General Electric Excitation-Controls Systems. Field Service Engineer in Various, Italy
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The Excitation Field Engineer is responsible for the installation, commissioning, maintenance and troubleshooting for the full range of hardware and software products in the GE MCS – Excitation & Control Solutions portfolio.
Primarily customers will be within the Oil & Gas and Power Generation industries internationally and may be located both onshore and offshore
Field Engineer participates as a Regional Service Team member
Lead and manage site execution of excitation retrofit projects. Scope of projects includes one or more of the following: Excitation Systems (EX 2000, EX2100, Alterrex, DFE-Digital Front End), generator controls and relaying, electrical construction, static start (LCI) systems
Install and commission Excitation & Control 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 Excitation & Control Solutions hardware and software installations on-site
Supervise mechanical and electrical sub-contractors, and instrumentation de-installation / reinstallation
Supervise cable laying, meggering and connection
Lead and execute loop check and commissioning phase performing the functional tests
Perform project management and technical leader duties
Work to be performed at GE and customer locations throughout the European (primary) with possible work locations throughout the US and globally
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
Able to travel extensively and work significant over-time
Timely completion of service reports, invoicing packages, and other administrative requirements.
Drive customer satisfaction through commitment to quality
Interface with other GE organizations in support of business growth initiatives
Conduct internal and external training
College degree in Electrical / Electronic/ Mechanic Engineering, or Technical High School or equivalent knowledge and experience
Significant work experience in Oil & Gas and Power Plant industry field activities
Experience and basic knowledge of generator excitation systems
Knowledge in rotating equipment control philosophy (Gas Turbine, Steam Turbine, Centrifugal Compressor, Reciprocate Compressor) and their auxiliaries
Knowledge in unit control panel (UCP), motor control center (MCC), direct current panel (DCP), distributed control system (DCS)
Basic knowledge of voltage regulators and power magnetic/transformers; Solid verbal and written communication skills, ability to read and write English.Possess a valid driver's license and passport (or able to obtain)
Ability to read and interpret mechanical and electrical drawings; Self-starter with minimal supervision requirement; able to work independently; ability to prioritize, organize work, and meet deadlines
Communicate professionally with customer and other team members
EU work permit
Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EU/EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post, as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website
Non-national candidates are responsible to know the minimum documentation requirements to be able to be contracted in country: NIE- Social Security Affiliation Number in Spain (NAF) and Bank Account in Spain. They must be in possession of them at the time of start hiring. GE will not sponsor this requirement.
Previous industrial field service experience (significant experience)
Experience with equipment that functions as a “prime mover”(turbines) and “driven equipment” (generators, etc.)
Experience with older type excitation systems (Static, Bus Fed)
Electronical/Electronics and/or mechanical trouble shooting skills. “Hands-on approach”
Experience with either EX2100e, LS2100e, MKIV, MKV or MKVI Control Panel
Computer skills with familiarity with MS Office products
Ability to learn other software tool applications to support work requirements
Locations: Italy, Spain, United Kingdom; Flexible