Wind Energy Field Specialist - Travel Technician Blades

other, Alabama
03 Oct 2016
24 Oct 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
The Wind Energy Field Specialist - Travel Technician Blades will be a US Wind Travel Technician who will be responsible for the internal and external inspections and repair of fiberglass and composite blades, spinners, and nacelles from Category 1 through Category 5.

Essential Responsibilities

As the Wind Energy Field Specialist - Travel Technician Blades, you will:
  • Inspect and photograph internal and external blade damage, document findings, and assemble all associated paperwork as required to be posted for further action by Engineering
  • Preform composite repairs on internal and external blade surfaces, leading and trailing edge repair while following guidelines provided by Engineering with locations both up tower and down tower
  • Utilize blade access platforms, boom trucks, and rope access at heights of 300ft or more
  • Help in all areas of site preparation (i.e. coordination of labor and materials) with minimal supervision
  • Document all work performed using computer based service reporting procedures
  • Communicate site status to engineering, customers, and management
  • Provide maintenance support and preform large component replacement of wind turbine generators
  • Provide wind turbine generator LOTO (Lock Out & Tag Out) support


  • High School Diploma / GED
  • Minimum of 2 years of composite repair experience (OR Graduate of a Wind Tech and/or Composite program)ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
  • Ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally, as required
  • Ability and willingness to work and climb heights of 300ft or more
  • Ability to meet specific OSHA weight limits of 250 to 300lbs max
  • 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

  • Ability to read and understand schematic drawings
  • Ability and willingness to take initiative and work without direct supervision
  • Composite repair experience
  • Blade access platforms experience
  • SPRAT (Society of Professional Rope Access Technicians) Rope access trained
  • Lightning protection system inspections knowledge
  • Understand technology of wind blade construction and repair
  • Ability to read and understand electrical schematics
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