FieldCore Generator Specialist Field Engineer in Pierre, South Dakota
Requisition Number 18-0610
Post Date 10/11/2018
Title Generator Specialist Field Engineer
Country United States
FieldCore, a General Electric company, is a new, independent industrial field services company that will deliver the highest standard of field services excellence and capabilities for GE and its customers. FieldCore will bring together the field services
expertise and people from both Granite Services and GE’s Power Services into one powerhouse. Driven by the values of safety, quality, and integrity, FieldCore will be built to deliver operational excellence for customers in the power generation, oil & gas,
nuclear, and wind power markets.
This role will be largely providing on-site technical direction to customer-owned utility and industrial power plants for their Turbine Generator Systems. The primary responsibility of the Generator Specialist Technical Field Advisor (TFA), is to safely accomplish
the maintenance and repair of the heavy duty generators used in power generation applications. Generator Specialists are responsible for reviewing plant engineering documents, P&ID’s, troubleshooting of plant systems, outage planning; as well as directing
labor, tools and materials to complete work scopes according to contractual requirements.
Lead execution of projects, including: visual test and inspections, electrical test and inspections, field and stator rewinds, and other general repairs
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, 60Hertz AC HIPOT test set, Wedge Tapping, Computer Based Reporting tool), Epoxy Injection, UT Flow, Hazmat training and other topics as business needs arise
Responsible for directing craft labor and winders during repairs and Inspections
Sign off on procedure, quality, and inspection documentation
Pre-outage planning; possibly recommending and administering policies and procedures
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.
Perform other duties as assigned Qualifications/Requirements
Minimum of 5 years of experience in power plant maintenance, turbine generator maintenance, or power plant equipment installation/commissioning
Working knowledge of basic electrical circuits, electrical troubleshooting, power Circuit Breakers, Protective Relay Systems, and AC and DC Motors / Generators
Working knowledge and application of current industry safety standards and EHS rules.
Ability to read technical documents; such as manufacturing drawings, P&IDs, and schematic drawings
The ability to manage relationships with customers, concerning basic technical aspects of a project
The ability to lift safely a minimum of 50 pounds, perform other physical work-related activities, and wear personal safety protection equipment (PPE)
Employees must be prepared to work in different shifts, as required, to safely complete the assignment.
Extensive domestic and/or international travel to projects for various field assignments is required.Desired Characteristics
Technical/University degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathmatics
Experience and training on Alstom, Siemans, or other OEM equipment is preferred
Secondary competencies in turbine mechanical or controls are desired
Strong project management and organizational skills; including written and oral communication abilities
Can use the latest electronic communication, references, and documentation technologies.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and vets.
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