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Field Engineer

  • GE Power
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/24/2017 4:13:37 PM
  • 2828520
  • Job Function: Services
  • Business Segment: Power Water & Process Technologies
Location(s): United States; Washington; Bellevue


About Us:
GE has confirmed it is exploring options for selling the Water & Process Technologies business.  The plan to divest the business is a strategic decision that provides an opportunity to reposition the business for growth and further invest for long-term success.  Water & Process Technologies will operate business as usual through this process and will continue to meet its commitments to its valued customers and employees.  This includes hiring strong talent to help the business grow and be successful.  GE is targeting to complete the sale of the business by mid-2017.


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 Power is a world leader in power generation with deep domain expertise that helps customers deliver electricity from a wide spectrum of fuel sources. We are transforming the electricity industry with the digital power plant, the world’s largest & most efficient gas turbine, full balance of plant solutions and our data-leveraging software. Our innovative technologies and digital offerings help make power and water more affordable, reliable, accessible and sustainable.




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:
IIn this role, the Field Service Engineer with be a member of the Large Projects CF&E Commissioning team responsible for commissioning custom and extended scope projects at customer sites around the world.

Essential Responsibilities:
As the Field Engineer, you will:

  • Support commissioning and construction of custom and extended scope projects including Brine Concentrators, Crystallizers, UF, RO, and Clarifier units by ensuring process equipment and control system perform per specifications
  • Liaison between GE engineering and customers during the construction and commissioning of water treatment systems
  • Provide technical instruction and assistance to customer representatives regarding installation, operation, calibration, repair and maintenance at customer's sites
  • Setup PLC equipment
  • Work with the customer to complete electrical (I/O) checks and controls testing
  • Manage activities of outside vendors and suppliers, assuring services and supplies met project specifications and performance requirements
  • Develop Standard Operating Procedures and log sheets to document and monitor equipment operation
  • Develop and execute classroom and hands-on training regarding operation and maintenance of process equipment
  • Participate in Model Reviews, Engineering Design Meetings and Safety in Design reviews in order to ensure accessibility, maintenance, and operation of process equipment
  • Perform control system factory acceptance tests with Clients and client-designated representatives
  • Perform after-market services such as site inspection, equipment inspection and operator training
  • Travel in support of domestic and international projects; anticipated travel 65 to 75%
  • Maintain strong safety mindset to assure the executed work reflects the technical requirements within GE safety standards
  • Prepare timely and accurate technical reports for customer records and a reference for future outages


Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree (OR a School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 4 years of experience in power plants, chemical process facilities or wastewater treatment plants)
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in the commissioning or operation of power plants, chemical process facilities or wastewater treatment plants
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
  • Ability and willingness to Travel in support of domestic and international projects, 70% of the time, as required; Travel will require multi-week trips to customer sites around the world.
    The site assignments may involve accommodations at remote work camps.
    Many water treatment facilities are located outside and work activities
    will be outdoors.
  • Ability and willingness to work remotely



Desired Characteristics:
  • Operating experience with water treatment equipment including; evaporators, crystallizers, reverse osmosis (RO) systems, ultra-filtration, clarification and conventional filtration
  • DCS or PLC programming experience
  • Strong problem solving skills, detail-oriented
  • Ability to write procedures, and manuals that conform to prescribed style and format
  • Strong organizational, communication and PC skills
  • Training in Lock-Out/Tag-Out procedures
  • Experience with power plant, chemical process facility or wastewater treatment plant construction and commissioning
  • Possess basic water treatment chemistry knowledge and be able to communicate that information to others
  • Basic knowledge of plant equipment including: rotating equipment, centrifugal pumps, chemical addition pumps, instrumentation, and control valves

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Locations: United States; Washington; Bellevue

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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