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Granite Services International, Inc. (www.gsinc.com) helps power the world, building industries and creating solutions to some of our customers' most complex energy problems. With offices in more than 50 countries, we are a global leader in providing field service solutions to the power generation, oil & gas, nuclear, wind, and power & water segments.

We offer exciting career opportunities from technical and craft labor to marketing, IT and administrative positions. Field Service employees enjoy flexible and consistent work assignments; career progression, reward and recognition are central to our culture. We develop people with classroom and on-the-job training, and through challenging work assignments that have long-lasting impact in the world.

We are recruiting to fill openings for Field Service Technical Advisors to travel to customer sites and support our customers with their installation, maintenance, and warranty work with industrial power generation rotating equipment, primarily Steam Turbines and some Gas Turbines. We have openings for entry level candidates, recently graduated with an engineering or technical degree or equivalent field experience, and openings for intermediate Field Service Turbine TA's with less than 5 years' experience.

The Field Engineers / Technical Field Advisors will provide on-site technical direction to customer-owned utility and industrial power plants for their Turbine Excitation Systems. There will be OEM training that provides the technical skills for the engineer to operate confidently and independently for Granite Services. Training will consist of classroom and OJT and will involve product knowledge, technology, safety, and work processes.

These positions are based in the US and Canada and require candidates that are citizen or legal residents of the US or Canada. You must be able to pass a drug test and background check. Some of the physical requirements of this position are traveling / field service job that requires you to be able to be away from home for extended periods of time, the ability to lift safely a minimum of 50 pounds, perform physical work related activities, and wear personal safety protection equipment (PPE).

Essential Functions (Responsibilities):

o Participate as a Service Team member dedicated to Safety metrics.

o Pre-outage and installation planning; possibly recommending and administering policies and procedures

o Lead execution of retrofit projects, including: Excitation systems (EX2100 EX2100e, LS2100, LS2100e and HMI products), Generator Protection Systems (GPP), and Power System Stabilization systems.

o Execute project management and technical leader duties. Support warranty administration and troubleshooting issues.

o Perform work at GE and customer locations throughout the Western United States (primary) with possible work locations globally. Weekend work, and shift work will be necessary.

o Able to travel extensively (100%) and work significant over-time.

o Complete service reports, invoicing packages, and other administrative requirements timely.

o Drive customer satisfaction through commitment to quality.

o Support the business growth initiatives.

o Trace through the software documentation

o Implement control constant modifications

o Reading and modifying software sequencing

o Set up and modify the hardware and software associated with the Gas/Steam Turbine Excitation / LCI system

o Implement excitation control system software changes

o Work with both DOS and Windows NT based operator interfaces

o Work with both analog and digital controls including logic

o 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.


o Possess a four-year technical degree Electrical or Mechanical Engineering (BSEE, MSEE, BSME, MSME), or a two-year degree in Electronics (AAS, BSEE) or Mechanics (AAS, BSME) with equivalent experience. Graduate of military technical training may be acceptable as determined by the Service Manager. 5 - 10 years of practical experience will be considered instead of school.

o Solid verbal and written communication skills, ability to read and write English.

o Computer skills with familiarity of MS Office products. Ability to learn other software tool applications to support HMI and application changes.

o Ability to read and interpret mechanical and electrical drawings.

o Electronics and/or mechanical trouble shooting skills with a "Hands-on approach."

o Self-starter with minimal supervision requirement; able to work independently; ability to prioritize, organize work, and meet deadlines

o Ability to set and meet aggressive targets.

o Successful completion of the GE training program is required once hired

Key Phrases

Electrical Field Engineer in Power Generation, Excitation Engineer in Power Services, Electrical and Excitation in Power Plant, Excitation Technical Advisor in Energy and Power, Technical Field Advisor - Electrical in Power Generation

* Granite Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and vets.
* For more information regarding affirmative action and equal employment opportunity clickhere.

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