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Bently Lead Field Engineer - Remote Monitoring Center

  • GE Oil & Gas
  • Experienced
  • Posted 5/8/2017 3:19:47 PM
  • 2807966
  • Job Function: Services
  • Business Segment: Oil & Gas Digital Solutions
Location(s): United States; Nevada; Minden


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Role Summary:
As a Bently Lead Field Engineer (Remote monitoring and Field jobs) for GE Digital, you will be tasked with providing customers complete service solutions to address their critical rotating machinery assets, protection, and monitoring system. This will include evaluating machinery condition based on rotordynamic analysis; installing, troubleshooting, and maintaining protection system hardware; installing, troubleshooting, and maintaining monitoring system hardware & software.

Essential Responsibilities:
The Bently Remote Monitoring Centers (RMC) are located strategically to provide machinery and monitoring system support to customers around the world. RMC provides expertise through the ability to connect to real time diagnostic information from customer facilities such as Power Plants, Refineries, Petro-chemical facilities and even O&G Production facilities operating offshore. Using common databases, standard tools and processes the RMCs can provide 24/7 support. By using the Bently software applications such as System 1 and Fleet Management they can provide proactive as well as periodic and reactive problem identification and management. The RMC is strategic to the growth of the Bently business being a key element of Supporting Service Agreements (SSA). Whilst the primary goal is to provide a valuable profitable service to paying customers, RMC also serves as a showcase for potential customers to observe/learn how the products function and deliver value within in real life customer operations. Through close collaboration with key customers, local Bently personnel and other entities within GE, the RMC is critical to supporting FastWorks validation, fast prototyping and early adoption of NPI.

In the role of Bently Lead Field Engineer - Remote Monitoring Center, you will:

  • Have a strong customer value delivery focus
  • Present technical subjects to varied audiences from customer or GE Executives to customer technical experts and internal technical personnel
  • Have the desire to learn and teach
  • Diagnose machinery problems based upon: vibration data, operational data, and customer communications
  • Provide leadership, technical direction, and assistance to the customer, user, and other GE service personnel in the diagnostic and long term maintenance of Bently Nevada equipment and customers’ rotating machinery
  • Foresee a customer’s need for information or work practice to achieve higher plant reliability
  • React to customer required travel in a timely manner, while bringing all required service equipment in case of field job
  • Complete documentation of findings / recommendations
  • Create, review and interpret technical reports
  • Track, report, and forecast financials on individual projects on a regular basis
  • Professionally communicate with customer and other team members
  • Perform Asset Management / Reliability Service Studies
  • Assess job site Safety and perform services as per GE Environmental, Health, and Safety Policies
  • Understand Term & Conditions commitments
  • Drive customer satisfaction through commitment to quality
  • Drive and Support the growth initiatives of the business
  • Understand contractual commitments
  • Drive customer satisfaction through commitment to quality

    Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum 5 years as a Machinery Diagnostics engineer or Rotating engineer in the Power gen or Oil & Gas industry

    Eligibility Requirements:

  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 20% of the time to visit customers as needed
  • Ability and willingness to possess or obtain a valid driver's license and passport
  • Ability and willingness to obtain TWIC Card

    Desired Characteristics:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related engineering discipline from an accredited college or university
  • Professional Engineering License
  • Self-starter with minimal supervision requirement
  • Strong written and oral communication skills to convey technical concepts to business and technical personnel
  • Experience working under stressful working conditions
  • Project Management Skills
  • Strong computer skills; both Hardware and Software, plus MS Office software skills
  • Mechanical & Electrical trouble shooting skills
  • Experience reading, interpreting, and understanding mechanical prints
  • Experience with Networking devices and protocols
  • Knowledge of rotating machinery operation and controls systems
  • Machinery Knowledge (Steam Turbine, Compressors, Gas Turbine, Pumps, Motors)
  • Knowledge of Oil analysis, thermography, software such as Smart Signal or Prisme
  • ISO Cat 3 certified
  • Industry Process knowledge (Power Gen, LNG, Fertilizer, Ethylene)
  • Knowledge of machinery protection and management systems
  • Knowledge or experience with AT LEAST one or more of the following: mechanical vibration, rotating machinery vibration and/or diagnostics, rotordynamic analysis, machinery balancing and alignment
  • Knowledge of Bently Nevada products and services
  • Black Belt or Green Belt Certified (GE employees only)
  • Demonstrated authority and assurance dealing with people
  • Knowledge and experience diagnosing machinery related problems using advance System 1 capabilities including Bently Performance
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Team player – working closely with Product Line/Customer Experience, Service (SSA Tech Leaders), Tech Support, Sales, Technology and Marketing

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    Looking for a challenge where your experience is valued? Come see what you can achieve as a leader with GE Oil & Gas! 

    Locations: United States; Nevada; Minden

    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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