Sr. Tech Field Advisor (Field Engineer)-Steam Turbine Nuc

Unspecified, Alabama
15 Oct 2016
24 Oct 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
The Sr. Tech Field Advisor (Field Engineer)-Steam Turbine Nuc leads projects and initiatives with broad scope and high impact to the business or is a recognized expert in a specialized field. You will be responsible for major and complex assignments with long-term business implications. This role contributes to the overall strategy and manages complex issues within functional areas area of expertise.

Essential Responsibilities

In addition, you will:
  • Perform on-site installation of systems and equipment and ongoing preventive maintenance, repair and calibration after installation
  • Respond to requests for emergency repairs and services to troublesome equipment
  • Provide technical instruction and assistance to customer representatives regarding outages, installation, operation, calibration, repair and maintenance at customer's sites
  • Develop and further expand technical knowledge and expertise
  • Coach, mentor and train other Field Engineers and team members as required, to impart and perpetuate field engineering and/or product knowledge
  • Perform administrative functions; such as writing technical reports, ordering materials, securing quotations, preparing job status reports, reports to customers, time sheet and expense sheets on a complete timely, and thorough basis
  • Provide leadership and technical direction to skilled labor performing work on customer sites
  • Maintain strong safety mindset to assure the executed work reflects the technical requirements within GE safety standards
  • Knowledge to troubleshoot and provide routine maintenance checkout for wide range of equipment vintage
  • Prepare timely and accurate technical reports for customer records and a reference for future outages


  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering from an accredited college or university (OR a High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 4 years of experience in a Field Services role)
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a field services or maintenance position
  • Ability and willingness to travel 75% of the time, as required
  • Ability and willingness to meet all requirements to obtain un-escorted access at domestic Nuclear Power Utility facilities
  • Ability and willingness to possess a valid driver's license and US Passport

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

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 background investigation and drug screen.

Desired Characteristics

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering from an accredited college or university
  • Extensive Field Engineering Services experience
  • Alstom, Siemans, and other OEM Turbine experience - Controls Experience, Steam and/or Gas Turbine experience
  • Minimum of 5 years of maintenance experience working in Nuclear Power Plants on Steam Turbine and Auxilliary equipment
  • Understanding of Nuclear Power industry, competitive environment, and GE's Nuclear Utility customers
  • Strong business acumen and ability to sell GE products to the customer
  • Ability to work effectively with minimum supervision
  • Strong customer service mindset
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Project management experience
  • Fair Employment Practices (FEP) program graduate
  • Strong project management skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
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