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Role Summary: The Wind Technician at the Whitetail / Sendero Wind Farm in Oilton, TX will be responsible for the operations, maintenance, and warranty repair of wind turbine generators.
Essential Responsibilities: As the Wind Technician – Whitetail / Sendero, you will:
• Work with site leadership to execute contractual obligations and activities set forth with the customers on a daily basis, which include any portion of the electrical and mechanical equipment used in the GE wind turbine generator • Perform maintenance, repair or replacement of parts to correct malfunctions • 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 • Work with and respond to GE’s remote operations center when necessary
Qualifications/Requirements: • High School Diploma / GED
• Ability and willingness to possess and maintain a valid driver’s license • Ability and willingness to handle repetitive weight - 50 lbs • Ability and willingness to climb towers up to 300 feet • Ability and willingness to work in all weather conditions • Ability to meet specific OSHA weight limits of 250 to 300lbs max • Ability to read and understand electrical schematic drawings • Ability and willingness to read, interpret technical manuals, procedures, and regulations • Ability to write reports, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure • 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
Desired Characteristics: • Bachelor’s Degree in a Technical, Electrical, or Electronics field from an accredited college or university • Technical Certification in Wind Energy or Electrical / Electronic field • Ability to work with a wide variety of personnel at all levels inside and outside of the Wind Farm • Wind turbine experience • Ability and willingness to take initiative, and work without direct supervision • Electrical, mechanical, and/or hydraulic experience • Experience using hydraulic power tools • Experience with heavy equipment required for facility maintenance with a working knowledge of crane and rigging requirements
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