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General Electric Field Service Engineer II - Electrical in Remote, Ontario

Job Description Summary

The Electrical TFA II, having completed level II competencies, manages electrical activities on site during the Installation and Commissioning and Maintenance of heavy-duty turbines/equipment (generator or mechanical drive). Responsible for reviewing plant engineering documents and wiring diagrams, troubleshooting of plant systems and equipment, planning, organizing, integrating and direction of resources such as labor, tools and materials as required to complete the work scope according to contractual requirements.

Job Description

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Actively manage electrical activities on site during Installation and Commissioning and Maintenance of heavy-duty equipment, including but not limited to oversight of installation, maintenance, troubleshooting and diagnostics

  • Overall responsibility of the management of site activities including planning, organizing, integrating and directing of resources such as labor, tools and materials as required to complete the work scope according to contractual requirements

  • Understand PLC ladder logic, including basic understanding of how to navigate through ladder rungs while troubleshooting

  • Read and interpret electrical/mechanical flow and instrument diagrams

  • Ensure the correct installation, pre-commissioning, commissioning and maintenance practices are followed

  • Provide general knowledge of equipment instrumentation calibration, including various types of transmitters

  • Provide technical expertise to customers, service support, field technicians and operators

  • Provide timely and accurate internal and external reports

  • Ensure contractual obligations are met and attend technical meetings with Customers

  • Ensure all in-field activities are carried out safely complying with company environmental, health, and safety (EHS) guidelines and procedures

  • Provide expert consultation on complex projects

  • Provide customers with technical direction and support on Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) packaged products

  • Travel is required 80% of the time

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

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

Required Qualifications & Experience :

  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering and/or 5 years of experience without formal degree, in power plant maintenance, turbine generator maintenance, or power plant equipment installation/ commissioning.

  • Successful completion of required training programs for TFA II is a minimum requirement.

  • Demonstrated progressive, responsible experience with various types of equipment and site accountabilities is required.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Qualified level. Has the knowledge and skill to actively support an outage and be aware of where to seek answers to questions as they arise. Has experienced successful installations and outages

  • Experience with Gas or Steam Turbine Driver Excitation Systems and Generator Protection Systems

  • Experience on EX2000, EX2100, EX2100e, Alspa excitation systems, preferable

  • Ability to understand and implement controls software

  • Wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected

  • Strong analytic, organizational and problem-solving skills

  • Excellent customer, communication, and interpersonal skills

  • Strong computer skills

  • Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals

  • Ability to work independently

The salary range for this position is $64,000.00 - $96,000.00 USD Annual. The specific salary offered to a candidate may be influenced by a variety of factors including the candidate’s experience, their education, and the work location. In addition, this position is eligible for variable incentive compensation.

Available health and welfare benefits include healthcare, prescription drug, dental, and vision coverage; savings account options (such as a Health Care Flexible Savings Account, Health Reimbursement Account, Limited Purpose Flexible Spending Account, and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account); and an employee assistance program. Additional benefits include a defined contribution 401(k) plan, employee life insurance, optional dependent life insurance, employee accidental death or dismemberment insurance coverage, salary continuance program benefits for disability, optional long-term disability, pre-tax transportation/commuter program, paid holidays, paid time off, parental leave, a layoff plan for salaried employees, tuition reimbursement program, use of Cariloop, adoption assistance, optional identity theft prevention insurance, optional personal legal assistance, and optional personal excess liability insurance.

As a federal government contractor, GE may in the future be required to have U.S. employees fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Some GE customers currently have vaccination mandates that may apply to GE employees.

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No

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