Offers “General Electric”

17 days agoGeneral Electric

Field Service Technician - Willogoleche Wind Farm SA

  • Design / Civil engineering / Industrial engineering

Job description

Job Description Summary

This role will see you interface regularly with the Service Management, the Client, internal technical team, contractors and the local community. Join the resident site team in undertaking tasks including annual maintenance, retrofit works, major component exchange and fault finding. Wind Turbine specific training will be provided to the successful applicants.

Willogoleche Wind Farm is located 5km from the town of Hallett in South Australia. The 32 turbines have a combined generation capacity of 119 MW, giving the wind farm the capability of powering 80,000 homes across the state!

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Interpret the requirements of GE manuals, specifications, bulletins and complete assigned tasks in accordance with GE work instructions
  • Perform and ensure the proper maintenance and fault finding of assets 
  • Maintain reports using GE’s various software management tools and databases 
  • Ensure all work is performed in accordance with the organisation’s JSA, LOTO, EHS and associated policies/procedures 
  • Report errors, violations, incidents or problems immediately using GE reporting systems
  • Submit enquiries to Engineering to ensure technical issues are resolved 
  • Answer questions from Management, Engineering, Sourcing and Project Teams as required 
  • Make a conformance or non-conformance decision upon completion of inspections 
  • Form part of an on-call roster to work weekends and nights if required or as directed by management 
  • Perform high voltage switching operations according to site procedures as required 
  • Be familiar with and follow all EHS policies, and procedures applicable to the job and cooperate with GE investigations and EHS audits


  • Must be a qualified Electrician/Mechanical Fitter with at least 3 years experience
  • Electrical License - Grade A would be highly regarded (but not essential)
  • Proficient in fault finding electrical, mechanical and hydraulic equipment. 
  • Trained to an intermediate level in computer skills. 
  • Must have positive attitude and the ability to complete physically demanding tasks at heights.
  • Must be willing to climb wind turbines

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes

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