In the role of Turbine Control Field Engineer, you will:
Essential ResponsibilitiesLead 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/RequirementsBachelors 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)
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 CharacteristicsIndustrial 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
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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