Steam Turbine Project Manager

Steam Turbine Project Manager
July 9, 2021 Crystal Allen
Job Type: Outage/Seasonal

Sonic Systems International (SSI) has various opportunities for the upcoming Fall season as well as summer opportunities.

Job Summary: The Steam Turbine Project Manager travels to customer sites and supports customers with installation, maintenance, and warranty work with industrial power generation rotating equipment, primarily Steam Turbines. In order to provide direction to others, this position requires technical competence in reading and interpreting electrical/mechanical flow and instrument diagrams, dial and laser alignment and thermal growth equipment. Implements and executes work under safety and environmental policies, behaving as an example for others and provides full and active commitment in the deployment of the EHS Policies and any additional project-specific written statement or procedure.

Essential Duties & 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/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
-Sign-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 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 these activities are performed by third parties (as measuring, dimensional checks, other considered by the management)
-Manage and develop employees
-Travel required
-Ability and willingness to work holidays, weekends and overtime as required by field assignments

Required Qualifications & Experience:
-Technical/University degree or qualifying experience OR a High School –Diploma/GED with a minimum of 10 years of experience in a supervisory role
-Minimum of 8 years of experience in a field services or power generation equipment maintenance position
-Successful candidates will have a solid understanding of Steam Turbine –Operation and Controlling Parameters.
-Generator Experience required
-Fluent in English language
-In order to provide direction to others, position requires technical competence in reading and interpreting electrical/mechanical flow and instrument diagrams dial and laser alignment and thermal growth equipment

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 lead 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, interpersonal, and leadership skills
-Strong business acumen and ability to interface with end customer

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