Wind Technician - Raleigh/Chatham, ON (Canada)

in Chatham, ON

Wind Technician - Raleigh/Chatham, ON (Canada) Job

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    Chatham, ON N7M 5J3, Canada

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Job Description SummaryThe Wind Technician is responsible for Mechanical disassembly, inspection and assembly of Wind Gearboxes. He/she will report to the Shop Operations Leader.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities:

Exchange Bearings and gears as per engineering drawings and remanufacturing specificationsBe able to perform standard mechanical assembly procedures, perform rework, and repair of gearbox components and systems to drawing specifications Downtower in the repair shop or Uptower in the Wind Turbine.Repair and Assembly of WTG 750KW, -5/-6MW and -x MW turbines.Maintain proper handling of GE tools and equipment.Occasionally required to work in tight areas, ladders, scissor lift, greater than 4m high off ground.Occasionally required to perform repair operations uptowerPossess thorough knowledge and ability to use all tools associated with assembling units according to required specifications:lifting equipment, wall and overhead cranesHydraulic and electric Torque toolsSpecific hydraulic pullers for disassembly operationsOther Tools included but not limited to impact drills, magnetic drills, drill press, angle grinders, sanders, basic hand tools (manual and pneumatic)Measurement Tools, calibers, oil flushing equipment.Read and understand mechanical layout, engineering drawingsFollow all EH&S guidelines and policiesFollow good environmental practices and waste management procedures. Segregate waste in the pertinent containers at the Repair Hall.


Mechanical or Electrical School DiplomaMinimum of 2 years of experience working in a Wind Gearbox Repair ShopCertified in the use of lifting equipment, such as overhead and wall cranes, as well as lifting methods and practices by using appropriate slings, chains, hooks, etc..Trained on Bearings assembly practices, including clearance and preload calculation.Trained in the use of sealing and adhesives for bearings assemblyTrained in hoses manufacturing and testing.Training on tightening practices and tools.Ability to read, understand and follow mechanical and electrical engineering drawingsbe willing to work outside under adverse weather conditions

Desired Qualifications:

Self-motivated to work with minimal guidance and willingness to learn from othersAbility and Willingness to work at heights and confined spaces, repairing gearboxes uptower in the Nacelle enclosure if requiredAbility and willingness to work various shifts and overtime on short notice, in order to meet business needs

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes

Job Skills

  • waste management procedures
  • repair
  • self-motivated
  • drill press
  • mechanical assembly
  • turbines
  • scissor lift
  • lifting equipment
  • overhead cranes
  • hand tools
  • environmental
  • electrical engineering drawings
  • willingness to learn
  • waste management
  • engineering drawings
  • assembly

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