ZF Wind Gearbox Mechanic 2- VHL in Vernon Hills, Illinois

Wind Gearbox Mechanic 2- VHL

Vernon Hills

Primary Responsibility:Independently clean and prepare all wind turbine gearbox components inspection, put away and assembly. Support disassembly and assembly with material movements.

Essential Tasks:

  1. Under Supervision - Utilizes heating, cutting torches, hydraulic presses, high pressure extraction devices, and heavy power tools to remove couplings, gears, bearings and disassemble high pressure joints.

  2. Under Supervision - Rig Gearboxes and main shafts around work shop with overhead cranes and fork trucks.

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

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

  5. Cleans all gearbox components as appropriate using manual equipment and parts washer.

  6. Performs related tasks as assigned

Organizational Relationships:Reports to Team Leader, Has no direct reports.

Educational Requirements:High school diploma or GED required.

Experience Requirements:Previous mechanical experience preferred. Knowledge of hand or pneumatic tools, fork lift or pallet jack experience required. Previous lean manufacturing experience helpful. Must be able to read work instructions in English. Basic PC skills (on/off, read screen, toggle, use mouse, check inventory) all preferred.

Physical Requirements:Must be in good physical condition and follow appropriate industry and company safety and environmental policies. Must be able to bend, stand on feet 8 – 10 hrs per day. Lift up to 30 lbs frequently and 30lbs to 50lbs occasionally. Turn a wrench.

ZF North America, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. ZF North America, Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. ZF North America, Inc. expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of ZF North America, Inc. employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.