Wind Commissioning Technician
Bakersfield, CA  / Chicago, IL  / Austin, TX 
Posted 1 month ago
Job Description

FieldCore, a GE company, is a new, independent industrial field services company that will deliver the highest standard of field services excellence and capabilities for GE and its customers. FieldCore will bring together the field services expertise and people from both Granite Services and GE’s Power Services into one powerhouse.  Driven by the values of safety, quality, and integrity, FieldCore will be built to deliver operational excellence for customers in the power generation, oil & gas, nuclear, and wind power markets.  For more information, check out


Role Summary/Purpose

Wind Commissioning Technicians are responsible for initial startup and operation of GE wind turbines. Acts as part of a team to achieve safe and efficient operation following satisfactory turnover from GE’s designated construction contractor. Perform the initial startup on the turbine. Synchronize turbine to the grid and prepare it for normal operations, work is 80% Electrical, 20% Mechanical. Will be part of a team that performs maintenance, electrical repair and modification to Wind Turbines


Essential Function

  • Understanding of basic AC/DC electrical circuits and ability to T/S and conduct circuit analysis (24VDC, 166VDC, 120, 230, 400, 575, 690VAC)
  • Successfully complete site training including GE EHS Climb Test
  • Verify electrical connections and schematics
  • Perform commissioning procedures
  • Document all work performed
  • Follow all assigned Environmental, Health and Safety procedures
  • Verify that the work is completed in compliance with customer’s requirements
  • Install turbine control software and operating parameters
  • Troubleshoot electrical and mechanical problems
  • Repair or replace parts
  • Responsible for immediate report of errors, violations or problems to Fieldcore lead for action.
  • Responsible for performing all tasks assigned by the site management.
  • Comply with all Quality Processes
  • Perform other duties as assigned



  • 2+ year technical degree or equivalent experience with a minimum 3 years experience as a technician.
  • 1 to 3 years of electrical background
  • Successfully complete site training including GE EHS Climb Test
  • Able to perform PCAT and FCAT commissioning on a stand-alone basis.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Basic skills training to ensure knowledge of fundamental concepts, practices and procedures of a praticular field of specialization.


Desired Characteristics


  • Prior experience in construction, installation and/or commissioning
  • Technical knowledge on system commissioning, operations and testing
  • Ability to work in an environment of low and medium voltage (< 600 volts)
  • Proficient with electrical test equipment and reading schematics
  • Knowledge and experience practicing EHS and Quality Procedures
  • Effective Communicator – works well in team environment
  • Experience with recording data and data analysis
  • Troubleshooting and stand-alone commissioning.
  • Completed the EHS requirements for commissioning and adherence
  • Proficient with electrical test equipment
  • Proficient at reading electrical schematics
  • Extended times of travel and work overtime in a moments notice
  • Comprehend and retain provided safety training and be able to follow safety procedures at all times.

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, or any other characteristic protected by law


Special Notes/Instructions
Please note, this is a traveling technician role
Job Summary
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Salary and Benefits
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
1+ years
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