Turbine Control Field Engineer

Longmont, CO posted on March 24

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Role Summary/Purpose

In the role of Turbine Control Field Engineer, you will:

Essential Responsibilities

  • Lead execution of retrofit projects including installation, power up, and commissioning of one or more of the following turbine control solutions: Mark V, Mark VI, and Mark Vie control systems integrated with gas turbine, steam turbine and compressor, HMI upgrades, and TIL implementation
  • Execute site project management and technical leader duties. Support warranty administration and troubleshooting issues. Addresses customer service requests and leads customer issue resolution during warranty and post-warranty periods
  • Be responsible for pre-planning, site scheduling, field engineering, oversight and direction of other field resources, commissioning, control system startup, and project handover to customers
  • Work closely with project managers, customers and supplier representatives to ensure financial performance, quality project installation, timeliness, and customer satisfaction
  • Respond to customer call out services requests
  • Manage relationships with customers, business partners and suppliers, both internal and external, during installation, site commissioning and startup phases
  • Complete service time sheets, trip reports, invoicing packages, and other administrative requirements including pre-mobilization and de-mobilization meetings and procedures
  • Work closely with other functions to identify and register change order opportunities as well as review proposals for new opportunities, formulate and present GE solution to customers
  • Interface with GE Power Services, GE Industrial, and other GE Businesses
  • Be responsible for other duties as required which may possibly include participation in FAT (factory acceptance test); participation in development of overall controls strategy for projects; design of hardware and software configuration packages according to project requirements; design of operator interface graphics and network topologies; release of system design to manufacturing
  • Generate immediate credibility with customers, suppliers, GE project management / engineering communities
  • Troubleshoot control and instrumentation systems at all levels, from field devices to control system, and networking
  • Set and meet aggressive goals and targets
  • Qualifications/Requirements

  • Bachelors Degree in Industrial automation, Electrical, or Electronic engineering degree from an accredited college or university (OR High School Diploma / GED from an accredited college or university and a minimum 8 years of field engineering experience in power generation, industrial plant automation, DCS (distributed control system), PLC (programmable logic controller))
  • Minimum 4 years of field engineering experience in power generation, industrial plant automation, DCS (distributed control system), PLC (programmable logic controller)

    Eligibility Requirements:

  • Ability and willingness to travel 35 % of the time, as required
  • Ability and willingness to work overtime, as required
  • Ability and willingness to possess a valid driver's license and passport (or able to obtain)
  • Ability and willingness to read and interpret mechanical and electrical drawings
  • Ability and willingness to learn other software tool applications to support HMI and application changes (Cimplicity, Intellution, Toolbox, GAP, etc.)
  • Additional Elgibility Qualifications

    GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

    Desired Characteristics

  • Industrial field service experience
  • Controls experience to equipment that functions as a "prime mover"
  • Electronics and/or mechanical trouble shooting skills. "Hands-on approach"
  • Computer skills, familiarity with MS Office, TCP/IP configuration
  • Prior mechanical / maintenance experience
  • Self-starter with minimal supervision requirement; able to work independently; ability to prioritize, organize work, and meet deadlines
  • Nuclear experience
  • Strong customer focus, interpersonal, and computer skills
  • Ability to multi-task in a dynamic, geographically dispersed team environment is required
  • Extensive application / design knowledge in one or more of the following areas; Steam Turbine Control, Combustion Turbine Control, Hydro Turbine, Excitation and generator protection systems; Power Plant BOP (Balance of Plant) Systems, Installation of equipment in the above technologies
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Customer-focused skills, demonstrated by experience in field services, customer services or project management
  • All US locations will be considered for this position
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