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EMEA P&S – Special Blades Technician

  • GE Renewable Energy
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/30/2017 1:54:56 AM
  • 2823971
  • Job Function: Services
  • Business Segment: Renewable Energy OnShore Wind
Location(s): Turkey ; Istanbul


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Role Summary:
The Wind Energy EMEA P&S – Special Blades Technician - will be a EU 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:
• 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
• 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
• Execute Lightning protection measurements
• 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

Qualifications/Requirements:
• Service Technician Education
• Minimum of 2 years of composite repair experience (OR Graduate of a Wind Tech and/or Composite program)
• Ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally, as required
• Ability and willingness to work and climb heights of 300ft or more
• Ability and willingness to possess and maintain a valid driver's license

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
• Rope access trained
• Lightning protection system inspections knowledge
• Understand technology of wind blade construction and repair
• Ability to read and understand electrical schematics

Locations: Turkey ; Istanbul

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