FieldCore Technical Advisor - Electrical/Excitation in Italy, Turkey

Requisition Number 17-0437

Post Date 2/16/2018

Title Technical Advisor - Electrical/Excitation

City Italy, Turkey, Romania, Greece, Hungary

Country Europe


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

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  • Electrical Technical Field Advisor will install, commission, and troubleshoot the generator, digital electronic starters (LCI), Digital Generator Protection and supporting wiring systems for gas and steam turbines

  • Trace through the software documentation

  • Implement control constant modifications

  • Reading and Modifying software sequencing

  • Set up and modify the hardware /software associated with Gas and Steam Turbine systems

  • Implement excitation control system software changes

  • Work with both DOS and Windows NT based operator interfaces

  • Work with both analog and digital controls including logic

  • Provide Technical Direction for wiring install and terminate, complete functionality checks, and troubleshooting the turbine excitation / LCI system.

  • Perform start-up/shut-down sequencing and turbine/generator operation.

  • Pre-outage and installation planning; possibly recommending and administering policies and proceduresKNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Qualified level. Has the knowledge and skill to actively support an outage and be aware of where to seek answers to questions as they arise. Has experienced successful installations and outages.

  • Experience with Gas Turbine Driver Control Systems and Auxiliary Systems

  • Familiar with Instruments and controls and PLCs for controls training

  • Wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected

  • Availability to frequent travel and work off-shore

  • Strong analytic and problem solving skills

  • Good interpersonal and organizational skills

  • Strong computer skills

  • Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goalsEDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering and 3 years of experience, or 5 years of experience without formal degree, in power plant maintenance, turbine generator maintenance, or power plant equipment installation/ commissioning.

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

  • May be required frequently lift, move, and carry objects up to 50 pounds

  • Occasionally ascends/descends ladders up to 30 feet and stairs up to 6 stories

  • May be required to work long hours and schedules that are not uniform on a day-to-day basis

  • May be required to work in extreme weather conditions for extended periods of time

  • Availability to travel and be away from home for extended periods of time