Plant Service Engineer (Hydro) – Nigeria 283 views

General Electric GE is looking for Plant Service Engineer (Hydro) in Nigeria.

Role Summary:

The Hydro Plant Support Engineer will lead the site service activities for hydropower plants in nominated SSA countries. He/she is the primary liaison / point of contact between GE Hydro/Service Leadership, GE Hydro/Engineering, project management, supply chain, the site team, sale team and customers. Scope includes ensuring the completeness of the deliverable solutions of GE Hydro services.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Obtain information on hydro power plant assets & setup, mainly on E&M, for the designated areas such as hydro turbine & generator technologies, existing DCS, governing, excitation and other mechanical & electrical BoP systems including customer purchasing plans and Maintenance budget
  •  Actively visit customer’s plants (02 plants par month/per customer at least), participate in customer meetings and connect customer needs with our products’ available options and solutions
  • Deliver timely / accurate responses to customer technical inquiries including quick quote proposal and execution (for transactional opportunities) leveraging GE Hydro COEs supports – Sales, Com Ops and COE engineers
  • Provide hands on technical support to customers and field teams for general E&M services and specific upgrades
  • Partner with GE Hydro/SSA sale team for technical discussion with customers
  • Establish and maintain relationships with external and internal parties to ensure that customer requirements are ultimately understood and achieved
  • Lead and manage cross-functional teams and coordinating with GE Hydro/Project Manager in executing contract at site
  • Facilitate the configuration of control software and parameters based upon the site requirements / specific unit configurations (for control plant support)
  • Liaise between customers and GE Hydro/Engineering regarding balance of plant equipment for configuring interfaces, safety protections and control (for control plant support)

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical, Mechanical, Civil or Industrial Engineering from an accredited university or college
  • Minimum of 10 years in Hydropower Electro-mechanical field services i.e. maintenance, installation and commissioning or manufacturing
  • Minimum 0f 03 years in engineering
  • Strong knowledge and relationship with local customers at Plant level
  • Ability and willingness to travel more than 50% of the time
  • 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:

  • Strong knowledge of mechanical and/or electrical components of Hydropower,
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to do Root Cause Analysis (RCA) to understand and resolve problems
  • A plus for knowledge of VBA, SQL, OPC, ODBC, MODBUS, networking, ALSPA and MarkVIe controls software
  • Strong knowledge of / experience with MS Office (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)
  • Ability to interpret technical drawings, wiring schematics
  • Power Generation, Renewable Energy and Hydro experience
  • Comfortable providing technical presentations to peers, customers and leadership regarding the details of technical issues and project status
  • Strong, self-directed, collaborative team player with interpersonal skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • English/local language fluency (French for West and Central African countries and Portuguese for Southern Africa countries)
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