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High Voltage Technician (Abilene, TX)

GE Energy
Abilene, TX 79602
**Job Description Summary**

The High Voltage Technician will be responsible for scheduled and unscheduled maintenance. Must have the ability to troubleshoot and repair substation issues for non planned events. Need basic knowledge of NERC and ERCOT requirements. Job requires technician to be on call and travel as needed. Experience with troubleshooting substation relays and breakers is recommended. The role will provide remote and on site technical direction as needed.

**Job Description**

**About us:**

GEs Onshore Wind business has a total installed base of more than 50,000 wind turbines in more than 35 counties, with 100+ GW of global installed capacity. We harness increased onshore wind energy potential through a broad family of turbines that are uniquely suited for a variety of wind environments, including Cypress, GEs most powerful onshore wind turbine, and GEs 2MW platform, which has more than 20GW installed and in operation today. We are committed to our customers success in wind, offering a broad portfolio of products and services that make renewables the energy of choice for a cleaner future.

**Why we come to work:**

At GE Renewable Energy, our service teams keep our world moving. Theyre adaptable, determined, and safety-focused, thriving in high-pressure situations. Theyre the kind of people who dig deep for answers, work collaboratively with the right teams to drive solutions, and who sit back and smile when they know they have done a great job. As part of this team, youll be rewarded with autonomy and trust, a collaborative, supportive team, and the chance to be empowered and successful, every single day

**Essential Responsibilities:**

+ Provide on site and remote technical direction to site personnel and customers.

+ Prepare job planning documents that define the work scope being performed through engineering instructions, drawings, and process instructions;

+ Provide leadership to skilled labor performing work on customer sites;

+ Troubleshoot and provide routine maintenance checkout for a wide range of equipment such as power transformers, switchgear, protection relays, control systems, and motors.

+ Troubleshoot electrical problems in the substations on wind and solar plants.

+ Perform administrative functions such as writing technical reports, ordering materials, securing quotations, and preparing job completion reports to customers.

+ Exercise good judgment in controlling costs

+ Maintain strong safety mindset at all times


+ High School Diploma / GED

**Desired Characteristics:**

+ Previous High voltage experience

+ Familiar with test equipment and testing procedures for transformers, relays, breakers, and underground splices.

+ Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.

+ Must be able to read schematics.

+ Ability to write and interpret switching orders.

+ Required to mentor and train unqualified technicians

+ Proven experience in leading field service team;

+ Safety must be top priority.

+ Strong organizational and interpersonal skills;

+ Willingness to travel;

+ Flexibility required;

+ Advanced computer skills with Microsoft Office, Microsoft Teams, SmartSheets,

+ Basic Workplace First Aid

**Additional Information**

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer (https://assets.phenompeople.com/CareerConnectResources/GE11GLOBAL/en\_global/desktop/assets/images/poster\_screen\_reader\_optimized\_w\_supplement.pdf) . 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 conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).

As a federal government contractor, GE may in the future be required to have U.S. employees fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Some GE customers currently have vaccination mandates that may apply to GE employees.

**Relocation Assistance Provided:** No


Posted: 2022-06-22 Expires: 2022-07-22

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High Voltage Technician (Abilene, TX)

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