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Wind Farm Technician

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 07/08/2019
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
Diagnosis and troubleshooting mechanical or electrical incidents
Interpretation of electrical and mechanical drawings and technical documentation
Energizing of the turbines and electrical checks pre-commissioning
Software transmission and wind turbine configuration (software load, wind turbine configuration, PLC hour configuration, counters reset…)
Alarm reset
Yaw systems & sensors tests (Yaw ring lubrication, sonic anemometers…)
Rotation sensor test
Emergency circuit test (nacelle cabinet, emergency series activation due to battery failure, vibration sensor, smoke sensor…)
Hydraulic system and hub emergency series tests (pump test, lead check, brake pressure test, safety valve test, bleeding the brake system, automatic Yaw, …)
Pitch system and hub sensors tests (TC confirmation, oil leak sensor,)
Pitch system tests (sine test, flow test, )
Checking of the balancing plugs on blades
Bacon system checking
Temperature sensors test
Fan and heating tests
Gearbox and nacelle cooling test
Adjusting the automatic lubricator
KBT Installation test
Battery verification
Gearbox test and gear box oil pump test
Startup of the predictive maintenance system (SMP)
Neta and N-Port configuration
Education and/or Experience:
Studies electricity, intermediate or engineering studies. At least 1 year of work experience in commissioning or maintenance of specialized TROUBLE SHOOTING
Valid Driving license with no prior major convictions. Ability to pass background check and D&A screening
Product Knowledge:
Different kinds of wind turbines (Gamesa, Acciona, GE, Alstom….)
Communication Skills:
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
Reasoning Ability:
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Computer Skills:
Good working knowledge of Microsoft products and PLCS
Work Environment:
Ability to work at height and in confined spaces. Working regularly in outdoor weather conditions
Ability to work in rota for on-call cover on weekends and bank holidays
Flexibility to work away from home for extended periods

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