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Wind Generator Field Technician

  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: : BBBH147242
  • Location: USA, Texas, Odessa
  • Sector: On-shore wind, Renewables
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Date posted: 02/05/2019

This is a contract position for climb certified, experienced wind technician with a focus in electrical and troubleshooting skills. Reconditioning, testing, and inspecting wind towers on industrial sites. You will be servicing up-tower generators, electrical components and systems.

Job Responsibilities:

* Onsite inspection, testing & reconditioning of electric motors & generators up to 13.2kV in wind towers and industrial sites.

* Install and remove electric motors and generators at customer locations.

* Service and repair virtually all up-tower wind generator electrical components, as well as advanced diagnostic testing of generators and electrical systems

* Troubleshoot and diagnose electrical, mechanical and hydraulic malfunctions, variable pitch, variable speed turbines.

* Perform mechanical repairs on other drive train components, as well as removal and replacement of generators, motors, gearboxes, rotor assemblies and blades.

* Install and remove electric motor & generators at customer locations.

* Conduct surge, insulation power factor, hipotential testing and dynamic motor testing.

* Perform alignment, precision balancing, calibration, scheduled cleaning and predictive and corrective maintenance services and repair.

* Collect vibration data and perform vibration analysis using an analyzer (i.e. CSI).

* May occasionally do component replacement on cranes and make bearing changes on gearboxes and generators

May periodically replace or repair breakers and hydraulic pitch systems.

Must have at least 5 years experience or an equivalent combination.

Must be phyisically able to climb 260-300 feet.

Strong benefits package and competitive compensation.

Applicants must have all applicable safety and climb certifications up to date. OSHA10, GWO, Lotto, First Aid & CPR, etc.

For more information about this role please contact our Houston office