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Emerson Field Engineering Specialist (Process Tuner) in Des Moines, Iowa

If you are a Field Service Engineering professional looking for an opportunity to grow your career, Emerson has an exciting opportunity for you with our Power and Water Solutions team! This role can be based in our Houston, TX location or possibly remotely (near major airport).

This key contributor will play a major role in managing resources associated with the development and generation of our service & field projects business. You will also provide matrix supervision to a large group of Field Engineer personnel in handling all aspects of these businesses in dealing with customers in the power industry.

As a Field Engineering Specialist, you will:

  • Contact customers to review and promote their needs for service, maintenance contracts, systems adds, and stand-alone system requirements.

  • Develop and advise the implementation of "engineered system" projects or systems adds using current and non-current technologies.

  • Provide project management on large projects during installation, start-up, or where it is required to supervise our subcontractors (such as system installers).

  • Apply highly specialized knowledge and skills in an advisory or technical assistant role to engineering and management teams on complex technical or related problems.

  • Provide advanced process tuning for Boiler and BOP processes

  • Develop and implement startup and tuning activities for major retrofit projects.

  • Conduct site acceptance and performance testing for major retrofit projects to meet contractual performance targets.

  • Work with plant operations teams, while at site, to ensure effective tuning of plant processes for optimized productivity of steam and electricity.

  • Generate and store tuning reports for all site tuning.

  • Work with simulation group to startup and tune high fidelity systems for different customer units.

  • Provide recommendations to hiring of Field Engineers and participate in interviews, performance evaluations, etc.

  • Monitor changes that affect the scope of projects or programs, ensuring that the lower classified field engineers have sufficient technical and administrative support to perform efficiently and effectively.

  • Analyze, investigate, and resolve customer warranty and policy claims. This requires an in-depth knowledge of the obligations and restrictions set forth by warranties and policies so that claims may be settled promptly and efficiently.

  • Become certified on divisional products where appropriate.

Who you are:

You serve as a strategic partner to build, grow, and maintain profitable and long-lasting relationships with key accounts. You show a tremendous amount of initiative in tough situations and are exceptional at spotting and seizing opportunities. You set stretch goals and objectives, pushing individuals or teams to perform at higher levels.

Required education, experience & skills:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree with 8+ years of field related experience, or will consider experience in lieu of degree.

  • Strong understanding of power plant operation and controls.

  • Strong understanding of control schemes for Boiler and Turbine on conventional and combined cycle plants.

  • Demonstrated experience tuning conventional & combined cycle plants.

  • Willingness and ability to travel up to 70-80% of time, primarily in North America.

  • Capable of displaying a high degree of ingenuity, resourcefulness, and competence in day to day technical activities. Recognized as an authority in the industry and have demonstrated competence in related fields.

  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without sponsorship now or in the future.

Preferred education, experience & skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related.

Our compensation philosophy is simple: we pay a competitive base salary, within the local market in which we operate, and reward performance during our annual merit review process. In accordance with Colorado EPEWA, the salary/pay range for this role is 88,908.00 - 133,428.00, commensurate with the skills, talent, capabilities, and experience each candidate brings to a role.

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WHY EMERSON

Our Commitment to Our People

Across the globe, we are united by a singular Purpose: We drive innovation that makes the world healthier, safer, smarter, and more sustainable.

We invest in our employees to ensure they have the marketplace knowledge, skills, and competencies to bring this Purpose to life while competing and leading in a global economy.

Our training programs focus on end-to-end development, from onboarding through senior leadership.

Our success is measured by the positive impact we make on people, our communities, and the world through our unwavering focus on environmental, social, and regulatory progress. Learn more about us! (https://www.emerson.com/en-us/about-us/corporate-social-responsibility)

Flexible and competitive benefits plans offer you the right options to meet your individual/family needs: medical insurance plans, dental and vision coverage, 401(k), tuition reimbursement and more. We also provide you flexible time-off plans, including paid parental leave, vacation, and holiday leave.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

At Emerson, we are committed to fostering a culture where every employee is valued and respected for their experiences and perspectives – and that reflects the world around us. We believe a diverse, equitable and inclusive work environment contributes to the rich exchange of ideas that inspires innovation and brings the best solutions to our customers.

This philosophy is fundamental to living our company’s values and our responsibility to leave the world in a better place. Learn more about our Culture & Values (https://www.emerson.com/en-us/about-us/living-our-purpose) and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Emerson .

Work Authorization

Emerson will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J or TN, or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Emerson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. We are committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.

If you have a disability and are having difficulty accessing or using this website to apply for a position, please contact: idisability.administrator@emerson.com .

ABOUT EMERSON

Emerson is a leading global technology, software and engineering company providing innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and residential markets.

Our Automation Solutions business helps process, hybrid and discrete manufacturers maximize production, protect personnel and the environment while optimizing their energy and operating costs.

Our Commercial & Residential Solutions business helps ensure human comfort and health, protect food quality and safety, advance energy efficiency and create sustainable infrastructure.

We help customers in the world’s most essential industries solve the biggest challenges of modern life.

Every day, our global workforce fulfills our unified Purpose and lives out the Values we hold close as an organization: Integrity, Safety & Quality, Support Our People, Customer Focus, Continuous Improvement, Collaboration, and Innovation.

Our Causes – Planet, Humanity, Champion, Inclusion and Future – shape, define and fuel Emerson’s culture while inspiring our innovative spirit and driving our focus.

Whether you’re an established professional looking for a career change, an undergraduate student exploring possibilities, or recently received your master’s degree, you’ll find opportunities with us. Join our team and start your journey today!

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Requisition ID : 22026005

Emerson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. We are committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.

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