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Turbine Control Startup Engineer
Emerson Electric Co. | Chicago, Illinois
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Job Description

Primary Responsibilities/Essential Functions:

Field Engineer responsible for successful startup and commissioning of steam and combustion turbine across the United States.

* Become as knowledgeable as possible on turbine products and controls in as short a period of time as possible, primarily thru existing training programs and individual concerted effort.

* Analyze and solve engineering problems associated with turbine field installation and operation of control systems and/or control equipment. Independent assignments typically involve situations where total system function has been previeously established.

* Assist in carrying out more complex turbine engineering startup assignments under the direction of more senior field engineering personnel.

* Provide instruction to customer personnel as needed for those tasks usually assigned within this position's responsibilities.

* Be the primary interface with the customer, develop and maintain good customer relations on assigned tasks with empasis on total customer satisfaction.

* Participate in the writing, review, and revision of field related and /or operational procedures associated with turbine startup products and services.

* Provide complete and timely reports on all activities with emphasis on defining problems encountered, services rendered, and customer reation to the supplied product and services.

* Demonstrate the ability to understand and follow a set of installation, calibration and testing instructions

* Equipment testing and inspection

* Provide technical direction to craft labor at industrial sites

Preferred knowledge and experience:

* Demonstrable expertise and experience with combustion turbine fuel control, sequencing, and protection philosophies.

* Advanced troubleshooting, problem-solving, decision-making, and planning skills.

* Excellent language and communication skills, both verbal and written required. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and commissioning documents. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients and customers. Ability to interface with vendors, sub-contractors and union labor.

* Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

* Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form.

* Combustion Turbine Generation process knowledge (e.g. Speed and Load control, Fuel Governor, Sequencing and Auxiliaries, BOP, HRSG, Combined Cycle, Cogeneration, AGC, Isochronous and Droop controls, etc.).

* Proficiency with ISA and SAMA logic symbols, Process & Instrumentation Diagrams (P&IDs), electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic schematics.

* Experience with designing and implementing control system configuration changes.

* Proficiency with configuring database, logic and HMIs of one or more DCS platforms (e.g. Emerson Ovation, ABB/Bailey INFI 90, Siemens T3000, GE Mark VI, Mitsubishi DIASYS Netmation, Invensys, Woodward Micronet etc.).

The position requires up to 80% travel.

The position requires a BS in electrical, mechanical, chemical engineering or equivalent with a minimum of eight years experience in field engineering, project engineering, technology or related field.

Work Authorization

No calls or agencies please. 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, you can request help by calling 1-314-553-2544 (V/TTY/TDD) or by sending an email to idisability.administrator@emerson.com.

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