FieldCore Commissioner - Wind in Helena, Montana
Requisition Number 18-0481
Post Date 8/13/2018
Title Commissioner - Wind
Country United States
Wind Commissioning Technicians are responsible for initial startup and operation of GE wind turbines. Acts as part of a team to achieve safe and efficient operation following satisfactory turnover from GE’s designated construction contractor. Perform the
initial startup on the turbine. Synchronize turbine to the grid and prepare it for normal operations, work is 80% Electrical, 20% Mechanical. Will be part of a team that performs maintenance, electrical repair and modification to Wind Turbines.
Competitive Per Diem Rates
Comprehensive benefits package beginning day one of employment
Matched 401k vested day one of employment
GE OEM Training Provided
Opportunity for exposure to other energy sectors
Duties and Responsibilities:
Climb 300 feet wind tower multiple times each day (There are two to three decks between the bottom and yaw decks to take a break if needed).
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
Work at heights of up to 300+ feet
Work in confined space(s)
Lift and move objects up to 50 pounds
Work outside in extreme temperatures and weather conditions. (i.e. Desert in the summer and freezing conditions in the winter)
Must have one to three years of electrical background
Comprehend and retain provided safety training and be able to follow safety procedures at all times.
10 hour OSHA Safety training qualified
Must use/wear proper PPE i.e. hard hats, steel toe boots, gloves, climbing gear, lanyards/lad safe and harness
Completed the EHS requirements for commissioning and adherence
Proficient with electrical test equipment
Proficient at reading electrical schematics
High level computer skills including understanding of network communications (IP addressing)
Proficient at troubleshooting electrical circuits
Mechanical skills include understanding of bolt torque, bearing lubrication, Heating and
Responsible for immediate report of errors, violations or problems to Granite lead for action.
Responsible for performing all tasks assigned by the site management.
Extended times of travel and work overtime in a moments notice.
1 - 3 years Wind Turbine, Gas or Steam Turbine, Mechanical and or Electrical experience preferred.
Two year technical degree or equivalent experience with a minimum 3 years experience as a technician.
Current valid drivers license is required.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and vets.
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