Wind Technician - Gear Box Repair (Traveling)

Requisition Number:  13980
Company:  WECTEC Staffing Svcs LLC
Location: 

Piedmont, SC, US, 29673

Contact Recruiter:  Brittany Paris Peek 

Recruiter Email: brittany.peek@westinghouse.com 

The Wind Technician (Gearbox Repair) will perform up tower gearbox repair including IMS and HSS bearing replacements, borescoping, pitch tube repair, driven and non-driven generator bearing replacements and generator alignments

 

Essential Functions

 

  • Diagnose problems involving wind turbine generators or control systems.
  • Climb wind turbine towers to inspect, maintain, or repair equipment.
  • Test electrical components of wind systems with devices such as voltage testers, multimeters, oscilloscopes, infrared testers, or fiber optic equipment.
  • Start or restart wind turbine generator systems to ensure proper operations.
  • Troubleshoot or repair mechanical, hydraulic, or electrical malfunctions related to variable pitch systems, variable speed control systems, converter systems, or related components.
  • Maintain tool and spare parts inventories required for repair, installation, or replacement services.
  • Perform routine maintenance on wind turbine equipment, underground transmission systems, wind fields substations, or fiber optic sensing and control systems.
  • Test structures, controls, or mechanical, hydraulic, or electrical systems, according to test plans or in coordination with engineers.
  • Collect turbine data for testing or research and analysis.
  • Inspect or repair fiberglass turbine blades.
  • Train end-users, distributors, installers, or other technicians in wind commissioning, testing, or other technical procedures.
  • Operate manufacturing equipment to fabricate wind turbines.
  • Assist in assembly of individual wind generators or construction of wind farms.
  • Repair green energy equipment or systems.
  • Climb equipment or structures to access work areas.
  • Test electrical circuits or components for proper functioning.
  • Troubleshoot equipment or systems operation problems.
  • Maintain work equipment or machinery.
  • Test electrical equipment or systems to ensure proper functioning.
  • Test mechanical systems to ensure proper functioning.
  • Measure equipment outputs.
  • Inspect mechanical equipment to locate damage, defects, or wear.
  • Fabricate parts or components.
  • Assemble structural components.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Job Requirements

 

  • GWO BST, ART certificate (preferred)
  • Winergy, Nanjing, ZF Gearbox Experience desired
  • High School Diploma / GED
  • Pass Background Check and Drug Screening
  • Valid Drivers License (required to operate company vehicle)
  • 100% Travel required

 

Benefits & Incentives

 

  • Westinghouse has comprehensive health and work benefits that support the physical, emotional, and financial wellness of our people and their families. Benefits are dependent on the position and details are provided at the time of hire.
  • Up to $3,500 Bonus Program based on active GWO certifications.  Additional Bonus possible based on specific active Siemens and GE QEW I and QEW II Training Credentials.
  • Guaranteed minimum 40 hours per week based on availability when assigned to field. 
  • Travel Program to and from field assignments (MOB & DE-MOB).
  • Site transportation provided when assigned to projects. 
  • Per Diem Allowance.
  • Medical coverage for spouses, domestic partners, and dependents.
  • 401K plan.
  • Nationwide Work Locations.
  • Referral bonus of $1,000 based on program guidelines.

 

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