Wind Mechanical Technician I, ( 21-4439)

Field Service Technician - Wind Remote, United States


Description

Job Summary:

The Wind Mechanical Technician works on a small team to achieve safe and efficient turbine maintenance. The Wind Mechanical Technician reports directly to the Resource Manager and indirectly to the Site Manager and Lead Technician when on a particular job.  Responsible for performing all preventive, scheduled, and unscheduled maintenance on mechanical power plant equipment in safe and efficient manner for the Wind segments.  Responsible for maintaining and repairing heavy machinery used mainly in power generation applications, Turbines, and Generators as directed.  Is not certified to perform work inside any Cabinet/Controller without direct supervision by a certified Electrical Technician. 

 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Follow all assigned Environmental, Health and Safety procedures
  • Perform mechanical maintenances, operations and upgrades
  • Verify that the work is completed in compliance with customer’s requirements
  • Perform work based on established work procedures.
  • Document all work performed
  • Report policy or procedure violation
  • Submit progress reports
  • Repair or replace parts
  • Possess knowledge about specific activity tools and be able to use them safely.
  • Work unsupervised on any part of an equipment maintenance project.
  • Align machines and equipment, using hoists, jacks, hand tools, squares, rules, micrometers, lasers, and plumb bobs
  • Dismantle and assemble machinery or equipment
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Travel up to 100% of the time.
  • Ability and willingness to work holidays, weekends and overtime as required by field assignments

 

Required Qualifications & Experience:

  • Minimum 6 months to 1- year experience in wind turbine maintenance procedures
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Ability to become LOTO certified
  • Experience with repair and or rebuild of large industrial equipment.
  • English proficiency Required

 

Desired Characteristics:

  • Strong mechanical and electrical background preferred
  • High level computer skills
  • Autonomy and sense of initiative
  • Ability to adapt quickly to a dynamic environment
  • Effective Communicator-works well in team environment
  • Ability to follow instructions
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Willingness to learn

Benefits:
  • Competitive Per Diem Rates
  • Comprehensive benefits package beginning day one of employment
  • Matched 401k vested day one of employment
  • GE OEM Training Provided
  • Career advancement
  • Opportunity for exposure to other energy sectors

 

Physical Requirements

  • Candidates must be able to climb a 300 feet wind tower multiple times per day.
  • Candidates must be able to walk across the hub and, in the event of an emergency, repel off.
  • Must be comfortable working at heights of up to 300+ feet.
  • Must meet specific weight requirements of tower ladders under OSHA standards of 250 to 300 lbs. max, including personal protective equipment (approx. 30-35lbs).
  • Must be comfortable working in confined space(s).
  • Must be able to see and move throughout site to resolve work problems and facilitate processes; repetitive motion activities may be involved.
  • Frequent climbing, walking, and standing, bending, kneeling, and squatting.
  • Ability and willingness to handle repetitive weight up to 50 lbs.
  • Successful completion of the climb test and tower rescue training.

 

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 www.fieldcore.com.

 

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