Wind Turbine Technician / Electric Machine Technician

As a Wind Turbine Generator/Electric Machine Technician you will be responsible for performing onsite field support and in-house repair and maintenance on a variety of Wind Turbine Generators (WTG) (Permanent Magnet, Doubly-fed Asynchronous, Induction Type etc…), Electric Propulsion Machinery, and provide technical support to customers at various Wind Turbine sites in Canada and USA.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform regular or unscheduled interval maintenance, warranty repairs, onsite technical support on .7MW-6MW WTG’s.
  • Provide various training to new or existing employees.

Knowledge and Experience of operating principles and the use of the following equipment

  • Hydraulic presses and pullers
  • Cutting machines
  • Soldering and brazing
  • Washing and Drying Equipment
  • Usage of Cranes
  • Usage of Forklift and Material handling equipment
  • Curing and Burn-off ovens
  • Bearing Lubrication and Installation
  • Habitually work with detailed documentation to record various specifications and tolerances.
  • Knowledgeable and capable of performing electrical tests (Insulation Resistance, Hi-Pot, Surge, Resistance Test, Bar to Bar, Impedance Testing and Polarity Tests).
  • Knowledgeable and capable of performing mechanical tests
  • Capable of reading and understanding coil and wiring circuitry diagrams and their preparation in troubleshooting and mitigating faults in AC and DC Machinery.
  • Knowledge of motor dismantling, stripping and construction according to the manufacturer’s specification.
  • Understanding of electric machine finishing and principles of total indicator and run-out and alignment.
  • Intermediate mathematical capabilities with an understanding of tolerances and interferences as they relate to electrical rotating equipment.
  • Able to follow written and verbal operating instructions.
  • Understanding of Safety concepts and ISO-9001:2000 Quality Management System.
  • Perform related duties as assigned

Qualifications and Requirements

Experience

  • 1 (one) year technical wind industry experience or 3 or more years experience working with hydraulic, electrical, and mechanical skills as they relate to rehabilitating machinery.
  • Previous experience in performing Insulation Resistance Testing (Meggar), using laser alignment equipment for generator alignment, multi-meters and amperage clamps; Hydraulic tensioning equipment and torque wrenches are considered a strong asset.
  • Possession of Fall Arrest training is a strong asset as well as working at heights.

Education

  • Minimum: Technical degree or diploma from an accredited North American institution with emphasis on electrical and mechanical disciplines.
  • Strong asset: Wind Service Technician Diploma.

Skills

  • Must have considerable mechanical and electrical aptitude relating to electrical power equipment.
  • Troubleshooting/Fault finding experience is a strong asset

Essential Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be fluent in verbal and written English.
  • Must be 18 Years of Older.
  • Ability to lift, carry, push, pull tools, materials etc… up to 50lbs in weight.
  • Ability to climb stairs and ladder, up to 125 Meters or 410 Feet.
  • Ability to work in extremely confined spaces.
  • Must possess a valid passport.
  • Must possess excellent intrapersonal and customer service skills.
  • Candidate must be able to travel on little to no notice to various WTG sites in North America.
  • Must possess valid G driver’s license and clean drivers abstract.
  • Strong ability to work in a team environment and be a team player.
  • Absolutely must not have ANY internal metal objects such as implants, pacemakers etc.
  • Must possess strong spatial awareness skills, such as depth, height, colours, etc…
  • Knowledge and proper use two-way radios communication devices.
  • Must possess advanced exposure to Safety Training and Fall Protection Safety
  • Able and willing to work in various inclement weather conditions, such as extreme heat and cold


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