Experienced Field Engineer - Generator Specialist, ( 23-7454)

Field Engineer/Technical Field Advisor Remote, United States


Role Summary/Purpose

The Generator Specialist Field Engineer provides on-site technical direction to customer-owned utility and industrial power plants for their Turbine Generator Systems. 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. The primary responsibility of the Generator Specialist is to safely accomplish the maintenance and repair of the heavy-duty generators used in power generation applications.

Essential Function

  • Perform inspection and testing of the generator field and stator utilizing the latest technology. (MAGIC Jr. & Sr. inspection, Digital/Analog EL-CID, Flush and Bake skid (FAB), Quick skid, Capacitance Mapping, Tracer Gas, Vacuum Decay, Pressure Decay, 60 Hertz AC HIPOT test set, Wedge Tapping, Computer Based Reporting tool), Epoxy Injection, UT Flow, Hazmat training and other topics as business needs arise
  • Direct and perform repair or inspection procedures utilizing the latest electronic communication, references and documentation technologies
  • Recognize, Predict and document potential generator failures
  • Present to the customer accurate generator quality issues as presented and selected by Generator Product Service and regional generator specialists
  • Familiarity with Power Circuit Breakers, Protective Relay Systems, AC and DC Motors / Generators, Programmable Logic Controllers
  • Working knowledge of basic electrical circuits and electrical troubleshooting
  • Working knowledge of prints/print reading, such as manufacturing drawings, P&IDs and schematic drawings
  • Participate as a Service Team member dedicated to Safety metrics
  • Pre-outage planning; possibly recommending and administering policies and procedures
  • Lead execution of projects, including generator field and stator rewinds, general generator repairs, and inspections
  • Execute project management and technical leader duties. Support warranty administration and troubleshooting issues
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Technical/University degree or qualifying experience OR a High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 5 years of experience in a Field Services role
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in Oil & Gas or power plant maintenance, turbine generator maintenance or power plant equipment installation/commissioning
  • Demonstrated progressive, responsible experience with various types of turbine generator equipment and site accountabilities is required
  • Extensive travel to and from projects and various field assignments will be required

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 and training on Alstom, Siemans, or other OEM equipment is preferred
  • Very Good attitude to manage relationships with customers, concerning technical and contractual aspects.
  • Follow up all quality aspects according to six sigma approach and GE QA manual and procedures.
  • Working knowledge and application of EHS rules.
  • Effective communication to HQs, through company e-tools (VC4/NCM - e-SMS).
  • Very Good organizational skills
  • Prior project management experience
  • Very Good project management skills
  • Very Good oral and written communication skills
  • Very Good interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Very Good business acumen and ability to sell GE products to the customer
Compensation and Benefits:

The annual salary range for this position is $70,200 to $120,800. 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.

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 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.