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Wind Technician - High Plains

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Sectors Sustainability, Climate, CSR, EMS
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level First Level
Deadline 27/05/2011
Company Name GE
Contact Name Human Resources
Website Further Details / Applications
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Job Number: 1360439
Business: GE Energy
Business Segment: Energy - Power & Water
About Us: GE is planning for tomorrow. Where will you be? For more than 125 years, GE has been respected for its performance and innovative spirit. GE people worldwide are dedicated to turning imaginative ideas into leading products and services that help solve some of the world's toughest problems.
Posted Position Title: Wind Technician - High Plains
Career Level: Entry-Level
Function: Services
Function Segment: Field Services
Location: United States
U.S. State, China or Canada Provinces: Maine
Role Summary/Purpose: The Wind Technician - High Plains will be responsible for the operations, maintenance, and repair of wind turbine generators. In this role you will troubleshoot on mechanical, hydraulic, and electrical problems on variable pitch, variable speed turbines. You will also perform maintenance, repair or replacement of parts to correct malfunctions.
Essential Responsibilities - Troubleshoot complicated mechanical, hydraulic, and electrical problems on variable pitch, variable speed turbines
- Help in all areas of site operations as directed by manager with minimal supervision
- Perform all mechanical, hydraulic, and electrical component maintenance, repair or replacement of parts to correct malfunctions
- Perform some diagnostic electrical analysis
- Document all work performed using computer based service reporting procedures
Qualifications/Requirements: - Associate’s technical electrical / electronic degree OR minimum of 3 years of work experience in electrical / electronic repair industry


- Ability and willingness to handle repetitive weight - 50 lbs
- Ability to climb towers up to 300 feet
- 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
Additional Eligibility Qualifications GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.
Desired Characteristics - Wind turbine experience
- Ability and willingness to take initiative, and work without direct supervision
- Ability and willingness to read, and interpret technical manuals, procedures, and regulations; to write reports; to subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure
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