Offshore Construction Technician (Commissioning/Installation)

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Siemens Gamesa

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Orlando, FL, United States

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13 days ago

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Position Overview:
  • Siemens Wind Power and Gamesa have recently merged to create a leader in the renewable energy industry, to provide cleaner, more reliable and more affordable energy to society, and to create lasting value for all stakeholders. With a worldwide installed capacity of 75 GW, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has a presence in more than 90 countries and a team of 27,000 employees worldwide. Its end-to-end value chain presence encompasses onshore and offshores wind turbines design, manufacturing, installation as well as cutting-edge service solutions. The global headquarters and legal domicile of the company is located in Zamudio, Spain. The company is listed on the Spanish stock exchange.
  • We are now recruiting for Installation and Commissioning Technicians, Technical Supervisors, and Technical Field Advisors to join our team.
  • As an Offshore Construction Technician, you will be part of a permanently employed team who are dedicated and responsible for the installation and commissioning of wind turbine projects in line with safety guidelines, project requirements, corporate methods and industry legislative standards.
  • SGRE is based in Orlando, USA, you can however be deployed to projects worldwide including (EU, and APAC). The role will provide you with lots of variety, learning and development opportunities along with an exceptional team culture. You will follow a shift pattern therefore a flexible approach to travel and working away from home on a continuing basis is essential. We offer a competitive basic salary, generous holiday allowance, bonus scheme, and contributory pension.
  • Relocation will not be offered for this role
  • Perform, supervise, train and ensure safety during all phases of Wind Turbine Installation.
  • Prepare transition piece, tools, equipment and components during loadout and installation, as well as perform closure of punch lists during installation
  • Keep and maintain accurate logbooks, documentation and reports as required by company policy
  • Supervise and conduct the training of new colleagues / 3rd party employees
  • Ensure that work is conducted according to the defined workflow and work instructions
  • Act as signaler in accordance with work instructions, checklists and lift plans
  • Lead small teams
  • Keep up to date with all required training as defined by your role profile.
Required Knowledge, Skills, Education, Experience and Abilities
  • The ideal candidate for this role will have hands on experience of all aspects of Wind Turbine Installation including Slinging, Signaling, Mechanical Completion, Retrofit & Snagging works. In addition, knowledge of Low Voltage Electrical systems and isolation procedures, preferably in the form of a recognized qualification whilst not essential would be a distinct advantage.
  • This role requires a high level of Health and Safety focus with experience of working with safe systems of work. You will demonstrate the ability to work as part of a team and/or on own initiative and have the ability and confidence to work at height. This includes appropriate physical fitness to climb and undertake some physical work. You will also be comfortable and experienced working in adverse weather conditions.
  • 2+yrs of installation OR commissioning experience
  • Candidates must be able and willing to frequently travel to within the United States of America, to Canada and occasionally internationally.
  • Demonstrates and applies advanced knowledge of concepts, practices, and procedures for area managed and good knowledge of other areas in the company and how they interact.
  • Demonstrates full understanding and application of management approaches for work direction, motivation, and performance management
  • 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
  • You will be a strong communicator with proven ability to successfully interact at various levels in an organization and where necessary considering different cultures.
  • You will also have a high level of IT literacy e.g using digital technology, communications tools, and/or networks to access, manage, integrate, evaluate, and create information
  • 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.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Education, Experience and Abilities
  • A degree in a technical discipline preferred (electrical/ mechanical or both, equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
  • 3+ years of successful experience in a directly related field and at least 2-5 years of experience working in and with teams within a large multinational service organization.
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