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Traveling Troubleshooting Technician

Siemens Gamesa

Siemens Gamesa

United States · Remote
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024

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Position Overview

  • Join one of the world’s Leading suppliers of wind power solutions, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy as a Traveling Troubleshooting Technician!

  • This position is responsible for performing and reporting on various troubleshooting tasks, turbine inspections, and component repairs. This position is also responsible for troubleshooting support on all components associated with the wind turbine. 95% travel from site-to-site is required. The Traveling Troubleshooting Technician will interface with clients and work with small crews on a regular basis. They are expected to be able to lead and manage their tasks with minimal supervision.

  • Job sites include all of the US and/or Canada.

  • Relocation will not be offered for this role.

  • Performs mainly pre-defined, technical tasks (for example, basic engineering, and maintenance jobs) and work packages on-site.

  • Coordinates and accomplishes defined service operations and/or resolves product issues for customers' equipment.

  • Adheres to defined processes and applicable regulations.


  • Read and understand electrical schematics.

  • Read and comprehend procedures.

  • Travel to locations in the U.S. and/or Canada with no restrictions.

  • Inspect drivetrain components (main shaft + bearings, gearbox + gears + bearings).

  • Gearbox repairs – high-speed bearings, high-speed shafts, intermediate-speed bearings, mechanical pump.

  • Work in confined/enclosed spaces and be comfortable with heights.

  • Assist in troubleshooting of drivetrain-related issues (pumps, sensors, brakes, cooling unit, filters, etc.).

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills to describe complex damages, participate in the preparation of inspection and repair reports, and follow up to final resolution.

  • Knowledge of maintenance and electrical testing equipment for turbines.

  • Test electrical components and systems, as well as mechanical and hydraulic systems.

  • Perform maintenance on wind turbine equipment including troubleshooting electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic malfunctions. Replace worn or malfunctioning components.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Education, Experience and Abilities

  • Technician must be able to work within the maximum safety guidelines using personal

  • Technician must be able to work in adverse conditions

  • Must meet body weight restrictions of 265 pounds or less as required by the safety regulations

  • Must pass a physical administered by a medical practitioner to ensure ability to safely perform the job functions and meet the physical demands of the position

  • Must have a minimum of 1yr experience in a mechanical, electrical or industrial field protection equipment.

  • Basic computer skills, including word processing, spreadsheets, diagnostic tools and equipment.

  • Must be willing to travel for extended periods of time - up to 95%

  • Perform other duties – Safe, team-oriented work habits are essential.

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Must pass pre-hire background drug screening

  • Qualified applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States.

  • Qualified applicants will not require employer-sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States

Preferred Knowledge/ Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Certification from a Renewable Energy or Wind Technical Program

  • Hands on work experience as a Wind Technician on a Wind Farm

  • Relevant work experience e.g. electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, maintenance/troubleshooting in a military, industrial or automotive industry


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