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General Electric MCE Field Specialist in Houston, Texas

Job Description Summary

The Major Component Exchange (MCE) Field Specialist will be responsible for the maintenance, large component replacement, and repair of wind turbine generators throughout the United States.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities

As the Major Component Exchange (MCE) Field Specialist, you will:

  • Troubleshoot complicated mechanical, hydraulic, and electrical problems on variable pitch / variable speed turbines

  • Help in all areas of site preparation (coordination of labor and materials) with minimal supervision

  • Document all work performed using computer based service reporting procedures

  • Communicate site status to engineers, customers, and management

Qualifications/Requirements

  • High School Diploma / GED

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience as a Wind Turbine Technician OR Minimum of 2 years of related experience in electrical, mechanical, hydraulics, REN energy or similar field

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally 90% of the time, as required

  • Ability and willingness to operate heavy equipment

  • Ability and willingness to signal and rig loads up to 100 tons

  • Ability and willingness to work and climb heights a minimum of 300ft

  • Ability to meet specific OSHA weight limits of 250 to 300lbs max

  • Ability and willingness to possess and maintain a valid driver's license

  • Ability and willingness to handle repetitive weight - 50 lbs

  • Ability and willingness to work in all weather conditions

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

  • Ability and willingness to be available for rotation shift schedules 24 hours, seven days a week

Desired Characteristics

  • 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 read and understand electrical schematic drawings

  • 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

  • Ability and willingness to read, interpret technical manuals, procedures, and regulations

  • Ability to write reports, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure

  • 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

  • Proficient computers skills in Excel, Word, Web Tools

  • Strong customer service mindset

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

Additional Information

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

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