FieldCore Technical Field Advisor - Compressor in Los Angeles, California

Requisition Number 17-0967

Post Date 9/13/2017

Title Technical Field Advisor - Compressor

City Various

Country Various- Latin America


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. 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. For more information, check out

Please apply before September 25th

Role Summary/Purpose

The Compressor Technical Field Advisor (TFA) is responsible to drive teams of technicians on installation and maintenance of Centrifugal and Axial compressors. He is also responsible to communicate with back office engineering for any pack case or assistance

Essential Function

  • Geometric dimensional check of foundation, equipment and auxiliaries skids positioning, levelling and alignment.

  • Installation and assembling activities of compressor auxiliary equipment (such as oil console, seal gas system, air console, interconnection piping, oil cooler, anti-surge system, oil flushing and blowing, etc).

  • Pre-commissioning and commissioning of oil system, air system, seal gas system, anti-surge system

  • Work closely with Instrumentation TFA during the installation, calibration and set-up of compressor electrical instrumentation (such as vibration probes, temperature elements, I/P converters,etc.).

  • Verify the start-up sequence; provide assistance during the start-up phase, checking all functional parameters of compressor and equipment, in order to optimise performances and efficiency of steam turbine and to respect the minimum radial clearance betweenrotor and stator parts.

  • Perform small mechanical repairs and carry out any machine works at the machine tools in the workshop.

  • Assembly, disassembly, check and adjust the installation and functioning clearances, evaluate the wear, or damage state of the compressor components

  • Check and correct alignment conditions between driver and driven units

  • Perform other duties as assignedDesired Characteristics

  • Experienced level. Has the knowledge and skill to oversee outage management within a competency and may possess expertise in a secondary competency. Demonstrates mentor and team lead skills.

  • Experience and training on Alstom, Siemans or other OEM equipment is preferred

  • Strong attitude to manage relationships with customers, concerning technical and contractual aspects.

  • Follow up all quality aspects according to six sigma approach and GE QA manual and procedures.

  • Working knowledge and application of EHS rules.

  • Effective communication to HQs, through company e-tools (VC4/NCM - e-SMS).

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Prior project management experience

  • Strong project management skills

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

  • Strong business acumen and ability to sell GE products to the customer