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Lead Technician- Bennington

Company: General Electric
Location: Bloomington
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description SummaryThe Wind Energy Lead Technician is a critical and active role to maintain optimal function and output at the wind site by working daily on turbine operations, planning, required maintenance, safety, quality control, warranty repair(s) and customer service. The Lead Wind Technician partners and communicates with the Site Manager to execute on contract requirements and timelines and ensures alignment with GE excellence!Job DescriptionEssential ResponsibilitiesAs the Lead Wind Technician, you will:Work with site Manager to execute contractual obligations per customer requirements and activities set forth with on a daily basis, which include any portion of the electrical and mechanical equipment used in the GE wind turbine generatorPerform maintenance, repair or replacement of parts to correct malfunctionsTroubleshoot complex mechanical, hydraulic, and electrical problems on variable pitch & variable speed turbinesSupport in all areas of site operations as directed by manager with minimal supervision including daily schedules and planning, supporting tech development, overall site leadership and customer servicePerform some diagnostic electrical analysisDocument all work performed using computer based service reporting proceduresWork with and respond to GEs remote operations center when necessaryQualifications/RequirementsHigh School Diploma or GED;Passing a Technical Knowledge Assessment;Minimum of 2 year work experience as a Wind Technician or Wind MaintenanceORMinimum of 4 years of work experience inclusive of hydraulic, electrical, and experience using basic power hydraulic tools.REQUIREMENTS:Must have and maintain a valid drivers licenseHandle repetitive weight - 50 lbs, and climb towers up to 300 feet dailyMeet specified manufacturer weight limits not to exceed 300lbs including required gear.Understand electrical schematic drawings, technical manuals, procedures, and regulations.Ability and willingness to work in range of environments to include but not limited to industrial facilities, manufacturing facilities, and power industry facilitiesFlexibility to work rotating shift schedules, and on-call per site needsCustomer service experience with effective communication skillsDesired CharacteristicsAssociates or Bachelors Degree in a Technical, Electrical, or Electronics field from an accredited college or universityTechnical Certification in Wind Energy or Electrical / Electronic fieldAbility to work with a wide variety of personnel at all levels inside and outside of the Wind FarmWind turbine experienceAbility and willingness to take initiative, and work without direct supervisionElectrical, mechanical, and/or hydraulic experienceExperience using hydraulic power toolsExperience with heavy equipment required for facility maintenance with a working knowledge of crane and rigging requirementsAdditional InformationGE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer (. 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

Keywords: General Electric, Bloomington , Lead Technician- Bennington, Other , Bloomington, Illinois

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