Field Service Mechanical Engineer

Location: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Date Posted: 12-04-2018
Our client, a leader in the power generation industry, is looking for a Field Service Mechanical Engineer.
This customer-facing role requires a high degree of technical competence with a corresponding level of self-sufficiency and resourcefulness as well as executing all responsibilities in a professional manner and with a customer service-oriented attitude.  Assignments may require working alone and as a member of a team to perform technical installations, commissioning, maintenance/repairs, and troubleshooting on generator stators, bearings, field/rotor, pumps, exciters, couplings, and auxiliary equipment.  Promote aftermarket business including activity relating to field service, new unit sales, parts sales, and shop repairs of our client’s equipment as well as non-proprietary equipment.
Familiarity with Westinghouse, Siemens, ALSTOM, and other OEM generator frames/models is an asset.  Experience with air, hydrogen, and liquid cooled generators in 2 and 4 pole configuration desirable.  Experience with generator rotor and stator robotic test equipment such as RoGIS, MAGIC, and MAGIC Jr. a plus.  Experience with generator high voltage testing such as PI, DC Leakage, and Hipot also a plus.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the ability to accurately perform the following:
  • Comply with OSHA, employer and site specific, and other industry standard health and safety practices having jurisdiction to protect both life and property. 
  • Interpret machine performance data, instrumentation readings, test values, specifications, technical requirements, and technical drawings to competently understand job scope requirements and assist in performance of job functions.
  • Prepare method statements, execute quality documents, maintain on-site safety documentation, and adhere to FME policy.
  • Conduct core maintenance activities such as disassembly, clean and inspect, evaluation, and reassembly on heavy-duty industrial generators and equipment such as the following:  rotor couplings, frame components, shaft-driven oil pumps, bearings, seals, hydrogen seal assemblies, and rotor removals. Experience working with union and non-union trades required.
  • Demonstrate competencies with tooling such as the following:  hydraulic tensioners, hydraulic rams, basic hand tools, pneumatic impact drivers, multi-meters, megger, rigging, generator special tooling, caliper, and precision measurement equipment.
  • Conduct inspections, evaluate, and provide recommendation on equipment for vibration, alignment, lube oil and jacking oil systems, bearing babbit condition, generator oil seals, ventilation systems, unit running clearances, cooling systems, and overall generator cleanliness and overhaul.
  • Conduct electrical testing on low voltage windings in the field.
  • Compose detailed and concise technical reports for customer acceptance and documentation of work performed while on-site.
  • Submit daily outage reports, timesheets, and expenses in a timely manner to enable Company billing.
  • Attend technical meetings and functions as a liaison between the customer and the employer to help ensure the delivery of satisfactory services.
  • The ability and willingness to be prepared and available to travel when called upon and on short notice on a regular basis both domestically and internationally 75% - 85% of the time or as business needs dictate. 
  • This job description is not to be regarded as exclusive or exhaustive and you may be required to undertake various duties as may reasonably be required of you by the Company.
Education and/or Experience:
A Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering and three to five years of applicable field experience or completion of an accredited industry training program with a concentration in windings and high voltage components plus three to five years of applicable field experience or equivalent combination of education and field experience.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Valid COATS Card
Current driver's license
Valid United States Passport
Competitive Wage and Benefits.
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