FieldCore Technical Advisor - Electrical/AVR Aeroderivative Turbines in Des Moines, Iowa
Requisition Number 18-0383
Post Date 3/20/2018
Title Technical Advisor - Electrical/AVR Aeroderivative Turbines
Country United States
FieldCore, a General Electric 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 position requires extensive travel, both domestic and international. Prospective applicants should reside anywhere in the U.S within a reasonable driving distance from a major airport. Candidates must be US citizens or be a Legal US resident with
current Green Card
The AVR/ ex2100/ex2000 TFA, (Technical Field Advisor), manages Excitation activities on site during the Installation & Commissioning and Maintenance of lm6000, lms100 and lm/TM2500 gas turbines (generator or mechanical drive). Responsible for 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.
The aero Gas Turbine / Generator Package excitation control system includes
several components including the generator’s Permanent Magnet Generator (PMG), the
generator’s Main Exciter Field, The Automatic Voltage Regulator (AVR), Zero Speed Detection
Circuit, and a Rotor Ground Fault Monitor (RGF). Persons tasked with operating this
System should have a thorough understanding of power generation systems and be familiar with
associated system Drawing and System Schematic Generator Excitation
Selected candidate must be willing to be trained in aeroderivative controls systems micronet and MarkVIe. Excitation TFA are often assigned as controls TFAs; therefore, the importance of being fully qualified as a control’s TFA as well
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Electrical / Excitation Technical Advisor will install, commission, and troubleshoot the Generator Excitation, Digital electronic starters (LCI), Digital Generator Protection and supporting wiring Systems for gas and steam turbines. Duties will consist of, but are not limited to, the following activities: Trace through the software documentation Implement control constant modifications Reading and Modifying software sequencing Set up and modify the hardware and software associated with the Gas and Steam Turbine Excitation / LCI system Implement excitation control system software changes Work with both DOS and Windows NT based operator interfaces Work with both analog and digital controls including logic Provide Technical Direction for wiring install and terminate, complete functionality checks, and troubleshooting the turbine excitation / LCI system. Perform start-up/shut-down sequencing and turbine/generator operation. Pre-outage and installation planning; possibly recommending and administering policies and procedures
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Fluent in English Sound experience commissioning EX2100 systems preferably on aero derivative turbines Experience with Gas Turbine Driver Control Systems and Auxiliary Systems familiar with Instruments and controls and PLCs for controls training Wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected Availability to frequent travel and work off-shore Strong analytic and problem-solving skills Good interpersonal and organizational skills Strong computer skills Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Bachelor Degree in Engineering and 4 years of experience, or 6 years of experience without formal degree, in power plant maintenance, turbine generator maintenance, or power plant equipment installation/ commissioning. Successful completion of required training programs is a minimum requirement. Demonstrated progressive, responsible experience with various types of turbine generator equipment and site accountabilities is required.
PHYSICAL ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
Must be able and willing to work long hours Must be able and willing to work weekly schedules that are not uniform on a day-to-day basis Must be able and willing to work in extreme weather conditions (heat and cold) for extended periods of time Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. Must be able to climb ladders and steps Extensive travel to and from projects and various field assignments is required. International travel may be required
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and vets.
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