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Entry level Wind Generators Field Technician

Company: Shermco Industries
Location: Sweetwater
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

About ShermcoSince 1974, Shermco has become North America's largest and fastest growing NETA-accredited electrical testing organization. Our focus is to make sure electrical power systems are functioning properly and safely. Add to that our Professional Engineering Group, Rotating Machinery Division, Renewable Energy Services, and Field Repair and local Repair Service Centers, places Shermco in a position to handle all things electrical. All done with an emphasis on safety and client service. That's why we say--- if it's in the electrical power system, Shermco does it.Backed by Gryphon Investors, a leading private equity firm focused on profitably growing and competitively enhancing middle-market companies in partnership with experienced management, Shermco is poised for the next decade and beyond.Shermco U.S. is seeking a Wind Field Service TechnicianENTRY-LEVEL WIND GENERATOR AND INDUSTRIAL MOTORS FIELD SERVICES TECHNICIANJoin the leader! Shermco Industries is the largest independent electrical testing company in North America and has one of the largest, safest & best organized wind generator and motor repair field services and repair shops in the Southwest. Due to continued growth, Shermco is seeking a Field Service Technician to work on electric motors & generators both up-tower in Wind Generators and at Industrial Sites in Oklahoma, West Texas, and throughout the Central Plains.The Opportunity

  • Shermco is an exceptionally stable and profitable non-union company.
  • Seven time recipient of Best Places to Work award by the Austin & Dallas Business Journals.
  • Strong benefits package and highly competitive compensation plan, plus lucrative overtime plan.
  • Industry-leading electrical and safety training.Job Responsibilities:
    • Onsite inspection, testing & reconditioning of electric motors & generators up to 13.2kV in wind towers and industrial sites.
    • Install and remove electric motors and generators at customer locations.
    • Service and repair virtually all up-tower wind generator electrical components
    • Troubleshoot and diagnose electrical, mechanical and hydraulic malfunctions, variable pitch, variable speed turbines.
    • Perform mechanical repairs on other drive train components, as well as removal and replacement of generators, motors, gearboxes, rotor assemblies and blades.
    • Install and remove electric motor & generators at customer locations.
    • Conduct surge, insulation power factor, and hi-potential testing
    • Perform alignment, precision balancing, calibration, scheduled cleaning and predictive and corrective maintenance services and repair.
    • Collect vibration data and perform vibration analysis using an analyzer (i.e. CSI).
    • May occasionally do component replacement on cranes and make bearing changes on gearboxes and generators
    • May periodically replace or repair breakers and hydraulic pitch systems.Minimum Qualifications to qualify for consideration, you must meet each of the following minimum qualifications and required knowledge skills.
      • Diploma or certification in Wind Turbine Technology, strong electrical background, or honorable discharge from the military
      • MUST be willing to travel overnight 80% of the time
      • MUST have abilities and willingness to climb and work at or above 300+ feet in all types of weather including extreme cold and heat for extended periods of time, adhering to strict safety guidelines, inside and outside of wind turbines.
      • Prefer 1 year of some mechanical or electrical career experience.
      • Ability to read drawings, prints & schematics and use multi-meters, amp clamps and basic electrical test equipment and torque tools
      • Training in TRACTEL or ENSA rescue device desired, or Shermco will provide
      • Basic computer skills
      • Must be able to clearly communicate in English via verbal and written methods
      • Weight restriction of no more than 285 lbs.
      • Must be able to lift up to 75 lbs, walk, climb, reach, kneel, crawl, and balanceAdditional Requirements:
        • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test and periodic, unannounced random drug tests.
          • Must be able to pass a pre-employment criminal background check.
          • All offers are conditioned on acceptable results from a background check and drug and alcohol screening.
            • Must be able to pass a fit for duty physical exam.
              • Must have a valid driver's license, and currently have and be able to maintain a good driving record.
              • Must be willing to travel; minimum 40%.
              • Must be able to read, write, and speak English fluently.EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER - DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE Shermco is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status. Shermco is a drug-free workplace. NO AGENCIES PLEASE No Agencies Please. Any unsolicited resumes sent to Shermco from a third party, such as an Agency, including unsolicited resumes sent to Shermco mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to Shermco System Integration employees, or to Shermco System Integration resume database will be considered Shermco property. Shermco will not pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume.

Keywords: Shermco Industries, Abilene , Entry level Wind Generators Field Technician, Professions , Sweetwater, Texas

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