Technical Operator, Blade Dynamics

New Orleans, Louisiana
03 Oct 2016
01 Dec 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
The Technical Operator, Blade Dynamicsntry-level manufacturing technicians needed. Come join an exciting team in the wind energy industry as a Technical Operator, Blade Dynamics!

Essential Responsibilities

As the Technical Operator, Blade Dynamics, you will:
Assemble and possibly test electromechanical assemblies and sub-assemblies for wind turbine components including installation, adhesive bonding, drilling, tapping, torqueing, lubricating and wiring
Work from engineering drawings, work instructions, Standard operating procedures, and wiring diagrams
Efficiently use calibrated equipment and machinery as part of assembly processes and component manufacturing
Utilize various hand tools and other standard tools to complete work tasks
Utilize the proper chemicals and be able to understand safety data and shelf life information
Accurately inspect the condition of incoming hardware and materials
Follow EHS (Environmental Health and Safety) compliance for wind turbine assembly, component manufacturing and testing
Assure complete and accurate quality documentation
Assist in implementation of wind turbine documentation
Initiate and drive process improvements
Operate forklift, overhead crane, and other relevant hand operated equipment


High school Diploma / GED
Ability and willingness to work rotating shifts
Ability and willingness to lift 45 lbs.
Ability and willingness to climb stairs or ladders to heights two and three stories above ground level repeatedly during a shift
Ability and willingness to wear standard PPE, to include hard-hat, safety glasses, respirators, supplied air respirators, and hearing protection
Ability and willingness to walk distances that may exceed a mile and be able to work in areas exceeding 90 decibels along with hearing protection
Ability and willingness to stand for 10 hours during a shift
Ability and willingness to be exposed to chemicals and heavy machinery used in the manufacturing of wind turbine blades
Ability and willingness to work in temperatures greater than 100 degrees F and/or less than 32 degrees F

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

• Able to perform industrial math
• Able to hear and follow verbal work instructions and to distinguish alarms
• Able to work with hands to manipulate small objects
• Able to see small objects, track moving objects, and to distinguish between all primary colors
• Written and oral communication skills in English language
• Able to use powered and non-powered hand tools
• Able to multi-task
• Able to work within a culturally diverse team
• Must be a quick learner, able to learn on-the-job, able to adapt to change, and be a team contributor
• Minimum of 1 year of manufacturing or production experience

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