Granite Services Technical Advisor - Controls in Russia
Requisition Number 17-0429
Post Date 5/18/2017
Title Technical Advisor - Controls
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. 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.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
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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