Wind Turbine Technician - GE Commissioning Job at FairWind, Inc, Houston, TX

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  • FairWind, Inc
  • Houston, TX

Job Description

CANDIDATES WITHOUT GE CERTIFICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED

Job Description:

We are looking for Commissioning Technicians with GE commissioning experience. Do you have what it takes to join our team? As a Commissioning TA at FairWind, you will join our GE Projects Team delivering safe, high quality commissioning services to our partners, helping them bring clean energy to North America.

Job Duties:

  • Commissioning, start-up, and operation of wind turbines.
  • Tasks will be performed either on the ground or at heights.
  • Attend regular on-site safety meetings.
  • Inspect, troubleshoot, maintain, and repair wind turbines.
  • Safely operate company assigned fleet vehicles.
  • Complete and submit required paperwork (commissioning documentation, timesheets, service reports, etc.) Attend on-the-job training with on-site personnel.
  • 100% travel required.
  • Exhibit high standards of safety and quality.  
  • Commissioning TA Level 1:
    • GE Tech Essentials LOTO Training.
    • GE Turbine Fundamentals Training (1.x Basic, 2.x Basic, Sierra Basic).
    • Following GE Commissioning Procedures to perform PCAT/FCAT commissioning prior to initial start-up under supervision of Level 2 Commissioning TA.
    • Assist with all commissioning activities within the nacelle and hub.
  • Commissioning TA Level 2:
    • GE Converter Fundamentals Training.
    • Perform all the duties of a Level 1 Commissioning TA.
    • Perform PCAT & FCAT commissioning on a stand-alone basis.
    • Oversee up-tower commissioning of nacelle and hub.
    • Assist the Level 3 Commissioning TA with troubleshooting the tower.
  • Commissioning TA Level 3:
    • GE Advanced Troubleshooting and SCADA Training
    • Perform down-tower commissioning to include commissioning on SCADA and wind control systems.
    • Lead the commissioning team to successful completion of the wind turbine.
    • Work with Commissioning Lead to troubleshoot towers during turbine and park reliability testing.  

Expectations:

  • High-School diploma or equivalent.
  • Experience using basic power tools.
  • Drug screening.
  • Valid driver's license. No DWI/DUI/OUI in the last 5 years.
  • Ability to communicate in English.
  • Microsoft Office proficiency.
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.
  • Ability to climb up to 300 ft. twice daily.
  • Basic wind technician certificates (Tower Rescue, CPR, First Aid, AED, OSHA 10, Competent Climber, Confined Space, Working at Heights, NFPA 70, LOTO).
  • Current certificates from major turbine manufacturers and GWO certificates highly desirable.
  • Responsible and able to work in a team, as well as alone.
  • Reliability and a positive approach towards work and life
  • Ability to work under difficult and inconvenient conditions.
  • Ability to  travel 100%and be away from home.
  • Ready to start ASAP.

Benefits:

  • Loyalty Bonus
  • 401(k) matching
  • Company Truck
  • Tow Camper with Company Truck
  • Referral Bonus Program
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Life insurance

Being a fast-growing international company, we give people incredible opportunities to take up new challenges and adventures every day. Learn more about FairWind! Visit our website 

If you feel your qualifications and experience match the job posting, please upload your resume to this post.

Required experience:   GE  1.X, 2.X, 3.X Basic or GE 1.X, 2.X, 3.X Turbine Fundamental Certifications

 

Job Tags

Full time, Immediate start, Work alone,

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