General Electric Field Engineer in Lynn, Massachusetts

Role Summary:

The Field Engineer will plan and execute complex technical field assignments involving the installation, modification, testing, inspection, or repair of sensors, gateways and other equipment

This is a remote position - the successful candidate will be a self-starter capable of independent planning and implementation of IoT projects. Projects will require work on-site at various GE and customer locations across the country.

Essential Responsibilities:

In addition, as the Field Engineer, you will:

  • Work with cross-functional teams to meet commitments involving maintenance, commissioning and testing of remotely operated equipment

  • Recommend measures to improve operations and customer service

  • Perform complex field service operations that typically present unusual problems requiring strong technical skills

  • Conduct tests or experiments requiring selection and adaptation or modification of equipment and procedures

  • Record, compile, and reduce data for analysis and assist in related assessment and preparation of reports

  • Troubleshoot and repair equipment, applying knowledge and experience gained from training and field assignments

  • Recommend changes, such as new equipment or modified procedures, to improve performance and customer satisfaction

  • Lead the performance of assigned field services projects such as site audits and installations

  • Assist in planning and coordinating efforts of contractors and other team members

  • Guide less experienced technicians and instruct them in proper and safe operation of equipment and software

  • Often work non-standard schedules in the office or at field locations with exposure to varying environmental conditions

  • Determine any commissioning risks inherent in the proposed scope of work and recommend changes

  • Deliver quality commissioned systems in line with budget and time parameters

  • Liaise on technical issues with relevant parties during installation and commissioning

  • Ability to travel up to 50% to meet needs of the business is critical

  • Please Note: Work Location listed is Other, MA. However, due to travel needs, This position may be eligible for the following flexible work arrangements (FWA) -- remote work Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in a technical field (STEM) from an accredited university or college (Or a High School diploma / GED with a minimum of 4 years of experience in a technical field)

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in technical field {including experience with the setup and configuration of a remote monitoring solution (nagios, zabbix, etd); AWS management experience and/or experience with elastic search and central log server management} ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENT(S):

  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 50% is critical

  • Please Note: Work Location listed is Other, MA. However, due to travel needs, This position may be eligible for the following flexible work arrangements (FWA) -- remote work Desired Characteristics:

  • Background in electrical service or installations experience in a field service role

  • Background in HVAC service or installations experience in a field service role

  • Experience with field instrumentation and devices, including air flow, pressure, temperature, electric, and lighting meters

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to work independently

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