Lead Wind Technician - Peak View

Recruiter
Location
Waslenburg, Colorado
Salary
Competitive
Posted
03 Nov 2016
Closes
01 Jan 2017
Ref
2769976
Sector
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Wind Energy Lead Technician at Peak View will be responsible for the operations, maintenance, and warranty repair of wind turbine generators. You will oversee contractual obligations and activities, working closely with project owners and various customers on a daily basis. You will also perform all mechanical and electrical component maintenance, repair, and replacement of parts to correct malfunctions.

Essential Responsibilities

As the Wind Energy Lead Technician at Peak View, you will:

  • Oversee contractual obligations and activities, working closely with project owners and various customers on a daily basis, including any portion of the electrical and mechanical equipment used in wind turbines
  • Be responsible for subordinate employee classifications which include maintenance mechanics, technicians, and operators
  • Troubleshoot complicated mechanical and electrical problems including: variable pitch systems, variable speed control systems, and components
  • Perform all mechanical and electrical component maintenance, repair, and replacement of parts to correct malfunctions
  • Perform a variety of administrative duties as well as be responsible for EHS (Environmental Health and Safety) and other relevant compliance
  • Assist with staffing requirements, counseling, coaching, training, and corrective action concerning employees and contractors
  • Assist with performance evaluations for subordinate employee per management instructions
  • Help in all areas of facility operations as directed by manager
  • Assist with Profit & Loss (P&L) reporting responsibilities and responsible for spare parts inventor


Qualifications/Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical / Electronic Engineering from an accredited college or university with a minimum of 1 year of work experience in Electrical / Electronic repair industry and a minimum of 1 year of experience with balance of plant (BOP) operations


OR

  • Associate's Degree in a Technical Electrical / Electronic discipline from an accredited college or university with a minimum of 4 years of work experience in Electrical / Electronic repair industry and a minimum of 1 year of experience with balance of plant (BOP) operations


OR

  • High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 6 years of work experience in the Electrical / Electronic repair industry and a minimum of 1 year of experience with balance of plant (BOP) operations


ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability and willingness to handle repetitive weight of 50 lbs.
  • Ability and willingness to climb towers up to 300 feet, as required
  • Ability and willingness to work in all weather conditions, as required
  • Ability and willingness to work in range of environments to include but not limited to industrial facilities, manufacturing facilities, and power industry facilities, as required
  • Ability and willingness to be available for rotation shift schedules 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, as required
  • Ability and willingness to possess and maintain a valid driver's license



Additional Eligibility Qualifications

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

Desired Characteristics

  • Advanced computer skills utilizing word processing, spreadsheet processing, e-mail programs, facility control and management systems, and computer diagnostic and troubleshooting tools
  • Ability and willingness to read and interpret technical manuals, procedures, and regulations
  • Ability and willingness to write reports
  • Ability and willingness to subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure
  • Wind facility operations experience and wind turbine experience
  • My learning High Voltage Tests such as: GEE-PROD-W025-WIND - 2.20 Substations and Transformers / GEE-PROD-W026-WIND - 2.21 Padmount Transformer Switching / GEE-PROD-W027-WIND - 2.23 Substation & Interconnect Switching (GE Employees Only)
  • Advanced electrical / mechanical background
  • Ability and willingness to take initiative and work without direct supervision
  • Knowledge of heavy equipment required for facility maintenance with a working knowledge of crane and rigging requirements
  • Comprehensive writing skills to meet contractual reporting obligations, as required

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