Wind Technician
GE Power & Water - United States

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Job Number

1787605

GE is an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation.

The Wind Technician, with locations in Kansas, Utah, Idaho, Indiana, Nebraska, and Texas will be responsible for the operations, maintenance, and warranty repair of wind turbine generators. In this role, you will troubleshoot on mechanical, hydraulic, and electrical problems on variable pitch, variable speed turbines.

Essential Responsibilities
In addition, you will:
  • Perform maintenance, repair or replacement of parts to correct malfunctions
  • Troubleshoot complicated mechanical, hydraulic, and electrical problems on variable pitch, variable speed turbines
  • Help in all areas of site operations as directed by manager with minimal supervision
  • Perform all mechanical, hydraulic, and electrical component maintenance, repair or replacement of parts to correct malfunctions
  • Perform some diagnostic electrical analysis
  • Document all work performed using computer based service reporting procedures
  • Work with and respond to GE’s Remote Operations Center where necessary
  • Dispatch from service center

    Qualifications/Requirements
  • Associate’s Technical Electrical / Electronic Degree (OR High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 3 years of work experience in electrical / electronic repair industry) ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS :
  • Ability and willingness to handle repetitive weight up to 50 lbs, as required
  • Ability and willingness to climb towers up to 300 feet, as required
  • Ability and willingness to travel, as required
  • Ability and willingness to work in all weather conditions, as required
  • Ability and willingness to work in range of environments to include but not limited to industrial facilities, manufacturing facilities, and power industry facilities, as required
  • Ability and willingness to be available for rotation shift schedules 24 hours, 7 days a week, as required

    Additional Eligibility Qualifications
    GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

    Desired Characteristics
  • Ability to work with a wide variety of personnel at all levels inside and outside of the Wind Farm
  • Wind turbine experience
  • Ability and willingness to take initiative, and work without direct supervision
  • Ability and willingness to read, and interpret technical manuals, procedures, and regulations; to write reports; to subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure Why join one great company when you can join many? At GE, we’re passionate about making life better with new ideas and technologies. We’re diverse, supporting our communities in more than 100 countries. Experience personal growth and competency development as part of the GE team. GE Power & Water provides customers with a broad array of power generation, energy delivery and water process technologies to solve their challenges locally. Power & Water works in all areas of the energy industry including renewable resources such as wind and solar; biogas and alternative fuels; and coal, oil, natural gas and nuclear energy. The business also develops advanced technologies to help solve the world’s most complex challenges related to water availability and quality. Numerous products are qualified under ecomagination, GE’s commitment to providing innovative solutions that maximize resources, drive efficiencies and help make the world work better. Headquartered in Schenectady, N.Y., Power & Water is GE’s largest industrial business. Follow GE Power & Water on Twitter @GE_PowerWater. Learn More about GE Power and Water Today! To stay connected with exciting news and the latest job opportunities from GE AMSTC, Aviation, Energy Management, Oil & Gas, Power & Water and Transportation, follow us on twitter: @geconnections

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