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Field Service Technician

  • Experienced
  • Posted 11/23/2017 7:49:12 AM
  • 2949114
  • Job Function: Services
  • Business Segment: Renewable Energy OnShore Wind
Location(s): United Kingdom; Chelveston, Cefn Croes

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GE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

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GE Renewable Energy is a 9 billion dollar start-up that brings together one of the broadest product and service portfolios of the renewable energy industry. With 13,000 employees present in more than 40 countries, and headquartered in Paris, GE Renewable Energy is backed-up by the resources of the world’s first digital industrial company. We take the earth’s most abundant resources - the strength of the wind, the force of water, and the heat of the sun, - and put them to work with breakthrough technology that unleashes their true possibilities. Combining onshore and offshore wind, hydro and innovative technologies such as concentrated solar power, GE Renewable Energy has installed more than 370 gigawatts capacity globally to make the world work better and cleaner.

GE is committed to taking on the world’s toughest challenges. In order to fulfill that promise we rely on a culture of leadership, diversity and inclusiveness. We aim to employ the world’s brightest minds to help us create a limitless source of ideas and opportunities. We believe in hiring talented people of varied backgrounds, experiences and styles…people like you!

Role Summary:
To further consolidate and strengthen our GE Renewable Energy Wind turbine service and maintenance teams in UK, we are looking for a qualified and highly motivated and committed Field Technicians.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Previous industrial experience perhaps in a factory, hands on experience servicing/repairing/maintenance/preventative maintenance
  • Don’t necessarily have to have the specific ‘wind’ experience OR a degree qualification or equivalent knowledge & experience
  • EHS experience ideal
  • Electrical qualifications would help

  • Qualifications/Requirements:
    To further consolidate and strengthen our GE Renewable Energy Wind turbine service and maintenance teams in UK, we are looking for a qualified and highly motivated and committed Field Technicians.

    Essential Responsibilities

    Ability to work independently on the implementation of fault analyses and repair of wind turbine generator systems, including clarification of any client queries.

    • Planned and preventive maintenance of wind turbine generator systems.
    • Documenting of call-out responses, fault finding and repair work in service reports, logbooks and checklists.
    • Coordination of external and internal service providers and contractors on site.
    • Contact person for client technical queries, such as retrofits and repairs


    • Professional training in electrical engineering sector (electrician, power electronics system, mechatronic engineer) or equivalent knowledge and experience.
    • Familiar with MS-Office operating system.
    • Familiar with PLC`s.
    • High degree of quality awareness.
    • Excellent fault finding and diagnostics skills combined with the ability to detect and remedy faults, defects, problems.
    • Able to work at heights and high level of physical fitness.
    • Structured worker with technical analytical abilities.
    • Fluency in English language Prepared to travel.
    • Willing to work sometimes also at the weekends.
    • Class B driving license.

    Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EU/EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post, as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website

    Desired Characteristics:
    • Electrical/ mechanical maintenance and diagnostic experience will be the additional advantage
      hands on experience servicing/repairing/maintenance/preventative maintenance
    • EHS experience ideal

    Locations: United Kingdom; Chelveston, Cefn Croes

    GE 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.

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