Engineering Jobs at GE Nigeria (Port Harcourt and Lagos)

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GE Nigeria is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Lead Field Engineer – Electrical/Excitation
Job Number: 2718240
Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers
Business: GE Power
Business Segment: Power Gas Power Systems
Role Summary/Purpose

  • The Lead Field Engineer will provide on-site direction on all customer products and facilities within a given territory as required by the company.

Essential Responsibilities   

  • Electrical/excitations
  • Provide on-site technical direction on electrical/excitation systems, loop checks and system tests during installation, startup, commissioning and maintenance on customer owned power generation and industrial facilities.
  • Prepare job-planning documents that define the electrical/excitation system scope of the installation.
  • Utilize problem solving skills, engineering instructions, drawings, and process instructions for Steam/Gas turbine installation, commissioning and start-up.
  • Provide input for Daily and Weekly Installation Reports.
  • Communicate effectively with Installation Directors, Service Managers and Site Leads on job planning and execution and with Resource Directors regarding site arrivals, departures and job progression.
  • Provide leadership and technical direction of installation to skilled labor performing work on customer sites.
  • Maintain strong safety mindset to assure the executed work reflects the technical requirements within GE safety standards
  • Possess technical capacity to troubleshoot and provide routine installation and maintenance checkout for a wide range of equipment/GE system vintages.
  • Prepare timely and accurate technical reports for customer records and a reference for future outages.
  • Troubleshoot electrical/excitation installation, operations and maintenance problems in the steam and/or gas turbine technologies

Qualifications/Requirements 

  • Higher National Diploma or Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering is preferred.
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office Suite, Project Management and Web-based applications
  • Willingness and ability to travel significantly with no geographical restrictions
  • Must have ability to perform night work as required to meet business needs
  • Must have a valid driver’s license or ability to obtain one
  • Willingness and ability to travel significantly with no geographical restrictions.
  • Must have ability to perform night work as required to meet business needs
  • Must have a valid driver’s license or ability to obtain one.
  • Ability and willingness to travel 75% of the time, as required.
  • A valid NYSC discharge or exemption certificate will be required (please indicate clearly on your resume)
  • Must have valid authorization to work full-time without any restriction in Nigeria

Desired Characteristics

  • Higher National Diploma or Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering is preferred.
  • Extensive Field Engineering Services experience is required, on Gas and Steam turbines.
  • Exciter experience – EX2100R, EX2100e, Elin, EX2100 are preferred.
  • Generator specialist skills also preferred.
  • Knowledge of wide range of protection relays.
  • Ability to work effectively with minimum supervision.
  • Strong customer service mindset.
  • Field engineering experience.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply for this Position

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