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Lead Wind Technician Raleigh/Kent Breeze (Chatham, ON)

GE Energy
Chatham-Kent, ON N7M
**Job Description Summary**

Role Summary/Purpose

The Wind Energy Lead Technician is a critical and active role to maintain optimal function and output at the wind site by working daily on turbine operations, planning, required maintenance, safety, quality control, warranty repair(s) and customer service. The Lead Wind Technician partners and communicates with the Site Manager to execute on contract requirements and timelines and ensures alignment with GE excellence!

**Job Description**

**Essential Responsibilities**

As the Lead Wind Technician Wind Farm Name, you will:

+ Work with site Manager to execute contractual obligations per customer requirements and activities set forth with on a daily basis, which include any portion of the electrical and mechanical equipment used in the GE wind turbine generator

+ Perform maintenance, repair or replacement of parts to correct malfunctions

+ Troubleshoot complex mechanical, hydraulic, and electrical problems on variable pitch & variable speed turbines

+ Support in all areas of site operations as directed by manager with minimal supervision including daily scheudles and palnning, supporting tech development, overall site leadership and customer service

+ Perform some diagnostic electrical analysis

+ Document all work performed using computer based service reporting procedures

+ Work with and respond to GEs remote operations center when necessary


+ High School Diploma or GED; and

+ Passing a Technical Knowledge Assessment, and

+ Internal; 2+ year work experience as a Wind Technician, or

+ External; 4+ years of electrical and leadership work experience.


+ Must have and maintain a valid drivers license

+ Handle repetitive weight of ~ 50 lbs, and climb towers up to 300 feet daily

+ Meet specified manufacturer weight limits not to exceed 300lbs including required gear.

+ Understand electrical schematic drawings, technical manuals, procedures, and regulations.

+ Ability and willingness to work in range of environments to include but not limited to industrial facilities, manufacturing facilities, and power industry facilities

+ Flexibility to work rotating shift schedules, and on-call per site needs

+ Customer service experience with effective communication skills

**Desired Characteristics**

+ Associates or Bachelors Degree in a Technical, Electrical, or Electronics field from an accredited college or university

+ Technical Certification in Wind Energy or Electrical / Electronic field

+ Ability to work with a wide variety of personnel at all levels inside and outside of the Wind Farm

+ Wind turbine experience

+ Ability and willingness to take initiative, and work without direct supervision

+ Electrical, mechanical, and/or hydraulic experience

+ Experience using hydraulic power tools

+ Experience with heavy equipment required for facility maintenance with a working knowledge of crane and rigging requirements

**Additional Information**

**Relocation Assistance Provided:** No


Posted: 2022-05-11 Expires: 2022-06-10

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Lead Wind Technician Raleigh/Kent Breeze (Chatham, ON)

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Chatham-Kent, ON N7M

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