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Field Service Technician

  • GE Renewable Energy
  • Experienced
  • Posted 11/28/2017 8:49:35 PM
  • 3029999
  • Job Function: Services
  • Business Segment: Renewable Energy OnShore Wind
Location(s): Australia; Silverton,

About Us:
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.

Role Summary:
Reporting to the Service Manager, the Field Service Technician will be responsible for the safe operation and maintenance of the wind farm, including: High voltage substation, wind turbines, met masts and all associated infrastructure.

Essential Responsibilities:
Preparation of work programs for the timely servicing of assets
Organise daily work plans for contractors
Raise purchase requests for parts, consumables etc. as required
Interpret the requirements of GE manuals, specifications, bulletins, work instructions, etc. and devise work plans including all required resources
Guide and assist technicians in the proper maintenance and fault finding of assets
Regularly inspect in-person the progress and quality of service/repair work
Maintain reports using GE’s various software management tools and databases
Prepare technical reports for GE and customer
Ensure all work is performed in accordance with the organisation’s JSA, LOTO, EHS and associated policies/procedures
Report errors, violations, incidents or problems immediately using GE reporting systems
Submit inquiries to Engineering to ensure technical issues are resolved
Answer questions from management, Engineering, Sourcing, Projects etc. as required
Make a conformance or non-conformance decision upon completion of inspections
Plan and supervise High Voltage Operation and Maintenance activities performed by contractors
Due to international business contacts, attendance at out of hours teleconferences may be required. Infrequent travel within Australia may be required for short periods of time

As a minimum, either a qualified electrical supervisor or a qualified mechanical fitter with electrical endorsements. A degree in mechanical or electrical engineering would be highly regarded. Proficient in fault finding electrical equipment and have high level computer skills.

Desired Characteristics:
Must have positive attitude and be able to work unsupervised.
The ideal candidate will be flexible, willing and able to work with several high paced individuals.
Attention to detail and ability to comply with corporate compliance requirements is a must.

Locations: Australia; Silverton,

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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