Supervisory Field Engineer (Bronx)

  • Bronx, NY


: $34,390.00 - $53,240.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Electronics/Semiconductors

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Job Function


Job Posting Date

:Apr 18, 2019, 10:56:59 AM Primary Responsibilities/Essential Functions:
  • Directly responsible for the successful commissioning of combustion turbine control systems
  • Engage in implementation and testing phases of combustion turbine controls projects
  • Effective member of project team
  • Support of factory system configuration and testing
  • Supervision of control system retrofits and installations
  • Site project management and scheduling
  • Verification and functional testing of I/O interfaces to field devices
  • Calibration and tuning of electro-hydraulic, electrical, and pneumatic valve interfaces
  • Knowledge and commissioning of turbine generator excitation and protection systems
  • Functional testing of gas turbine, auxiliary and balance of plant equipment
  • Tuning and optimization of PID controllers and control schemes
  • Provide combustion turbine interface knowledge and expertise to management, product line engineers and suppliers to accomplish assignment
  • Identifying and communicating areas for process and design improvements to management
  • Compliance with internal and customer safety and security requirements
  • Experience working with contractors and union labor
  • Fostering smooth collaboration and communication with project stake holders (internal project teams, customerproject teams and onsite contractors)
  • The successful candidate will demonstrate the following:
  • Demonstrable expertise and experience with combustion turbine fuel control, sequencing and protection philosophies
  • Advanced troubleshooting, problem-solving, decision-making and planning skills
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence and commissioning documents. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients and customers. Ability to interface withvendors, sub-contractors and union labor.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form
  • Experience working for a major turbine manufacturer or turbine controls vendor (e.g. GE, Siemens,Westinghouse, ABB, Alstom, Mitsubishi, Hitachi, Toshiba, Pratt and Whitney, Rolls Royce, etc.)
  • Combustion Turbine Generation process knowledge (e.g. Speed and Load control, Fuel Governor,Sequencing and Auxiliaries, BOP, HRSG, Combined Cycle, AGC, Isochronous and Droop controls, etc.)
  • Proficiency with ISA and SAMA logic symbols, Process and Instrumentation Diagrams ((P&IDs), electrical, mechanical and hydraulic schematics
  • Experience with designing and implementing control system configuration changes
  • Proficiency with configuring database, logic and HMIs of one or more DCS platforms (e.g. Emerson Ovation, ABB/Bailey INFI 90, Siemens T3000, GE Mark VI, Mitsubishi DIASYS Netmation, Invensys, Woodward Micronet etc.)
  • Extensive overnight travel (at least 70%) by land and/or air to company facilities and customer sites.

    A Bachelors of Science in engineering, electrical engineering or computer science and at least ten years related experience (preferably in combustion turbine control systems).

    Work Authorization

    No calls or agencies please. Emerson will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

    Associated topics: cadence, circuit, design, design engineer, engineer i, engineer iv, hardware designer, pc, rf, schema

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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