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Wind Turbine Technicians Skills

Below are the skills needed to be wind turbine technicians according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 7 being highest).

   
Skill NameImportanceCompetence
Repairing3.753.75
Troubleshooting3.753.75
Equipment Maintenance3.623.5
Critical Thinking3.53.12
Operation Monitoring3.53.38

Wind Turbine Technicians Abilities

Below are the abilities needed to be wind turbine technicians according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 7 being highest).

   
Ability NameImportanceCompetence
Deductive Reasoning3.623.75
Near Vision3.623.5
Oral Comprehension3.623.88
Problem Sensitivity3.623.38
Arm-Hand Steadiness3.53.25

Wind Turbine Technicians Knowledge

Below are the knowledge areas needed to be wind turbine technicians according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 7 being highest).

   
Knowledge AreaImportanceCompetence
Mechanical4.45.62
Computers and Electronics3.984.79
Engineering and Technology3.714.13
Physics3.323.82
Public Safety and Security3.173.38

Wind Turbine Technicians Work activities

Below are the work activities involved in being wind turbine technicians according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest).

   
Work ActivityImportanceCompetence
Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material4.624.31
Performing General Physical Activities4.396.3
Repairing and Maintaining Mechanical Equipment4.395.72
Repairing and Maintaining Electronic Equipment4.365.25
Controlling Machines and Processes4.324.97

Wind Turbine Technicians Work styles

Below are the work styles involved in being wind turbine technicians according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest).

   
Work StyleImportance
Attention to Detail4.14
Dependability4.07
Analytical Thinking4.06
Cooperation3.78
Integrity3.74

Metro Areas Sorted by Total Employment for
Wind Turbine Technicians

Listed below are the 10 largest metro areas based on the total number of people employed in Wind Turbine Technicians jobs , as of 2017

   
Metro AreaTotal EmploymentAnnual Mean Salary
Bakersfield120 $51,250
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land80 $50,390
Lafayette-West Lafayette30 N/A

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Total employment and salary for professions similar to wind turbine technicians

Source : 2017 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 23.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

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