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Wind Energy Lead Technician

Bouckville NY

GE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.GE Renewable Energy is a 9 billion dollar start-up that brings together one of the broadest product and service portfolios of the renewable energy industry. With 13,000 employees present in more than 40 countries, and headquartered in Paris, GE Renewable Energy is backed-up by the resources of the world’s first digital industrial company. We take the earth’s most abundant resources - the strength of the wind, the force of water, and the heat of the sun, - and put them to work with breakthrough technology that unleashes their true possibilities. Combining onshore and offshore wind, hydro and innovative technologies such as concentrated solar power, GE Renewable Energy has installed more than 370 gigawatts capacity globally to make the world work better and cleaner.GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

 

Role Summary/Purpose:

The Wind Energy Lead Technician at Munnsville in Bouckville, NY will be responsible for the operations, maintenance, and warranty repair of wind turbine generators. You will oversee contractual obligations and activities, working closely with project owners and various customers on a daily basis. You will also perform all mechanical and electrical component maintenance, repair, and replacement of parts to correct malfunctions.

 

Essential Responsibilities:

As the Wind Energy Lead Technician at Munnsville, you will:

Oversee contractual obligations and activities, working closely with project owners and various customers on a daily basis, including any portion of the electrical and mechanical equipment used in wind turbines

Be responsible for subordinate employee classifications which include maintenance mechanics, technicians, and operators

Troubleshoot complicated mechanical and electrical problems including: variable pitch systems, variable speed control systems, and components

Perform all mechanical and electrical component maintenance, repair, and replacement of parts to correct malfunctions

Perform a variety of administrative duties as well as be responsible for EHS (Environmental Health and Safety) and other relevant compliance

Assist with staffing requirements, counseling, coaching, training, and corrective action concerning employees and contractors

Assist with performance evaluations for subordinate employee per management instructions

Help in all areas of facility operations as directed by manager

Assist with Profit & Loss (P&L) reporting responsibilities and responsible for spare parts inventory

 

Qualifications/Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical / Electronic Engineering from an accredited college or university with a minimum of 1 year of work experience in Electrical / Electronic repair industry and a minimum of 1 year of experience with balance of plant (BOP) operations

OR

Associate’s Degree in a Technical Electrical / Electronic discipline from an accredited college or university with a minimum of 4 years of work experience in Electrical / Electronic repair industry and a minimum of 1 year of experience with balance of plant (BOP) operations

OR

High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 6 years of work experience in the Electrical / Electronic repair industry and a minimum of 1 year of experience with balance of plant (BOP) operations

 

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

Ability and willingness to possess and maintain a valid driver’s license

Ability and willingness to handle repetitive weight - 50 lbs

Ability and willingness to climb towers up to 300 feet

Ability and willingness to work in all weather conditions

Ability to meet specific OSHA weight limits of 250 to 300lbs max

Ability and willingness to work in range of environments to include but not limited to industrial facilities, manufacturing facilities, and power industry facilities

Ability and willingness to be available for rotation shift schedules 24 hours, seven days a week

 

Desired Characteristics:

Advanced computer skills utilizing word processing, spreadsheet processing, e-mail programs, facility control and management systems, and computer diagnostic and troubleshooting tools

Ability and willingness to read and interpret technical manuals, procedures, and regulations

Ability and willingness to write reports

Ability and willingness to subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure

Wind facility operations experience and wind turbine experience

My learning High Voltage Tests such as: GEE-PROD-W025-WIND

- 2.20 Substations and Transformers / GEE-PROD-W026-WIND

- 2.21 Padmount Transformer Switching / GEE-PROD-W027-WIND

- 2.23 Substation & Interconnect Switching (GE Employees Only)

Advanced electrical / mechanical background

Ability and willingness to take initiative and work without direct supervision

Knowledge of heavy equipment required for facility maintenance with a working knowledge of crane and rigging requirements

Comprehensive writing skills to meet contractual reporting obligations, as required

 

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Posted March 15, 2017



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