The Mechanical Assistant I is responsible for assistance in performing all preventive, scheduled, and unscheduled maintenance on mechanical power plant equipment in safe and efficient manner for the Wind segments. The responsibility is to also provide assistance in installing and repairing heavy rotating machinery used mainly in power generation applications, Turbines, and Generators as directed. Wind Mechanical Assistant I will not be certified to perform work inside any Cabinet/Controller without direct supervision of a certified Electrical Technician.
Possess knowledge about specific activity tools and be able to use them safely.
Ability to work unsupervised on any part of an equipment maintenance project.
Ability to read blueprints and schematic drawings to determine work procedures.
Ability to align machines and equipment, using hoists, jacks, hand tools, squares, rules, micrometers, and lasers, and plumb bobs
Experience dismantling machinery or equipment
Should have experience with repair and or rebuild of large industrial equipment.
Ability to move machinery and equipment
Assembly and installation of equipment
Perform other duties as assigned
Travel may be required
Ability and willingness to work holidays, weekends and overtime as required by field assignments
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
High School Diploma AND 1 year of “hands-on” experience maintaining and repairing mechanical equipment
Experience in industrial outage maintenance desired operations and upgrade of client turbines according to Company guidelines/procedures
English Proficiency Required
Required Qualifications & Experience:
Basic level capabilities and responsibilities, with 0 to 1 year of relevant experience
Must have strong mechanical aptitude and experience utilizing hand held and power tools including and mechanical troubleshooting equipment.
Experience in a hands-on mechanical position in an industrial environment highly desired.
Must have strong mechanical/technical skills.
Must have strong organizational skills.
Must work well both independently and in a team environment.
In-depth safety training a major plus
Must have valid Driver’s License
Candidates must be able to climb a 300 feet wind tower multiple times per day.
Candidates must be able to walk across the hub and, in the event of an emergency, repel off.
Must be comfortable working at heights of up to 300+ feet.
Must meet specific weight requirements of tower ladders under OSHA standards of 250 to 300 lbs. max, including personal protective equipment (approx. 30-35lbs).
Must be comfortable working in confined space(s).
Must be able to see and move throughout site to resolve work problems and facilitate processes; repetitive motion activities may be involved.
Frequent climbing, walking, and standing, bending, kneeling, and squatting.
Ability and willingness to handle repetitive weight up to 50 lbs.
Successful completion of the climb test and tower rescue training.
FieldCore, a GE company, is an independent, industrial field services organization focused on World-Class Execution across the power generation and oil & gas industries. We have brought together more than 12,000 of the foremost experts in field services to focus on one thing; delivering excellent outcomes for our customers. As a global organization, we celebrate the uniqueness of our diverse employees and strive to create an inclusive culture. Our people are driven by our core values of safety, integrity and quality, and focused by our guiding principles. For more information visit our website www.fieldcore.com.
FieldCore is an equal employment opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, ancestry, genetic information, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law