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Travel Wind Turbine Technician

Full-time NGC Transmission Equipment Inc. Email Job
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  • Career Level Entry Level
  • Job Function ConstructionTechnical

Job Description

NGC Transmission Equipment (America) Inc. is a subsidiary to a multi-national gearbox manufacturer (NGC Gears) and is based in Ft. Worth, TX. NGC is looking to hire Wind Gearbox Traveling Tech to be based in their own residency area without relocation to Ft. Wroth, TX.

Job Summary: Travel Gearbox Technician – Wind Industry (Ft. Worth, TX).

Education:

  • High School diploma required.
  • Knowledge in a Wind Gearbox is strongly preferred.
  • Associates degree in Wind Turbine Technology is a plus but not required.
  • GE 1.5-1.7 plus ESS certificate is a plus but not required.

Job Description:

  • Performs wind turbine mechanical, electrical and hydraulic systems troubleshooting and repairs. (main, pitch, and yaw gearboxes)
  • Assists with removal and installation of wind turbine mechanical, electrical and hydraulic components.
  • Interface closely with the NGC Field Service Coordinator.
  • Completes the required reports and other paperwork, most of which require computer entry.
  • Maintains adherence to Company policies, safety standards and good housekeeping practices.
  • Maintains proper care of Company tools and vehicles.
  • Demonstrates the ability to learn advanced troubleshooting and repair on NGC products.
  • Experience with GE 1.5-1.7, Vestas, Gamesa, and Siemens.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and work procedures.
  • Ability to write routine reports.
  • Ability to understand and follow customary instructions in order to perform the essential functions of the position in a satisfactory manner.
  • Ability to read and interpret mechanical drawings and schematics.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision, given proper instructions.

Physical Requirements & Working Environment:

  • The employee must be of sound body and mind.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; particulate matter and outside weather conditions. The employee can be exposed to risks of electrical and mechanical hazards. The employee is occasionally exposed to hazardous chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear.
  • The employee must be capable of lifting and/or moving up to 100 pounds.
  • Must be able to pass a physical exam and drug/alcohol screening.
  • Must be capable of rescuing team mate anywhere in tower in the event of emergency with proper training.
  • Must be able to work in extreme weather conditions (hot and cold).
  • Has the ability to climb and work a top freestanding wind turbine towers that exceed 300 feet in height and potentially do this multiple times per day.

Requirements:

  • Ability to work in mechanically and electrically oriented situations.
  • Proficient with Hydraulic and precision bolting equipment.
  • Previous equivalent related experience and/or as the Company may determine to be an appropriate skill level.
  • Successful completion of all training, education courses and/or skill level testing required by the Company for entry into this position.
  • Knowledge of basic electrical testing equipment, commonly used bolts and torque values.
  • Proficient with precision measuring equipment (i.e. feeler gauge, micrometers, dial indicators etc.)
  • Proficient with a borescope.
  • Must maintain a valid driver’s license.
  • Must have a valid passport without restrictions or be able to obtain one.
  • Employee must successfully complete a 90-day probationary period with good review to secure the position (starting at the time of employment).

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • wind gearbox: 3 years (Required)

Required travel:

  • 75% (Required)

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