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Excitation Field Engineer

  • GE Oil & Gas
  • Experienced
  • Posted 5/8/2017 3:10:42 PM
  • 2904006
  • Job Function: Services
  • Business Segment: Oil & Gas Digital Solutions
Location(s): United States; California, Colorado; Longmont


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Role Summary:
In the role of Excitation Field Engineer, you will:

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Support execution of retrofit projects including installation, power up, and commissioning of one or more of the following: Excitation control solutions (EX2100e, EX2100, EX2000 DFE), Static Starter control solutions (LS2100, LS2100e), HMI upgrades, and TIL implementation
  • Support warranty administration and troubleshooting issues
  • Address customer service requests and leads customer issue resolution during warranty and post-warranty periods
  • Be responsible for pre-planning, site scheduling, field engineering, commissioning, control system startup, and project handover to customers
  • Work closely with project managers, customers and supplier representatives to ensure financial performance, quality project installation, timeliness, and customer satisfaction
  • Respond to customer call out services requests
  • Be responsible for timely completion of service time sheets, trip reports, invoicing packages, and other administrative requirements including pre-mobilization and de-mobilization meetings and procedures
  • Work closely with other functions to identify and register change order opportunities as well as review proposals for new opportunities, formulate and present GE solution to customers
  • Interface with GE Power Services, GE Industrial, and other GE Businesses
  • Be responsible for other duties as required; Secondary duties may possibly include participation in FAT (factory acceptance test); participation in development of overall controls strategy for projects; design of hardware and software configuration packages according to project requirements; design of operator interface graphics and network topologies; release of system design to manufacturing

    Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial automation, Electrical, or Engineering or Technical degree from an accredited university or college (OR High School Diploma / GED from an accredited school or institution and a minimum of 4 years of oil & gas industry experience)

    Eligibility Requirements:

  • Ability and willingness to possess or obtain a valid driver's license and passport
  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 50% of the time, as required
  • Ability and willingness to work overtime, weekends and holidays, as required

    Desired Characteristics:
  • Previous industrial field service experience
  • Controls experience to equipment that functions as a "prime mover"
  • Ability to troubleshoot control and instrumentation systems at all levels, from field devices to control system, and networking
  • Ability to generate immediate credibility with customers, suppliers, GE project management / engineering communities
  • Strong customer focus, interpersonal, and computer skills
  • Ability to multi-task in a dynamic, geographically dispersed team environment
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Customer-focused skills, customer services or project management, are essential
  • Electronics and/or mechanical trouble shooting skills. "Hands-on approach"
  • Computer skills, familiarity with MS Office, TCP/IP configuration
  • Ability to learn other software tool applications to support HMI and application changes (Cimplicity, Intellution, Toolbox, GAP, etc.).
  • Prior mechanical / maintenance experience preferred
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to read and interpret mechanical and electrical drawings
  • Self-starter with minimal supervision requirement; able to work independently; ability to prioritize, organize work, and meet deadlines
  • Ability to set and meet aggressive goals and targets

    GE looks for innovation everywhere. For 130 years, GE has been at the forefront of innovation, but finding solutions to the world's biggest problems has never been more important than right now. Join us today and become an essential part of the solution! Not just imagining. Doing. GE works.
    Start your career on the right path. Join our results-oriented team at GE Oil & Gas today!

    Locations: United States; California, Colorado; Longmont

    GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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