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General Electric Offshore Wind - Service Technician I (m/f/d) in Hamburg, Germany

Job Description Summary

The Service Technician I, Offshore Wind is responsible to perform services and maintenance activities on the Merkur customers site / property within his team. This includes all types of maintenance services (i.e. preventive and corrective), maintenance facilities, and coordinate with his Team Lead and other support functions. Driving operational excellence, quality and safety is key priority for this role.

Job Description

About us

GE Renewable Energy is one of the world's leading offshore wind energy companies, with a portfolio of offshore wind turbines ranging from 6 MW to 14 MW that offer increased value to customers with proven performance, reliability, efficiency and availability.

We have invested more than $400 million to develop the Haliade-X, an investment that will also drive down offshore wind farms’ levelized cost of energy, helping make offshore wind energy more competitive for our customers. The Haliade-X was the industry’s first 14MW offshore wind turbine to operate, and is the only 12+MW offshore wind turbine platform that has been operating for over two years, specifically at its Rotterdam prototype site.

Why we come to work

At GE Renewable Energy, our service teams keep our world moving. They’re adaptable, determined, and safety-focused, thriving in high-pressure situations. They’re the kind of people who dig deep for answers, work collaboratively with the right teams to drive solutions, and who sit back and smile when they know they have done a great job. As part of this team, you’ll be rewarded with autonomy and trust, a collaborative, supportive team, and the chance to be empowered and successful, every single day.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Be responsible for the execution of all service-related tasks with respect to EHS (ToolBoxTalks, Incident Reporting, etc.), Electrical Safety (LOTO), Taking over the Anlagenverantwortung (ANLV) while working on the WEC.

  • Coordinate and perform administrative activities as per relevant service processes, including tracking work activities, manage component/parts deliveries to/from your location or on the SOV

  • Participate in process & quality improvement initiatives and provide feedback on lessons learned to your team lead.

  • Able to coordinate the team work timings to align with marine transfer pickup times

  • Able to react on short notice work condition changes due to changes in the planning or weather related

  • Willing to be a nominated person for reoccurring inspections or other dedicated works scopes.


  • Professional education/apprenticeship in an electrical technical discipline with experience or other additional education (for example EFFT) to cover a basic electrical background

  • Ability and willingness to work offshore in a rotational shift system on a vessel

  • Proven ability to work in a cross-functional and global environment, remote teams, strong team player

  • Fluency in English language

Desired Characteristics

  • Proven offshore wind experience or experience in a related discipline

  • High motivation level; self-starter with good communication skills

  • Ability to perform troubleshooting and maintenance according to the manufacturer’s specifications at Avanti Pegasus XL service lift is a plus

  • Ability to perform troubleshooting and maintenance according to the manufacturer’s specifications at Palfinger PSM400 service crane is a plus

  • Proven rope access experience is a plus

  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems

  • German language skills are a plus

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No