Aero Controls TFA II, ( 24-9133)

Field Service Technician – Aero Remote, United States


Description

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 Controls TFA II, having completed level II competencies, manages controls activities on site during the Installation and Commissioning and Maintenance of heavy-duty turbines/equipment (generator or mechanical drive). Responsible for reviewing plant engineering documents and P&ID’s, troubleshooting of plant systems and equipment, planning, organizing, integrating and direction of resources such as labor, tools and materials as required to complete the work scope according to contractual requirements.   

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:   

  • Actively manage controls activities on site during Installation and Commissioning and Maintenance of heavy-duty equipment, including but not limited to oversight of installation, maintenance, troubleshooting and diagnostics
  • Overall responsibility of the management of site activities including planning, organizing, integrating and directing of resources such as labor, tools and materials as required to complete the work scope according to contractual requirements
  • Understand PLC ladder logic, including basic understanding of how to navigate through ladder rungs while troubleshooting
  • Read and interpret electrical/mechanical flow and instrument diagrams
  • Ensure the correct installation, pre-commissioning, commissioning and maintenance practices are followed
  • Provide general knowledge of equipment instrumentation calibration, including various types of transmitters
  • Provide technical expertise to customers, service support, field technicians and operators
  • Provide timely and accurate internal and external reports
  • Ensure contractual obligations are met and attend technical meetings with Customers
  • Ensure all in-field activities are carried out safely complying with company environmental, health, and safety (EHS) guidelines and procedures
  • Provide expert consultation on complex projects
  • Provide customers with technical direction and support on Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) packaged products
  • Travel extensively (internationally and domestically)
  • Ability and willingness to work holidays, weekends and overtime as required by field assignments
  • 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 engineering and/or 5 years of experience without formal degree, in power plant maintenance, turbine generator maintenance, or power plant equipment installation/ commissioning.
  • Successful completion of required training programs for TFA II is a minimum requirement.
  • Demonstrated progressive, responsible experience with various types of equipment and site accountabilities is required.

Desired Characteristics:   

  • Qualified Has the knowledge and skill to actively support an outage and be aware of where to seek answers to questions as they arise. Has experienced successful installations and outages
  • Experience with Gas Turbine Driver Control Systems and Auxiliary Systems
  • Experience on Mark VI, Mark Vie, Mark V controls systems, preferable
  • Ability to understand and implement controls software
  • Wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected
  • Strong analytic, organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent customer, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Strong computer skills
  • Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals
  • Ability to work independently

Compensation and Benefits:   

The weekly salary range for this position is 1,432.69 to 2,363.46. 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.   

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