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General Electric Wind Energy Field Specialist - Travel Technician - Blades in Schenectady, New York

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The Wind Energy Field Specialist - Travel Technician - Blades will be a US Wind Travel Technician who will be responsible for the internal and external inspections and repair of fiberglass and composite blades, spinners, and nacelles from Category 1 through Category 5.

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Essential Responsibilities : As the Wind Energy Field Specialist - Travel Technician - Blades, you will:Inspect and photograph internal and external blade damage, document findings, and assemble all associated paperwork as required to be posted for further action by EngineeringPreform composite repairs on internal and external blade surfaces, leading and trailing edge repair while following guidelines provided by Engineering with locations both up tower and down towerUtilize blade access platforms, boom trucks, and rope access at heights of 300ft or moreHelp in all areas of site preparation (i.e. coordination of labor and materials) with minimal supervisionDocument all work performed using computer based service reporting proceduresCommunicate site status to engineering, customers, and managementProvide maintenance support and preform large component replacement of wind turbine generatorsProvide wind turbine generator LOTO (Lock Out & Tag Out) support

Qualifications/Requirements : High School Diploma / GEDMinimum of 4 years of composite repair experience ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally, as requiredAbility and willingness to work and climb heights of 300ft or moreAbility and willingness to possess and maintain a valid driver's licenseMust have the ability to climb ladders that have a specific OSHA weight limit of 250 to 300lbsAbility and willingness to meet and maintain EHS Climbing requirement standards

Desired Characteristics : Ability to read and understand schematic drawingsAbility and willingness to take initiative and work without direct supervisionComposite repair experienceBlade access platforms experienceSPRAT (Society of Professional Rope Access Technicians) Rope access trainedLightning protection system inspections knowledgeUnderstand technology of wind blade construction and repair Ability to read and understand electrical schematics

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).