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General Electric Commissioning Engineer (m/f/d) in Salzbergen, Germany

Job Description Summary

In this role you will be part of GE Wind’s Global Projects & Services organization. You will be responsible to perform commissioning and service activities on wind turbine generators (WTG) and its ancillary equipment (SCADA etc.) across the globe, with focus on the EMEA region.

In this role you will travel regularly therefore you do not need to relocate as long as you live in Germany.

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About us

GE’s Onshore Wind business has a total installed base of more than 50,000 wind turbines in more than 35 counties, with 100+ GW of global installed capacity. We harness increased onshore wind energy potential through a broad family of turbines that are uniquely suited for a variety of wind environments, including Cypress, GE’s most powerful onshore wind turbine, and GE’s 2MW platform, which has more than 20GW installed and in operation today. We are committed to our customers’ success in wind, offering a broad portfolio of products and services that make renewables the energy of choice for a cleaner future.


The role includes, among others, the following responsibilities:

  • Commission and service wind turbine equipment and ensure it works to its specification

  • Carry-out and perform trial-run operations and equipment test procedures

  • Troubleshoot and repair mechanical, electrical or system malfunctions

  • Perform, instruct and ensure safety within commissioning activities

  • Collaborate with installation/project/engineering and other functions

  • Make improvements to and offer advice about operational procedures

  • Support and facilitate on the job trainings (OJT)

  • Maintain and follow safety and quality procedures as required by company policy

  • Mentor and share knowledge within area of responsibility

  • Keep records, maintain documentation and report as required by company policy


  • Degree as qualified/certified electrical engineer/technician or Bachelor's engineering degree (Electrical Engineering preferred)

  • Ability to work to tight deadlines whilst continuing to follow safety/quality guidelines

  • Competent in Health and Safety standards (EHS)

  • Ability and confidence to work at height (includes physical fitness to climb)

  • Capable of working at remote sites in adverse weather conditions (heat, humidity, cold, wind, altitude)

  • Ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally as required (90%)

  • Valid/clean driving license (EU class B)

  • English fluency, particularly with technical explanations

  • Unrestricted EU work permit