General Electric Retrofit/Upgrade & Site Management Specialist in Montgomery, Alabama

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Role Summary:

The Retrofit/Upgrade & Site Management Specialist is a key part of the operations team responsible for design, planning, execution, and troubleshooting of Asset Condition Monitoring Systems focused on meeting customer and business goals. This position will be focused on site management (projects based) or systems and instrumentation (reactive based) service dependent on the skills of the successful candidate and needs of the business.

Essential Responsibilities:

In the role of Retrofit/Upgrade & Site Management Specialist, you will:

  • Manage projects / service installing Bently Nevada hardware and software in a wide variety of machine types encountered in the Oil & Gas, Power Generation, Pulp & Paper, and other process industries

  • Perform designs (using AutoCAD) of all necessary machinery modifications, transducer brackets, cable routing, junction boxes, monitoring systems, computers, software, and all project aspects to retrofit for transducers and monitoring systems

  • Assure service is executed in accordance with the cost allocations that are budgeted, including direct cost and labor hour management

  • Assure the service is executed in a timely manner and in accordance with the customer's schedule

  • Understand contractual commitments

  • Coordinate different personnel and groups involved in the service contract

  • Supervise mechanical and electrical sub-trades, and machine disassembly / reassembly

  • Install transducers and configure monitoring systems

  • Identify problems and take the initiative to eliminate those problems for project / service Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a STEM’ field (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) from an accredited college or university (OR High School Diploma/GED from an accredited school or institution and minimum 4 years of Field Service experience on Bently Nevada products)Eligibility Requirements:

  • Travel up to 80%, as required

  • Work overtime, as required

  • Possess a valid driver's license and an acceptable driving record, and passport (or ability and willingness to obtain a passport) Desired Characteristics:

  • Minimum 2 years of project management and/or industry (energy and/or oil & gas) experience

  • Demonstrate authority and assurance dealing with people

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills to convey technical concepts to business and technical personnel

  • Self-starter with minimal supervision requirement; able to work independently; ability to prioritize, organize work, and meet deadlines

  • Ability to set / meet aggressive targets and work under stressful working conditions

  • Strong computer skills using MS Office software

  • Electronics and/or mechanical trouble shooting skills. “Hands-on approach”

  • Knowledge of Bently Nevada products and services or other machinery protection andmanagement systems

  • Public presentation & training skills

  • Knowledge of machinist tools and electrical trade

  • Knowledge of rotating machinery operation and controls systems

  • Familiarity with tools including but not limited to: Bently Nevada TK-Series Test Kits,Thermocouple Calibrator, RTD Calibrator, handheld DMM, function generator, power supply,oscilloscope, basic hand tools (training available as needed)

  • Ability to read, interpret, and understand mechanical and electrical prints

  • Experience using AutoCAD

  • Basic familiarity with computer network systems

  • Green Belt Certified Locations: United States; California, Nevada, Utah; Other, Salt Lake City, Minden