Offers “General Electric”

Expires soon General Electric

Field Service Engineer

  • Bucharest, ROMANIA
  • Design / Civil engineering / Industrial engineering

Job description

Job Description Summary

Activities contributing to the design and development of products, solutions and systems. Includes activities linked to technical improvement of existing products and components Impacts departmental operations and responsible for planning/execution. The role has some autonomy but is focused on execution of activities within an operating discipline covered by standard functional practices and procedures. Some judgment may be required but this is typically with guidance.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • The Field Services Engineer will be responsible for technical aspects of protection relays in a High Voltage/Medium Voltage substation protection & control projects, working together with local design team. You will carry out a detailed assessment of the configuration, validation, testing, and commissioning work of protection relays, bay control units and SCADA control systems and assess the available resources and possible constraints in its execution. Among the daily work of the engineer will be to identify requirements and scope of work, review specifications, drawings and other documents of the project and establish applicability to the scope of work.


Essential Responsibilities

  • Protection & Control (P&C) system design, products configuration, and application software development
  • Participation to factory acceptance tests (FAT) and site acceptance tests (SAT) for electrical substations protection and control (P&C) devices.
  • Design product application solutions, third part product and systems integrations and perform troubleshooting analysis for electrical substations P&C systems
  • Investigate, debug, and propose solutions for products, application, and configuration issues
  • Support tendering teams in proposal preparation
  • Support project management teams during projects assignments
  • Inspect and ensure all construction activities are completed prior to taking up the system for commissioning and ensure the setting up of safety procedures.
  • Assessing the requirements of special tools/temporary facilities/equipment required for
    pre-commissioning and commissioning
  • Coordinate with other disciplines and individual systems and subsystems to
    achieve/commence pre-commissioning and commissioning
  • Ensure that all safety and precautionary requirements and procedures are followed during the commissioning

Qualifications / Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university or college in electrical or automation & control engineering, computer sciences or certificate program in electrical, electronic or computer sciences courses (technical course).
  • Advanced English knowledge; French constitutes an advantage; Romanian is mandatory.
  • Available for traveling worldwide in project assignments up to 50% of total time.
  • Basic technical knowledge on protection relays
  • Basic understanding of substation automation design schematics documents like electrical functional diagrams, mechanical and logical drawings.
  • Proven conceptual/academic knowledge on automation communication networks and the following communication protocols: IEC61850, DNP v3.0, IEC-101, IEC-104, Modbus
  • Proven conceptual/academic knowledge on industrial automation systems.
  • Basic understanding of electrical substations topologies (one and half circuit breaker, single and double busbar, ring, etc.)
  • Programming and software design skills
  • Knowledge on relay test equipment (Ex: ISA, Omicron or Doble test boxes)
  • Good communication skills. Must be clear and concise when reporting activities or interacting with project management team members and customers.
  • Teamworking, positive mindset and resilience
  • Analytics and problem-solving skills
  • Willingness to learn and share knowledge.
  • Advanced knowledge on Microsoft Office Tools (Excel, Power Point, Visio, Word, and Outlook)
  • EU Work Permit

Desired Characteristics

  • Hands on experience on UR, Micom, 8 Series and 650 GE products or other manufacturer protection relays is an adavantage
  • Previous experience on participating to energy automation systems (P&C) FATs or SATs
  • Understanding of electrical substations process and equipment (Circuit Breakers, Power Transformers, Disconnectors, etc.)
  • Understanding of Electrical Substations instrumentation equipment (VTs, CTs, AVRs, etc.)
  • Understanding of local regulation standards for substation automation, P&C systems.
  • Knowledge on Microsoft Office Tools (Excel, Access, Power Point, Visio, Word and Outlook)
  • Good communication skills. Must be clear and concise when reporting activities or interacting with project management team members and customers.

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No

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