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General Electric Senior Wind Technician - Shepherd's Flat (Arlington, OR)- Sign On Bonus! in Arlington, Oregon

Job Description Summary

Sign-On Bonus for Non-GE Employees!

The Senior Wind Technician is a critical and active role to maintain optimal function and output at the wind site by working daily on turbine operations, required maintenance, safety, quality control and warranty repair(s). The Senior Technician should exhibit a proficiency with all elements of the wind turbine function, and partners and communicates with all stake holders to execute on contract requirements and timelines to ensure alignment with GE excellence!

Job Description

As the Senior Wind Technician, you will:

  • Work with site 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,

  • 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.


  • High School Diploma or GED, and

  • Passing a Technical Knowledge Assessment, and

  • Minimum of 4 years experience as a Wind Technician/Wind Mechanic,

  • OR completed Wind Certificate Program/Associates Degree in Energy,

  • OR minimum of 4 years of electrical work experience.


  • Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license

  • Handle repetitive weight of 50 lbs, and climb towers up to 300 feet daily

  • Meet specified manufacturer weight limits not to exceed 300lbs including required gear.

  • Understand electrical schematic drawings, technical manuals, procedures, and regulations.

  • Ability and willingness to work in range of environments to include but not limited to industrial facilities, manufacturing facilities, and power industry facilities

  • Flexibility to work rotating shift schedules, and on-call per site 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

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).

As a federal government contractor, GE may in the future be required to have U.S. employees fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Some GE customers currently have vaccination mandates that may apply to GE employees.

Relocation Assistance Provided: No

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