General Electric Travelling Wind Farm Service Technician - Electrical in Home/Remote/Alternate, Australia
Job Description Summary
Are you an Australian based Electrical Wind Technician or a Qualified Electrical Trade person aspiring to join the wind industry? Are you looking to join a growing team for a new challenge in 2021? If so, we want to hear from you. We're looking for motivated individuals to join us as Travelling Wind Farm Service Technicians – Electrical.
Based out of one of our several Australian wind farm sites and being regularly dispatched country wide to support ongoing maintenance activities, major component exchanges, and new farm stand-up activities. This role will see you interface regularly with multiple GE Onshore wind farms, Service Management, our many Clients and internal technical teams.
Location is flexible around Australia; East Coast is preferred.
Interpret the requirements of GE manuals, specifications, bulletins and complete assigned tasks in accordance with GE work instructions.
Perform and ensure the proper maintenance and fault finding of assets.
Act as the site HVOA Delegate when required.
Nominated as the High Voltage operating Authority delegate for the site.
Perform high voltage switching operations according to site procedures as required.
Interpret the requirements of GE manuals, specifications, bulletins, and complete assigned tasks in accordance with GE work instructions
Have a working knowledge of electrical installation requirements
Ensure all work is performed in accordance with the above documents and to the organization’s SWMS, LOTO, associated EHS & QA/QC policies/procedures.
Drive a positive reporting culture by identifying errors, violations, incidents or problems immediately using GE systems.
Maintain a working knowledge of the Registered Electrical Contractor (REC) responsibilities.
Supervise the electrical installation work.
Maintain reports using GE’s various software management tools and databases.
Report errors, violations, incidents or problems immediately using GE reporting systems.
Submit enquiries to Engineering to ensure technical issues are resolved.
Work closely with and answer questions from Management, Engineering, Sourcing and Project Teams as required.
Uphold and maintain Quality Control, by making conformance or non-conformance decisions upon completion of tasks and inspections.
Form part of an on-call roster to work weekends and nights if required or as directed by management.
Champion Safety by being familiar with and following all EHS policies, and procedures applicable to the job and cooperate with GE investigations and EHS audits.
Qualifications & Requirements
As a minimum, hold a registered Workers License Electrical (A-Grade or equivalent).
Demonstrate previous experience in the Onshore Wind sector or similar heavy industry (Five years Minimum).
Required to be nominated as the Electrical Supervisor in accordance with the Registered Electrical Contactors license and hold the position as the Nominated Qualified Supervisor - Electrical on behalf of the company.
Understanding of basic AC/DC electrical circuits and ability to T/S and conduct circuit analysis (24VDC, 166VDC, 120, 230, 400, 575, 690VAC);
Demonstrate previous experience in High Voltage switching and operations.
Have a current High Voltage operating certificate or the ability to gain one.
Proficient in fault finding electrical and hydraulic equipment.
Trained to an intermediate level in computer skills.
Must have the ability to climb wind turbines and complete physically demanding tasks at heights.
Experience working in remote locations and autonomously.
Must be willing to travel >75% of the year.
Relocation Assistance Provided: No