Experienced Technical Field Advisor - Electrical Excitation, ( 21-5309)

Field Service Technician – Electrical Remote, United States


Description

Job Summary:

The Electrical Excitation TFA, having completed level three competencies, 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.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Participate as a Service Team member dedicated to Safety metrics
  • Pre-outage and installation planning; possibly recommending and administering policies and procedures
  • Lead execution of retrofit projects, including: Excitation systems (EX2100 EX2100e, LS2100, LS2100e and HMI products), Generator Protection Systems (GPP), and Power System Stabilization systems
  • Execute project management and technical leader duties.
  • Support warranty administration and troubleshooting issues
  • Complete service reports, invoicing packages, and other requirements timely.
  • Drive customer satisfaction through commitment to quality.
  • Support the business growth initiatives
  • Trace through the software documentation
  • Implement control constant modifications
  • Reading and modifying software sequencing
  • Set up and modify the hardware and software associated with the Gas/Steam Turbine Excitation / LCI system
  • 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
  • Ability and willingness to work holidays, weekends and overtime as required by field assignments
  • Travel extensively
  • 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 Electrical or Mechanical Engineering (BSEE, MSEE, BSME, MSME), or a two-year degree in Electronics (AAS, BSEE) or Mechanics (AAS, BSME) with equivalent experience. Graduate of military technical training may be acceptable as determined by the Service Manager.
  • 7+ years of experience in related industries
  • Fluent and proficient in both spoken and written English

Desired Characteristics:

  • Experienced level. Has the knowledge and skill to oversee outage management within a competency and may possess expertise in a secondary competency. Demonstrates mentor and team lead skills.
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills, ability to read and write English.
  • Computer skills with familiarity of MS Office products. Ability to learn other software tool applications to support HMI and application changes.
  • Ability to read and interpret mechanical and electrical drawings.
  • Electronics and/or mechanical trouble shooting skills with a “Hands-on approach.”
  • Self-starter with minimal supervision requirement; able to work independently; ability to prioritize, organize work, and meet deadlines
  • Ability to set and meet aggressive targets.
  • Successful completion of level three competencies

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