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Expires soon General Electric

Senior Lead Wind Technician - Broken Bow II (Broken Bow, NE)

  • Broken Bow, USA
  • Design / Civil engineering / Industrial engineering

Job description

Job Description Summary

GE’s Onshore wind power capacity is growing fast and will continue to rise steadily in the coming years. As we continue to grow and develop new and existing wind sites, Onshore Wind has an ongoing need to build our field teams with the right individuals that possess a willingness to learn, contribute and grow. As part of the GE family, training and development, safety, and career progression lead our initiatives to provide opportunity and growth in all areas.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities
As the Senior Wind Hub Technician you will:

  • Work with site/hub leadership to execute contractual obligations per customer requirements and activities set forth with on a daily basis, which include any portion of the electrical and mechanical equipment used in the GE wind turbine generator;
  • Apply extensive understanding of variable pitch & speed turbines and converter parts;
  • Read, understand and explain schematics, drawings, technical manuals, procedures, and regulations.
  • Adhere to all Environmental Health and Safety processes and regulations and all applicable compliance requirements;
  • Troubleshoot complex 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, observing all safety requirements;
  • Effectively perform diagnostic analysis and generate plan for timely resolution and;
  • Document all work performed using computer-based service reporting procedures and
  • Work with and respond to GE’s remote operations center when necessary.
  • Help in all areas of site operations as directed by manager, and mentor peers;


  • High School Diploma or GED, and
  • Ability to pass Technical Knowledge Assessment, and
  • Minimum of 4 years of wind trouble-shooting experience, and at least1 year EHS, SQC, Lead role, or
  • Minimum of 6 years of wind trouble-shooting experience, or
  • Minimum of 3 years of wind trouble-shooting experience AND Bachelor's Degree in relevant field.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Passing a Technical Knowledge Assessment
  • Basic computer skills
  • Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license
  • Willingness to travel up to 100% of the time
  • Handle repetitive weight - 50 lbs. and climb towers up to 300 feet daily
  • Meet and maintain specified manufacturer weight limits not to exceed 300lbs including required gear
  • Ability and willingness to work in range of environments to include but not limited to industrial facilities, manufacturing facilities, and power industry facilities
  • Effectively prioritize work according to contract obligations
  • Ability and willingness to take initiative, and work without direct supervision, and
  • Flexibility to work rotating shift schedules, and on-call per site needs.
  • Occasional overnights may be required per hub needs.

Desired Characteristics

  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree in a Technical, Electrical, or Electronics field from an accredited college or university
  • Technical Certification in Wind Energy or Electrical / Electronic field
  • 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
  • Electrical, mechanical, and/or hydraulic experience
  • Experience using hydraulic power tools
  • Experience with heavy equipment required for facility maintenance with a working knowledge of crane and rigging requirements

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.

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 drug screen (as applicable).

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes

- This is a remote position

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