Offers “General Electric”

Expires soon General Electric

Wind Hub Technician- United States Positions ONLY

  • 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

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!

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.

Qualifications/Requirements   

  • High School Diploma or GED, and
  • 1+ year(s) experience as a Wind Technician/Wind Mechanic, or completed Wind Certificate Program/Associates Degree in Energy, or 2 years of electrical work experience, and
    • Passing a Technical Knowledge Assessment, and
    • Basic computer skills

Requirements

  • Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license
  • Handle repetitive weight - 50 lbs. and climb towers up to 300 feet daily
  • Meet 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.

The hourly pay range for this position is $25.96 - $34.96 USD Hourly (US) . The specific hourly rate offered to a candidate may be influenced by a variety of factors including the candidate’s experience, their education, and the work location. Available Health and Welfare benefits include, Prescription drug, dental and vision coverage; saving account options (such as a Health Care Flexible Savings Account, Health Reimbursement Account, Limited Purpose Flexible Spending Account, and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account); and an employee assistance program.  Additional Benefits include a defined contribution 401(k) plan, employee life insurance, optional dependent life insurance, employee accidental death or dismemberment insurance coverage, short-disability, optional long-term disability, pre-tax transportation/commuter program, paid holidays, paid time off, parental leave, a layoff plan for salaried employees, tuition refund program, use of CareLoop, adoption assistance, optional identity theft prevention insurance, optional person legal assistance, and optional personal excess liability insurance. This position is expected to close on 7/25/24 or thereafter.

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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