Electrical Engineer – GE

Electrical Engineer – GE

Company: Deutsche Windtechnik


Location: Houston, TX 77032

Job Description:

Deutsche Windtechnik is Germany’s largest Independent Service Provider, offering a comprehensive service package for Wind Turbine Generators (WTG) from one single source.

With more than 9,000 WTGs under contract and more than 2,200 worldwide employees operating in Europe, the US, and Asia, Deutsche Windtechnik sets the bar for Independent Service Provider services.

Deutsche Windtechnik came to North America and started operations here in 2018.
Headquartered in Houston, TX., it is our goal to set the standard for best-in-class levels of quality, safety, efficiency, and customer service in the US market.

Ready to be an important part of our Global Engineering Team?

The role of Electrical Engineer is tailored to offer dedicated engineering support for the US entity, focusing on GE Platforms. Additionally, the position involves providing general assistance to onsite repair teams. The primary objective is to contribute to a successful operations strategy, collaborating closely with the global specialist team. The role may initially involve supporting the establishment of the local market, with backing from the global team.

Are You Looking to:

  • Support troubleshooting, fault analysis, and technical investigations in collaboration with local and global resources for GE- and other Wind Turbines?

  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending workshops that are relevant to the wind industry?

  • Develop and implement the strategic and tactical plans necessary to achieve internal cost reduction goals?

  • Conduct repair reports to ensure repairs are performed with the appropriate process, materials, and quality standards upheld by Deutsche Windtechnik?

  • Analyze fleet performance data to increase the mean time between errors, reduce downtime, and increase production?

Are You Ready to:

  • Liaise with global engineering group for engineering-related tasks.

  • Lead and support remote fault analysis and error investigation.

  • Develop, maintain, and update work instructions as required for repairs to be used on sites in the US.

  • Support supply chain as needed to find qualified vendors for turbine spare parts in the US.

  • Assist with SCADA-related issues in collaboration with HQ engineering.

What You’ll Need:

  • Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering or related subject.

  • Proficient in identifying and resolving issues with electrical systems, including Converter Systems, GE Toolbox Software, Pitch Systems, and Control/Communication networks (IPv4 based, BUS Systems).

  • Minimum of 5 years of technical experience, with GE Wind Turbines.

  • Able to quickly adapt to different technical situations by using technical documentation, schematics, or self-gathered information due to investigation and system reviews.

  • Strong knowledge of system design.

  • Ability to understand complex electrical systems and functions by reading circuit diagrams and/or schematics.

  • Valid driving license.

  • Strong interpersonal skills for collaboration with field technicians or engineering colleagues.

  • Experience handling customer communication.

  • Able to pass a physical exam and drug/alcohol screening.

  • Experience developing upgrades/improvements preferred.

  • We care about the safety and wellbeing of every one of our employees. To help ensure their safety, any employees climbing a wind turbine must use a Personal Fall Arrest System, and may not exceed the system’s maximum weight capacity of 309 lbs. This weight must include the individual, their tooling, uniform, and personal protective equipment. Based on these safety requirements and the standard weight of equipment, employees who climb wind turbines may not exceed a maximum personal body weight of 260 lbs.

What You’ll Get:

  • 401k with fully vested, generous company match available after 6 months.

  • Generous PTO, Excellent Medical/Dental/Vision Benefits.

  • Competitive Compensation.

  • Personalized and Ongoing Training.


What sets us apart is our intense focus on our customers, employees, and culture.

Our Mission: To be the most trusted O&M partner to wind farm owners.

Our Vision: To empower the Americas’ achievement of 100% renewable energy, one wind turbine at a time.

How do we accomplish this? By building a team and a culture with the core values that are: Transparent, Innovative, Guiding (advisor and partner), Efficient and Resilient.

We call ourselves TIGERs and we hope you get an opportunity to join us someday!

Whenever employees are working, operating DWT-supplied vehicles, on DWT premises, or are conducting DWT-related work off-site, they are prohibited from:

  • Using, possessing, buying, selling, manufacturing, or dispensing an illegal drug
  • (to include possession of drug paraphernalia)
  • Having alcohol or an illegal drug in their system
  • Possessing or consuming alcohol.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Deutsche Windtechnik is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, protected veteran or military status, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.

EEO is the Law

Applicants and employees are protected under Federal law from discrimination.


Job Type: Full-time

Company Description: We are a specialist in the maintenance and repair of wind turbines onshore and offshore. Our day-to-day business includes the planning and implementation of maintenance, repair, upgrading and inspection procedures. All measures to keep the fascinating wind turbines up and running for the long term. What makes us stand out from other service companies? We offer everything from A to Z – and match that with a passion for all technical services related to wind power. Our services for onshore and offshore wind energy: - Maintenance and repair solutions with a focus on the systems engineering of the manufacturers, Vestas/NEG Micon, Siemens/AN Bonus, Nordex, Senvion, Fuhrländer, Gamesa and Enercon. - Rotor blade service for all blades from all manufacturers - Tower and foundations: inspection and refurbishment - Control and power electronics: repair, development, manufacture and support - Safety equipment/QHSE - Expert advice and consulting - Substations: maintenance and repairs and operation - Repowering and further operation Round about 5,000 wind turbines are serviced by over 1,500 employees worldwide as part of permanent maintenance contracts (basic and full maintenance). Its system engineering focuses on Vestas/NEG Micon, Siemens/AN Bonus, Nordex, Senvion, Fuhrländer, Gamesa and Enercon turbines.

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