FieldCore Field Engineer - Controls in Charleston, South Carolina

Requisition Number 18-0006

Post Date 1/2/2018

Title Field Engineer - Controls

City Various Locations

Country Angola


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Role Summary/Purpose

The Controls TFA manages controls activities on site during the Installation & Commissioning and Maintenance of heavy duty gas and steam turbines (generator

or mechanical drive). Responsible for reviewing plant engineering documents and P&ID’s, troubleshooting of plant systems and equipment, planning, organizing, integrating and direction of resources such as labor, tools and materials as required to complete

the work scope according to contractual requirements.

Essential Function

  • Actively manage controls activities on site during Installation & Commissioning and Maintenance of heavy duty gas and steam, including but not limited tooversight of installation, maintenance, troubleshooting and diagnostics on gas turbine and auxiliary systems

  • Plan, organize, integrate, and direct labor and tool and material allocation

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

  • Read and interpret electrical/mechanical flow and instrument diagrams

  • Ensure the correct installation, pre-commissioning, commissioning and maintenance practices are followed

  • Provide general knowledge of turbine instrumentation calibration, including various types of transmitters

  • Provide technical expertise to customers, service support, field technicians and operators

  • Provide timely and accurate internal and external reports

  • Ensure contractual obligations are met

  • Attend technical meetings with Customers

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

  • Provide expert consultation on complex projects

  • Provide customers with technical direction and support on Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) packaged products

  • Overall responsibility of the management of site activities including planning, organizing, integrating and directing of resources such as labor, tools andmaterials as required to complete the work scope according to contractual requirements

  • Perform other duties as assigned Qualifications/Requirements

  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering and/or 3 years of experience without formal degree, in power plant maintenance, turbine generator maintenance, or power plantequipment installation/ commissioning.

  • Successful completion of required training programs is a minimum requirement.

  • Demonstrated progressive, responsible experience with various types of turbine generator equipment and site accountabilities is required. Desired Characteristics

  • Trainee level. Most new hires with little experience on the GE Product will start in this level. Participates in on the job training. of where to seek answersto questions as they arise. Has experienced successful installations and outages.

  • Experience with Gas Turbine Driver Control Systems and Auxiliary Systems

  • Experience on MarkVI, Mark Vie, Mark V controls systems, preferable

  • Ability to understand and implement controls software

  • Wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected

  • Strong analytic, organizational and problem solving skills

  • Excellent customer, communication, and interpersonal skills

  • Strong computer skills

  • Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals