Granite Services Technical Advisor - Controls in Russia

Requisition Number 17-0429

Post Date 5/18/2017

Title Technical Advisor - Controls

City Russia

Country Russia


Granite Services International, Inc. ( helps power the world, building industries and creating solutions to some of our customers’ most complex energy problems. We are a global leader in providing field service solutions to the power generation,

oil & gas, nuclear, wind, and power & water segments.

Our reputation is built on the foundation of our core values: Integrity, EHS, Quality and Productivity. 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.

Granite is a wholly-owned affiliate of General Electric (NYSE: GE).


The Controls TFA manages controls activities on site during the Installation & Commissioning and Maintenance of heavy duty gas and steam turbines (generator or mechanical drive). 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 requirements.


  • Actively manage controls activities on site during Installation & Commissioning and Maintenance of heavy duty gas and steam, including but not limited to oversight of installation, maintenance, troubleshooting and diagnostics on gas turbine and auxiliarysystems

  • Plan, organize, integrate, and direct labor and tool and material allocation

  • Understand PLC ladder logic, including basic understanding of how to navigate through ladder rungs while troubleshooting

  • Read and interpret electrical/mechanical flow and instrument diagrams

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

  • Provide general knowledge of turbine instrumentation calibration, including various types of transmitters

  • Provide technical expertise to customers, service support, field technicians and operators

  • Provide timely and accurate internal and external reports

  • Ensure contractual obligations are met

  • Attend technical meetings with Customers

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

  • 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 requirements

  • Perform other duties as assignedKNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Qualified level. Has the knowledge and skill to actively support an outage and be aware of where to seek answers to questions as they arise. Has experienced successful installations and outages..

  • Experience with Gas Turbine Driver Control Systems and Auxiliary Systems

  • Experience on MarkVI, Mark Vie, Mark V controls systems, preferable

  • Ability to understand and implement controls software

  • Wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected

  • Strong analytic, organizational and problem solving skills

  • Excellent customer, communication, and interpersonal skills

  • Strong computer skills

  • Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals

  • Ability to work independentlyEDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering and/or 5 years of experience without formal degree, in 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 accountabilities is required.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • May be required frequently lift, move, and carry objects up to 50 pounds

  • Occasionally ascends/descends ladders up to 30 feet and stairs up to 6 stories

  • May be required to work long hours and schedules that are not uniform on a day-to-day basis

  • May be required to work in extreme weather conditions for extended periods of time

  • Availability to travel and be away from home for extended periods of time

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