General Electric Field Composite Repair Technician (Remote) in Grand Forks, North Dakota
The Field Composite Repair Technician requires extensive travel throughout the United States and is responsible for the inspection and repair of wind turbine blades. This position must have a high regard for safety and quality.
Perform composite blade repairs according the specified instructions.
Prepare applicable service documentation and service reports including details of repairs.
Perform blade inspections as directed.
Ensure all work hours and expenses have been coded correctly in tracking systems.
Maintain complete and accurate data and records as required by LM Wind Power.
Prepare and plan travel and accommodations while working remotely.
Ensure tools and equipment are in working order.
Any other function as determined by the company from time to time.
Help maintain a work environment that is free of safety hazards .
Maintain work area and equipment in a clean and orderly condition .
Ensure customer site rules, company regulations, policies and procedures are being followed at all times.
Ensure compliance to all federal, state and local laws and regulations.
Notify supervisor immediately of any workplace hazards, near misses or injuries, no matter how slight.
Perform inspection of safety equipment per company standards.
Immediately stop the process upon any safety concern.
Communicate with customers in a professional manner.
Communicate internally with support staff appropriately.
Provide customer and internal leadership team updates on any safety, quality or delivery concerns.
Always make a professional appearance on site.
Maintain a positive and respectful attitude while working alone or with a team.
This position requires extensive travel. Must be able to travel for extended periods of time (Typical travel is 5-6 weeks on the road followed by 1 week of rest).
Must be able to work in confined spaces.
Must be able to work at heights (above 250ft).
Must be able to work outdoors in variable weather conditions.
Previous experience in the wind turbine industry or composite repair.
Certification or Technical Degree in wind turbine maintenance or similar field.
The newly formed GE Renewable Energy, North American Blade Services team is the reliable partner our customers go to for advanced blade services. This organization is meeting customer needs for technical blade repair and warranty services, crucial to securing their long-term investment.
With more than 35 years of experience in blade services and a global network of operations and engineering workshops, our team offers broad expertise and detailed knowledge of all aspects of the blade. We deliver high-quality solutions to wind farm owners across the world and are prepared to handle difficult and complex repairs, on site or at one of our state of the art repair facilities.
GE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.
GE Renewable Energy is a 9 billion dollar start-up that brings together one of the broadest product and service portfolios of the renewable energy industry. With 13,000 employees present in more than 40 countries, and headquartered in Paris, GE Renewable Energy is backed-up by the resources of the world’s first digital industrial company. We take the earth’s most abundant resources - the strength of the wind, the force of water, and the heat of the sun, - and put them to work with breakthrough technology that unleashes their true possibilities. Combining onshore and offshore wind, hydro and innovative technologies such as concentrated solar power, GE Renewable Energy has installed more than 370 gigawatts capacity globally to make the world work better and cleaner.
GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www.ge.com/sites/default/files/15-000845%20EEO%20combined.pdf . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.
Locations: United States; North Dakota; Remote, All US Locations
GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.