Offers “General Electric”

days ago General Electric

Wind Turbine Technician

  • Internship
  • Livingston (West Lothian)

Job description

Additional Cities

Career Level

Relocation Assistance


GE Renewable Energy
Business Segment

Renewable Energy Digital Services


United Kingdom
Postal Code

EH54 8RG
Role Summary/Purpose

GE is an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. To further consolidate and strengthen our wind turbine service and maintenance teams in the UK. We are looking for a qualified and committed Wind Field Technician.
Essential Responsibilities

Previous maintenance experience on Wind Turbines and able to lead a team on service campaigns throughout the UK and further when necessary.
Ability to work independently on the implementation of fault analyses and repair of wind turbine generator systems in the UK, including clarification of any client queries
Ability to work away from home when business dictates.< 10% of annual working hours as currently forecasted, this is not a full time traveling role.
Documentation of call-out responses, fault finding and repair work in service reports, logbooks and checklists
Coordination of external and internal service providers and contractors on site
Contact person for client technical queries, such as retrofits and repairs
Willing to work and fulfill on-call obligations for out of normal working hours if required. E.g. Weekend working.

Professional training in electrical engineering sector (electrician, power electronics system, mechatronic engineer)
Familiar with MS-Office operating system,
Familiar with PLCs
High degree of quality awareness; excellent fault finding and diagnostic skills combined with the ability to detect and remedy faults, defects, problems
Team player, cooperative, interested in further personal and career development
Confident personality
Able to work at heights
Structured worker with technical analytical abilities
High degree of flexibility, highly motivated with the ability to work under pressure
Prepared to travel throughout the UK.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EU/EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post, as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website
Desired Characteristics

Previous experience working on GE/ Alstom ECO Turbines
Electrical/ mechanical service or maintenance experience will be the additional advantage
About Us

GE (NYSE:GE) drives the world forward by tackling its biggest challenges. By combining world-class engineering with software and analytics, GE helps the world work more efficiently, reliably, and safely. GE people are global, diverse and dedicated, operating with the highest integrity and passion to fulfill GE’s mission and deliver for our customers.
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United Kingdom
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