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Commissioning Technician

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : BBBH143210
  • Location: Australia, Queensland
  • Sector: On-shore wind, Renewables
  • Salary: Up to AU$45.00 per hour
  • Date posted: 21/03/2019
This vacancy has now expired.

Wind Technician - Commissioning

Hourly rate: $45 per hour inclusive of superannuation (standard, standby and travel days)

Per Diem: $55 per working day

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensuring that equipment works to its specification
  • Creating and carrying out test procedures
  • Investigating problems and diagnosing and repairing faults
  • Troubleshooting
  • Liaising with installation/project engineers
  • Participate as a key team member promoting initiatives to improve Wind Turbine component performance whilst ensuring quality and functionality.
  • Participate in continuous improvement process and implement all improvement activities which relate to area of responsibility.
  • Interpret the requirements of wind manuals, specifications, bulletins, work instructions, etc. and devise work plans including all required resources
  • Field operational support for Planned preventive maintenance programs of wind turbine generator systems.
  • Making improvements to, and offering advice about, operational procedures
  • Scheduling and coordinating work to tight deadlines
  • Successfully complete site training including GE EHS Climb Test
  • Understanding of basic AC/DC electrical circuits and ability to T/S and conduct circuit analysis (24VDC, 166VDC, 120, 230, 400, 575, 690VAC) Understanding of PLC Controls
  • Mechanical aspects include but not limited to oil/oil filter changes, lubrication, generator to gearbox alignments and torqueing
  • Liaise with Service manager
  • Keep records, maintain documentation and report as required by company policy
  • Deploy appropriate company health, safety, environment and quality processes for the business utilizing industry best practice.
  • Site inventory control to ensure business objectives are delivered effectively and efficiently
  • Maintain company vehicle with necessary tooling and equipment to perform planned preventative maintenance.
  • Ensure periodic maintenance and repairs are made to equipment/tooling and company vehicles.


  • Physically fit & Confident at working at Heights
  • Team player, cooperative, interested in further development.
  • Ability to communicate at all levels.
  • Ability and willingness to travel.
  • Self-motivated individual, able to work on own initiative and take appropriate decisions.
  • Be prepared to share in the personal challenges that develop from building a new business opportunity through to delivery
  • Excellent fault- finding capabilities with attention to detail.
  • Experienced in planned preventative maintenance,
  • Able to compile daily, weekly, monthly technical reports
  • Experience in, or knowledge, of the 1974 H&S at work act
  • Strong I.T Skills ''Excel & Word'' Computerized software programmers, firm wear upgrades etc….
  • Flexibility to carry out the necessary duties to complete the task efficiently and in a timely Manner

Education and Qualifications

  • Industry recognised Qualification HNC, City & Guilds, NVQ level 3 or equivalent in Mechanical, Hydraulic or Electrical Engineering fields
  • Minimum 2 years transferable industry sector experience
  • Knowledge of WTSR either as an At or CT
  • WTG Knowledge
  • Previous GE/Alstom WTG service experience desirable although not essential as full training will be provided

For more information about this role please contact our Perth office