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Senior Condition Monitoring Engineer 

Areas of responsibility

Main responsibilities

  • Drive train vibration data analysis. Identification of turbine reliability, technical issues and root cause analysis. Definitions of critical thresholds and recommend actions
  • Support of the takeover process from warranty to RWE control regarding status analysis and transfer of relevant data for condition monitoring
  • Support multiple on-line turbine condition monitoring software platforms. Definition parameters, alarm levels and set-ups on a fleet level basis
  • Give support to regional Operations and Maintenance teams about the faults, reliability and technical issues detected and the recommended actions. Follow up of the feedback and actions
  • Provide commissioning & start up support for any new CMS installations
  • Ad-hoc reports for non-standard analysis requests
  • Establish and maintain commonly used data bases for e.g. component failures, component kinematic data etc.

 

Additional responsibilities might include:

  • Condition assessment of wind turbines and its main components through analysis of combination of  SCADA  and drive train vibration data
  • Set access levels in the different vibration monitoring systems
  • Establish and further develop guidelines and technical standards for vibration monitoring, forming the basis for e.g. procurement specifications and operational procedures
  • Coordination within RWE and stakeholder management; standardizing activities around condition monitoring process and actively engaged with the site staff concerning the condition monitoring system
  • Oil condition  data analysis from oil samples or on-line devices
  • Define and update, as appropriate,  oil contamination/degradation alarm levels and parameters
 

Your profile

Required:

  • Local and/or Global Certification in Vibration Analysts following ASNT & ISO standard & body of knowledge (ISO18436) or equivalent
  • Minimum of 6 or 7 years of Vibration & Condition Monitoring
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively with various project teams
  • Willingness to travel up to 20% of the time
  • Fluent in written and spoken English

 

Preferred:

  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering (BSME), Electrical Engineering (BSEE), or applicable technical degree from an accredited college
  • Knowledge of Reliability Engineering as well as thermography, endoscopy, electrical monitoring and others
  • Experience in writing procedures, specifications, instructions and similar documentation
  • Oil Analysis certification from ICML, STLE or similar organization
  • Good interpersonal skills leading to high level results within an international team, being able to act comfortably in various cultural environments
  • Renewable energy experience
  • Additional language relevant for EC&R (German, Italian) would be a +
 

What we offer

RWE offers a generous benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, and Disability Insurance, 401K, paid FMLA after one year of service and more

 

RWE is committed to equal opportunities and actively promotes diversity, equality and flexibility.

At a glance

Reference no.: 1184 Preferred start: 10/28/2019 Closing date: 11/08/2019 Salary:

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About us

Powering. Reliable. Future. This is RWE. RWE Renewables, the newest subsidiary of the RWE Group, is one of the world's leading renewable energy companies. With around 3,500 employees, the company has onshore and offshore wind farms, photovoltaic plants and battery storage facilities with a combined capacity of more than 9 gigawatts. RWE Renewables is driving the expansion of renewable energy in 15 countries on four continents. An annual investment budget of €1.5 billion net is available for further growth. The focus is on the Americas, the core markets in Europe and the Asia-Pacific region.