UpWind brings Josh Crayton on board to help lead and innovate the team’s blade operations and maintenance (O&M) services. Josh brings nine years of wind turbine blade O&M experience. He is the new Business Manager of Blade Services and will be helping wind farm owners extend the life of their assets and improve production through blade upgrades and reliability-centered maintenance for blades.
Josh is an avid climber and nine years ago took his passion to a new level by making it a career as a rope access technician climbing and repairing turbine blades. He quickly grew with the company and industry helping to develop the rope access business and overall blade services part of the business. His hands on experience, high safety and quality standards, and business acumen make him a great fit for the UpWind team.
Josh has spoken on blade O&M services several times including at the AWEA O&M & Safety Seminar on “New Blade Concepts Affecting O&M” and Optimizing Wind Power O&M Conference on “Cutting to the core: Maintaining your turbine blades.” His unique talents and expertise will help UpWind continue to lead the way as the most comprehensive O&M service provider in North America.