FieldCore Experienced Field Engineer - Controls - Aeroderivative Turbines (West Region),18-0538 in Wilmington, North Carolina

Experienced Field Engineer - Controls - Aeroderivative Turbines (West Region),18-0538

Field Service Technician – Electrical

Remote, United States

Description

FieldCore, a GE company, is a new, independent industrial field services company that will deliver the highest standard of field services excellence and capabilities for GE and its customers. FieldCore will bring together the field services expertise and people from both Granite Services and GE’s Power Services into one powerhouse. Driven by the values of safety, quality, and integrity, FieldCore will be built to deliver operational excellence for customers in the power generation, oil & gas, nuclear, and wind power markets. For more information, check out www.fieldcore.com at http://www.fieldcore.com/

Role Summary/Purpose

The Instrumentation & Controls Technician disassembles, inspects, cleans, repairs, calibrates, tests, and performs periodic maintenance of field instruments, equipment systems and controls. The role, evaluates and determines necessary modification, performs complex repairs or removal of instruments or devices needing overhaul during scheduled maintenance, troubleshooting while performing unscheduled work.

Essential Function

  • Provide customers with technical direction and support on the calibration, repair and operation of instrumentation and controls equipment.

  • Write accurate professional reports acting as single point of contact between Customers and GE concerning technical issues and interfacing with all involved functions

  • Implement conversions, modifications and upgrades to gas turbine controls systems including software upgrades and major retrofits

  • Troubleshoots, reinstalls, tests, evaluates, calibrates, and maintains instruments or devices upon completion of repairs.

  • Records and reports abnormal function or out of tolerance conditions of equipment and initiates corrective action and documentation

  • Read and interpret electrical/mechanical flow and instrument diagrams

  • Use of hand tools to conduct general maintenance of customer equipment

  • Provide documents of daily record of inspection, maintenance activity, repair and other work performed within approved guidelines and procedures.

  • Ensure all in-field activities are carried out safely complying with company environmental, health, and safety (EHS) guidelines and procedures

  • Performs other duties as required and assigned

Qualifications /Requirements

  • 2+ years of experience without formal degree, in power plant maintenance, turbine generator maintenance, or power plant equipment installation/ commissioning.

  • Must have appropriate license or certification where required by federal, state or local laws

  • Ability to understand and implement controls software upgrades

  • May be required to work on offshore platforms

  • May be required to travel internationally

  • Solid understanding of PLC ladder logic, including basic understanding of how to navigate through ladder rungs while troubleshooting

  • Fluent in English

  • Solid knowledge of Gas Turbine Control Systems and Auxiliary Systems including but not limited to Woodward Netcon, Micronet, Micronet Plus, GE Mark V, VI, Vie, Fanuc, RX3i, and RX7i controls systems

  • Preferable field experience on Wonderware, Cimplicity and iFix HMI software

  • Solid knowledge of implementing controls software upgrades

  • Solid familiarity with Bently Nevada 3500 Vibration Monitoring System

  • Solid familiarity with Fire System Controls

Desired Characteristics

  • Two-year degree, scientific field of study preferred or equivalent related work experience

  • Experienced level. Has successfully performed all requirements of the job multiple times.

  • Possess strong skills and applies the fundamental concepts, practices and procedures of a particular field of specialization.

  • 2 years of experience in instrumentation, controls, installing, calibrating, maintaining and repairing equipment or equivalent experience.

  • Demonstrated use and understanding of physical standards of mass, temperature flow and pressure.

  • Working knowledge of computers.

  • Required to be able to read and work from blueprints, schematic diagrams and specification manuals.

  • Must be a team player committed to working in a quality environment

  • Working knowledge of computers/PLC's

  • Excellent customer, communication, and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work independently

  • Ability to complete multiple projects within time constraints

  • Strong organizational skills

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and vets.

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