Outage Manager, ( 24-9164)

Business Operations Remote, Singapore


About GE Vernova
GE Vernova is a planned, purpose-built global energy company that includes Power, Wind, and Electrification businesses and is supported by its accelerator businesses of Advanced Research, Consulting Services, and Financial Services. Building on over 130 years of experience tackling the world’s challenges, GE Vernova is uniquely positioned to help lead the energy transition by continuing to electrify the world while simultaneously working to decarbonize it. GE Vernova helps customers power economies and deliver electricity that is vital to health, safety, security, and improved quality of life. GE Vernova is headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S., with more than 80,000 employees across 100+ countries around the world.

GE Vernova’s Gas Power business engineers advanced, efficient natural gas-powered technologies and services, along with decarbonization solutions that aim to help electrify a lower carbon future. As part of the Gas Power One Field Services team, FieldCore installs, maintains and upgrades power generation equipment, enabling operators of the world’s energy infrastructure to provide more reliable and affordable energy.

Job Summary

The Outage Manager is responsible for preparation, planning, leading execution, and close out of complex planned/emergent Outage events for gas turbine, steam turbine and generator agreements while supporting the development of the business strategy for field fulfilment excellence in FieldCore. The Outage Manager is a focal role, with accountability for driving consistent outage planning and execution, and adoption of best practices and lessons learned. Will lead complex outages for their assigned Country/Countries or location(s) wherever possible, given the need to achieve target utilization levels.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Manage complex outage event preparation (Planned/Emergent/Upgrade) from start to finish, including outage schedule development, TFA/craft labor/tooling/cost planning, customer management - pre/post outage meetings, mobilization planning, JCE execution, and event close out
  • Own onsite execution (site lead) with large teams during assigned outages, ensuring Fulfilment-5 goals and requirements are met.
  • Manage on job cost tracking, productivity, while managing execution risk/FMEA and any NU/Service warranty
  • Drive improvement of on-time delivery, outage cost and productivity, implementation, effectively update and maintain accurate tracking files, control man hour cost and pacing
  • Lead project quotation development including work scope, site condition check, preliminary safety and risk analysis to identify potential issues or obstacles and to minimize cost impact for site execution
  • Support customer operations team during shut-down, start-up, running and performance testing of turbine, generator and auxiliary systems
  • Ensure proper execution documentation is prepared, used, reviewed, stored and delivered including, Field Procedures, Quality Procedures, EHS, and Customer Outage Reports
  • Work with web systems applications for proper allocation, preparation, planning and forecasting of labor, tooling, vendor management
  • Respond to forced outages/emergency promptly, be on site when needed, investigate/escalate site issues to restore the units to operating conditions in a timely manner
  • Support Customer Service Leader on technical communication to customer staff during outage execution
  • Actively work to improve and optimize existing processes and look for simplification opportunities
  • Ability and willingness to work holidays, weekends and overtime as required by field assignments
  • Travel may be required
  • May be assigned other duties to help proactively drive our FieldCore vision and align with our organization’s core values.

Required Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Science/engineering or equivalent 4 years of experience in power generation industry.
  • 8+ years applicable experience and demonstrated success/knowledge on gas/steam turbine or generator maintenance (depending on needs)
  • 3+ years of specialized/industry experience of gas/steam turbine generator & auxiliary system outage planning and execution.
  • English proficiency required

Desired Characteristics:

  • Strong Project Management and planning skills (Primavera scheduling tool preferred)
  • PC proficiency, web applications including advanced Excel skills
  • Able to interface effectively with all levels of the organization and external customers
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills and influencing skill
  • Strong technical and maintenance knowledge of gas/steam turbines and generators
  • Strong team leader in dynamic, energetic and complex customer site environments
  • Ability to work under high pressure and constraint time, committed and process oriented
  • Ability to work multiple project simultaneously and effectively in a cross-functional team
  • Ability to influence stakeholders to deliver customer and business needs
  • FEP graduate

FieldCore is an equal employment opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, ancestry, genetic information, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law