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General Electric Plant Support Engineer (Hydro) in Lahore, Pakistan

Job Description Summary

The plant support engineer is responsible to identify and/or respond and manage the Service needs of Hydro Power Plant owners within Pakistan such as Spare Parts, Technical Assistance, Condition Assessment, Maintenance and Repairs (80% of the volume). Related products are mainly Hydro Turbine and Generator products, but can also be controls for governor & DCS, Valves and auxiliaries.

Plant Support function is at the cross road of technical expertise, project management, with commercial awareness and site works including EHS..

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities

As the Plant Support Engineer, you will:

  • Obtain information on hydro power plant assets & setup for the designated areas such as hydro turbine & generator technologies, existing DCS, governing, excitation and other mechanical & electrical Balance of Plant systems including customer purchasing plans and Maintenance budget. Have a clear understanding of power plant outage schedule.

  • Actively visit customer’s plants (> 2 plants per month/per customer at least), participate in customer meetings and connect customer needs with our products’ available options and solutions

  • Define proposals strategy, target price and build the technical and commercial proposal

  • Deliver timely / accurate responses to customer technical inquiries including proposal and execution (for transactional opportunities, ie. Spare parts, etc.) leveraging GE Hydro Sales and Commercial Operations, Engineering (Fleet reliability Operations, Installed Base Center of Excellence)

  • Provide hands on technical support to customers and field teams for general services and specific upgrades

  • Build strong relationship and intimacy with GE client while demonstrating success in the execution of the jobs

  • Project Execution: Lead the execution (incl. site activities and project reviews with customers) with respect to EHS, time, quality, cost commitment and drive variation orders in cooperation with engineering, supply chain and site teams. Run the project financials (sales milestones and cash, risk & opportunities)

  • Ensure Customer Relationship Management tool (CRM) accuracy

  • Identify supplier needs and coordinate with Service Buyers for new supplier qualification

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical, Mechanical, Civil or Industrial Engineering from an accredited university or college

  • Minimum of 5 years in Hydropower Electro-mechanical field services i.e. maintenance, installation and commissioning or manufacturing

  • Minimum of 3 years in engineering

  • Commercial awareness, Strong knowledge and relationship with local customers at Plant level

  • Ability and willingness to travel more than 50% of the time

Desired Characteristics

  • Entrepreneur mindset

  • Strong knowledge of mechanical and/or electrical components of Hydropower,

  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to do Root Cause Analysis (RCA) to understand and resolve problems

  • A plus for knowledge of controls software

  • Ability to interpret site reports, test results, assessments, diagnosis

  • Strong knowledge of / experience with MS Office (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)

  • Ability to interpret technical drawings, wiring schematics

  • Power Generation, Renewable Energy and Hydro experience

  • Comfortable providing technical presentations to peers, customers and leadership regarding the details of technical issues and project status

  • Strong, self-directed, collaborative team player with interpersonal skills

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • English fluency mandatory

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No

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