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Commissioning Technician

GE Energy
Greenwood Village, CO 80111
Role Summary:The Commissioning Technician is responsible for commissioning hydroelectric turbine-generator units. Working with the Commissioning Leader and Commissioning Engineers, Commissioning Technician reviews designs, prepares commissioning procedures, plans tooling requirements and performs instrument verification, commissioning auxiliary systems and turbine & generator at site.

Essential Responsibilities:Tendering phase:

+ Providing support with technical expertise when required to drive high level accuracy of delivered proposals;

+ Leverage and reference projects executed in the past;

Preparation and planning phase:

+ Support project execution team on commissioning matters;

+ Provide technical governance and customer relations on commissioning matters;

+ Enhance commissioning team's technical excellence by participation in technical support;

+ Provide support to ensure on-time delivery of documentation, procedures & reports;

+ Contribute to overall quality and excellence in execution of installation & commissioning;

+ Plan and support pre-commissioning effort (instrumentation, documentation, etc.);

+ Perform instrumentation calibration at the lab as well as managing external calibration of instruments when necessary

Execution phase:

+ Ensure work is performed safely according with GE standards and local requirements;

+ Perform instrument functionality verification at site;

+ Responsible for the start-up of the various auxiliaries system;

+ Perform the commissioning of the turbine & generator including vibration analysis and balancing;

+ Conduct electrical commissioning tests on generator during its construction stages (stacking, winding & assembly);

+ Conduct electrical commissioning tests on instrumentation of hydro power plant and synchronous condenser facilities;

+ Conduct commissioning tests (electrical and mechanical) of auxiliaries systems of hydro power plant and synchronous condenser facilities;

+ Perform electrical test support for start-up of Hydro power plant and synchronous condenser facilities;

+ Perform electrical test support for special field measurements (as per detailed, established procedures) to perform electrical commissioning test support for start-up of hydro power plant and synchronous condenser facilities (some cases may involve working in switch yard and/or an associated auxiliary facility);

+ Perform LOTO and safety preparations as required by the commissioning tests;

+ Provide support to site teams regarding technical issues or challenges;

+ Keep accurate records regarding site activities, work performed, issues faced and resolved (non-conformity) to provide feedback, documentation and support to business in event of claims;

+ Collaborate to resolve complex problems


+ Bachelor's Degree in Engineering from an accredited University or Educational institution

+ Able/willing to travel up to 80%, domestically and (once Covid-19 restrictions are lifted) to/from Canada


Desired Characteristics:

+ Strong EHS culture;

+ Good understanding of electro-mechanical systems;

+ Ability to multitask and shift between many different projects and initiatives with tight deadlines;

+ Excellent interpersonal skills, team work skills and autonomy;

+ Strong customer service orientation;

+ Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.) and have good computer skills;

+ Valid drivers license;

+ Proficiency in any data acquisition software;

+ Understanding and knowledge of IEEE 115;

+ Electrical or mechanical installation experience;

+ ASP construction training;

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About Us:GE Renewable Energy harnesses the earths most abundant resources the strength of the wind, the heat of the sun and the force of water to power the worlds biggest economies and the most remote communities.

With an innovative spirit and an entrepreneurial mindset, we engineer energy products and digital services that create industry-leading value for our customers around the world.

We see the promise of renewable energy everywhere we look. Our team has the courage, scale, passion, diversity and resourcefulness needed to deliver that promise wherever and however the world needs it.

Together with our customers, were proving that no one ever has to choose between affordable, reliable, or sustainable energy.

We are unleashing limitless energy.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.

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 drug screen (as applicable).Additional Locations:United States;California, Colorado, Texas, Washington;Greenwood Village;


Posted: 2020-06-25 Expires: 2020-08-01

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