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Wind Energy Field Specialist

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General Electric Company

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Sacramento, CA

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About Us:

GE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

GE Renewable Energy is a 9 billion dollar start-up that brings together one of the broadest product and service portfolios of the renewable energy industry. With 13,000 employees present in more than 40 countries, and headquartered in Paris, GE Renewable Energy is backed-up by the resources of the world’s first digital industrial company. We take the earth’s most abundant resources - the strength of the wind, the force of water, and the heat of the sun, - and put them to work with breakthrough technology that unleashes their true possibilities. Combining onshore and offshore wind, hydro and innovative technologies such as concentrated solar power, GE Renewable Energy has installed more than 370 gigawatts capacity globally to make the world work better and cleaner.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www.ge.com/sites/default/files/15-000845 EEO combined.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.

Role Summary:

The Wind Energy Field Specialist will work on a team or individually, to assist on large component replacement, troubleshoot mechanical and/or electrical repairs, direct and coordinate crews, oversee contractors, and repair wind turbine generators throughout the United States.

Essential Responsibilities:

As the Wind Energy Field Specialist, you will:

Troubleshoot complicated mechanical, hydraulic, and electrical problems on variable pitch / variable speed turbines

Help in all areas of site preparation (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

Qualifications/Requirements:

High School Diploma / GED

Minimum of 2 years of troubleshooting experience as a Wind Field Technician

Minimum of 2 years of Wind Turbine experience

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

Ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally 90% of the time, as required

Ability and willingness to possess and maintain a valid driver’s license

Ability and willingness to handle repetitive weight - 50 lbs

Ability and willingness to climb towers up to 300 feet

Ability and willingness to work in all weather conditions

Ability to meet specific OSHA weight limits of 250 to 300lbs max

Ability to read and understand electrical schematic drawings

Ability and willingness to read, interpret technical manuals, procedures, and regulations

Ability to write reports, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure

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

Ability and willingness to be available for rotation shift schedules 24 hours, seven days a week

Desired Characteristics:

Bachelor’s 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

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

Proficient computers skills in Excel, Word, Web Tools

Strong customer service mindset

Strong organizational skills

Strong oral and written communication skills

Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

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Locations:

United States; Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming; Other

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc

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print_poster.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 conditional upon the successful completion​ of a background investigation and drug screen.

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General Electric Company
Website : http://www.ge.com

Company Profile
GE {NYSE: GE} works on things that matter. The best people and the best technologies taking on the toughest challenges. Finding solutions in energy, health and home, transportation and finance. Building, powering, moving and curing the world. Not just imagining. Doing. GE works.

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