Granite Services Commissioner - Wind in Pierre, South Dakota

Requisition Number 17-0533

Post Date 6/15/2017

Title Commissioner - Wind

City Various

Country Australia


JOB TITLE: Field Commissioner & Service Wind Technician – Europe

REPORTS TO: Service Manager

Granite Services International, Inc. ( helps power the world, building industries and creating solutions to some of our customers’ most complex energy problems. We are a global leader in providing field service solutions to the power generation,

oil & gas, nuclear, wind, and power & water segments. Our reputation is built on the foundation of our core values: Integrity, EHS, Quality and Productivity. Career progression, reward and recognition are central to our culture. We develop people with classroom

and on-the-job training, and through challenging work assignments that have long-lasting impact in the world. Granite is a wholly-owned affiliate of General Electric (NYSE: GE). SUMMARY To further consolidate and strengthen our team supporting wind turbine

COMMISSIONING & SERVICE , we are looking for 3 qualified and committed Wind Field Commissioning & Service Technicians to cover Europe & North Africa.


In this role you will be responsible to perform commissioning and service activities on wind turbine generators (WTG) and its ancillary equipment (SCADA etc.) across the globe, with focus on the EMEA region.

  • Commission and service wind turbine equipment and ensure it works to its specification

  • Carry-out and perform trial-run operations and equipment test procedures

  • Troubleshoot and repair mechanical, electrical or system malfunctions

  • Perform, instruct and ensure safety within commissioning activities

  • Collaborate with installation/project/engineering and other functions

  • Make improvements to and offer advice about operational procedures

  • Support and facilitate on the job trainings (OJT)

  • Maintain and follow safety and quality procedures as required by company policy

  • Mentor and share knowledge within area of responsibility

  • Keep records, maintain documentation and report as required by company policy

  • Identify and maintain stock of critical assets, tools and spare parts

  • Communicate openly with client, vendors, and stakeholders

  • Maintain company vehicle with necessary tools and equipment to perform commissioning/service jobs.

  • Ensure periodic maintenance and repairs are made to equipment/tooling and company vehicles. Qualifications/Requirements

  • Degree as qualified/certified electrical engineer/ technician

  • Ability to work to tight deadlines whilst continuing to follow safety/quality guidelines

  • Competent in Health and Safety standards (EHS)

  • Ability to work as part of a team and/or on own initiative

  • Ability and confidence to work at height (includes physical fitness to climb)

  • Capable of working at remote sites in adverse weather conditions (heat, humidity, cold, wind, altitude)

  • Equipment: Operate both light and heavy equipment

  • Physical activities: Stand, walk, use hands to touch and feel, crawl, climb, floor sitting, manual lifting, kneel and/or exert force.

  • Ability to communicate at all levels with various cultures

  • Ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally as required (90%)

  • Valid/clean driving license (EU class B)

  • English fluency, particularly with technical explanations

  • Unrestricted EU work permit Desired Characteristics

  • Bachelor's degree/state certified engineering degree in Electrical Engineering is preferred

  • 2+ years’ experience in similar role (wind commissioning, field service etc.)

  • Good knowledge of measurement-, control- and feedback control systems/ technology

  • Good knowledge of enterprise processes and tools

  • Six Sigma Green Belt certification

  • Good MS Power Point, Excel, Word skills and general PC skills

  • Self-starter, requires little direction . A proven service experience in GE 1,5&2,5 WTG is going to be valuable. GWO / Substation Access / High Volting Rules Valid Training is going to be valuable.

Granite Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and vets. For more information regarding affirmative action and equal employment opportunity, click here