Lead Field Engineer

New Orleans, LA posted on February 12

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Role Summary/Purpose

In the role of Lead Field Engineer, you will:

Essential Responsibilities

  • Perform troubleshooting activities at site locations to diagnose problems, determine appropriate resolution, and implements corrective actions
  • Perform installation and commissioning activities at customer site locations
  • Be capable of working unsupervised and leading small teams
  • Under the direction of a senior engineer performs a wide range of engineering tasks to ensure the technical integrity and proper installation and commissioning of GE drive systems
  • Develop presentations and provides training and instruction to customers on drive operations
  • Provide continuous, 24 hour by 7 day a week, support in response to customer calls for service
  • Ensure appropriate response and service is provided to customer
  • Qualifications/Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering or related discipline from an accredited college or university (or Associate's Degree in Electrical Engineering or related discipline from an accredited college or university with a minimum 2 additional years of related industry experience)
  • Minimum 3 years of field service and/or commissioning experience


  • Ability and willingness to travel to destinations in the USA or overseas on short notice and for extended periods of time to troubleshoot
  • Additional Elgibility Qualifications

    GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

    Desired Characteristics

  • Field Service and Commissioning experience with drives and/or power and/or automation systems and/or dynamic positioning
  • Ability to execute increasingly complicated assignments, which require considerable engineering skill and creative ability and independent judgment
  • Possess detailed knowledge, competence and expertise with installation and commissioning tasks and services
  • Strong computer proficiency and technical aptitude with the ability to utilize MS Office applications
  • Ability to learn and follow defined departmental policies, procedures and practices

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