General Electric Lead Field Service Engineer - Drives in Ft Worth, Texas

Role Summary:

The Lead Field Service Engineer - Drives, under general guidance and minimal supervision, performs a wide range of engineering tasks and ensures proper installation, service, and commissioning of products and services. In this role, you will provide technical support for installation / commissioning of projects, maintenance, breakdown emergency support and remote troubleshooting.

Essential Responsibilities:

As the Lead Field Service Engineer - Drives, you will:

  • Perform troubleshooting activities at site locations to diagnose problems, determine appropriate resolution, and implement corrective actions

  • Perform installation and commissioning activities at customer site locations

  • Be capable of working unsupervised and leading small teams

  • Perform a wide range of engineering tasks to ensure the technical integrity, proper installation and commissioning of GE drive systems, under the direction of a senior engineer

  • Develop presentations and provide training / instruction to customers on drive operations

  • Provide continuous, 24 hour by 7 day a week, support in response to customer calls for service

  • Ensure appropriate response and service is provided to customer


  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university or college (OR Associate's Degree with a minimum of 8 years of experience in a customer facing role OR High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 10 years of experience in a customer facing role)

  • Minimum of 5 years of field service and/or commissioning experience

Desired Characteristics:

  • Field service and commissioning experience with drives (MV3000, MV7000 or SD7000)

  • Ability to execute increasingly complicated assignments that require considerable engineering skill, creative ability and independent judgment

  • Detailed knowledge, competence and expertise with installation and commissioning tasks / services

  • Strong computer proficiency and technical aptitude with the ability to utilize MS Office applications

  • Ability to learn and follow defined departmental policies, procedures and practices

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About Us:

GE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

GE Power is a world leader in power generation with deep domain expertise that helps customers deliver electricity from a wide spectrum of fuel sources. We are transforming the electricity industry with the digital power plant, the world’s largest & most efficient gas turbine, full balance of plant solutions and our data-leveraging software. Our innovative technologies and digital offerings help make power and water more affordable, reliable, accessible and sustainable.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Locations: United States; Texas; Houston

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.