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Field Engineer / Technician

  • Current & GE Lighting
  • Experienced
  • Posted 8/1/2017 1:50:58 PM
  • 2945384
  • Job Function: Services
  • Business Segment: Current & Lighting Current Powered by GE
Location(s): United States; Virginia; Glen Allen


About Us:

Current is a first-of-its-kind energy company designed to meet the unique needs of a wide range of Commercial & Industrial, municipal and utility customers. It brings together capabilities including LED lighting and Solar technologies, along with new financing and software solutions to offer integrated energy solutions aimed at delivering increased reliability, efficiency and profitability.

Join us and you’ll find yourself in a dynamic atmosphere working with the most talented people in the industry in an open, developmental environment with abundant opportunities to learn, grow and advance within the organization.

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:
To plan and execute complex technical field assignments involving the installation, modification, testing, inspection, or repair of sensors, gateways, and other equipment in support of Internet of Things project.

This is a remote position – the successful candidate will be a self-starter capable of independent planning and implementation of IoT projects. Projects will require work on-site at various GE and customer locations across the country.

Essential Responsibilities:

In addition you will :


  • Work with cross-functional teams to meet commitments involving maintenance, commissioning and testing of remotely operated equipment
  • Recommend measures to improve operations and customer service
  • Perform complex field service operations that typically present unusual problems requiring strong technical skills
  • Conduct tests or experiments requiring selection and adaptation or modification of equipment and procedures
  • Record, compile, and reduce data for analysis and assist in related assessment and preparation of reports
  • Troubleshoot and repair equipment, applying knowledge and experience gained from training and field assignments
  • Recommend changes, such as new equipment or modified procedures, to improve performance and customer satisfaction
  • Lead the performance of assigned field services projects such as site audits and installations
  • Assist in planning and coordinating efforts of contractors and other team members
  • Guide less experienced technicians and instruct them in proper and safe operation of equipment and software
  • Often work non-standard schedules in the office or at field locations with exposure to varying environmental conditions
  • Determine any commissioning risks inherent in the proposed scope of work and recommend changes
  • Deliver quality commissioned systems in line with budget and time parameters
  • Liaise on technical issues with relevant parties during installation and commissioning
  • This position may be eligible for the following flexible work arrangements (FWA) – remote work

    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 installations and / or field service)

    ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENT :


  • This position may be eligible for the following flexible work arrangements (FWA) – remote work
  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 50%

    Desired Characteristics:

  • Background in electrical service or installations experience in a field service role
  • Background in HVAC service or installations experience in a field service role
  • Experience with field instrumentation and devices, including air flow, pressure, temperature, electric, and lighting meters

    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.



    Locations: United States; Virginia; Glen Allen

    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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