Electrical Technical Field Advisor, ( 24-8745)

Field Engineer/Technical Field Advisor Remote, United States


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 TFA – Electrical Excitation is responsible for the Power Turbine Generator Excitation System and is accountable for control of costs, quality control - preservation, protection, security, or safekeeping of turbine modules, office trailers, tool trailers/gang boxes, cranes, and accessories, spare parts. As well as external reporting: Technical Field Advisers may report to the client, the plant/utility owner, the construction firm, giving daily or weekly updates on job progress or as needed. 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. You may be assigned other duties to help proactively drive our FieldCore vision and align with our organization’s core values.    


Essential Duties & Responsibilities:    

  • Electrical Technical Field Advisor will install, commission, and troubleshoot the generator, digital electronic starters (LCI), Digital Generator Protection and supporting wiring systems for gas and steam turbines
  • Trace through the software documentation
  • Implement control constant modifications
  • Reading and Modifying software sequencing
  • Set up and modify the hardware /software associated with Gas and Steam Turbine systems
  • Implement excitation control system software changes
  • Work with both DOS and Windows NT based operator interfaces
  • Work with both analog and digital controls including logic
  • Provide Technical Direction for wiring install and terminate, complete functionality checks, and troubleshooting the turbine excitation / LCI system.
  • Perform start-up/shut-down sequencing and turbine/generator operation.

Pre-outage and installation planning; possibly recommending and administering policies and procedures    

  • Availability to frequent travel and work off-shore
  • Ability and willingness to work holidays, weekends and overtime as required by field assignments

Required Qualifications & Experience:    

  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering and 3 years of experience, 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 is a minimum requirement


Desired Characteristics:    

  • Qualified level. 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
  • Familiar with Instruments and controls and PLCs for controls training
  • Wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected
  • Strong analytic and problem-solving skills
  • Good interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Strong computer skills
  • Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals

 Compensation and Benefits:

The annual salary range for this position is $74,500 to $122,900. This is an exempt from overtime position. FieldCore benefits include insurance (medical, dental, vision, disability, and life), retirement savings, health and Wellness reimbursement, and a bonus or incentive program. 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