Field Engineer / Product Engineer

Liftra designs, manufactures, and operates tailor-made solutions for the Wind Energy Industry. At Liftra USA Inc., we focus on product sales, product support, and field services.

Liftra USA, Inc. is currently seeking a Product Engineer who will be able to support our Self-Hoisting Crane Fleet. This position will require extensive travel (90%) for up to 2 years while working alongside our Field Services team in order to familiarize yourself with Liftra’s equipment. Upon satisfactory completion of the first (up to) 2 years with Field Services, you will join the Product Services team to assist with Product Support and more with less travel required.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities (first 24 Months)

  • Operate & Maintain Liftra Self-Hoisting Crane and ancillary equipment to perform gearbox, generator, or main-bearing exchanges on wind turbines.
  • Perform heavy rigging operations to facilitate replacement of wind turbine components
  • Train and instruct other technicians in how to correctly operate Liftra equipment
  • Assist Liftra Engineering with the continuous development and improvement of all Liftra products
  • Comply with all company and government safety regulations and guidelines
  • Participate in on-the-job training with on-site personnel
  • Report to Crew Supervisor while performing

Requirements

  • Ability to climb wind turbines up to 110 meters
  • Complete all company required training in a satisfactory manner and timeframe
  • Extensive travel up to 6 weeks at a time
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license, a clean driving record and proof of insurance coverage
    • Valid current state license without restrictions
    • No license suspension or restrictions within previous 3 years
    • No DWI/DWA/OWI/OUI etc. within previous 5 years
    • No more than 3 points on the motor vehicle report within the previous 3 years
  • Must be able to pass core safety, climbing and other required training courses
  • Ability to lift up to 75lbs
  • Ability to use standard Microsoft Office Products. (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook)

Qualifications / Education

  • BS in Mechanical Engineering
  • Competent SolidWorks skills
  • Working knowledge of how PLC’s work
  • PLC programming skills is a plus
  • General programming skills is a plus
Thomas SandbjergField Engineer / Product Engineer