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Sr Engineer 1 - Customer Project Engineering

  • GE Oil & Gas
  • Experienced
  • Posted 5/8/2017 3:40:08 PM
  • 2751624
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Oil & Gas Digital Solutions
Location(s): India; Hyderabad, Pune


About Us:
GE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

Role Summary:
Senior Engineer/Technologist Generator Controls position in the retrofit market involves excitation control systems for gas, steam, hydro and nuclear turbine-generators. In this role, you will be focused on providing and defining the technical direction for excitation engineering requisitions and associated HMI systems with responsibilities for coordinating with the turbine control, static starter, and HMI requisition teams.

Essential Responsibilities:
The types of exciters being replaced include potential source, bus fed, brushless, DC rotating, and partial / full compound. The replacement EX2100e excitation system sizes range from 35A voltage regulators to 8000A full static multi-bridges. Strong technical management and customer communication skills are essential. A strong understanding of power electronics and generator applications are essential. The Lead Engineer/Technologist will be responsible for providing technical support to sales and to own the technical execution of the system engineering, hardware generation, and software generation from order hand-off until the completion of commissioning. This includes providing technical support to the commissioning team. This is a global business with regional engineering teams supporting the factory based team. In this role, you will be responsible for providing technical leadership and interfacing with the regional engineering resources on a daily basis to coordinate gathering of field data, support phone meetings with customers, and phone support during commissioning.

In addition you will:

• Provide technical direction to less experienced engineers within the global team
• Collaborate with product development and sustainment engineers for continuous improvement
• Provide direct support for customer issue resolution and critical technical support
• Participate in internal and customer meetings (usually via phone) as the technical owner / leader
• Review projects, identify technical risks, and execute risk remediation plans
• Develop excitation and HMI requisition software including communication interfaces
• Conduct customer witnessed Factory Acceptance Tests (FAT), as required
• Provide technical support to global field services during commissioning
• Have the ability to own projects and meet agreed goals with minimum supervision
• Have the ability to work in a team environment
• Have the ability and desire to be the technical owner of the excitation project
• Proven ability to deal with varied and multiple project assignments simultaneously
• Have excellent communication skills (both oral and written)

Qualifications/Requirements:
• Bachelor's Degree in Engineering
• Minimum of 12 years of engineering experience with GE excitation or turbine hardware and/or software control systems

ELIGIBILITY REQURMENTS:
• Willingness and ability to travel up to 15% of time, as required

Desired Characteristics:
• BSEE or MSEE, Formal Electrical Engineering Discipline
• Six Sigma Green Belt or equivalent quality certification
• Experience with GE Steam Turbine or Gas Turbine systems
• Experience with integrating multiple discipline GE software systems
• Experience with the commissioning of GE EX2100/EX2100e Exciters
• Experience with the commissioning of GE LS2100/LS2100e Static Starters
• Experience with EX2000/Generrex/Alterrex Exciters and MKV/MKVI/MKVIe Turbine Controllers
• Familiarity with generator protection philosophies
• Experience with Non-GE excitation applications
• Experience with SAP, ControlST, Cimplicity, Creo Parametric, and other GE tools

Locations: India; Hyderabad, Pune
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