FieldCore Wind Commissioning Technician III,18-2048 in Indianapolis, Indiana
Wind Commissioning Technician III,18-2048
Field Service Technician - Wind
Remote, United States
FieldCore, a GE company, is a new, independent industrial field services company that will deliver the highest standard of field services excellence and capabilities for GE and its customers. FieldCore will bring together the field services expertise and people from both Granite Services and GE’s Power Services into one powerhouse. Driven by the values of safety, quality, and integrity, FieldCore will be built to deliver operational excellence for customers in the power generation, oil & gas, nuclear, and wind power markets. For more information, check out www.fieldcore.com at http://www.fieldcore.com/
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
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
Verify electrical connections and schematics
Perform commissioning procedures
Document all work performed
Follow all assigned Environmental, Health and Safety procedures
Verify that the work is completed in compliance with customer’s requirements
Perform start-up tests
Install turbine control software and operating parameters
Troubleshoot electrical and mechanical problems
Repair or replace parts
Responsible for immediate report of errors, violations or problems to Fieldcore lead for action.
Responsible for performing all tasks assigned by the site management.
Comply with all Quality Processes
Understanding of Converter Controls
Perform other duties as assigned
5+ year technical degree or equivalent experience with a minimum 4 years experience as a technician.
6 to 8 years of electrical background
Possess advanced skills and applies the fundamental concepts, practices and procedures of a particular field of specialization
Individual certified to perform commissioning on SCADA and/or Wind Farm Management System (WFMS)
Must have a valid driver’s license
Expert level. Able to demonstrate Project Management Skills and Team Leader Skills. Possess expert skills and applies the fundamental concepts, practices and procedures of a particular field of specialization.
Prior experience in construction, installation and/or commissioning
Technical knowledge on system commissioning, operations and testing
Ability to work in an environment of low and medium voltage (< 600 volts)
Proficient with electrical test equipment and reading schematics
Knowledge and experience practicing EHS and Quality Procedures
Effective Communicator – works well in team environment
Experience with recording data and data analysis
Able to perform PCAT and FCAT commissioning on a stand-alone basis.
Troubleshooting and stand-alone commissioning.
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
Extended times of travel and work overtime in a moments notice
Comprehend and retain provided safety training and be able to follow safety procedures at all times.
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