FieldCore Mechanical Technician in Pierre, South Dakota

Requisition Number 17-0500

Post Date 6/5/2017

Title Mechanical Technician

City Various

Country United States

Description

FieldCore, a GE company, is a new, independent industrial field services company that will deliver the highest standard of field services excellence and capabilities for GE and its customers. FieldCore will bring together the field services expertise and

people from both Granite Services and GE’s Power Services into one powerhouse. 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

wind power markets.

Role Summary/Purpose

The Field Service Representative (FSR) – Dispatchable will perform installation, commissioning, aftermarket services of Filtration, Softening, Reverse Osmosis, UV, Electro-deionization, and other customized water purification equipment. In addition they may

perform Mobile Water and B.O.O. (Build, Own, and Operate) field operation, installation and maintenance of this equipment. In this role, you will:

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Lead or participate on-site project management, troubleshooting and issue resolution.

  • Install and service chemical feed and water treatment equipment at designated locations

  • Utilize the proper procedures and equipment when handling chemicals. Examples of chemicals handled: HCl, NaOH, H2SO4, N2H4, Al2 (SO4) 3, O3, etc

  • Consultant with customer management and technical counterparts including communications with other FSRs, Field managers, Environmental Health and Safety, sales, engineering, logistics, outside contractors and plant operators regarding equipment and operationsregularly.

  • Perform water analysis and collect samples for preparation, labeling and shipment to designated laboratory for analysis

  • Perform daily testing that may include NTU, Hardness, Chlorine, pH, CO2, O2, SDI, TOC, Na, Conductivity, Silica, in addition to various other site-specific testing requirements

  • Conduct preventative maintenance and calibrate equipment per established process

  • Monitor equipment performance and operation.

  • Transfer data to Microsoft spreadsheets, make trending graphs, calculate equipment run length and throughput, interpret data and make necessary adjustments, notify appropriate personnel when changes are made, upload information into a common libraries, etc

  • Maintain monthly reports (charts / graphs), monthly Safety audits, daily and/or weekly reports,

  • Writing work procedures, Job Safety Analysis, maintenance/repair schedules.

  • Ensure compliance of Deliverables, including volume and quality per the customer’s contract specifications..Other Duties may include:

  • Work with PLC controls, understands water process treatment design, and repairs pumps, instruments and control panels

  • Be able to read and understand Process Flow Diagram (PFDs) and Piping and Instrumentation Drawing (P&IDs)

  • Maintain inventory of spare parts and adequate supply of chemicals and replacement parts. Must have the ability to track usage, anticipate peek needs and balance inventory levels including inventory reconciliation and reordering.

  • Participate in on-site project management (start-up and commissioning), troubleshooting, Clean In Place, PVC repair, cut / glue up to, but not limited to 6" PVC, valve change outs, backwashing, air scrubbing, sluicing, chemical drum / tote change outs, filterbag and cartridge filter replacements, RO membrane replacements, basic electrical troubleshooting, etcQualifications/Requirements

  • High School Diploma / GED / Home School Certification OR international equivalent to High School Diploma with a minimum

  • 2 years of work experience in the water industry or in a related field

  • And/or 4 years training (college, military, vocational/technical school).ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite (Power Point, Word, Excel) and ability to learn company and site specific computer applications.

  • Ability and willingness to travel extensively

  • Ability and willingness to frequently lift and perform other manual work

  • Ability and willingness to be on call

  • Ability and willingness to work weekend schedules

  • Ability to gain and maintain access to a nuclear facility.

  • To the extent that you are applying for a position that requires you to operate a Granite owned / leased or rented vehicle for company business, you must be willing to submit to a check of your driving record.Desired Characteristics

  • At least 2 years Field Service experience – in Water or related field.

  • College or Technical / Trade School Degree in Engineering / Technical field and / or equivalent work experience in the industry

  • Familiarity with water treatment processes and applications in the food and beverage industry

  • Strong communication skills (written and oral)

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Customer focus; customer service and results oriented

  • Strong analytical skills and Business Acumen

  • Team player

  • InitiativeEqual Opportunity & Affirmative Action CommitmentGranite Services, Inc. (“GSI”) and its United States affiliates haveevery intention of complying with Title VII of the Civil Rights Act andwith the terms of the President’s Executive Orders 11246 and11375 on Equal Employment Opportunity, the Rehabilitation Act,and the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act, asamended. There shall be no discrimination against any employeeor applicant because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin,disability, or veteran status.GSI will take affirmative action to provide equal employmentopportunity complying with the spirit and letter of all laws,regulations and government contract requirements. Affirmativeaction should include programs and efforts to ensure that thereare diverse applicant and candidate pools of people who arequalified and who have the opportunity to compete for openpositions. Selection of successful candidates will then be based onqualifications and merit.It is the policy of GSI, in recognition of the rights that are related tothe performance of a specific position of all employees andapplicants, to recruit, hire, promote, and transfer in all jobclassifications without regard to an individual’s race, age, religion,sex, national origin, disability, or status as a qualified protectedveteran. It is also the policy of the Company to take affirmativeaction to ensure that all employment-related decisions beadministered equally without regard as to race, sex, religion,national origins, disability, or status as a qualified protectedveteran that are not related to the performance of a specific position.


  • We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and vets.

  • For more information regarding affirmative action and equal employment opportunity click here at http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf .