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Onshore Wind - Technical Field Advisor - US

US$25 - US$35 per hour + Per Diem
Start Date: ASAP
Apply2019-09-16 14:59:162020-02-29EWI Recruitment USA

Onshore Wind - Technical Field Advisor - US

Date posted: September 16, 2019
US$25 - US$35 per hour + Per Diem
Idaho, USA
Freelance/Contract
Job description

Onshore Wind - Technical Field Advisor - US

Position Overview:

Technical Field Advisor (TFA) roles, responsibilities divided by activities.

An Engineer/technician providing TFA renders technical advice and guidance and makes recommendations at the Project Site based on OEMs procedures and drawings during erection and installation of Wind Turbine Generators

Basic Core Competencies and Responsibilities

  • Knowledge of basic electrical troubleshooting
  • Ability to maintain professional relationships with both client and BOP.
  • Daily log taking.
  • IntimateknowledgeofOEMspecialty equipment:
    • Blade Yoke
    • Blade Clamper
    • Cabling Equipment
    • Specialty Rigging
    • Blade Belts/Socks
    • Temporary Installation Equipment
  • Crane
    • Turning Gear
    • Manual Yaw
    • Turbine Brakes
  • Ability to operate independently in remote locations, without direct supervision.

Offloading at site

  • Assist QA in performing receiving inspections.
  • Organize and deliver BOLs (bills of lading) to the Site Manager
  • Assist in coordinating deliveries to specific pads.
  • Ensure that all activities are in accordance with OEMs instructions and drawings.
  • TFA should be present for first 'critical lifts' for all components.

Foundation

  • Ensure that the foundation is suitable for placement of tower
    • Shims are correctly placed.
    • Holes for conduit/cables are in correct location.
    • Foundation bolts are properly installed and treated.
  • Ensure that all activities are in accordance with OEMs instructions and drawings.

Setting of Power Unit

  • Ensure that all activities are in accordance with OEMs instructions and drawings.
  • Ensure that the power unit is mounted, placed, and sealed correctly.

Erection

  • Ensure that all activities are in accordance with OEMs instructions and drawings.
  • TFA should be present for first 'critical lifts' for all components.
  • Troubleshoot 110Vac lights/outlets as necessary.
  • Ensure all OEMs provided equipment is functioning properly (i.e. 690Vac generator).

Mounting of Nacelle on Tower

  • Ensure that all activities are in accordance with OEMs instructions and drawings.
  • TFA should be present for first 'critical lifts' for all components.
  • Troubleshoot 110Vac lights/outlets as necessary.
  • Ensure that all temporary turbine systems are operating correctly.
    • Should be performed during nacelle preparation to identify and correct problems in a timely manner.

Rotor Assembly

  • Ensure that all activities are in accordance with OEMs instructions and drawings.
  • TFA should be present for first 'critical lifts' for all components.
  • EnsureallOEMs provided equipment is functioning properly.
    • Pitch Pump
    • Pitch Box
    • 690Vac generator (if OEM supplied)
    • Blade Yoke
  • Ensure blade tensioning is being performed correctly (in conjunction with QA rotor inspections).

Mounting of Rotor

  • Ensure that all activities are in accordance with OEMs instructions and drawings.
  • TFA should be present for first 'critical lifts' for all components.
  • Troubleshoot 110Vac lights/outlets as necessary.
  • Ensure that all temporary turbine systems are operating correctly.

Cabling

  • Ensure that all activities are in accordance with OEMs instructions and drawings.
  • Troubleshoot 110Vac lights/outlets as necessary.
  • Ensure that all temporary turbine systems are operating correctly.
  • Ensure that crews have the appropriate electrical documentation, and know how to interpret them.
  • Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States.
  • Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.

EWI Recruitment is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Reference: SGRE CONSTRUCTION_1568642356

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