FieldCore Field Engineer - Electrical (Niskayuna, New York), ( 18-2193 ) in Cincinnati, Ohio

Field Engineer - Electrical (Niskayuna, New York), ( 18-2193 )

Field Service Technician – Electrical

Remote, United States


FieldCore, a GE company, is an independent industrial field services company that will deliver the highest standard of field services excellence and capabilities for GE and its customers. 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 renewable power markets. For more information, check out

*This position is located in Niskayuna, New York*

Role Summary/Purpose

The Electrical Field Engineer (FE) manages Electrical activities on site during the Installation & Commissioning and Maintenance of battery storage facilities). Responsible for reviewing plant engineering documents and P&ID’s, troubleshooting of electrical systems and equipment, planning, organizing, integrating and direction of resources such as labor, tools and materials as required to complete the work scope according to contractual requirements

Essential Function

  • Electrical Field Engineer will install, commission, and troubleshoot the battery storage systems inclusive of plant communication, controls and power distribution

  • Trace through the software documentation

  • Implement control constant modifications

  • Reading and Modifying software sequencing

  • Set up and modify the hardware /software

  • Work with both DOS and Windows NT based operator interfaces

  • Work with both analog and digital controls including logic

  • Provide Technical Direction for wiring install and terminate, complete functionality checks, and troubleshooting the battery systems.

  • Perform start-up/shut-down sequencing and operation.

  • Pre-outage and installation planning; possibly recommending and administering policies and procedures


  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering and 3 years of experience, or 5 years of experience without formal degree, in power plant maintenance, battery storage maintenance, or power plant equipment installation/ commissioning.

  • Successful completion of required training programs is a minimum requirement

  • Experience with safety practices (e.g. LOTO, Arc Flash PPE) associated Medium and Low Voltage electrical systems

Desired Characteristics

  • Qualified level. Has the knowledge and skill to actively support an outage and be aware of where to seek answers to questions as they arise.

  • Has experienced successful installations and outages.

  • Experience with Control Systems and Auxiliary Systems

  • Familiar with Instruments and controls and PLCs for controls training

  • Wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected

  • Availability to frequent travel and work off-shore

  • Strong analytic and problem-solving skills

  • Good interpersonal and organizational skills

  • Strong computer skills

  • Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals

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