Generator Technician (Winder)

Generator Technician (Winder)

The Generator Winder is responsible for the inspection, repair and maintenance of all electrical and mechanical components relating to the generator stator and rotor windings. All applicants must have a strong knowledge of rotating equipment and have the ability to locate and solve problems.


The responsibilities of a Generator Winder include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Assist the Generator Specialist or Lead Winder with testing and inspection scopes
  • Repair, replace, install and maintain all electrical and mechanical components associated with the generator stator and rotor windings
  • Able to work competently and comfortably as an individual or as part of a team
  • Take responsibility for the cleanliness of the work area at customer sites
  • Perform all tasks in conjunction with all applicable health and safety procedures and policies
  • Able to take direction from the Generator Specialist and or Lead Winder
  • Have the applicable qualifications and training to work in potential hazardous environments including, asbestos, lead and chemicals
  • Able to pass a drug screening; Sidewinders is a DRUG FREE employer
  • Able to wear a respirator and pass a pulmonary function test
  • Able to pass a pre-employment physical
  • Able to travel within the United States and internationally with little notice
  • Able to lift loads of up to 50 pounds
  • Have a valid drivers license
  • Passport preferred


  • Minimum of high school diploma or GED
  • Associates or higher in Electrical Engineering preferred

Skills and Experience

  • Minimum of five (5) years experience in the power generation industry specifically working as a Generator Winder
  • Basic knowledge in mechanical disassembly and reassembly
  • Able to complete all tasks associated with the position with minimum to no supervision. This includes coil installation, side packing, wedging, tying, brazing and taping.
  • Able to understand blueprints, schematic drawings and written procedures
  • Able to use precision measuring instruments
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