FieldCore Controls Technician - aero in Columbia, South Carolina
Requisition Number 17-1215
Post Date 3/13/2018
Title Controls Technician - aero
City Various USA
Country United States
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.
NOTE: This is an entry level position. Purpose is to train and develop selected candidates to become TFAs (Technical Field Advisors) to do installation and commissioning (I&C) of aero derivative gas turbines (LM2500s lm6000’s and lms100’s) worldwide. Extensive
travel for extended periods of time is required.
Selected candidates will be formally trained and will attend field OJT to work on Micronet and MarkVIe controls systems which form part of I&C of aeroderivative turbines (lm2500, LM6000 and LMS100)
Technicians on TA training will be working side by side with onsite Controls TA to learn about the various activities during Installation, Commissioning and Maintenance of controls systems for lm6000, lms100 and lm2500 gas turbines (generator or mechanical
drive). Some of the activities to learn are 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 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Trainee Reports to Lead Mechanical TA or site Mgr on matters involving the Controls work during installation, commission and operation of General Electric Gas turbines (LM2500, lm6000 and lms 100)
Trainee will shadow Controls TA who is responsible for start-up testing and performance testing which includes troubleshooting on plant systems and equipment.
Trainee will accompany the Lead TA to regular scheduled start-up meetings where all project activities are coordinated while interfacing with other personnel involved in the project such as Electrical, other controls, construction, operations, owner, engineering,and vendors.
Trainee will learn to develop startup procedures, startup schedules, and site-specific startup documentation.
Trainee will learn about correct installation, pre-commissioning, commissioning and maintenance practices are followed
Trainee will learn about working with owner’s representatives to maintain the startup schedule
Trainee will learn to maintain startup packages, controlled drawings, and applicable project records
Trainee will learn activities during performance testing emissions testing, and reliability testing
Trainee will learn about the overseeing of third party testing of applicable equipment
Trainee will learn about lockout and tag-out procedures and all other safety-related activities are maintained
Trainee will learn how to provide scheduling and status reports to project manager
Trainee will learn about meeting contractual obligations
Trainee will ensure all in-field activities are carried out safely complying with company environmental, health, and safety (EHS) guidelines and procedures
Trainee will learn about procurement and maintaining of spare parts and consumables required for testing of systems
Trainee will learn about Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) packaged products so that eventually is able to provide customers with technical direction and support on equipmentKNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Must be fluent in English
Must be familiar with any type of controls systems (preferable MarkVIE and/or Micronet).
Must be familiar with PLC, HMIs, and be able to do loop checks and calibrations
Must be available on short notice for extended, travel domestically and overseas
Preferred familiarity with Aeroderivative Gas Turbines lm2500, 6000, lms100s, other jet engines, Control Systems, and Auxiliary Systems
Must be Able to understand and implement technical procedures
Must have strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Must have Effective interpersonal and organizational skills
Must have Strong computer skillsPHYSICAL ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
Must be able and willing to work weekly schedules that are not uniform on a day-to-day basis
Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.
Must be able to climb ladders and stepsEDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Airframe & Power Certification, Associate’s Degree in a Technical field, or former U.S. Military Gas Turbine Systems Technician is preferred.
Working experience servicing or maintaining any aero derivative turbines. Preferable LM2500, lm6000, or lms100
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and vets.
For more information regarding affirmative action and equal employment opportunity click here at http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf .