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Automation & Controls – Services Engineer (m/f)

  • GE Oil & Gas
  • Experienced
  • Posted 11/6/2017 8:52:22 AM
  • 2869252
  • Job Function: Services
  • Business Segment: Oil & Gas Digital Solutions
Location(s): Germany; Frankfurt

About Us:
Baker Hughes, a GE company (NYSE:BHGE) is the world’s first and only fullstream provider of integrated oilfield products, services and digital solutions. Drawing on a storied heritage of invention, BHGE harnesses the passion and experience of its people to enhance productivity across the oil and gas value chain.

BHGE helps its customers acquire, transport and refine hydrocarbons more efficiently, productively and safely, with a smaller environmental footprint and at lower cost per barrel. Backed by the digital industrial strength of GE, the company deploys minds, machines and the cloud to break down silos and reduce waste and risk, applying breakthroughs from other industries to advance its own.

With operations in over 120 countries, the company’s global scale, local know-how and commitment to service infuse over a century of experience with the spirit of a startup – inventing smarter ways to bring energy to the world.

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Role Summary:
The Automation & Controls – Services Engineer is responsible for the installation, commissioning, maintenance and troubleshooting for the full range of hardware and software products in the GE DS - Control Solutions portfolio. Primarily customers will be within the Oil & Gas and Power Generation industries internationally and may be located both onshore and offshore.

Essential Responsibilities:
• Install and commission Control Solutions hardware and software in a wide variety of machine types encountered in the Oil & Gas, Power Generation, Fertilizers, and other process industries
• Troubleshoot existing Control Solutions hardware and software installations on-site
• Prepare field services jobs and interventions with the project managers
• Attend pre-outages meetings with customers
• Provide technical assistance to customers on site as needed
• Provide training to customer employees as needed
• Supervise mechanical and electrical sub-contractors, and instrumentation de-installation / reinstallation, as well cable laying, meggering and connection
• Lead and execute loop check and commissioning phase performing the functional tests
• Lead and execute unit start-up and performance tests ensuring proper and safe operation of the machine by evaluating the running parameters and troubleshoot control system problem as they arise
• Understand T&C (Terms and Conditions) commitments

• College Degree in Electrical / Electronic/ Mechanic/IT Engineering, or Technical High School
• Profound work experience in Oil & Gas and Power Plant industry field activities
• Excellent written and oral communication skills, to convey technical concepts to business and technical personnel
• Electrical and mechanical troubleshooting skills, "hands-on approach"
• Strong knowledge in rotating equipment control philosophy (Gas Turbine, Steam Turbine, Centrifugal Compressor, Reciprocate Compressor) and their auxiliaries
• Strong knowledge in unit control panel (UCP), motor control center (MCC), direct current panel (DCP), distributed control system (DCS) and fire-fighting system installation and commissioning
• Strong knowledge in field devices, instruments and actuators (servo-valves, thermoelements, transmitters etc.)
• Knowledge of Switches configuration, Virtual Machine Navigation, Domain Controllers
• Ability to handle special tools like pressure pump, multimeter, frequency generator, oscilloscope, and field generator
• Ability to understand and implement technical drawings (wiring diagram, P&ID, General Arrangement, etc.).
• Willing to travel, in-country and in Europe, additionally worldwide.
• Knowledge of machinery protection and management systems
• Fluent in English and German
• Valid driver's license and passport (or able to obtain a passport)
• Strong computer skills using MS Office software

Desired Characteristics:
• Experience with either MKIV, MKV or MKVI Control Panel
• Familiarity with computer network systems & Switches
• Green Belt Certified (GE Employees only)

Locations: Germany; Frankfurt

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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