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Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy Maintenance Electrician in Fort Madison, Iowa

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Position Overview

  • Perform installation, repairs, preventive maintenance, and alterations to complex machinery, machine tools, lifting equipment, and fixtures. Record all required data of repairs and installations.

  • Interpret and implement corrective actions from prints, drawings, and verbal instructions.

  • Recommend appropriate corrective action in accordance with referenced specifications, accepted industry and shop practices.

  • Perform mechanical construction work as required.

  • Relocation will not be offered for this role.

    Job Responsibilities

The following are the major job duties but this job description does not preclude the performance of other duties by the incumbent.

  • Receive and perform work assignments, oral and/or written and follow work instructions.

  • Accurately report findings of inspections to operations, supervisor, etc.

  • Document, organize, and retain all findings of evaluations and inspections in a timely manner.

  • Interpret drawings, sketches, etc. to determine necessary tools and materials needed for assignments.

  • Perform preventive electrical maintenance and routine repairs on all equipment and operating systems within the facility, including electrical boxes, wires, switches, gearboxes, transmissions, hydraulic & lubrication systems, injection, heating, and molding equipment.

  • Perform inspections on lifting equipment such as chains, cables, shackles, eyebolts, clamps, and lifting beams to determine the safe operating condition. Maintain records as required.

  • Fabricate, weld, and braze materials as needed.

  • Install piping and conduit as needed.

  • Enter and maintain data as needed for operating maintenance work order and log systems.

  • Work with or under the direction of supervisors, engineers, and contractors as needed

  • Assemble, verify dimensions, and disassemble components or set-ups as required.

  • Use all required safety equipment and follow established safety procedures.

  • Provide technical direction and training for lower classifications as required.

  • Keep work areas in a clean and orderly condition. Return tools to proper storage location at conclusion of job/shift operations.

  • Support and apply team concepts in daily activities.

    Required Knowledge/Skill, Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Passing score on General Aptitude test

  • A 2-year technical degree with an emphasis in industrial electrical, Completed an Apprenticeship program.

  • Minimum of 3 years experience repairing electrical equipment and supporting mechanical maintenance.

  • Have the ability to acquire all PIME license by passing company test requirements.

  • Have the ability to acquire a crane license by passing company test requirements.

  • Have the ability to acquire LOTO certification.

  • Journeyman’s card preferred.

  • Within the qualifying period the employee must demonstrate a satisfactory proficiency in maintenance repair.

  • Must demonstrate skills in print reading and application.

  • Acquire a forklift, Crown Wave, and crane operator’s license from the Safety Department. Demonstrate proficiency MS Office computer tools

  • Able to lift 50 lbs. unassisted on a regular basis Sit, stand, bend & kneel for 8 or more hours/day

  • Available for overtime for up to 12 -hour days and on off days

  • 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.


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Siemens Gamesa is an equal opportunity employer and maintains a work environment that is free from discrimination and where employees are treated with dignity and respect. Employment at Siemens Gamesa is based solely on an individual's merit and qualifications, which are directly related to job competence. Siemens Gamesa does not discriminate against any employee or job applicant on the basis of race, ethnicity, nationality, ancestry, genetic information, citizenship, religion, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, marital status, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, rules or regulations. We adhere to these principles in all aspects of employment, including recruiting, hiring, training, compensation, promotion and benefits.

We are driven by people - from more than 100 different countries, they build the company we are every day. Our diverse and inclusive culture encourages us to think outside the box, speak without fear, and be bold. We value the flexibility that our smart-working arrangements, our digital disconnection framework and our family-friendly practices bring to the new way of working.

With a worldwide installed capacity of 124 GW, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has a presence in more than 100 countries and a team of 27,000 people worldwide. Its end-to-end value chain presence encompasses onshore and offshores wind turbines design, manufacturing, installation as well as cutting-edge service solutions. The global headquarters and legal domicile of the company is located in Zamudio, Spain. The company is listed on the Spanish Stock Exchange.

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy is a global organisation and it recognizes that its employees represent a large variety of cultures, ethnicities, beliefs and languages. This wealth of diversity is what makes Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy more innovative, creative, sensitive and committed to society. Our diversity is what makes us who we are, and we are immensely proud of that. Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy believes that we all have the right to be treated with dignity and respect in the workplace regardless of our race, nationality, ethnicity, religion, beliefs, sex, sexual orientation, gender, circumstances of pregnancy or parental leave, age, disability or marital status. We seek to promote respect for the law, equality and inclusion for our employees in order to ensure that there is no discrimination by reason of race, gender, marital status, ideology, political opinions, nationality, religion or any other personal, physical or social condition. Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy offers a truly flexible and inspiring place to work, with a global presence and a commitment to providing a working environment in which every employee can develop their potential and maximize their contribution.