General Electric Engineering Technician in Ft Worth, Texas
Job Description Summary
We are the doers. The leaders. The makers. The change-bringers. We are all different, uniting to solve the world’s toughest challenges. Our teams are hungry to make history, acting with integrity to relentlessly improve people’s lives. With every weld, every sale, and every code we write we keep the world in motion. It’s time to stop dreaming about the future; let’s build it together.
The Engineering 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). In this role you will work within defined parameters to make decisions, apply concepts to issues of moderate complexity, and resolve issues through immediate action or short-term planning. ensure alignment with site operations and GE excellence!
As the Engineering Wind Technician - you will:
Perform on-site analysis and troubleshooting of Wind Turbine Generator Electrical, SCADA / Wind Farm Control Systems;
Respond to requests for emergency repairs and services to troublesome equipment
Apply extensive understanding of variable pitch & speed turbines and converter parts;
Read, understand and explain schematics, drawings, technical manuals, procedures, and regulations.
Prepare timely and accurate technical reports for customer records and a reference for future outages;
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;
Demonstrate proficiency to identify issues or errors and repair or replacement of parts to correct malfunctions;
Help in all areas of site operations as directed by manager, and mentor peers;
Adhere to all Environmental Health and Safety processes and regulations and all applicable compliance requirements;
Assist as needed establishing new site operations;
Effectively perform diagnostic analysis and generate plan for timely resolution and
Document all work performed using computer based service reporting procedures.
High School Diploma or GED
Minimum of 5 years of wind trouble-shooting experience
Ability to pass Technical Knowledge Assessment
Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license;
Willingness to travel up to 100% of the time;
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.
Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree in a Technical, Electrical, or Electronics field from an accredited college or university;
Technical Certification(s) 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 with advanced troubleshooting and repair;
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;
Internal: Minimum of 1 year EHS or SQC role
External: Minimum of 1 year in a safety or quality titled role
GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer (https://assets.phenompeople.com/CareerConnectResources/GE11GLOBAL/en_global/desktop/assets/images/poster_screen_reader_optimized_w_supplement.pdf) . 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