Field Engineer
Worthington , Ohio
October 14, 2016
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GE Oil & Gas

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Oil & Gas Digital Solutions

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Posted Position Title

Field Engineer

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Function Segment

Services Project Management

Location(s) Where Opening Is Available United States

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Role Summary/Purpose

The Field Engineer is a key part of the operations team responsible for design, planning, execution, and troubleshooting of Asset Condition Monitoring Systems focused on meeting customer and business goals. This position will be focused on site management (projects based) or systems and instrumentation (reactive based) service dependent on the skills of the successful candidate and needs of the business.

Essential Responsibilities

In the role of Field Engineer you will:

* Manage projects / service installing Bently Nevada hardware and software in a wide variety of machine types encountered in the Oil & Gas, Power Generation, Pulp & Paper, and other process industries

* Perform designs (using AutoCAD) of all necessary machinery modifications, transducer brackets, cable routing, junction boxes, monitoring systems, computers, software, and all project aspects to retrofit for transducers and monitoring systems

* Assure service is executed in accordance with the cost allocations that are budgeted, including direct cost and labor hour management

* Assure the service is executed in a timely manner and in accordance with the customer's schedule

* Understand contractual commitments

* Coordinate different personnel and groups involved in the service contract

* Supervise mechanical and electrical sub-trades, and machine disassembly / reassembly

* Install transducers and configure monitoring systems

* Identify problems and take the initiative to eliminate those problems for project / service success

* Complete installation documentation

* Monitor site safety during site execution

* Perform installations, commissioning, and trouble-shooting of Bently Nevada Hardware and Software Products and Solutions at GE and customer locations

* Complete standard service reports, invoicing packages, and other administrative requirements timely

* Drive customer satisfaction through commitment to quality

* Support the growth initiatives of the business


* Bachelor's degree in Mechanics (BSME) or Electronics (BSEE) from an accredited college or university

* Minimum 2 years of project management and/or industry (energy and/or oil & gas) experience

Eligibility Requirements:

* Ability and willingness to travel up to 80% of the time, as required

* Ability and willingness to work significant over-time

* Ability and willingness to possess a valid driver's license and passport (or able to obtain a passport)

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

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 background investigation and drug screen.

Desired Characteristics

* Demonstrates authority and assurance dealing with people

* Excellent written and oral communication skills to convey technical concepts to business and technical personnel

* Electronics and/or mechanical trouble shooting skills. "Hands-on approach"

* Self-starter with minimal supervision requirement; Experience working independently; Experience prioritizing, organizing work, and meeting deadlines

* Experience setting/meeting aggressive targets and working under stressful working conditions

* Strong computer skills using MS Office software

* Knowledge of Bently Nevada products and services or other machinery protection and management systems

* Public presentation & training skills

* Knowledge of machinist tools and electrical trade

* Knowledge of rotating machinery operation and controls systems

* Familiarity with tools including but not limited to: Bently Nevada TK-Series Test Kits, Thermocouple Calibrator, RTD Calibrator, handheld DMM, function generator, power supply, oscilloscope, basic hand tools (training available as needed)

* Experience reading, interpreting, and understanding mechanical and electrical prints

* Experience using AutoCAD

* Basic familiarity with computer network systems

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