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

Job Description Summary

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.

Job Description

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 Engineering

  • Preform 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 tower

  • Utilize blade access platforms, boom trucks, and rope access at heights of 300ft or more

  • Help in all areas of site preparation (i.e. coordination of labor and materials) with minimal supervision

  • Document all work performed using computer based service reporting procedures

  • Communicate site status to engineering, customers, and management

  • Provide maintenance support and preform large component replacement of wind turbine generators

  • Provide wind turbine generator LOTO (Lock Out & Tag Out) support

Qualifications/Requirements :

  • High School Diploma / GED

  • Minimum of 4 years of composite repair experience

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally, as required

  • Ability and willingness to work and climb heights of 300ft or more

  • Ability and willingness to possess and maintain a valid driver's license

  • Must have the ability to climb ladders that have a specific OSHA weight limit of 250 to 300lbs

  • Ability and willingness to meet and maintain EHS Climbing requirement standards

Desired Characteristics :

  • Ability to read and understand schematic drawings

  • Ability and willingness to take initiative and work without direct supervision

  • Composite repair experience

  • Blade access platforms experience

  • SPRAT (Society of Professional Rope Access Technicians) Rope access trained

  • Lightning protection system inspections knowledge

  • Understand technology of wind blade construction and repair Ability to read and understand electrical schematics

Additional Information

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer (https://assets.phenompeople.com/CareerConnectResources/GE11GLOBAL/en_global/desktop/assets/images/poster_screen_reader_optimized_w_supplement.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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