29 days old

Senior Industrial Motor/Wind Generator Field Technician

Shermco Industries
Sweetwater, TX 79556

Join 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 shops in the Southwest. Due to continued growth, Shermco is seeking a Field Service Technicians to work on electric motors & generators both up-tower in Wind Generators and in Industrial Sites in throughout North America..

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, as well as advanced diagnostic testing of generators and electrical systems

  • 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, hipotential testing and dynamic motor 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.

  • At least 5 years related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Requires experience performing laser alignments of motors and generators.

  • Understands basics of vibration analysis; certification as a Level I desired.

  • Knowledge of electrical testing from 480V to 4160V desired.

  • At least a High School Diploma or GED; Associates degree or Certification as a Wind Turbine Technician a plus.

  • Ability to read drawings, prints & schematics and use multi-meters, amp clamps and basic electrical test equipment and torque tools

  • Able climb and work at or above 260+ feet in all types of weather including extreme cold and heat for extended periods of time, adhering to strict safety guidelines; training in TRACTEL or ENSA rescue device desired

  • Experience inspecting or making bearing changes on gearboxes a plus

  • Basic computer skills; experience with Power DB a plus.

  • Must be able to clearly communicate in English via verbal and written methods

  • Must be able to lift up to 75 lbs, walk, climb, reach, kneel, crawl, and balance

  • Must be available to travel out-of-town overnight on a regular basis.

Additional Requirements:

  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test and periodic, unannounced random drug tests.

  • Must be have a satisfactory pre-employment criminal background check.

  • Must be able to pass a fit for duty physical exam. 

  • Must have a valid drivers license, and currently have and be able to maintain a good driving record.



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