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What does a Wind Turbine Engineer do?

A Wind Turbine Engineer is somebody who designs and creates systems that can harness the power of wind. This power is typically processed through a power grid or an alternative power system to generate electricity.

The role of a Wind Turbine Engineer typically revolves around designing wind farms. This can be a complex process including identifying appropriate sites, creating a plan and budget, purchasing and testing different components, transportation of different parts to the site, and the process of putting it all together.

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How much does a Wind Turbine Engineer earn?

In Australia, a full time Wind Turbine Engineer generally earns $2,150 per week ($111,800 annual salary) before tax. This is a median figure for full-time employees and should be considered a guide only.

What are the job opportunities for Wind Turbine Engineers?

The number of Wind Turbine Engineers has remained pretty stable over the last few years, however the occupation is expected to experience a stable growth over the coming 5 years.

Source: Australian Government Job Outlook 2020

How do I become a Wind Turbine Engineer?

To work as a Wind Turbine Engineer, you will firstly need to become a qualified Engineer. This can be achieved by completing a Bachelor degree in a relevant engineering discipline. You will then need to complete a graduate qualification like the Graduate Certificate in Renewable Energy Technologies that focuses on renewable energy.

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Related Job Pathways

Here are some potential career pathways within Renewable Energy.

Sourced from The Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au) funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training and MySkills.gov.au