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General Electric Field Service Engineer - Renewable Energy in Remote, United Kingdom

Job Description Summary

GE Renewable Hybrids provides innovative energy storage systems & hybrid solutions for various applications. It is a fast-paced business that includes design, engineering, services, and commercial organizations focused on deploying battery energy storage projects.

the Filed Service Engineer is a pivotal position for GE Hybrids as part of the energy transition as we work internally with deal teams and externally with customers to provide optimized technical solutions to meet the customers needs and requirements.

Given our locations of our Manufacturing Sites and our Customers we are flexible on your location, with home working part of our Culture and our Value’s...The Field Service Technician will lead the field service processes of the GE Renewable Energy Hybrids business for installed photovoltaic inverters and battery energy storage system, reporting to the Services Leader.

Job Description

  • You will provide on-site technical direction for installation, commissioning, troubleshooting, repair, operation, and maintenance and warranty remediation of power electronics including solar inverters and battery energy storage systems systems to ensure 97% or better up time

  • Your work scope includes electrical, instrumentation, and control system, including cable routing and terminations, loop checks, instrument calibration, safety and alarm system settings, software installation and settings, system start up, and system tests.

  • You will provide leadership and technical direction to skilled labor performing work at customer sites and assure that the work is completed in a safe manner, of the highest quality standards, and in full compliance with GE procedures, manuals, and work instructions.

  • Driving customer experience through effective communication, contract compliance, and meeting expectations with respect to safety, quality, and delivery for services products.

  • Leading business operational processes involving safety, quality, schedule, and cost for service business obligations.

  • Communicating goals, deliverables, strategies, risks, and opportunities as required internally within GE.

  • Protecting GE’s reputation and technology in the marketplace.

  • Promoting a working environment that encourages employee involvement to achieve excellence in all services management metrics.


  • College degree (Bachelors or Associates Engineering preferred)

  • Good experience in power electronics and controls field services, solar power system and battery storage systems maintenance, or power plant equipment installation/ commissioning.

  • Solar Energy System, Energy Battery Storage, and/or Hybrids product knowledge and business process experience

  • Requires a thorough knowledge of inverter products and energy storage systems

  • Must have knowledge of power electronics and controls.

  • Must have knowledge of Modbus serial and Ethernet communications.

  • Proficient in English language, both verbal and written

  • 80% travel required

  • Position will be based in UK, with domestic and international travel


  • Experience on PLC. MarkVI, Mark Vie, controls systems, preferable

  • Ability to understand and implement controls software.

  • Due to some client locations ability to speak French, German or Hungarian is an advantage

  • Strong communication skills

  • Prior Lean continuous improvement experience

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No

#LI-Remote - This is a remote position