Steam Turbine Field Engineer

Steam Turbine Field Engineer
August 6, 2021 Crystal Allen
Job Type: Outage/Seasonal
Job Location: Worldwide

Experienced Steam Turbine Field Engineer

*Multiple positions and pay levels available dependent on years of experience (Level II: 1+ years, Level III: 4+ years, Level IV: 8+ years)

Location: Global
Duration:  Typical outage work ranging from days to months.
Expenses: Per diem and travel expenses included.

Job Description:
The Steam Turbine Field Engineer travels to customer sites and provides technical advice and leadership with installation, maintenance, and warranty work on industrial power generation rotating equipment, primarily Steam Turbines. These activities contribute to, maintain, repair, and refurbish sold or existing products. Includes all types of maintenance service (preventive and remedial), manage maintenance facilities and field services engineering. Impacts departmental operations and responsible for planning/execution. The role has some autonomy but is focused on execution of activities within an operating discipline covered by standard functional practices and procedures. Some judgment may be required but this is typically with guidance.  Field Engineers implement and execute work under safety and environmental policies, behaving as an example for others and provide full and active commitment in the deployment of the EHS Policies and any additional project-specific written statement or procedures.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Perform on-site installation of systems or equipment and ongoing preventive maintenance, repair, and calibration after installation.

Respond to requests for emergency repairs and services to troublesome equipment.

Provide technical instruction and assistance to customer representatives regarding installation, operation, calibration, repair, and maintenance at customer’s sites.

Perform administrative functions such as: writing technical reports, ordering materials, securing quotations, preparing job status reports, reports to customers, time sheet and expense sheets on a complete timely, and thorough basis.

Coach, mentor and train other Field Engineers and team members as required, to impart and perpetuate field engineering and/or product knowledge.

Signs off on all changes implemented.

Drive customer satisfaction through commitment to quality.

Maintain strong safety mindset to assure the executed work reflects the technical requirements within Customer’s safety standards.

Troubleshoot and provide routine maintenance checkout for wide range of equipment vintage.

Prepare timely and accurate technical reports for customer records and a reference for future outages.

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

Perform walk-downs during installation to ensure the customer’s contractors are working properly.

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

Supervise critical tasks when activities are performed by third parties.

May be assigned other duties to help proactively drive our organization’s core values.


Required Qualifications & Experience:

Technical/University degree or qualifying experience OR a High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 1 year experience in a Field Services role on a Steam Turbine project.

Successful candidates will have a solid understanding of Steam Turbine Operation and Controlling Parameters.

Fluent in English language.

Requires technical competence in reading and interpreting electrical/mechanical flow and instrument diagrams dial and laser alignment and thermal growth equipment.

Ability and willingness to work holidays, weekends, and overtime as well as travel to multiple plant sites as required by field assignments.


Desired Characteristics:

Able to act as a senior representative on any outage for the unit qualified.

Acts as project manager and mentor on complex projects.

Demonstrates mentor and team leadership skills.

Experience and training on Alstom, Siemens or other OEM equipment is preferred.

Extensive Field Engineering Services experience.

Pipe fitting and tubing experience.

Prior project management experience.

Strong organizational, project management, oral and written communication, and interpersonal and leadership skills.

Valid Passport as required by assignment.

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