FieldCore Technical Advisor - Mechanical Aeroderivative in Akron, Ohio

Requisition Number 18-0586

Post Date 5/11/2018

Title Technical Advisor - Mechanical Aeroderivative

City remote

Country United States


FieldCore, a GE 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. A GE company, 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: No relocation required. Prospective candidates must reside within an hour from a major international airport. Candidates must be US citizens or Legal US residence with current green Card

The Technical Advisor manages mechanical activities on site during the Installation & Commissioning and Maintenance of lm6000, lms100 and lm2500 gas turbines. ( Proven installation and commissioning of these turbines is a must requirement). 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



  • The Lead Mechanical TA Reports to the project manager on matters involving the mechanical work during installation, commission and operation of General Electric Gas turbines (LM2500, lm6000 and lms100)

  • Responsible for start-up testing and performance testing which includes reviewing plant engineering documents and P&IDs, performing testing and troubleshooting on plant systems and equipment.

  • Attend daily start-up meetings to coordinate activities in a safe manner while interfacing with other personnel involved in the project such as Electrical, controls, construction, operations, owner, engineering, and vendors

  • Direct other TAs and local craftsmen under his supervision in support of start-up testing activities.

  • Supervise customer operators during the operation of systems prior to, and after they are put into service.

  • Develop startup procedures, startup schedules, and site-specific startup documentation.

  • Ensure the correct installation, pre-commissioning, commissioning and maintenance practices are followed

  • Work with owner’s representatives to maintain the startup schedule

  • Maintain startup packages, controlled drawings, and applicable project records

  • Address activities during performance testing emissions testing, and reliability testing

  • Oversees the third party testing of applicable equipment

  • Ensures lockout and tag-out procedures and all other safety-related activities are maintained

  • Provide scheduling and status reports to project manager

  • Ensure contractual obligations are met

  • Ensure all in-field activities are carried out safely complying with company environmental, health, and safety (EHS) guidelines and procedures

  • Procurement and maintaining of spare parts and consumables required for testing of systems

  • Provide expert consultation on complex projects

  • Provide customers with technical direction and support on Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) packaged products

  • Overall responsibility of the management of site activities including planning, organizing, integrating and directing of resources such as labor, tools and materials as required to complete the work scope according to contractual requirementsEDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:Bachelor Degree in Engineering and 4 years of experience, or 8 years of experience without formal degree, in installation and commissioning aero derivative turbines ( lm2500, lm6000 and lms100) which include 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 accountabilitiesis required.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Prior lead TA experience (4 years minimum) installing and commissioning GE aero gas turbines

  • Hands on experience working on GE LM package equipment

  • Knowledge and prior experience of GE applications

  • Installations and alignments of turbines and generators

  • Experience on complete overhauls of GE aeroderivative turbines

  • Experience in rigging turbines, generators and associated equipment

  • Boroscope Inspection on aeroderivative units

  • Attended formal GE CTEC training on either lm2500 and or lm6000

  • Job requires 100 percent travel domestically and internationally for extended periods of time.

  • Fluent in English

  • Wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected

  • Strong analytic and problem solving skills

  • Good interpersonal and organizational skills

  • Strong computer skills

  • Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goalsPHYSICAL 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 requiredWe are an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and vets

  • We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and vets.

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