Lead Wind Farm Service Technician - Bango Wind Farm

GE (Lake Cargelligo NSW, Australia) 19 hours ago

Job Description Summary

Job Description Summary
Are you an Australian based Lead Wind Technician or a Qualified Trade person aspiring to join the wind industry? Are you looking to join a growing team for a new challenge in 2021? If so, we want to hear from you.

We're looking for motivated individuals to join us at our Bango Wind Farm Project in NSW, as Lead Wind Farm Service Technicians.

This role will see you interface regularly with the Service Management, the Client, internal technical team, other GE Onshore wind farms, contractors and the local community. The Lead Service Technician is responsible for taking the lead on performing scheduled and unscheduled servicing of wind turbines and site infrastructure.

Job Description

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Lead & train site Technicians.
  • Lead continuous improvement efforts and share lessons learnt. 
  • Preparation of work programs for the timely servicing of assets 
  • Organise daily work plans for contractors. 
  • Interpret the requirements of GE manuals, specifications, bulletins, work instructions, etc. and devise work plans including all required resources 
  • Perform and ensure the proper maintenance and fault finding of assets 
  • Maintain reports using GE’s various software management tools and databases 
  • Ensure all work is performed in accordance with the organisation’s JSA, LOTO, EHS and associated policies/procedures 
  • Report errors, violations, incidents or problems immediately using GE reporting systems 
  • Submit enquiries to Engineering to ensure technical issues are resolved 
  • Answer questions from management, Engineering, Sourcing, Projects etc. as required 
  • Make a conformance or non-conformance decision upon completion of inspections 
  • Form part of an on call roster to work weekends and nights if required or as directed by management 
  • Perform high voltage switching operations according to site procedures as required including the holding of permits creating switching instruction and issuing permits 
  • Be familiar with and follow all EHS policies, and procedures applicable to their job and cooperate with GE investigations and EHS audits, 
  • Have a demonstrated and consistent commitment to safety policies and procedures and be able to work within those requirements. 
  • Call attention to fellow employees of unsafe acts, and unsafe conditions and practices to their Manager, Supervisor, and EHS Manager/Coordinator.
  • Understanding of basic AC/DC electrical circuits and ability to T/S and conduct circuit analysis (24VDC, 166VDC, 120, 230, 400, 575, 690VAC); 
  • Carry out maintenance installation and repairs of the electrical apparatus reforming all maintenance functions related with electrical systems, and power generation distribution in line with safety operations and maintenance principles to guarantee the smooth functioning of the production facility for field operation work.


  • LVR CPR Relevant Product & EHS training certifications. 
  • Minimum 3 years experience in a Lead role
  • Proficient in fault finding 
  • Trained intermediate level in computer skills.  
  • Demonstrated customer service attributes and team leadership experience in a similar role within the wind industry or in a large scale industrial environment. 
  • Ability to complete physically demanding tasks at heights 
  • A commitment to safety, high performance, continuous improvement and delivering the right solutions. 
  • A culture of passion and pride for the industry and organisation. 
  • You will be highly organised and flourish in a busy and challenging environment.
  • A current unrestricted driver's license.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Dual trade qualified - mechanical and electrical 
  • A Grade Electrical License Certificate High Voltage Operator

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes

Lead Wind Farm Service Technician - Bango Wind Farm

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