Outage Manager (SouthCentral), ( 22-7240)

Field Service Technician – Operations & Maintenance Remote, United States


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 in South Central US (Texas area).

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 Alstom gas/steam turbine generator & auxiliary system outage planning and execution.
  • English proficiency required
  • Geographical proximity to Midland, MI

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
Compensation and Benefits:

The weekly salary range for this position is $1,842.31 to $3,223.08. This is an exempt from overtime position. Additional compensation may be paid when employees exceed 40 billable hours in a week. FieldCore benefits include medical insurance. Eligibility for FieldCore benefits is determined under the terms of the applicable benefits plan.

About FieldCore:

FieldCore, a GE company, is an independent, industrial field services organization focused on World-Class Execution across the power generation and oil & gas industries. We have brought together more than 12,000 of the foremost experts in field services to focus on one thing; delivering excellent outcomes for our customers. As a global organization, we celebrate the uniqueness of our diverse employees and strive to create an inclusive culture. Our people are driven by our core values of safety, integrity and quality, and focused by our guiding principles. For more information visit our website www.fieldcore.com.

FieldCore is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sex, national origin, age, 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