Wind Service Engineer (Composites)

Job Description

Organization: Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy
Business Unit: Service
Requisition Number: 245148
Primary Location: United States-Florida-Orlando
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 15%

Job Description:


Wind Service Engineer (Composites) – NA Region (Orlando, FL)


As a key member of the Service Technology team, the Composite Engineer will be responsible for coordination of technical case management within the North America region, departmental process definition, internal department communication, in addition to individual contribution to the solution of technical issues affecting the regional fleet.


Responsibilities


  1. Provide engineering support to the Operations team by performing the following activities:

    1. Technical assessment in the functionality, health and performance of blades and composites elements within a wind turbine. Identify and address deficiencies in a timely and effective manner

    2. Prepare and review technical reports depicting blade non-conformances and failures

    3. Provide technical advice in the process of blade matching and balancing

    4. Lead and support Root Cause Analysis investigations for blade and other composite components

    5. Develop work instructions, field procedures and assess job hazards

    6. Interact with internal and external customers by providing technical advice and offering engineering solutions

    7. Provide technical support and guidance to the Heavy Lift team in the evaluation of new techniques and procedures to be used in the replacement of blades

    8. Identify and evaluate new technologies in the diagnosis of blade deficiencies

    9. Recognize technical issues trends and occurrences within the fleet and prepare technical awareness documentation to be followed by the site operations team

    10. Work in collaboration with the Warranty Management group in assessing and evaluating blades related warranty claims

    11. Prepare escalation reports to other engineering and quality departments

    12. Support crisis management team in the case of blade failure incidents

    13. Review / confirm findings discovered during routine blade inspections

       

  2. Support the after-market team by providing technical advice in existing engineering business opportunities by identifying technical solutions that can be offered to existing customers

  3. Provide technical support for Supply Chain and Quality Management activities for vendor qualification/evaluation as well as technical responses for material solution and dispositions

  4. Share customer experiences, technical issues and engineering solutions with colleagues from other regions within the organization

  5. Describe complex technical issues and their solutions and prepare technical reports for internal and external customers by using excellent oral and written communications skills

     


Required Knowledge/Skills, Education and Experience:     


  • BS degree in Composite, Mechanical Engineering, or related field

  • Strong analytical skills and problem-solve attitude is key to this position

  • Flexibility to adjust and thrive in an environment with changing requirements and priorities for multiple projects or assignments.

  • Self-driven and resourceful to achieve goals independently as well as in a team setup.

  • Must be capable of climbing wind turbine towers and support field investigations

  • Demonstrate competency with Microsoft Office tools (Word, Excel, P. Point and Outlook)


 


Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the Unites 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


  • SGRE Blade C or D certification or other industry equivalents preferred, but not required

  • 5+ years of advance field or factory repair experience on wind turbine blades is highly desirable.

     


 


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