Responsibilities of the Generator Diagnostic Engineer include but not limited to the diagnostic testing, monitoring and inspection for condition assessment of rotating electrical equipment serviced by Alstom Power Service in Richmond VA. His or her tasks will include on-line diagnostic testing and monitoring of rotating electrical equipment and off-line tests and inspections as required in accordance with company policies and procedures. The position also plays a supporting role for operational departments (Turbine / Generator Controls, Plant Monitoring, Diagnostic Operations). The Generator Diagnostic Engineer reports to the Monitoring and Diagnostics Manager in Power Automations &Controls.
Install and calibrate coupling devices for GOLD
Service and AMODIS
Conduct on-line and off-line partial discharge measurements.
Analyze PD measurement results and complete assessment reports.
Conduct rotor shaft voltage and flux probe measurements on-line, analyze and report results.
Set up and competently operate diagnostic and test equipment such as AC/DC HIPOT, oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzer, winding insulation quality tests, ultrasonic localization equipment, partial discharge measurement and monitoring equipment, DIRIS
equipment, and ELCID
Requires above average knowledge of design, function and operation of rotating electrical equipment specifically large generators and motors including effects of TEAM stresses.
Ability to effectively communicate and deal with different customers and their needs.
Demonstrates technical leadership in dealings with customers.
Familiarity with technical drawings relating to rotating electrical equipment.
Occasional support of an inspection and generator repair in the field may be required.
Work with Generator Engineering, providing technical solutions, resolving generator issues.
Set up, install, and commission AMODIS
monitoring satellites, PAMOS
, RFM and VIC at the customer site.
Frequent travel required.
BS in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or 10 years equivalent work experience
Knowledge, Skills and Experience
7 years in turbine generator engineering or field service
Experience in component design and performance. Personal experience is extremely important.
Knowledge of HV components and electrical power distribution.
Experience with data acquisition devices from National Instruments or similar vendors
Knowledge of programming languages, such as C, VB, and Labview, is a plus
General understanding of industrial communication protocols
Good interpersonal skills. Self-starter operates with minimal instruction.
Strong organization and communication skills (written and verbal)
Proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite
PC skills (spreadsheet, database, etc.), CAD exposure preferred.
Some construction (field) experience preferred.
Fluent in English. German or Spanish is preferred 2
Must be a team player and people oriented.
Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Authorization to work in the US without any further action from ALSTOM
Abiity to pass pre-employment background check, drug screen and physical.
We offer excellent plans and programs for employees. Employees are rewarded with a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package that include: Health benefits, vacation, 401(k) plans, paid holidays, wellness programs and much more.
ALSTOM is a global leader in the world of power generation and rail infrastructure and sets the benchmark for innovative and environmentally friendly technologies. ALSTOM builds the fastest train and the highest capacity automated metro in the world, and provides turnkey integrated power plant solutions and associated services for a wide variety of energy sources, including hydro, nuclear, gas, coal and wind. The Group employs more than 80,000 people in 70 countries.
ALSTOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer
ALSTOM is a Drug Free Workplace
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