Lead Field Service Engineer Rotating Machines, Reduction gears and Turbines

GE Capital
Richmond, California
Feb 01, 2024
Feb 17, 2024
Position Type
Engineer, Manager / Leader
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
Job Description Summary
GE's Power Conversion business, part of GE Vernova, provides electrification systems that are critical to customers' power and energy needs for their high-performance applications. We work with some of the world's major energy, maritime and industrial organizations, helping to enable a transition to energy efficiency and decarbonization through our specialist motors, drives and control technologies.

The Lead Field Service Engineer (FSE) will provide technical direction for overhaul, repair and maintenance of equipment consisting of: GE marine and industrial gear sets; and motor and generator bearings to customer repair teams. You will report to the FSE Manager and manage work items to support customer and internal requirements.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities:

As Lead Field Service Engineer you will:
  • Perform technical service for safe and successful overhaul, repair and maintenance on GE marine main reduction gears, industrial gears, attached drives, alignments, motor and generator mechanical equipment. This will include providing technical direction to skilled labor performing work on customer sites to assure the executed work reflects the technical requirements and quality standards of the service request;
  • Knowledge and ability to execute electrical tests in MV AC Electrical Motors and Generators: Insulation resistance, Winding resistance, voltage drop test, transformation ratio.
  • Knowledge and ability to perform tests and inspections: Borescope inspections, Neutral zone adjustments, brush and brush holders' tests and adjustments, commutation inspection (surface condition, sparkling conditions, etc.).
  • Knowledge and ability to perform motors & generators Start-up/Commissioning: Static tests, operational tests (temperature elevation, vibrational tests, electrical parameters, etc.).
  • Knowledge and ability to execute assembly/disassembly of electrical components such as cables, capacitors, rtd's, surge arresters, fan motors, CT's, TC's, winding (coil assembly, parts insulation, etc.), etc.
  • Effectively communicate internally and with customers and skilled labor the job-planning requirements (including risk assessment, and technical requirements) that define in detail the operations to be performed through your review of the job requirements, engineering procedures, drawings, schedules, and process instructions;
  • Knowledge and ability to execute mechanical inspections in Large and Medium electrical rotating machines (motors & generators): Dimensional control Sleeve & roller bearings, air-gap inspections, metrology skills, etc.
  • Knowledge and ability to perform shaft alignments: Flexible and solid couplings, Motor - Gear box / Load machines, Generator - gear box / turbine;
  • Knowledge and ability to execute assembly/disassembly of mechanical components, machine parts such as rotor, stator, covers, heat exchanger, sleeve bearings, roller bearings, couplings, mechanical seals, etc.;
  • BS Engineering degree or equivalent experience; with a minimum 5 years field engineering or related engineering experience with overhaul and maintenance on marine and industrial gears, steam turbines, motors and generator equipment;
  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 85% of the time to various locations in the USA and internationally;
  • Knowledge of GE gears, marine steam turbines, motors and generators with the ability to provide technical direction for overhaul, repair, maintenance, and testing for a range of equipment vintages, sizes, and application types;
  • Strong organizational and communication skills with demonstrated ability to effectively manage people;
Desired Characteristics:
  • GE Field Engineering Program or Direct Hire graduate;
  • Maintenance and repair experience on GE and Non-GE marine and industrial gear sets;
  • Maintenance and repair experience on GE and Non-GE motors and generators;
  • Ability to make decisions with regards to completion of tasks and job methods and follow through with results of outcome;
  • Ability to interact and communicate with internal customers (Internal customers may include; Sales, Service, Manufacturing, Engineering, Finance and Management personnel);
  • Ability to execute increasingly complicated assignments, which require considerable engineering skill and creative ability and independent judgment
The salary range for this position is 91 300.00 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 over time.

This role requires access to U.S. export-controlled information. If applicable, final offers will be contingent on ability to obtain authorization for access to U.S. export-controlled information from the U.S. Government.

Additional Information

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 conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).

Relocation Assistance Provided: No

- This is a remote position

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