O&M Instrument Controls & Electrical Technician (3500454) - Vancouver, WA

Employer: GE Gas Power

Job Description:
O&M Instrument Controls & Electrical Technician
GE Gas Power

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The ICE Tech must troubleshoot, install and repair electrical systems, electrical / electronic control components of gas turbine, steam turbine, generator and balance of plant mechanical equipment to provide the customer with electrical power. <p>

Job Description:
Essential Responsibilities :
TheO&M Instrument Controls & Electrical Technician must also be fluent with various controls software programs including Rosemount / Emerson DCS, Mark VIe gas & steam turbine controls, various PLC’s and local area networks. The power generation and supporting equipment includes gas turbine, steam turbine, diesel engines, generators, triple pressure heat recovery steam generator, air compressors, motors, pumps and motor control centers. As the O&M Instrument Controls & Electrical Technician you will:
- Diagnose cause of electrical, electronic malfunction or failure of operational equipment such as transformers, motors, relays, switches, and control and monitoring devices. Must be able to communicate findings to all interested parties
- Install wire and conduit for existing and newly installed machines and equipment
- Terminate wiring to machines and equipment, and connects cables and wires between machines and equipment
- Replaces faulty wiring and electrical components of machines such as relays, switches, motors, and position sensing devices
- Diagnose, test, repair or replace faulty electronic components, such as printed circuit boards
- Replace electric motor bearings
- Test faulty equipment and applies knowledge of functional operation of electronic units and systems to diagnose cause of malfunction
- Align, adjust, and calibrate equipment according to specifications
- Maintain records of repair, calibrations, and tests conducted
- Connect unit to be tested to test equipment such as signal generator, frequency meter, or spectrum analyzer
- Understand proper use of electrical and electronic test equipment, read dials or digital displays that indicate electronic characteristics such as voltage, frequency, distortion, inductance, and capacity
- Read meters and gauges or automatic recording devices at specified intervals to verify proper operation
- Record maintenance actions taken on work order forms
- Open and close valves as required for proper system operation and mechanical isolation
- Open and close circuit breakers for proper system operation and electrical isolation
- Dismantle devices to gain access to and remove defective parts
- Start devices to test their performance
- Identify required spare parts for various plant systems
- Initiate purchase order for parts
- Read and understand technical manuals and system piping and instrumentation diagrams
- Make changes to wiring and piping and instrumentation diagrams using AutoCAD programs
- Perform preventative and corrective maintenance in accordance with technical manual procedures
- Prepare legible and understandable work orders for required preventative and corrective maintenance
- Read, understand, and comply with all plant safety and regulatory procedures
- Preserve and clean the control room electronic equipment, I & E shop, and all outside power systems
- Maintain, calibrate and repair Combustion Turbine Continuous Emissions Monitor (CEMS) and Data Acquisition System DAS for air permit compliance
- Maintain, calibrate and repair Combustion Turbine Remote Emissions Monitoring System (REMS)
- Prepare air emissions quarterly, semi-annual and annual reports
- Work with 3rd party contractors on various capital projects
- Must Communicate effectively with employees at all levels of the organization

Qualifications/Requirements :
- High School Diploma or GED
- Minimum of 2 years’ instrumentation & controls experience in combine or simple cycle power plant or related industrial environment
- Minimum of 2 years’ prior training and knowledge of Digital Control Systems and ability to use and modify computer programs
- Minimum 2 years’ experience in tuning DCS, control loop troubleshooting and design
- Minimum 2 years’ electrical and instrumentation aptitude involving the operation, troubleshooting / maintenance of industrial equipment, preferably of the type used in a combined cycle power plant
- Minimum 1 year of computer skills for data analysis, including MS Office products including email and Internet

- Ability and willingness to work extended shift hours, call outs, holidays, weekends and overtime

Desired Characteristics :
- GE Mark VI control systems, GE Fanuc PLC
- Electrical, Instrumentation or Controls technical certificates or certifications
- Knowledge of CMMS software
- Familiarity with NERC standards and requirements
- Familiar with gas turbine and steam turbines
- Proficiency in running rigid conduit, SST tubing and wiring pulling
- Demonstrated ability to read and interpret electrical, mechanical process drawings and P&ID's
- Demonstrated communication skills at all levels
- Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
- Able to work alone or with help to diagnose and correct electrical, instrumentation and controls problems

Additional Eligibility Qualifications :
GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes

Contact Person:
Location: Vancouver, WA
Application Method: Online: https://jobs.gecareers.com/global/en/job/GE11GLOBAL3500454EXTERNALENGLOBAL/O-M-Instrument-Controls-Electrical-Technician
Base Pay: DOQ

Posted on October 26, 2020

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