FieldCore Experienced Field Engineer - Legacy Alstom Gas and Steam Turbines,18-0029 in Columbia, South Carolina

Experienced Field Engineer - Legacy Alstom Gas and Steam Turbines,18-0029

Field Service Technician – Electrical

Remote, United States


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. A GE company, 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.

We are recruiting to fill openings for OEM trained Field Service Technical Advisors to travel to customer sites and support our customers with their installation, maintenance, and warranty work with industrial power generation rotating equipment, primarily Steam Turbines and some Gas Turbines. We have openings for already OEM trained Candidates who have experience on GE Fitchburg, Lynn and Schenectady Steam Turbines and Frame sized Gas Turbines, and Boilers including HRSG.

These positions are for work in the North America and require candidates that are US citizen or legal residents with a current US Green Card. You must be able to pass a drug test and background check. Some of the physical requirements of this position are traveling / field service job that requires you to be able to be away from home for extended periods of time, the ability to lift safely a minimum of 50 pounds, perform physical work-related activities, and wear personal safety protection equipment (PPE). Employees must be prepared to work in different shifts, as required, to safely complete the assignment.

Role Summary/Purpose

The Field Engineer will oversee the management and execution of site activities including planning, organizing, integrating and monitoring of resources such as labor, tools and technical assistants as required to complete the work scope according to contractual requirements. Assist in the testing, troubleshooting and commissioning of turbines. The FE will work within defined parameters to make decisions, apply concepts to issues of moderate complexity, and resolve issues through immediate action or short-term planning at customer power generating facilities.

Essential Function

  • Provide customers with technical direction and support on Legacy Alstom Steam Turbines and or Legacy Alstom Frame sized Gas Turbines

  • Takes direction from FieldCore Management to implement Upgrades and perform inspections on turbines and is responsible for directing lower level craft labor to perform the Upgrades/ Inspections

  • Signs off on all changes/Inspections performed

  • Complete standard service reports, invoicing packages, and other administrative requirements.

  • Drive customer satisfaction through commitment to Safety and Quality

  • Monitor site safety during project execution

  • Ensure all parts needed for the job are shipped to the site

  • Provide Parts numbers and quantities of additional items using GE Electronic Tools

  • Supply customers with proper Turbine drawings by using GE Electronic Tools

  • Perform walk-downs during installation/ Maintenance to ensure that the customer’s contractors are working properly

  • Perform aftermarket upgrades that need to be performed at the site level


  • Bachelor’s Degree (Chemistry, CE, EE, ME, IE or Environmental Engineering) from an accredited college or university and 4 years of experience, or 10 years of experience without formal degree, in power generation or technical field services industry

  • Successful completion of required training programs

  • OEM trained on Steam or Gas Turbines.

  • Successful candidates will have a solid understanding of Steam Turbines, Gas Turbine Operation & Controlling Parameters

  • In order to provide direction to others, this position requires technical competence in reading and interpreting electrical/mechanical flow and instrument diagrams.

  • Extensive travel to and from projects and various field assignments will be required with up to 100% travel

  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite (Power Point, Word, Excel) and ability to learn company and site-specific computer applications

  • Ability to manage and lead a Work Force

  • Ability to communicate and write effectively

  • Additional working knowledge of the below for overall understanding of operation is a plus

  • Electrical circuitry, both AC & DC.

  • Hydraulic and pneumatic control systems

  • Plant instrumentation including pressure, temperature and vibration equipment.

  • Experience with Legacy ABB/ Alstom control platforms, Procontrol P13, Advant, Alspa systems Previous experience with controls programming a plus!

  • Strong project management skills

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

  • Strong business acumen and ability to sell GE products to the customer

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

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