Alternative Energy/Wind Turbine Technology (WTT)
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The Associate Degree Program in Alternative Energy/Wind Turbine Technology prepares you for employment as a wind turbine technician. Duties of a wind turbine technician include operating and maintaining giant wind turbine units, performing mechanical and electrical troubleshooting, as well as repair and preventative maintenance. This technician uses computers and has an understanding of hydraulics, electricity, algebra, and meteorology. Working about 250 feet above the ground requires this professional to set aside any fears of heights. Teamwork is key to success in this position where safety and a smooth-running work environment are critical.