Generator Technician (Winder)

The Generator Winder is responsible for the inspection, repair and maintenance of all electrical and mechanical components relating to the generator stator and rotor windings. All applicants must have a strong knowledge of rotating equipment and have the ability to locate and solve problems.

Responsibilities:

The responsibilities of a Generator Winder include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Assist the Generator Specialist or Lead Winder with testing and inspection scopes
  • Repair, replace, install and maintain all electrical and mechanical components associated with the generator stator and rotor windings
  • Able to work competently and comfortably as an individual or as part of a team
  • Take responsibility for the cleanliness of the work area at customer sites
  • Perform all tasks in conjunction with all applicable health and safety procedures and policies
  • Able to take direction from the Generator Specialist and or Lead Winder
  • Have the applicable qualifications and training to work in potential hazardous environments including, asbestos, lead and chemicals
  • Able to pass a drug screening; Sidewinders is a DRUG FREE employer
  • Able to wear a respirator and pass a pulmonary function test
  • Able to pass a pre-employment physical
  • Able to travel within the United States and internationally with little notice
  • Able to lift loads of up to 50 pounds
  • Have a valid drivers license
  • Passport preferred

Education

  • Minimum of high school diploma or GED
  • Associates or higher in Electrical Engineering preferred

Skills and Experience

  • Minimum of five (5) years experience in the power generation industry specifically working as a Generator Winder
  • Basic knowledge in mechanical disassembly and reassembly
  • Able to complete all tasks associated with the position with minimum to no supervision. This includes coil installation, side packing, wedging, tying, brazing and taping.
  • Able to understand blueprints, schematic drawings and written procedures
  • Able to use precision measuring instruments

Generator Specialist

The Generator Specialist is responsible for the testing, inspecting and assessing of generators. Applicants must have excellent technical knowledge in the repair and maintenance of all electrical and mechanical components relating to the generator stator and rotor windings. Applicants must have the ability to interface with engineers and customers as well as provide onsite leadership for Generator Winders.


Responsibilities

The responsibilities of a Generator Specialist include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Interface with customers to coordinate testing and inspection of generators, including frames, stator cores, stator windings, rotor poles, field windings and excitation systems
  • Perform the testing and inspections scopes, including testing and assessment of generator components
  • Evaluate the test data
  • Provide the customer with the test data as well as any recommendations for repairs
  • Team leader for all repairs, replacements, installations and maintenance for all electrical and mechanical components associated with the generator stator and rotor windings
  • Coordinate with customer during all testing and inspections as well as repair work
  • Strong interpersonal skills, both written and verbal
  • Represent the company on a professional level
  • Review RFQs, in order to assist Sidewinders management and sales personnel with the preparation of proposals
  • Take responsibility for the cleanliness of the work area at customer sites
  • Perform all tasks in conjunction with all applicable health and safety procedures and policies
  • Have the applicable qualifications and training to work in potential hazardous environments including, asbestos, lead and chemicals
  • Able to pass a drug screening; Sidewinders is a DRUG FREE employer
  • Able to wear a respirator and pass a pulmonary function test
  • Able to pass a pre-employment physical
  • Able to travel within the United States and internationally with little notice
  • Able to lift loads of up to 50 pounds
  • Have a valid drivers license
  • Passport preferred

Education:

  • Associates or higher in Electrical Engineering, preferred
  • Trade school or OEM trained
  • Formal training in correct and safe operation of generator test equipment

Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum of five (5) years experience in the power generation industry specifically working as a Generator Specialist
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • Basic knowledge in mechanical disassembly and reassembly
  • Able to complete all tasks associated with the position with no supervision
  • Able to manage multiple tasks concurrently
  • Able to understand blueprints, schematic drawings and written procedures
  • Able to use precision measuring instruments