Wind Farm Service Technician

Location:Silverton
Job Type:Full Time

Role Summary:

The Wind Farm Field Service Technician will perform scheduled and unscheduled servicing of wind turbines and site infrastructure. This role is based on Silverton Wind Farm.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Interpret the requirements of GE manuals, specifications, bulletins and complete assigned
    tasks in accordance with GE work instructions
  • Perform and ensure the proper
    maintenance and fault finding of assets
  • Maintain reports using GE’s various
    software management tools and databases
  • Ensure all work is performed in
    accordance with the organisation’s JSA, LOTO, EHS and associated
    policies/procedures
  • Report errors, violations, incidents or problems immediately
    using GE reporting systems
  • Submit enquiries to Engineering to ensure technical
    issues are resolved
  • Answer questions from Management, Engineering, Sourcing
    and Project Teams as required
  • Make a conformance or non-conformance decision
    upon completion of inspections
  • Form part of an on-call roster to work weekends and
    nights if required or as directed by management
  • Perform high voltage switching
    operations according to site procedures as required
  • Be familiar with and follow all EHS
    policies, and procedures applicable to their job
  • Report any injuries, spills, near
    misses or related incidents and any concerns about a possible request to violate this
    policy
  • Cooperate with GE investigations and EHS audits
  • Call
    attention to fellow employees of unsafe acts, and unsafe conditions and practices to their
    Manager, Supervisor, and EHS Manager/Coordinator
  • Complete all required EHS
    Training

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • As a minimum, either a qualified electrician or a qualified mechanic with electrical aptitude.
  • Proficient in fault finding electrical, mechanical and hydraulic equipment.
  • Trained to
    an intermediate level in computer skills.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Must have positive attitude and the ability to complete physically demanding tasks at
    heights.
  • Ideal candidate will have experience on electrical & mechanical plant
    controlled by PLCs
  • Ability to read electrical & hydraulic schematics
  • Can use IT equipment, change IP addresses and interrogate systems with remote diagnostic tools

About Us:

GE (NYSE:GE) drives the world forward by tackling its biggest challenges. By combining world-class engineering with software and analytics, GE helps the world work more efficiently, reliably, and safely. GE people are global, diverse and dedicated, operating with the highest integrity and passion to fulfill GE’s mission and deliver for our customers. www.ge.com

Additional Locations:

Australia;Silverton, Broken Hill, Mildura, Adelaide;