Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy Ltd. – Heavy Lift Technician (Oakville, ON)

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Position Overview:

The Heavy Lift Technician performs planned and unplanned maintenance including troubleshooting and replacement of parts if necessary, in a safe and professional manner on Wind Turbines. Detailed records and parts used must be completed for all work performed. Technicians report to site management and communicate needs and or safety issues that arise. Perform first class work on preventive maintenance to be completed on time and right the first time.

Responsibilities:

  • Ability to analyze and resolve problems independently and efficiently
  • Provide excellent service to our customers
  • Work in stressful, dangerous situations, and participate in the development of new field procedures and best practices
  • Actively work on wind turbine projects
  • Identify and report any and all incidents or near misses

Requirements:
Candidates must have previous experience in the following:

  • Must have 1 year of Wind Technician experience or 6 months in a related program paired with 6 months on a wind site
  • Flexible travel schedule, with up to 100% travel
  • Basic computer and iPad use skills
  • Physically and mentally able to work suspended from heights and in confined spaces
  • Must meet body weight restrictions of 265 lbs. or less as required by the equipment safety regulations
  • Must pass a physical administered by a medical examiner to ensure ability to safely perform the job functions and meet the physical demands of the position
  • Must have clean driving record and pass pre-hire drug screening 
  • Driving is an essential function of the job and applicants must have a valid driver’s license at the time of application with an acceptable driving record.  Employees must maintain a valid license and acceptable driving record and may be subject to periodic DMV checks of their license. 
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Willing to travel up to 100%
  • Work a flexible work schedule
  • The Wind Service Travel Technician position requires 100% travel so qualified candidates must live within 50 miles of a major airport.
  • Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • SIEMENS Lvl. 6 Troubleshooter Certification
  • Liftra Crane Experience
  • Liftra Operator Certification
  • G.E. and Vestas Major Component Exchange Experience
  • Crew Lead experience
  • Training role experience
  • QEHS Experience (Quality, Environmental, Health, and Safety)

Please apply to this position online hereDeadline: August 8, 2021

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# Entry Level

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.

Siemens Gamesa is an equal opportunity employer and maintains a work environment that is free from discrimination and where employees are treated with dignity and respect. Employment at Siemens Gamesa is based solely on an individual’s merit and qualifications, which are directly related to job competence. Siemens Gamesa does not discriminate against any employee or job applicant on the basis of race, ethnicity, nationality, ancestry, genetic information, citizenship, religion, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, marital status, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, rules or regulations. We adhere to these principles in all aspects of employment, including recruiting, hiring, training, compensation, promotion and benefits.

We are driven by people – from more than 100 different countries, they build the company we are every day. Our diverse and inclusive culture encourages us to think outside the box, speak without fear, and be bold. We value the flexibility that our smart-working arrangements, our digital disconnection framework and our  family-friendly practices bring to the new way of working.

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy Ltd. – Heavy Lift Technician (Oakville, ON)

It takes the brightest minds to be a technology leader. It takes imagination to create green energy for the generations to come. At Siemens Gamesa we make real what matters, join our global team.

Join one of the world’s leading suppliers of wind power solutions, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy as a Traveling Field Service Technician for Wind Power Services!

Demand for electricity generated from renewable sources is growing fast, and Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has the answers. As one of the market leaders, we combine technological innovations, experience, and expertise to deliver readily available, one-stop solutions and have a proven track record of successfully delivering wind power projects on all continents.

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy is searching for advanced turbine technicians that are willing and capable of leading and / or being part of our Heavy Lifts and Large Corrective teams. Our compensation structuring will fit the experience level and is more than competitive in the market.

Responsibilities:

  • Ability to analyze and resolve problems independently and efficiently
  • Provide excellent service to our customers
  • Work in stressful, dangerous situations, and participate in the development of new field procedures and best practices
  • Actively work on wind turbine projects
  • Identify and report any and all incidents or near misses

Requirements:

Candidates must have previous experience in the following:

  • Must have 1 year of Wind Technician experience or 6 months in a related program paired with 6 months on a wind site
  • Flexible travel schedule, with up to 100% travel
  • Basic computer and iPad use skills
  • Physically and mentally able to work suspended from heights and in confined spaces
  • Must meet body weight restrictions of 265 lbs. or less as required by the equipment safety regulations
  • Must pass a physical administered by a medical examiner to ensure ability to safely perform the job functions and meet the physical demands of the position
  • Must have clean driving record and pass pre-hire drug screening 
  • Driving is an essential function of the job and applicants must have a valid driver’s license at the time of application with an acceptable driving record.  Employees must maintain a valid license and acceptable driving record and may be subject to periodic DMV checks of their license. 
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Willing to travel up to 100%
  • Work a flexible work schedule
  • The Wind Service Travel Technician position requires 100% travel so qualified candidates must live within 50 miles of a major airport.
  • Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • SIEMENS Lvl. 6 Troubleshooter Certification
  • Liftra Crane Experience
  • Liftra Operator Certification
  • G.E. and Vestas Major Component Exchange Experience
  • Crew Lead experience
  • Training role experience
  • QEHS Experience (Quality, Environmental, Health, and Safety)

Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.

Our company offers GSA rates for per diem tax free to be deposited to the bank account of your choosing. Flights, hotels, rental cars, and baggage are covered on a company provided American Express card so the employee will never be responsible travel expenses out of pocket.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement 
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability unrelated to ability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, order of protection status, protected veteran or military status, or an unfavorable discharge from military service, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law. 

Please apply online for this job opportunity. Deadline to apply: August 28, 2020