Generator Specialist / Senior Field Engineer
Duration: Typical outage work ranging from days to months.
Expenses: Per diem and travel expenses included.
The Generator Specialist Field Engineer provides on-site technical direction to customer-owned utility and industrial power plants for their Turbine Generator Systems. 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. The primary responsibility of the Generator Specialist is to safely accomplish the maintenance and repair of the heavy-duty generators used in power generation applications.
Roles and Responsibilities:
– Perform inspection and testing of the generator field and stator utilizing the latest technology. (MAGIC Jr. & Sr. inspection, Digital/Analog EL-CID, Flush and Bake skid (FAB), Quick skid, Capacitance Mapping, Tracer Gas, Vacuum Decay, Pressure Decay, 60 Hertz AC HIPOT test set, Wedge Tapping, Computer Based Reporting tool), Epoxy Injection, UT Flow, Hazmat training and other topics as business needs arise
– Direct and perform repair or inspection procedures utilizing the latest electronic communication, references, and documentation technologies
– Recognize, Predict, and document potential generator failures
– Present to the customer accurate generator quality issues as presented and selected by Generator Product Service and regional generator specialists
– Familiarity with Power Circuit Breakers, Protective Relay Systems, AC and DC Motors / Generators, Programmable Logic Controllers
– Working knowledge of basic electrical circuits and electrical troubleshooting
– Working knowledge of prints/print reading, such as manufacturing drawings, P&IDs and schematic drawings
– Participate as a Service Team member dedicated to Safety metrics
– Pre-outage planning; possibly recommending and administering policies and procedures
– Lead execution of projects, including generator field and stator rewinds, general generator repairs, and inspections
– Execute project management and technical leader duties. Support warranty administration and troubleshooting issues
– Perform other duties as assigned
– Technical/University degree from an accredited university or college (or qualifying experience OR a High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 10 years of experience in a Field Services role)
– Minimum of 10 years of experience in Oil & Gas or power plant maintenance, turbine generator maintenance or power plant equipment installation/commissioning.
– Demonstrated progressive, responsible experience with various types of turbine generator equipment and site accountabilities is required
– Extensive travel to and from projects and various field assignments will be required
– 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 and training on Alstom, Siemens, or other OEM equipment is preferred
– Very Good attitude to manage relationships with customers, concerning technical and contractual aspects.
– Working knowledge and application of EHS rules.
– Effective communication
– Very Good organizational skills
– Prior project management experience
– Very Good project management skills
– Very Good oral and written communication skills
– Very Good interpersonal and leadership skills