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Field Engineer

  • GE Power
  • Experienced
  • Posted 11/16/2017 8:49:36 AM
  • 2912257
  • Job Function: Services
  • Business Segment: Power Industrial Solutions
Location(s): United States; Pennsylvania; Pittsburgh


About Us:
GE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

GE Energy Connections designs and deploys industry-leading technologies that turn the world on. We transport, convert, automate and optimize energy to ensure we provide safe, efficient and reliable electrical power. Uniting all the resources and scale of the world’s first digital industrial company, we connect brilliant machines, grids, and systems to power utility, oil & gas, marine, mining and renewables customers, that keep our world running. www.GEEnergyConnections.com

GE’s Power Conversion business applies the science and systems of power conversion to help drive the electrification of the world’s energy infrastructure by designing and delivering advanced motor, drive and control technologies that evolve today’s industrial processes for a cleaner, more productive future. Serving specialized sectors such as energy, marine, oil and gas, renewables and industry, through customized solutions and advanced technologies, GE Power Conversion partners with customers to maximize efficiency. To learn more, please visit: www.gepowerconversion.com.


GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Role Summary:
The Field Engineer position requires someone to plan, organize, and perform field assignments in designated areas of expertise, directing the work of craft labor as required. He/she will develop and further expand technical knowledge and expertise, currently recognized industry standards for engineering ability and maintain knowledge of applicable product line warranties, and accomplish effective warranty administration.

Essential Responsibilities:
As the Field Engineer, you will:

  • Plan, prepare, and/or instruct both internal and external training programs as required, to impart and perpetuate field engineering and/or product knowledge in area of specialization
  • Perform administrative functions; such as writing technical reports, ordering materials, securing quotations, preparing job status reports, reports to customers, time sheets, and expense sheets on a complete timely, and thorough basis
  • Maintain knowledge of the report system to the extent required for timely and accurate input of field information necessary
  • Be knowledgeable of and conduct work activities in compliance with, the ES Safety Manual and Safety policy
  • Exercise good judgment in controlling costs and expenditures of Company funds
  • Protect the Company's capital investments by properly safeguarding and maintaining that equipment for which responsible
  • Make contributions to the continued development and refinement of IS Engineering Standards and Procedures as they apply to designated specialty and to conduct work efforts in accordance thereof
  • Develop knowledge of Energy Services Terms and Conditions and those of customers and subcontractors, and perform activities so as to minimize risk and assure compliance
  • Strive to achieve the highest level of customer satisfaction in all transactions and relationships


Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering (OR a High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 5 years of engineering / field experience)
  • Minimum of 2 years of field engineering experience
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
  • Ability and willingness to travel domestically, approximately 60% of the time. Occasional international travel
  • Ability and willingness to possess or be able to obtain and maintain a valid passport and driver's license

Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Technical skills in testing of power distribution and delivery to include Breakers, Switchgear, Relays, and Transformers
  • Experience in the design, fabrication, and refurbishment of bus systems as related to open and metal enclosed switchgear applications
  • Experience in the repair and refurbishment of LV and MV circuit breakers
  • Ability to build strong customer relationships
  • Solid business acumen and ability to sell GE to the customer
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with minimum supervision
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills
  • Customer service oriented
  • Computer skills to include Outlook, Excel, and Word
  • Non-GE Power Delivery experience
  • US Military experience

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Locations: United States; Pennsylvania; Pittsburgh

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion​ of a background investigation and drug screen.


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