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General Electric Wind Farm Service Technician - Murra Warra II in Murra Warra, Australia

Job Description Summary

Your role as the Wind Farm Field Service Technician will see you interface regularly with the Service Management, Client, internal technical team, other GE Onshore wind farms, contractors and the local community. Performing scheduled and unscheduled servicing of wind turbines and site infrastructure based on Murra Warra II Wind Farm, Victoria.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities

  • Interpret the requirements of GE manuals, specifications, bulletins and complete assigned tasks in accordance with GE work instructionsPerform and ensure the proper maintenance and fault finding of assets

  • Maintain reports using GE’s various software management tools and databases

  • Ensure all work is performed in accordance with the organisation’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

  • Form part of an on-call roster to work weekends and nights if required or as directed by management

  • Mobilize to alternate wind farms in Victoria, or Australia wide, 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 a possible request to violate 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


  • As a minimum, either a qualified electrician or a qualified mechanic with electrical aptitude.

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

  • Trained to an intermediate level in computer skills.

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

  • Must be able to travel to alternate wind farms in Australia when required by management (<25%).

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes