Field Service Representative - Southeast Region
GE Power & Water - Alabama

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GE offers a great work environment and challenging careers. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer for all, including minorities, women, protected veterans and disabled. We are currently seeking a high-energy, self-motivated Field Service Rep with a proven track record to support the CMS Water and Process Technologies (W&PT) sales force and W&PT customers. The Field Service Representative will support the entire process control equipment product line, including standard pumps, controllers, and proprietary control and monitoring systems such as the GE Pacesetter, TrueSense, and other associated process control equipment.

Essential Responsibilities
In addition you will:
  • Provide the necessary support to build out the Platform Center of Excellence (COE), directly reporting to the NAM Field Services Leader
  • Support all chemical equipment engineering activities including project assessments, site reviews, commissioning, programming, calibration, project execution, onsite training, troubleshooting and repairs for the equipment used to dose and control the application of chemicals to process streams
  • Provide extensive equipment / instrumentation support, electrically and mechanically, leading installation fulfillment, control logic programming, and general hardware and software support
  • Self-direct electrical and mechanical installation of components required for final tie-ins to applications in the field
  • Troubleshoot hardware and software problems for customers and/or the W&PT field sales force via telephone or on-site at customer locations
  • Keep up to date with all Quality Operating Instructions (QOIs) pertaining to this position, including all applicable safety procedures while meeting end customer requirement and expectations
  • Understand responsibilities during installations, calibration, validation, verification, and preventive maintenance and repair services for all relevant chemical feed equipment
  • Repair and/or calibrate instruments in accordance with diagnosis and instructions from the Technical Support group if needed, following QOIs as appropriate
  • Demonstrate proficiency performing all test and calibration routines required in the service QOIs, as well as procedures for on-site services and Database management
  • Coordinate with CMS Field Service Representatives and CMS Account Management team to resolve service call issues in a timely manner
  • Communicate with customer and in-house personnel, verbally and in writing
  • Ensure expenditure protocol is followed and expense reports are submitted in a timely manner
  • Maintain ongoing updates on customer contact records in database. This includes but is not limited to; updating service status at customer site, establish and effectively communicate customer service schedule, create spare parts orders and shipping requirements, review and maintain customer incidents and special needs
  • Implement and Close on-site services
  • Complete database updates and installation paperwork in a timely manner
  • Be responsible for complying with all safety, health, environmental policies and procedures relevant to the position

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical, Electronic Technology, Mechanical Engineering or other technical discipline from an accredited college, university or technical college OR High School Diploma / GED with 5 years of experience in Water / Maintenance / Technical Experience or related area
  • Minimum of 2 years of plant or maintenance experience, OR a minimum of 2 additional years of training (college, military, technical / vocational school)
  • Minimum of 2 years of recent relevant professional work experience, preferably in a chem-feed and control field repair environment Eligibility Requirements:
  • Ability and willing to travel 50% or more
  • Ability and willingness to work in multiple environments, indoor/outdoor in variety of industries, including Class 1 div 2 hazard classification

    Additional Eligibility 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
  • Strong technical, mathematical and customer service skills
  • Cognitive and clear communication skills to efficiently support the service process internally and to end customer
  • Fundamental computer programming basics, Boolean and comparative logic
  • General knowledge of electrical equipment, chemistry and safety
  • Vision, manual dexterity and coordination sufficient to service instruments and handle electrical equipment
  • Ability to learn applicable company procedures within a reasonable time from start of employment
  • Computer proficiency with word processing and spreadsheets, and basic data base knowledge
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-motivated, ability to drive projects to completion with minimal oversight, while demonstrating significant problem solving ability with an unfailing dedication to deadlines and commitments
  • Proven ability to speak effectively before groups and customers, clients, and other employees within the organization
  • Ability to communicate effectively and contribute to team projects in a sales environment via strong technical support
  • Understanding of Water Treatment processes, controls and programming, and chemical applications
  • Ability to make good business decisions based on risk reward analysis and business objectives
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and coordinate workload effectively
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities Why join one great company when you can join many? At GE, we’re passionate about making life better with new ideas and technologies. We’re diverse, supporting our communities in more than 100 countries. Experience personal growth and competency development as part of the GE team. GE Power & Water provides customers with a broad array of power generation, energy delivery and water process technologies to solve their challenges locally. Power & Water works in all areas of the energy industry including renewable resources such as wind and solar; biogas and alternative fuels; and coal, oil, natural gas and nuclear energy. The business also develops advanced technologies to help solve the world’s most complex challenges related to water availability and quality. Numerous products are qualified under ecomagination, GE’s commitment to providing innovative solutions that maximize resources, drive efficiencies and help make the world work better. Headquartered in Schenectady, N.Y., Power & Water is GE’s largest industrial business. Follow GE Power & Water on Twitter @GE_PowerWater. Learn More about GE Power and Water Today! To stay connected with exciting news and the latest job opportunities from GE AMSTC, Aviation, Energy Management, Oil & Gas, Power & Water and Transportation, follow us on twitter: @geconnections

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