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Wind Gearbox Mechanic III in Vernon Hills, IL at ZF

Date Posted: 12/1/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The division Aftermarket of ZF Group guarantees the performance and efficiency of vehicles throughout their life cycle, with integrated solutions and the entire ZF product portfolio. Its combination of established product brands, digital innovations, customized products and services, and a worldwide service network has made ZF a sought-after partner and number two in the global automotive aftermarket.


ZF Services, LLC is looking for a



Responsibilities

Primary Responsibility: Assist in the disassembly of a damaged wind turbine gearbox, clean parts for inspection and disposition and assist in the reassembly of components into an operable repaired gearbox.  


Essential Tasks:



  • Utilizes heating, cutting torches, hydraulic presses, high pressure extraction devices, heavy power tools, and liquid nitrogen to remove couplings, gears, bearings and disassemble high pressure joints.

  • Rig Gearboxes and main shafts around work shop with overhead cranes and fork trucks.

  • Level and align repaired gearboxes for testing with motor. 

  • Match mark components and label disassembled parts in an organized manner.

  • Record components, serial numbers, upgrades and missing parts in the gearbox disassembly/assembly report.

  • Take pictures of failed/damaged components describing the failure modes.

  • Measure critical parts using ID micrometers, OD micrometers, and Depth micrometers.

  • Reassemble all machined components including gears, bearings and high pressure joints.

  • Machine painting.

  • Maintain reports and documentation.

  • Follow all technical work instructions.

  • Performs related tasks or works on special projects/teams as required.


Requirements

Educational Requirements:  H.S. diploma or equivalent required. Technical or vocational training strongly preferred. Must be able to read, write and speak English.  


Experience Requirements:   2 + years hands on mechanical repair and inspection experience required. Experience in the repair of transmissions or gearboxes required. Machine repair, hydraulic, and electrical experience a plus. Ability to read assembly drawings and understand technical work instructions.  


Other Requirements:           Must be in good physical condition and follow appropriate industry and company safety and environmental policies. Able to work occasional overtime during the week and weekends. Travel for training and some regional overnight travel required. 



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