FieldCore, a GE company, is a new, independent industrial field services company that will deliver the highest standard of field services excellence and capabilities for GE and its customers.
FieldCore will bring together the field services expertise and people from both Granite Services and GE’s Power Services into one powerhouse.
Driven by the values of safety, quality, and integrity, FieldCore will be built to deliver operational excellence for customers in the power generation, oil & gas, nuclear, and wind power markets.
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Role Summary / Purpose
The Operations & Performance Engineer is responsible to ensure high reliability and performance of the newly built power plant up to the first major inspection.
During this period solutions are implemented within technical limitations and per plant operating procedures, working closely with the Operations Manager, Maintenance Manager and Shift Supervisors.
In EPC phase : support the installation of the Machine and Equipment Health, Reliability Management and Performance Monitoring Systems
In EPC phase : prepare the plant to meet the contractual technical guarantees, implement procedures for continues control & improvment and install the KPI reporting
In EPC phase : whitness and validate hot commissioning completness, focus on grid tests, load rejection, etc. together with the specialists in the O&M COE
Implement operational strategy consistent with achieving maximum plant efficiency to meet contractual requirements in the most safe, reliable, economical and environmentally manner.
Develop, record and retain applicable plant operations and maintenance data
Carry out root cause analysis and troubleshoot malfunctions and operating defects.
Support development and implementation of operating procedures for major systems using Facility designer’s operation manuals / procedures and equipment Vendors' instructions.
Initiate facility modifications and upgrades to enhance plant reliability and performance.
Work in cooperation with GE O&M Centre of Excellence (CoE) team, GE Engineering and other O&M support functions.
Support optimization of plant operating strategies with the aim of achieving lower cost operation and / or increased efficiency and output.
Implement plant operating logs covering critical plant operating parameters and conduct necessary review and analysis to proactively identify potential problems.
Support customer to coordinate with Power Purchaser and Fuel Supplier for load management and fuel supply requirements respectively.
Understand H&S risks / hazards and environmental / legislative aspects / impacts related to work activities.
Provide coverage for shift rotation if needed
Coordinate with GE O&M Centre of Excellence (CoE) team, GE Engineering and other O&M support team for the resolution of complex issues relevant to the Power Station.
Coordinate with other GE Power services elements (Turbine Service, Engineering teams, sales, O&M) to ensure optimum results during daily operation / outages for the Power Station
Perform additional duties as required
Qualifications / Requirements
Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical / Electrical / Controls Engineering from an accredited College or University;
Minimum 5 years of thermal power plant O&M experience with minimum three years in team lead position in plant operations;
Prior customer interface experience;
Excellent Hebrew and English, both written and verbal;
Proficiency with computer tools.
Strong project management, problem solving and organizational skills
knowledge of commercial processes and budgeting experience
Knowledge of GE products, services, and processes
Six Sigma training or equivalent quality training
Prior customer interface experience
Proficiency with computer tools
Ability and willingness to travel occasionally;
Ability to work nights and weekends in case of emergencies