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November 22, 2018

Composite Specialist Repair Technician

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy Limited offers great opportunities to highly motivated people.

This position will be responsible for performing field inspections, repairs, and design modifications of wind turbine blades and other composite parts in wind turbines. In addition, technical data will be provided from the field and support for design modifications/corrective actions. This position will require travel for extended periods of time (up to 95% travel time possible).

Responsibilities:

  • Perform Composite Inspections – Follow established procedures to document composite damages from both ground inspections as well as in-depth inspections from cranes, platforms or aerial lifts
  • Use good written and verbal communication skills to describe complex damages, participate in preparation of inspection and repair reports, and follow up to final resolution.
  • Assist in composite related corrective actions (ie turbine status, large corrective events and repairs)
  • Assist in composite related design modifications (ie diverter strip retrofits, balance blocks, etc)
  • Ability to perform composite repairs in the air from a crane, suspended platform, aerial lift truck, or on the ground, with working knowledge of composite materials and related repairs
  • Technician must be able to work with the maximum safety guidelines of all safety personal protection equipment
  • Identify process improvements; including reduction of non-value added operations, increased productivity opportunities, increased safety opportunities, etc.
  • Ability to work in confined / enclosed space
  • Other duties as may be required by manager

Qualifications:

  • College Diploma or equivalent competency with 2-4 years of related experience
  • Must have an understanding of basic turbine trouble shooting and turbine work and safety practices
  • Must have a knowledge of blades and inspection techniques and composite materials and blade repair
  • Must be able to work from heights for inspection or repairs
  • Excellent customer service skills and communication skills are required
  • Good computer skills; intermediate user of Microsoft Office applications
  • The candidate must demonstrate strong initiative and motivation to learn new tasks and technologies
  • Demonstrated ability in working safely and effectively in a team environment
  • Strong ability to organize and plan daily/weekly work in an extremely dynamic environment
  • Travel to customer sites within and outside Canada is a requirement of the job. Must be eligible to hold a valid Passport and Driver’s License

While we appreciate all applications received, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy Limited (SGRE) is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Upon request, SGRE will provide reasonable accommodation for disabilities to support participation of candidates in all aspects of the recruitment process. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

How to apply: If you are interested in this opportunity, kindly reply by December 7, 2018 to; SGREcorporatehr.ca@siemensgamesa.com with “Composite Specialist Repair Technician” as the subject line.

Deadline for application: Friday December 7, 2018 at 5:00 pm EST.

November 22, 2018

Composite Specialist Repair Technician

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy Limited offers great opportunities to highly motivated people.

This position will be responsible for performing field inspections, repairs, and design modifications of wind turbine blades and other composite parts in wind turbines. In addition, technical data will be provided from the field and support for design modifications/corrective actions. This position will require travel for extended periods of time (up to 95% travel time possible).

Responsibilities:

  • Perform Composite Inspections – Follow established procedures to document composite damages from both ground inspections as well as in-depth inspections from cranes, platforms or aerial lifts
  • Use good written and verbal communication skills to describe complex damages, participate in preparation of inspection and repair reports, and follow up to final resolution.
  • Assist in composite related corrective actions (ie turbine status, large corrective events and repairs)
  • Assist in composite related design modifications (ie diverter strip retrofits, balance blocks, etc)
  • Ability to perform composite repairs in the air from a crane, suspended platform, aerial lift truck, or on the ground, with working knowledge of composite materials and related repairs
  • Technician must be able to work with the maximum safety guidelines of all safety personal protection equipment
  • Identify process improvements; including reduction of non-value added operations, increased productivity opportunities, increased safety opportunities, etc.
  • Ability to work in confined / enclosed space
  • Other duties as may be required by manager

Qualifications:

  • College Diploma or equivalent competency with 2-4 years of related experience
  • Must have an understanding of basic turbine trouble shooting and turbine work and safety practices
  • Must have a knowledge of blades and inspection techniques and composite materials and blade repair
  • Must be able to work from heights for inspection or repairs
  • Excellent customer service skills and communication skills are required
  • Good computer skills; intermediate user of Microsoft Office applications
  • The candidate must demonstrate strong initiative and motivation to learn new tasks and technologies
  • Demonstrated ability in working safely and effectively in a team environment
  • Strong ability to organize and plan daily/weekly work in an extremely dynamic environment
  • Travel to customer sites within and outside Canada is a requirement of the job. Must be eligible to hold a valid Passport and Driver’s License

While we appreciate all applications received, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy Limited (SGRE) is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Upon request, SGRE will provide reasonable accommodation for disabilities to support participation of candidates in all aspects of the recruitment process. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

How to apply: If you are interested in this opportunity, kindly reply by December 7, 2018 to; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with “Composite Specialist Repair Technician” as the subject line.

Deadline for application: Friday December 7, 2018 at 5:00 pm EST.



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