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General Electric Lead Field Service Engineer - Rotating Machines, Reduction Gears and Turbines in Houston, Texas

Job Description Summary

The Lead Field Service Engineer (FSE) will provide technical direction for overhaul, repair and maintenance of equipment consisting of: GE Marine and industrial gear sets; and motor and generator bearings to customer repair teams. You will report to the FSE Manager and manage work items to support customer and internal requirements.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

As a Lead Field Service Engineer, you will:

  • Perform technical service for safe and successful overhaul, repair and maintenance on GE marine main reduction gears, industrial gears, attached drives, alignments, motor and generator mechanical equipment.This will include providing technical direction to skilled labor performing work on customer sites to assure the executed work reflects the technical requirements and quality standards of the service request

  • Knowledge and ability to execute electrical tests in MV AC Electrical Motors and Generators: Insulation resistance, Winding resistance, voltage drop test, transformation ratio

  • Knowledge and ability to perform tests and inspections: Borescope inspections, Neutral zone adjustments, brush and brush holders’ tests and adjustments, commutation inspection (surface condition, sparkling conditions, etc.).

  • Knowledge and ability to perform motors & generators Start-up/Commissioning: Static tests, operational tests (temperature elevation, vibrational tests, electrical parameters, etc.)

  • Knowledge and ability to execute assembly/disassembly of electrical components such as cables, capacitors, rtd´s, surge arresters, fan motors, CT´s, TC´s, winding (coil assembly, parts insulation, etc.)

  • Effectively communicate internally and with customers and skilled labor the job-planning requirements (including risk assessment, and technical requirements) that define in detail the operations to be performed through your review of the job requirements, engineering procedures, drawings, schedules, and process instructions

  • Prepare timely and accurate timesheets, expense account statements, and professional reports.

  • Knowledge and ability to execute mechanical inspections in Large and Medium electrical rotating machines (motors & generators): Dimensional control Sleeve & roller bearings, air-gap inspections, metrology skills, etc.

  • Knowledge and ability to perform shaft alignments: Flexible and solid couplings, Motor – Gear box / Load machines, Generator – gear box / turbine

  • Knowledge and ability to execute assembly/disassembly of mechanical components, machine parts such as rotor, stator, covers, heat exchanger, sleeve bearings, roller bearings, couplings, mechanical seals, etc.

Required Qualifications

  • BS Engineering degree or equivalent experience; with a minimum 5 years field engineering or related engineering experience with overhaul and maintenance on marine and industrial gears, steam turbines, motors and generator equipment

  • Knowledge of GE gears, marine steam turbines, motors and generators with the ability to provide technical direction for overhaul, repair, maintenance, and testing for a range of equipment vintages, sizes, and application types

Additional Eligibility Requirements:

  • Ability and willingness to travel 85% of the time​

Desired Characteristics

  • GE Field Engineering Program or Direct Hire graduate

  • Maintenance and repair experience on GE and Non-GE marine and industrial gear sets

  • Maintenance and repair experience on GE and Non-GE motors and generators

  • Strong organizational and communication skills with demonstrated ability to effectively manage people

  • Effective team building and problem-solving abilities

  • Ability to make decisions with regards to completion of tasks and job methods and follow through with results of outcome

  • Strong verbal, written, presentation, and interpersonal communication skills. Ability to develop clear message using MS Office tools (PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Project)

  • Ability to interact and communicate with internal customers (Internal customers may include; Sales, Service, Manufacturing, Engineering, Finance and Management personnel)

  • Ability to prioritize workload and shift work activities to meet business needs and department goals

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

Role can be based anywhere within Virginia, New York, Ohio and Pennsylvania with preference being Virginia.

Additional Information

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer ( . 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