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General Electric MCE Site Specialist- Shepherds Flat (Arlington, OR) in Salem, Oregon

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GE’s Digital Services power capacity is growing fast and will continue to rise steadily in the coming years. As we continue to grow and develop new and existing wind sites, Digital Services has an ongoing need to build our field teams with the right individuals that possess a willingness to learn, contribute and grow. As part of the GE family, training and development, safety, and career progression lead our initiatives to provide opportunity and growth in all areas.

The Major Component Exchange (MCE) Site Specialist at Shepherds Flat Wind Farm in Arlington, OR will work on a team or individually, to assist on large component replacement, troubleshoot mechanical and / or electrical repairs, direct and coordinate crews, oversee contractors, and repair wind turbine generators throughout the United States.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities :

As the MCE Site 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 / GEDMinimum of 1 year of experience as a Wind Turbine Technician(AND/OR)Completion of Certificate / Associate's / Bachelor's in a relative field, including, but not limited to:

  • Electrical, Mechanical, Renewable EnergyMinimum 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 mindsetStrong organizational skills

  • Strong oral and written communication skillsStrong interpersonal and leadership skills

Additional Eligibility Qualifications :

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).

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www.ge.com/sites/default/files/15-000845%20EEO%20combined.pdf . at http://www.ge.com/sites/default/files/15-000845%20EEO%20combined.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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