FieldCore Technician - Wind,18-1279 in Perth, Australia

Technician - Wind,18-1279

Field Service Technician - Wind

Adelaide, Australia

Perth, Australia

Description

FieldCore, a GE company, is a new, independent industrial field services company that will deliver the highest standard of field services excellence and capabilities for GE and its customers. FieldCore will bring together the field services expertise and people from both Granite Services and GE’s Power Services into one powerhouse. Driven by the values of safety, quality, and integrity, FieldCore will be built to deliver operational excellence for customers in the power generation, oil & gas, nuclear, and wind power markets. For more information, check out www.fieldcore.com at http://www.fieldcore.com/

Role Summary/Purpose

The Wind Electrical Technician III will perform maintenance, repair or replacement of parts to correct malfunctions. Troubleshoot complicated mechanical, hydraulic, and electrical problems on variable pitch, variable speed turbines. Help in all areas of site operations as directed by manager with minimal supervision. Perform all mechanical, hydraulic, and electrical component maintenance, repair or replacement of parts to correct malfunctions. Perform some diagnostic electrical analysis. Document all work performed using computer based service reporting procedures. Requires you to apply your electro-mechanical skills and experience

Essential Functions

  • Perform diagnosis and repair on Wind Turbines

  • Properly document work performed, including parts usage and time worked

  • Perform quality control inspections on repairs and maintenance functions.

  • Understanding of basic AC/DC electrical circuits and ability to T/S and conduct circuit analysis (24VDC, 166VDC, 120, 230, 400, 575, 690VAC)

  • Understanding of Converter Controls

  • Prepare timely and concise reports regarding inspections to insure proper steps are taken to remedy any deficiencies;

  • Interact closely with on-site maintenance and providing guidance and training when applicable;

  • Be proactive in regards to wind turbine counter measures or enhancements that may be needed and assist in the development of such procedure’s as required;

  • Assist with installation and commissioning of Wind Turbines on an “as needed” basis;

  • Assist with cost control management of the site to include

  • Performs other duties as required and assigned

Qualifictions and Requirements

  • Diploma or Associate Engineering Degree in a Technical Electrical / Electronic or Wind Energy discipline from an accredited college or university (OR Technical Certification in Wind Energy with a minimum of 5 year of experience in electrical / electronic industry or wind field technician experience OR High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 7 years of work experience in electrical / electronic repair industry)

  • Ideal candidates should preferably have acted in the capacity of at minimum a Wind Electrical Tech II for 10-12 months

  • Clean and Valid Drivers License

  • Basic skills training to ensure knowledge of fundamental concepts, practices and procedures of a particular field of specialization.

  • Possess advanced skills and applies the fundamental concepts, practices and procedures of a particular field of specialization

  • Certification to manage commissioning on SCADA and/or Wind Farm Management System (WFMS)

Desired Characteristics

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.

  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

  • Ability to speak effectively to employees of the organization.

  • Proficient with electrical test equipment and reading schematics

  • Knowledge and experience practicing EHS and Quality Procedures

  • Effective Communicator – works well in team environment

  • Experience with recording data and data analysis

  • Extended times of travel and work overtime in a moments notice

  • Comprehend and retain provided safety training and be able to follow safety procedures at all times.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and vets.

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