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Generator Supervisor / Winder

  • GE Renewable Energy
  • Experienced
  • Posted 2/7/2018 10:50:37 PM
  • 3058820
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Renewable Energy Hydro
Location(s): New Zealand; Hamilton

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GE Renewable Energy – Hydro Service Oceania
Hydro Service Oceania is located in Hamilton - New Zealand, and Hobart, Tasmania – Australia. The group provides engineering, technical, refurbishment, upgrade, and maintenance services and solutions to our hydro power generating customers in the Oceania region.

Role Summary:
The Generator Supervisor / Winder is required to work as a team member on hydro generator refurbishment and replacement projects.
The Generator Supervisor / Winder reports to the Site Manager during project execution, and is responsible for supervising specialised trades executing generator inspections, refurbishment, new build and replacement projects.
This is a site based role with work primarily based in New Zealand and Australia, however work in other overseas locations may be required.

Essential Responsibilities:
• Supervise personnel performing work on:
o customer sites, including dismantling, condition assessment, refurbishment, assembly, commissioning, and troubleshooting of generators.
o the acquisition of data readings and measurements prior to and during dismantling
o the dismantling of generators and auxiliaries with particular regard to sequence of operations, method of work, use of special tools and techniques and the safe handling and storage of components
o Special tasks and techniques, for example generator electrical testing, bearing fitting, alignment and establishment of correct clearance
o The acquisition of rebuild readings and measurements and analyse these for compliance with design, best practices and fleet experience
o The re-assembly and rebuilding of the generator and auxiliaries and proper set up of parameters
• Ensure compliance with all GE EHS policies and procedures
• Perform administrative functions; such as preparing technical reports, preparing methodologies, ordering materials, obtaining quotations.
• Ensure works are performed in accordance with GE procedures, ITP’s and Measurement record sheets.
• Liaise with GE Hydro Lead Centres on technical matters related to assigned projects.
• Respond to customer requests for emergency repairs and services to troublesome equipment.
• Develop and further expand technical knowledge, expertise.
• Maintain strong safety mindset to assure the executed work reflects the requirements of GE safety standards

To be successful in this role you would possess:
• Relevant Trade Certificate
• Minimum 3 of years of experience working as a Generator Supervisor or Winder on hydro generator refurbishment or generator build projects.
• Willingness and ability to travel to and work on projects mainly within Australia and New Zealand, with the possibility of other overseas projects as required.

Desired Characteristics:
• Electrical licence
• Generator commissioning experience
• Strong leadership and Interpersonal skills.
• Strong communication skills.
• Strong ability to work with all levels of Management, Engineering, and Trades (internally and externally).
• Proven analytical and reporting skills.
• A willingness and desire to develop skills and further expand technical knowledge and expertise in the Hydro Power Generation Industry.
• Strong safety ethic

Locations: New Zealand; Hamilton

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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