Northwest Renewable Energy Institute Alumni Testimonials

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We’re taught a very high standard of safety in class. Techs in the field often won’t follow safety as closely as we are taught, so it can be easy to pick up bad habits. Always practice safety to the level you’re taught in class, even if your future coworkers don’t.

Levi Sage / Traveling Wind Turbine Tech / Airway Services
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Wind is the future and if you are hardworking and want to move on then you have landed in the best career that is out there, in my opinion. To give you an incentive I started with $ 21 an hr. now I am making $28 plus $ 150 a day per diem, no joke!

Rafael E. Irigoyen Herrera / Wind Travel Tech. / FieldCore
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Geno (NWREI instructor) is awesome and his class has lots of important information you will use. And start studying electricity early before the phase starts because there is lots of information to know.

Nick Heist / Travel Wind Turbine Technician Siemens Level 3 / Gemini Energy Services
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While attending NWREI, my favorite memory would have to be learning the work material, terminology, and dangers/safety mitigation. Along with meeting new people, including my very knowledgeable instructors, and great classmates.

Christian Nadler / Wind Turbine Tech. / Cannon Power Group, LLC
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Feel good about the work you do at NWREI, your coworkers and employers WILL notice your knowledge, skills and dedication. The first thing you will do for your employer is prove that you can properly and comfortably use… (cont’d)

Michael M. / Wind Travel Technician / Airway Services
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Prepare to climb towers with no assist. Been free climbing G90 Gamesa turbines that are 100meters for three months now and the weather is in the high 80’s with constant humidity.

Alexandra Abrego / Traveling Wind Tech. / Gemini Energy Services
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