Major Component Exchange (MCE) Field Specialist

at GE
Location Not Specified, Rhode Island
Date Posted June 22, 2022
Category Mining / Oil / Gas
Job Type Not Specified


Job Description Summary

The Major Component Exchange (MCE) Field Specialist will be responsible for the maintenance, large component replacement, and repair of wind turbine generators throughout the United States.

Job Description

As the Major Component Exchange (MCE) Field Specialist, you will:

  • Troubleshoot complicated mechanical, hydraulic, and electrical problems on variable pitch / variable speed turbines
  • Help in all areas of site preparation (coordination of labor and materials) with minimal supervision
  • Document all work performed using computer based service reporting procedures
  • Communicate site status to engineers, customers, and management
  • Qualifications/Requirements

  • High School Diploma / GED
  • Minimum of 2 year of experience as a Wind Turbine Technician OR Minimum of 4 years of related experience in electrical, mechanical, hydraulics, REN energy or similar field
  • Eligibility Requirements:

  • Ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally 90% of the time, as required
  • Ability and willingness to operate heavy equipment
  • Ability and willingness to signal and rig loads up to 100 tons
  • Ability and willingness to work and climb heights a minimum of 300ft
  • Ability to meet specific OSHA weight limits of 250 to 300lbs max
  • Ability and willingness to possess and maintain a valid driver's license
  • Ability and willingness to handle repetitive weight - 50 lbs
  • Ability and willingness to work in all weather conditions
  • Ability and willingness to work in range of environments to include but not limited to industrial facilities, manufacturing facilities, and power industry facilities
  • Ability and willingness to be available for rotation shift schedules 24 hours, seven days a week
  • Desired Characteristics

  • Bachelor's Degree in a Technical, Electrical, or Electronics field from an accredited college or university
  • Technical Certification in Wind Energy or Electrical / Electronic field
  • Ability to read and understand electrical schematic drawings
  • Ability to work with a wide variety of personnel at all levels inside and outside of the Wind Farm
  • Wind turbine experience
  • Ability and willingness to take initiative, and work without direct supervision
  • Ability and willingness to read, interpret technical manuals, procedures, and regulations
  • Ability to write reports, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure
  • Electrical, mechanical, and/or hydraulic experience
  • Experience using hydraulic power tools
  • Experience with heavy equipment required for facility maintenance with a working knowledge of crane and rigging requirements
  • Proficient computers skills in Excel, Word, Web Tools
  • Strong customer service mindset
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • The hourly range for this position is . The specific $-$ offered to a candidate may be influenced by a variety of factors including the candidate's experience, their education, and the work location. In addition, this position is eligible for [a performance bonus/variable incentive compensation/equity]. GE offers benefits and programs to help you manage your personal and family needs, grow and develop you and your career, support your work / life integration, and help you stay connected through volunteerism, employee networks, and philanthropy. ​