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General Electric Outage Manager in Ft Worth, Texas

Job Description Summary

As a member of the Southwest Steam Fossil region, you will be active contributor to the preparation, planning, leading execution, and close out of complex planned/emergent Outage events for steam turbine and generator outages while supporting the development of the business strategy for field fulfilment excellence in GE Steam Power. This role will require you to drive consistent outage planning and execution, and adoption of best practices and lesson learned. Will lead complex outages for their assigned territory or location(s) wherever possible.

Job Description

Job Description

As a member of the Southwest Steam Fossil team, you will be active contributor to the preparation, planning, leading execution, and close out of complex planned/emergent Outage events for steam turbine and generator outages while supporting the development of the business strategy for field fulfilment excellence in GE Steam Power. This role will require you to drive consistent outage planning and execution, and adoption of best practices and lesson learned. Will lead complex outages for their assigned territory or location(s) wherever possible.

Success in this role looks like:

Establish yourself as a subject matter expert by demonstrating technical expertise in steam turbine and generators as well as the ability to plan and execute all outages in steam turbines and generators (planned/emergent/upgrade) .

You will be an indispensable team member, with excellent project management, scheduling and communication skills.

Who You Are:

  • You are someone who brings deep field experience, with strong organizational skills and effective communication at different business/customer level.

  • You have experience with steam turbines and/or generators outage execution and management, as well as Primavera scheduling cost estimate, and customer interaction.

Your Role:

  • Support CSM in all outage event preparation and execution from start to finish, including outage schedule development, TFA/craft labor/tooling/cost planning, customer management - pre/post outage meetings, mobilization planning, JCE execution, and event close out

  • Own onsite execution (site lead) with large teams during assigned outages, ensuring Fulfilment-5 goals and requirements are met.

  • Manage on job cost tracking, productivity, while managing execution risk/FMEA

  • Drive improvement of on-time delivery, outage cost and productivity, implementation, effectively update and maintain accurate tracking files, and control man hour cost

  • Support project quotation development including work scope, site condition check, preliminary safety and risk analysis to identify potential issues or obstacles and to minimize cost impact for site execution

  • Support customer operations team during shut-down, start-up, running and performance testing of turbine, generator and auxiliary systems as required

  • Ensure proper execution documentation is prepared, used, reviewed, stored and delivered including, Field Procedures, Quality Procedures, EHS, and Customer Outage Reports

  • Work with web systems applications for proper allocation, preparation, planning and forecasting of labor, tooling, vendor management

  • Respond to forced outages/emergency promptly, be on site when needed, investigate/escalate site issues to restore the units to operating conditions in a timely manner

  • Support Customer Service Manager on technical communication to customer staff during outage execution

  • Actively work to improve and optimize existing processes and look for simplification opportunities

  • Ability and willingness to work holidays, weekends and overtime as required by field assignments

  • Ability and willingness to travel 30%+ of the time

  • May be assigned other duties to help proactively drive our Steam Power strategies and align with our organization’s core values.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Science/engineering or equivalent 4 years of experience in power generation industry.

  • 8+ years applicable experience and demonstrated success/knowledge on steam turbine or generator maintenance (depending on needs)

  • 3+ years of specialized/industry experience of gas/steam turbine generator & auxiliary system outage planning and execution.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • English proficiency required

Desired Qualifications:

  • Strong Project Management and planning skills (Primavera scheduling tool preferred)

  • PC proficiency, web applications including advanced Excel skills

  • Able to interface effectively with all levels of the organization and external customers

  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills and influencing skill

  • Strong technical and maintenance knowledge of steam turbines and generators

  • Strong team leader in dynamic, energetic and complex customer site environments

  • Ability to work under high pressure and constraint time, committed and process oriented

  • Ability to work multiple projects simultaneously and effectively in a cross-functional team

  • Ability to influence stakeholders to deliver customer and business needs

  • FEP graduate

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United State for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable). This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8, U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment.

Additional Information

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer (https://assets.phenompeople.com/CareerConnectResources/GE11GLOBAL/en_global/desktop/assets/images/poster_screen_reader_optimized_w_supplement.pdf) . 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.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).

Additional Information

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer (https://assets.phenompeople.com/CareerConnectResources/GE11GLOBAL/en_global/desktop/assets/images/poster_screen_reader_optimized_w_supplement.pdf) . 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.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).

Relocation Assistance Provided: No

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