FieldCore Technical Advisor – Mechanical Field Service Gas Turbines in Des Moines, Iowa
Requisition Number 17-0418
Post Date 3/27/2018
Title Technical Advisor – Mechanical Field Service Gas Turbines
Country United Kingdom
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
wind power markets. For more information, check out www.fieldcore.com
The Heavy-duty Gas Turbine Technical Field Advisor (TFA) will be in charge of the management of site activities including planning, organizing, integrating and monitoring of resources such as labour, tools and technical assistants as required to complete the
work scope according to contractual requirements. The TFA 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. In particular, will be responsible for the installation & maintenance of Gas Turbines.
Perform on-site installation of systems and 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
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 GE safety standards
Knowledge to 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 that the customer’s contractors are working properly.
Perform aftermarket upgrades that need to be performed at the site level.
Perform other duties as assignedQualifications/Requirements
Technical/University degree or qualifying experience OR a High School Diploma / GED with good experience in a Field Services role
Extensive experience in a field services or power generation equipment maintenance position
Successful candidates will have a solid understanding of Gas Turbine Operation & Controlling Parameters.
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.
Extensive travel to and from projects and various field assignments will be required.Desired Characteristics
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 and training on Alstom, Siemans or other OEM equipment is preferred
Extensive Field Engineering Services experience is required
Pipe fitting and tubing experience.
Previous experience working on GE LM equipment.
Fluent in English language.
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
Very Good business acumen and ability to sell GE products to the customer