Don Johnson

Donald Johnson

Manager | Wind Technician

I focus on building relationships that creates a team that works hard and has a great time getting what needs to be done, done.

Work Experience

Wind Technician I

NextEra Energy Resources

January 2017 - Present

Perform preventative maintenance, troubleshooting, and repairs on wind turbines and other associated equipment. I have a thorough understanding of the technical and process functions and understand the mechanics, including both electrical and maintenance of hydraulics, of all wind turbine components.

Site Manager

EDF-Renewable Services

November 2013 - December 2016

Provide day-to-day supervision at Century Site scheduling of all work activities, oversight of employees and sub-contractors at the site, reporting, and other written, verbal communications between site team and operations manager, management team, MEC site customers.

Construction Site Manager

Mitsubishi Power Systems

October 2006 - November 2013

Responsible for site safety, deliveries, installation, and quality control of wind turbines construction and commissioning. Manage sub-contractors. Manage the installation and commissioning of Mitsubishi turbines. Maintained site assets, fleet, tooling, and inventory control. .

Projects Completed:

  • Pinnacle Wind, WV (55MW)
  • Taloga Wind, OK (130MW)
  • Elm Creek II, MN (148.8 MW)
  • TPO I, II, III, IV, TX (403 MW)
  • Cedar Creek, CO (300MW)
  • Argonne Mesa, NM (91MW)
  • Buena Vista, CA (38MW)

Construction Site Manager

Vestas

August 2002 - October 2006

Responsible for construction and commissioning of wind turbines. Performed maintenance, service, installations, and repairs on Vestas and Micon wind turbines. Projects included Hancock County, IA (98MW), Hawi, HA (10MW), and numerous small turbine facilities in IA and Canada

Education

Briar Cliff University - Sioux City, IA

Bachelor of Arts, 2014-2017

Operations Management - magna cum laude


College of the Desert - Palm Desert, CA

Associates, 1996-2000

Construction Management.


North Iowa Community College - Mason City, IA

General Studies, 2014