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Transformer Field Technician - 2nd Crewmember

  • GE Power
  • Experienced
  • Posted 5/8/2017 3:41:47 PM
  • 2889938
  • Job Function: Services
  • Business Segment: Power Industrial Solutions
Location(s): United States; Ohio; Stow


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Role Summary:
The Transformer Field Technician will be responsible for working in the field as part of a team on an oil-processing rig installing, repairing, troubleshooting and processing the fluid in transformers and LTC’s.

Essential Responsibilities:
As the Transformer Field Technician, you will:

  • Ensure compliance of the Rig when Rig Crew Leader is not present (DOT, EHS, Calibration, tooling, equipment, maintenance, housekeeping, organization, cleanliness, etc.)
  • Actively participate in EHS
  • Assist in the leadership of onsite safety, compliance, hazard recognition and accident prevention on job site
  • Develop a relationship with customers and explore future opportunities
  • Ensure self-compliance regarding training, meetings, administrative, DOT, EHS, etc.
  • Be responsible for personnel's safety, work assignments, and work scope while on job site
  • Follow work orders from (in chain of command); Managers, Production Supervisor, Rig Crew Leader, or Transformer Tech
  • Pro-actively communicate to Production Supervisors on progress of job and status of crew members
  • Mentor 3rd Tech to enable safe and productive operation
  • Obtain customer sign-off prior to departing from site, and document confirmation number(s) for all 3rd party equipment to be removed from site in a timely manner
  • Work as a team with Crew Leader to direct crew activities, assignments on job site and in GE shop
  • Work as a team with Crew Leader to ensure job successful execution of the job (includes resources, timing, personnel, paperwork, compliance, efficiency, etc)
  • Lead daily toolbox talks on site and ensure crew safety as well as becoming the main point of customer contact while crew is on site; Communicate with customer on safety, waste, work progress, change order possibility, etc.
  • Pro-actively improve skills and knowledge
  • Operate man lifts and variable reach forklifts


Qualifications/Requirements:
  • High School Diploma / GED
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in the field of Fluid processing equipment
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENT:
  • Ability and willingness to obtain and/or maintain a Class A CDL
  • Ability and willingness to lift up to 50lbs., work from heights, climb ladders, push / pull wrenches, and work in confined spaces



Desired Characteristics:
  • Associate's Degree in Electrical Maintenance or other field from a two-year college or technical school
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in providing maintenance / repair services on electromechanical products or other combination of education and experience
  • Thorough knowledge and demonstration of EHS compliance and SOP's
  • Knowledge of and ability to perform Transformer & LTC repairs, installation, etc.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, both internal to GE and external (customers)
  • Knowledge of Rigging to include hand signals, safety, etc. (level 2 training needed)
  • Ability to operate all GE rigs


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Locations: United States; Ohio; Stow

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.

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

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