Parts Lead Technician - North Hulburt

Recruiter
Location
Arlington, Oregon
Salary
Competitive
Posted
10 Nov 2016
Closes
06 Jan 2017
Ref
2763963
Sector
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Parts Lead Technician - North Hulburt, located in Arlington, OR, will be responsible for the operations, maintenance, and warranty repair of wind turbine generators. You will oversee contractual obligations, parts inventory, inventory control, stocking levels, and ordering activities, working closely with project owners and various customers on a daily basis. You will perform all mechanical and electrical component maintenance, repair, and replacement of parts to correct malfunctions.

Essential Responsibilities

As the Parts Lead Technician - North Hulburt, you will:
  • Oversee site parts inventory, including inventory control, stocking levels, and ordering using Oracle and Excel applications
  • 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 the GE 1.5 wind turbine generator
  • 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
  • Oversee site parts inventory; including inventory control, inventory stocking levels, and parts ordering using Oracle and Excel applications
  • 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 inventory

    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 industryOR
  • 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 industryOR
  • High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 6 years of work experience in the Electrical / Electronic repair industry
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience with balance of plant (BOP) operationsELIGIBILITY 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 to meet specific OSHA weight limits of 250 to 300lbs max
  • 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)
  • Basic electrical / mechanical background
  • Experience with Oracle applications
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel
  • 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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