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Engineer - Field Services, Power Delivery, Drives

  • GE Energy Connections
  • Experienced
  • Posted 5/17/2017 5:02:13 PM
  • 2889055
  • Job Function: Services
  • Business Segment: Energy Connections Industrial Solutions
Location(s): United States; Utah; North Salt Lake


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.

GE Energy Connections designs and deploys industry-leading technologies that turn the world on. We transport, convert, automate and optimize energy to ensure we provide safe, efficient and reliable electrical power. Uniting all the resources and scale of the world’s first digital industrial company, we connect brilliant machines, grids, and systems to power utility, oil & gas, marine, mining and renewables customers, that keep our world running. www.GEEnergyConnections.com

Industrial Solutions, part of GE Energy Connections, empowers smarter business operations by connecting equipment, software and services to protect, control and optimize assets within electrical infrastructures. The business provides customers, across various industries, with end-to-end product and service solutions that help ensure the reliability and protection of their electrical infrastructure. Industrial Solutions’ product and service solutions add to GE’s broader portfolio of leading technology solutions for the delivery, management, conversion and optimization of electrical power for customers across multiple energy-intensive industries. To learn more, please visit: www.GEIndustrial.com .


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.

Role Summary:
The Engineer for Field Services, Power Delivery and Drives provides direction and assistance to work group in order to meet assigned objectives. In this role you will work within defined parameters to make decisions, apply concepts to issues of moderate complexity, and resolve issues through immediate action or short-term planning. In this role, you will:

Essential Responsibilities:
As the Engineer for Field Services, Power Delivery and Drives, you will:

  • Perform on-site installation of systems and equipment and ongoing preventive maintenance, repair and calibration after installation
  • Respond to requests for emergency repairs and services to troublesome equipment
  • Provide technical instruction and assistance to customer representatives regarding installation, operation, calibration, repair and maintenance at customer's sites
  • Develop and further expand technical knowledge and expertise, currently recognized industry standards for engineering ability
  • Maintain knowledge of applicable product line warranties and accomplish effective warranty administration
  • Plan, prepare and/or instruct both internal and external training programs as required, to impart and perpetuate field engineering and/or product knowledge in area of specialization
  • Perform administrative functions; such as writing technical reports, ordering materials, securing quotations, preparing job status reports, reports to customers, time sheet and expense sheets on a complete timely, and thorough basis
  • Maintain knowledge of the report system to the extent required for timely and accurate input of field information necessary
  • Provide leadership and technical direction to skilled labor performing work on customer sites
  • Maintain strong safety mindset to assure the executed work reflects the technical requirements within GE safety standards
  • Maintain knowledge to troubleshoot and provide routine maintenance checkout for wide range of equipment vintage
  • Prepare timely and accurate technical reports for customer records and a reference for future outages



Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university or college (or a High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 4 years of experience in a Field Services role)

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
  • Ability and willingness and to travel approximately 60% of the time as required
  • Must Possess a valid driver’s license
  • GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.


Desired Characteristics:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
  • Familiarity with electrical and mechanical systems including medium and low voltage switchgear, protective relays, transformer, distribution systems, programmable logic controllers, variable speed drives and the safe operation and maintenance of these systems
  • Ability to work effectively with minimum supervision
  • Strong customer service mindset
  • Prior field engineering experience is preferred
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Prior project management experience is preferred
  • Field Engineer Program (FEP) graduate is preferred (internal GE employees only)
  • Strong project management skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Prior field engineering experience is preferred, experience with GE, Siemens, ABB and Allen Bradley equipment desired
  • Technical skills in GE and non-GE Power Delivery Equipment, including transformers, breakers and relays
  • Technical skills in GE and non-GE Drives and Control Equipment such as GE Design Controls (DC) 300, Advanced Controls (AC) / DC 2000, AC innovation, Analog / Digital Siltron and familiarity with Fanuc, Multi-Modality Imaging (MMI), Human Machine Interface (HMI), Cimplicity, Arcnet, Genius, CPL and Dlan
  • Maintain strong safety mindset to assure the executed work reflects the technical requirements within GE safety standards
  • Troubleshoot and provide routine maintenance checkout for a wide range of drives, control and power distribution equipment
  • Prepare timely and accurate technical reports for customer records and a reference for future outages
  • Troubleshoot electrical operations and maintenance problems in the drives, control and power distribution technologies
  • Computer skills including Microsoft Outlook / Excel / Word

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Locations: United States; Utah; North Salt Lake

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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