FieldCore Technical Field Advisor - Installation & Commissioning in Carson City, Nevada

Requisition Number 17-0965

Post Date 9/13/2017

Title Technical Field Advisor - Installation & Commissioning

City Various

Country Various- Latin America


FieldCore, a GE company, is a new, independent industrial field services company that will deliver the highest standard of field services excellence and capabilities for GE and its customers. FieldCore will bring together the field services expertise and

people from both Granite Services and GE’s Power Services into one powerhouse. Driven by the values of safety, quality, and integrity, FieldCore will be built to deliver operational excellence for customers in the power generation, oil & gas, nuclear, and

wind power markets. For more information, check out

Please apply before September 25th

Role Summary/Purpose

The Installation & Commissioning Technical Field Advisor (TFA) manages controls activities on site during the Installation & Commissioning and Maintenance of gas turbines (generator or mechanical drive). The TFA is responsible for reviewing plant engineering

documents and P&ID’s, 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.

Essential Function

  • Actively manage controls activities on site during Installation & Commissioning and Maintenance of gas turbines, including but not limited to oversight of installation, maintenance, troubleshooting and diagnostics on gas turbine and auxiliary systems

  • Plan, organize, integrate, and direct labor and tool and material allocation

  • 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 turbine 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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • Perform other duties as assignedDesired Characteristics

  • Experienced level. Has the knowledge and skill to oversee outage management within a compentency and may possesses expertise in a secondary competency. Demonstrates mentor and team lead skills

  • Ability to understand and implement controls software

  • Experience with Gas Turbine Driver Control Systems and Auxiliary Systems

  • Electrical circuitry, both AC & DC

  • Experience with high voltage controls, protective systems and calibration of IO devices desired. Specifically, Woodward Governor Controls, Bailey Controls, GE Fanuc, GE Mark III, IV, V or VI.

  • Working knowledge and application of EHS rules.

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Prior project management experience

  • Strong project management skills

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

  • Strong business acumen and ability to sell GE products to the customer