Composite Specialist Repair Technician
Business Unit: Wind Power and Renewables
Requisition Number: 226576
Primary Location: United States-Florida-Orlando
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Associate's Degree / College Diploma
Travel Required: 95%
About Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy
With a worldwide installed capacity of 75 GW, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has a presence in more than 90 countries and a team of 27,000 employees worldwide. Its end-to-end value chain presence encompasses onshore and offshores wind turbines design, manufacturing, installation as well as cutting-edge service solutions. The global headquarters and legal domicile of the company is located in Zamudio, Spain. The company is listed on the Spanish stock exchange.
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 they will provide technical data from the field and support for design modifications/corrective actions.
Duty / Responsibility:
Show professionalism, respect, and understanding when supporting wind technicians and interacting with customers.
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 tuck, 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.
Must be willing to travel for extended periods of time - up to 95% travel time possible.
Spotting Scope, digital camera, composite repair equipment (ie sanders, grinders, repair chemicals, etc…), Standard office equipment, fork truck, suspended platform.
Basic use of Microsoft Office Suite - Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc. .