Composite Blade Technician III - Araripina, ( 20-3721)

Manual / Semiskilled / Craft Labor Remote, Brazil


Job Summary:

The Composite Blade Technician III will be responsible for the internal and external inspections, defect analysis, and Category 5 repair of fiberglass and composite blades, spinners, and nacelles from all categories. The position will also be responsible for providing maintenance support and performing large component replacements of wind turbine generators. The technicians will be required to document the findings, and assemble all associated paperwork as required to be posted for further action. You may be assigned other duties to help proactively drive our FieldCore vision and align with our organization’s core values.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Inspect and photograph internal and external blade damage, document findings, and assemble all associated paperwork as required to be posted for further action by Engineering
  • Perform coating and major structural repairs (Category 5) on internal and external blade surfaces, tip repair, leading and trailing edge repair while following guidelines provided by Engineering with locations both up tower and down tower
  • Perform carbon root repairs
  • Repair major spar cap damage
  • Utilize blade access platforms at heights of 300ft or more
  • Help in all areas of site preparation (i.e. coordination of labor and materials) with minimal supervision
  • Document all work performed using computer- based service reporting procedures, open PAC cases and ensure appropriate follow-up measures are taken
  • Communicate site status to engineering, customers, and management
  • Provide maintenance support and perform large component replacement of wind turbine generators
  • Provide wind turbine generator LOTO (Lock Out & Tag Out) support
  • Understand lamination principles and postcuring.
  • Install vortex generators (serrations, panels, vains, and flow anchors)
  • Travel may be required
  • Ability and willingness to work holidays, weekends and overtime as required by field assignments
  • Ability and willingness to work in all weather conditions
  • Ability and willingness to possess and maintain a valid driver’s license

Required Qualifications & Experience:

  • High School Diploma / GED
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of composite repair experience or minimum 2-4 years AND Graduate of a wind Tech/and or Composite Program.
  • Training will include and must have successfully completed
  • Tower Safety Training (LOTO)
  • Suspended Platform Rigging/De-Rigging

Desired Characteristics:

  • Ability to read and understand wiring schematics
  • Ability and willingness to take initiative and work without direct supervision
  • Blade access platforms experience
  • Lightning protection system inspections knowledge
  • Understand technology of wind blade construction and repair
  • Understanding of mix ratios for all blade repair chemicals
  • Understanding of blade assembly terminology
  • Understanding of advanced vacuum bagging principles and infusions

About FieldCore:

FieldCore, a GE company, is an independent, industrial field services organization focused on World-Class Execution across the power generation and oil & gas industries. We have brought together more than 12,000 of the foremost experts in field services to focus on one thing; delivering excellent outcomes for our customers. As a global organization, we celebrate the uniqueness of our diverse employees and strive to create an inclusive culture. Our people are driven by our core values of safety, integrity and quality, and focused by our guiding principles. For more information visit our website

FieldCore is an equal employment opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, ancestry, genetic information, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law