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Wind Energy Field Specialist

  • GE Renewable Energy
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/31/2017 3:56:59 PM
  • 2742910
  • Job Function: Services
  • Business Segment: Renewable Energy OnShore Wind
Location(s): United States ; Alabama, Alaska, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Guam; ALL OTHER


About Us:
GE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.


GE Renewable Energy is a 9 billion dollar start-up that brings together one of the broadest product and service portfolios of the renewable energy industry. With 13,000 employees present in more than 40 countries, and headquartered in Paris, GE Renewable Energy is backed-up by the resources of the world’s first digital industrial company. We take the earth’s most abundant resources - the strength of the wind, the force of water, and the heat of the sun, - and put them to work with breakthrough technology that unleashes their true possibilities. Combining onshore and offshore wind, hydro and innovative technologies such as concentrated solar power, GE Renewable Energy has installed more than 370 gigawatts capacity globally to make the world work better and cleaner.




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.

Role Summary:
The Wind Energy Field Specialist will work on a team or individually, to complete maintenance and large component replacement, troubleshoot mechanical and/or electrical repairs, oversee contractors, and repair wind turbine generators throughout the United States.

Essential Responsibilities:
As the Wind Energy Field Specialist, you will:


  • Troubleshoot complicated mechanical, hydraulic, and electrical problems on variable pitch / variable speed turbines
  • Help in all areas of site preparation (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

    Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Technical, Electrical, or Electronic field from an accredited college or university (OR an Associate’s Degree in a Technical, Electrical, or Electronic field from an accredited college or university with a minimum of 3 years of work experience in an electrical or electronic repair industry OR High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 5 years of work experience in an electrical or electronic repair industry)
  • Minimum of 1 year of work experience in an electrical or electronic repair industry
  • Minimum of 1 year of wind turbine experience
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience as a Wind Technician

    ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability and willingness to travel, as required
  • Ability and willingness to obtain and maintain a valid Driver’s License
  • Ability to meet specific OSHA weight limits of 250 to 300lbs max

    Desired Characteristics:
  • Mechanical & Electrical skills
  • Ability to read schematics
  • Proficient computers skills in Excel, Word, Web Tools
  • Ability to work effectively with minimum supervision
  • Strong customer service mindset
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

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    Locations: United States ; Alabama, Alaska, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Guam; ALL OTHER

    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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