General Electric Excitation Field Engineer in Austin, Texas
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In the role of Excitation Field Engineer, you will:
Support execution of retrofit projects including installation, power up, and commissioning of one or more of the following: Excitation control solutions (EX2100e, EX2100, EX2000 DFE), Static Starter control solutions (LS2100, LS2100e), HMI upgrades, and TIL implementation
Support warranty administration and troubleshooting issues. Addresses customer service requests and leads customer issue resolution during warranty and post-warranty periods
Be responsible for pre-planning, site scheduling, field engineering, commissioning, control system startup, and project handover to customers
Work closely with project managers, customers and supplier representatives to ensure financial performance, quality project installation, timeliness, and customer satisfaction
Respond to customer call out services requests
In a timely matter complete service time sheets, trip reports, invoicing packages, and other administrative requirements including pre-mobilization and de-mobilization meetings and procedures
Work closely with other functions to identify and register change order opportunities as well as review proposals for new opportunities, formulate and present GE solution to customers
Interface with GE Power Services, GE Industrial, and other GE Businesses
Perform other duties as required. Secondary duties may possibly include participation in FAT (factory acceptance test); participation in development of overall controls strategy for projects; design of hardware and software configuration packages according to project requirements; design of operator interface graphics and network topologies; release of system design to manufacturing Qualifications/Requirements:
Bachelor's Degree in Industrial automation, Electrical, or Electronic Engineering from an accredited college or university (OR High School Diploma / GED from an accredited school or institution with a minimum 7 years of Power Generation and/or Oil Field experience)
Minimum 3 years field engineering experience in power generation, industrial plant automation, DCS (distributed control system), PLC (programmable logic controller) or similar industry sectorsEligibility Requirements:
Possess a valid driver's license and passport (or able to obtain)
Travel 50% or the time, as required
Work over-time, as required Desired Characteristics:
Minimum 1 year of nuclear experience
Previous industrial field service experience
Controls experience to equipment that functions as a "prime mover"
Electronics and/or mechanical trouble shooting skills. "Hands-on approach"
Computer skills, familiarity with MS Office, TCP/IP configuration
Ability to learn other software tool applications to support HMI and application changes (Cimplicity, Intellution, Toolbox, GAP, etc.)
Prior mechanical / maintenance experience preferred
Solid verbal and written communication skills
Ability to read and interpret mechanical and electrical drawing
Self-starter with minimal supervision requirement; able to work independently; ability to prioritize, organize work, and meet deadlines
Ability to set and meet aggressive goals and targets
All US locations will be considered for this position Locations: United States; Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming; Longmont, OtherGE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.