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The Major Component Exchange (MCE) 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 MCE 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

High School Diploma / GED
Minimum of 2 years of troubleshooting experience as a Wind Field Technician
Minimum of 2 years of Wind Turbine experience
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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  • Company GE Renewables
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