. We are recognized as the global benchmark for sustainability, quality and integrity. Our 98,000 employees operate a network of 2,650 offices and laboratories, working together to enable a better, safer and more interconnected world.

Job Description

  • Work under the supervision of the Quality Manager.
  • Technical inspections of the maintenance work of our people, subcontractor maintenance supplier and facilities to ensure compliance with the client standards (e.g., computer validation, MIS review, etc.) to provide a QA perspective on the issues discussed.
  • Technical inspections of the turbines, PV modules or batteries depending on the type of site (80 % of the time).
  • Technical inspection of the substation.
  • General inspection of the site: OM Building, warehouse, etc.
  • Use our check lists to make the inspections and made recommendations to improve them.
  • Findings reports.
  • Use of apps: use our webtools, and apps, to do the inspections, enter the findings in our web tools, etc.
  • Increase the Quality Culture of the technicians: Sharing the findings with the site teams and explaining them what the inspection finds.
  • Support technical quality audits of electrical power generating plants (wind and photovoltaic) according to client’s standards (internal ISO and Q audits).
  • Non-Conformity detection and administration.
  • KPIs monitoring.
  • Enablon (software) NCR follow-through
  • Support internal and external audits – combined 9001, 14001, and 45001.

The full-time inspectors will be required to work roan around various wind/PV farms around the specified regions.

All PPE and/or tooling will be provided.


Degree/Training: Associate degree, trade school, or minimum 3-years related experience. Experience as a Wind Technician desired.

Profile: Very good verbal and written communication skills are required – significant writing will be required. Must have leadership traits and potential. Must have good interpersonal skills and be able to work in a team environment. Must have basic mechanical and electrical background for supporting root cause analysis. Capable of working at height in wind turbines and on the ground. Must be able to pass wind turbine climb and rescue training; have full range of motion; be able to maintain fitness and capability of wearing a standard fall protection harness without weight restrictions (max 265lbs.). Turbine access will be primarily for education, inspections, and auditing.

Quality Operation & Maintenance:

  • Technical experience with wind farms.
  • Basic mechanical and electrical background.
  • Technical qualification of wind turbines. Nordex technology is desired.
  • Suggest corrective and improvement actions to technical specifications.

Languages/Level: English – fluent including writing. Bilingual with Spanish is desired.

Years/Areas experience required: 3-5 years of Wind Technician or Quality inspector experience.

Expected travel: Depending the position, they should be able to travel domestically, to and from Canada.

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