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Excitation Field Engineer

  • GE Oil & Gas
  • Experienced
  • Posted 8/5/2017 10:07:18 AM
  • 2930297
  • Job Function: Services
  • Business Segment: Oil & Gas Digital Solutions
Location(s): Peru; Lima


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:
The Controls/Excitation Field 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.
This position is focused on Excitation Field Engineer

Essential Responsibilities:
-Install and commission Excitation System 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 / reinstalling.
-Supervise 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
-Maintain accurate time-sheet and acquire customer's signature on time-sheet before leaving the job site
-Write accurate and detailed reports after completion of each job
-Maintain a working and operational knowledge of all Control Solutions hardware and software
-Assess and monitor site safety during job execution
-Conduct internal and external training
-Communicate professionally with customer and other team members
-Understand T&C (Terms and Conditions) commitments
-Timely and accurately input hours, expenses, time-sheet in internal systems

Qualifications/Requirements:
-4- or 5- year college degree in Electrical / Electronic/ Mechanic/IT Engineering, or Technical High School.
-Significant related 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, thermo elements, transmitters etc…)
• Knowledge of Switches configuration, Virtual Machine Navigation, Domain Controllers
• Ability to handle special tools like pressure pump, multi-meter, frequency generator, oscilloscope and field generator
• Ability to understand and implement technical drawings (wiring diagram, P&ID, General Arrangement, etc…)
• Ability to work under pressure
• Willing to travel, in country and worldwide, and to work over-time
• Knowledge of machinery protection and management systems
• Fluent English
• 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, MKVI or MKVIe Control Panel
-Experience with either EX2000, EX2100, EX2100e, LCI, LS2100, LS2100e, G60, GPP, GCP Control Panel
-Familiarity with computer network systems & Switches
-Green Belt Certified (GE Employees only)
-Excellent interpersonal skills
-Customer-focused mindset with proven ability to respond quickly to customer needs
-Self-motivated

Locations: Peru; Lima
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