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General Electric MCE Electrical Technician in Jandakot, Australia

Job Description Summary

The Main Component Exchange (MCE) Electrical Technician will work within the existing team in the safe execution of Main Component Exchange and Uptower Repair work on Wind Turbines across

Australia on GE Renewable Energy Onshore Wind Services, as directed by the MCE Lead.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities

  • Work within small hands-on work groups during on site execution of MCE/UTR work

  • Execute MCE work as directed by the MCE Lead, involving major crane operations using GE MCE teams, local GE employees, third party contractors, and crane vendors

  • Inspect all major parts to ensure no damage and that they are the right type or configuration for the turbine

  • Check Inventory Tooling, Parts, any other items required during MCE operations

  • Interpret the requirements of GE manuals, specifications, bulletins, and complete assigned tasks in accordance with GE work instructions

  • Ensure data is collected to complete reports on executed MCE/UTR work.

  • Ensure all work is performed in accordance with the organization’s JSA, LOTO, EHS and associated policies/procedures

  • Report errors, violations, incidents, or problems immediately using GE reporting systems

  • Submit enquiries to Engineering to ensure technical issues are resolved

  • Answer questions from Management, Engineering, Sourcing and Project Teams as required

  • Make a conformance or non-conformance decision upon completion of inspections and report as required to MCE lead/FRO/CMS.

  • Form part of a roster to work weekends and nights if required or as directed by management

  • Perform high voltage switching operations according to site procedures as required

  • Be familiar with and follow all EHS policies, and procedures applicable to their job

  • Report any injuries, spills, near misses or related incidents and any concerns about possible violations of this policy

  • Cooperate with GE investigations and EHS audits

  • Call attention to fellow employees of unsafe acts, and unsafe conditions and practices to their Manager, Supervisor, and EHS Manager/Coordinator

  • Complete all required EHS Training

Qualifications & Requirements

  • Either qualified electrician, holding appropriate Australian electrical license.

  • Proficient in fault finding electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic equipment.

  • Experience in overall wind farm operations and maintenance, installation, and heavy lift main

  • component exchange.

  • Trained to an intermediate level in computer skills.

Desired Characteristics

  • Must have positive attitude and the ability to complete physically demanding tasks at heights.

  • Strong organisational skills with the ability to multi-task in an environment of changing priorities

  • Strong problem-solving skills, with the ability to implement innovative solutions

  • Experience in the wind farm industry would be highly desirable

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to work independently

  • Ability and willingness to travel nationally or internationally for work and training

  • Experience in the GE Business management systems including: RACES, SSS, Oracle, Tableau and Perceptive platforms.

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No