Training & Development

BHI believes that training is the best way to ensure that our workforce stays up-to-date, efficient and safe, operating at the highest performance standards. We offer a wide range of training programs, many providing certifications and qualifications needed for career advancement.

BHI Energy holds training courses throughout the year. To find out more about the schedule and course offerings, please contact your supervisor.

We provide Technician and Craft training in the following areas:

  • General Valve
  • Safety Relief Valve
  • Air-Operated Valve (Technician, Tester, Engineer)
  • Motor-Operated Valve (Technician, Tester, Engineer)
  • Mechanical
  • Machinist
  • Security Maintenance
  • Electrical
  • Instrumentation & Controls
  • Welding
  • Wind Blade & Turbine Service & Repair
  • Turbine Services
  • Insulation
  • Painting
  • Cranes
  • Rigging
  • Scaffolding
  • General Utility
  • Radiation Protection
  • NANTeL
  • Safety
  • Respiratory
  • Confined Space

Wind Training Center

BHI meets customers’ demands for trained technical labor across the country through our Wind Technical Training Center.

The facility, located in Piedmont, SC, offers instruction  in:

Blade Repair

Climb Certification

Borescope Use

Gearbox Repair


Training Facilities & Qualifications

We have invested millions of dollars on training infrastructure and programs. This investment includes two 15,000 square foot training facilities located at our Piedmont, South Carolina campus, with classrooms, hands-on training workshops, full scale mock-ups and dynamic learning facilities.

We are committed to providing our workforce with opportunities to expand their knowledge and skill sets through hands-on and classroom-based training programs. Our program has been accepted as equivalent to several utility programs. Each of these training and qualification programs contains the following critical elements:

  • Meets or exceeds the requirements outlined in 10CFR50.120
  • Provides standardized training and qualification cards and supporting documentation
  • Provides just-in-time training before each outage/project on pre-determined scope
  • Provides trained and task-qualified personnel with supporting qualification documentation
  • Independently validates workers’ ability to perform job correctly and efficiently