Electrical Engineer -Generator Service

Charlotte, North Carolina
04 Oct 2016
19 Nov 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Division Power & Gas (PG)
Job Type Regular

Business Unit Large Gas Turbines, Generators
Job Time Full-Time

Functional Area ENG - Engineering
Experience Level Mid Level

Req ID 157008
Required Education Bachelors Degree

Location NC - Charlotte
Required Travel 20%

Division Description
Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in nine Divisions: Power and Gas, Wind Power and Renewables, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, Healthineers and Financial Services.

The Siemens Power and Gas Division is the trusted partner for world class products and solutions for the oil and gas, power and industrial markets. The Division is dedicated to deliver its customers reliable, efficient, clean and safe products and solutions.

For more information, please visit: http://www.siemens.com/businesses/us/en/power-and-gas.htm

Job Description
Position Overview
This is a lead Generator Service Engineering position and involves the mechanical and electrical analysis/design of generators for purposes of executing service orders, supporting negotiations, supporting field service activities, resolving product issues including Technical Issues & Significant Field Issues, and developing products for operating generators and exciters.  This position will be in Charlotte, NC, and will report to the manager of Technical Integration in Generator Service Engineering.
The primary objective of this position is to resolve product issues including Technical Issues & Significant Field Issues, and to develop products for operating generators and exciters.  Other tasks include providing engineering support to Field Service, Marketing, Operations & Maintenance, Long Term Programs, and Quality organizations, and addressing generator & exciter modernization, maintenance or repair issues.  It requires experience in design and analysis of large rotating machinery, and the ability to communicate technically complex and commercially sensitive information to various internal and external organizations/personnel, and to work closely with Engineering/Drafting/Field Service teams.  The position also requires the ability to analyze and interpret field data from testing and normal operation, make recommendations regarding repairs, modifications, modernizations, and operation of generators/exciters.
Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
Applicant must have excellent project management and communication skills, an understanding of basic financial/accounting concepts and be able to function effectively with different levels of a complex organization. The applicant must also be self-motivated, results-oriented and have a strategic mindset.
An Electrical Engineering degree is required for this position, with 5-8 years of related work experience.  This position will require approximately 10-20% travel, with the majority of travel being in the United States.  
Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
Experience in GENIE, and Root Cause Analysis (Fault Tree, Kempner Trego) are preferred for this position, to support generator design activities.

Siemens encourages qualified long-term unemployed individuals to apply for open positions.

Offer of employment with Siemens is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screen, subject to applicable laws and regulations.

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