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Join one of the world’s leading suppliers of wind power solutions as a Wind Technician for Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy! Demand for electricity generated from renewable sources is growing fast, and Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has the answers. As one of the market leaders, we combine technological innovations, experience, and expertise to deliver readily available, one-stop solutions and have a proven track record of successfully delivering wind power projects on all continents. SGRE is currently seeking highly talented and motivated candidates for a Wind Technician position. The candidate will work together with a multi-disciplinary group to ensure top performance on our wind farms. The ideal candidate has the ability to work a flexible schedule, along with the ability to analyze and resolve problems independently and efficiently. S/he will provide excellent service to our customers, have the ability to work on complex systems in challenging environments, and participate in the development of new field procedures and best practices.
- The Wind Service Technician position is located in Primary Location of the position is at the Kawailoa Wind Farm in Haleiwa, HI
- Travel up to 25%
- Travel to Auwahi Wind Farm, Maui, HI, as needed for Maintenance support.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
- Service and maintenance wind turbines
- Troubleshoot errors on wind turbine
- Escalate technical issues to supporting engineering functions
- Perform mainly pre-defined, technical tasks (for example, basic commissioning of products and systems, integration of components to a system, basic engineering, maintenance jobs) and work packages on-site and remotely.
- Support customer remotely and onsite and provides 2nd and 3rd level user support in case of arising issues.
- Coordinates and accomplishes defined service operations and/or resolves product issues for customers equipment.
- Supports in generating sales leads for pre-defined service offers and contributes to planning activities.
- Adheres to defined processes and applicable regulations.
- Be self-motivated, able to think quickly and address issues as they arise
- Ability to work a flexible work schedule is required, along with the ability to analyze and resolve issues independently and efficiently.
- Performing annual preventative maintenance.
- Working with a partner or in a team setting.
- Willing and able to learn troubleshooting of wind turbine generators.
- Complete service checklists on-time.
- Apply LOTO and provide detailed information with regards to LOTO/EHS onsite audits.
- Repair and/or replace parts within the wind turbine generator.
- Complete fault reporting for the replaced material.
Required Knowledge/ Skills, Education, and Experience
- Driving is an essential function of the job and applicants must have a valid driver’s license at the time of application with an acceptable driving record. Employees must maintain a valid license and acceptable driving record and may be subject to periodic DMV checks of their license.
- Must have minimum of 1 Year experience in a mechanical, electrical or industrial field
- Physically and mentally able to work suspended from heights and in confined spaces
- Flexible travel schedule
- High school diploma or equivalent
- Must meet body weight restrictions of 265 pounds or less as required by the safety regulations
- Must pass a physical administered by a medical practitioner to ensure ability to safely perform the job functions and meet the physical demands of the position
- Must pass pre-hire background drug screening
- Qualified applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States
Preferred Knowledge/ Skills, Education, and Experience
- Certification from a Renewable Energy or Wind Technical Program
- Hands on work experience as a Wind Technician on a Wind Farm
- Should have completed Trouble shooting training or tech 2 training.
- Sponsoring a visa is approved for this role.
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