Offers “General Electric”

Expires soon General Electric

Wind Hub Technician - Texas 4 (Sweetwater, TX Area)

  • USA
  • Design / Civil engineering / Industrial engineering

Job description

Job Description Summary

The Wind Technician position requires local travel within the hub. The Wind Technician is a critical and active role to maintain optimal function and output at the wind site by working daily on turbine operations, safety, quality control and warranty repair(s). The Wind Technician partners and communicates with the Site Lead and Manager to execute on contract requirements and timelines and ensures alignment with GE excellence!

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities

As the Wind 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;
  • Perform maintenance, repair or replacement of parts to correct malfunctions;
  • 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;
  • Perform some diagnostic electrical analysis;
  • Document all work performed using computer based service reporting procedures and
  • Work with and respond to GE’s remote operations center when necessary.

Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED, and
  • Minimum of 1 year(s) experience as a Wind Technician, OR minimum of 4 years of work experience inclusive of hydraulic, electrical, and experience using basic power hydraulic tools,

Desired Characteristics:

  • Passing a Technical Knowledge Assessment
  • Basic computer skills
  • 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

Please note: This is not a remote position. The work location for this position includes all wind sites within Texas Hub 4.  You are expected to work at all sites within this Hub and report to work at any site within this Hub as assigned by your manager. The locations within this Hub are Sweetwater, TX, Loraine, TX & Trent, TX.

Additional Information

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: No

- This is a remote position

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