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Fortive Corporation Field Service Engineer - Power Utilities in Houston, Texas

Role: Field Service Engineer

Location: Open to any location on the East Coast.

Why this is a great place to work…

It all starts with the people and the culture. You will love working with colleagues who have a genuine desire to innovate and solve complex problems. This keeps us wired. Our culture is one of continuous improvement. We each come into work every day striving to make the organization a little better than it was the day before. We ask the tough questions and push each other to be bold. This occurs in an environment that fosters authenticity and transparency. There are no games. No hidden agenda. No politics. What you see one day is what you will get any other day. Qualitrol associates enjoy the autonomy, breadth of responsibility and creativity that are part of a smaller, entrepreneurial environment while leveraging resources, best practices and career opportunities from a fortune 500 company, Fortive.

Your Impact

To support and guide our OEM and Utility customers in successfully applying, installing and using test and measurement products for monitoring the condition of medium-high voltage rotating machines. Employees will not be traveling for the first 6 months due to extensive training and COVID restrictions. After the 6-month training period, expect travel to be around 70%.

Here’s where you’ll demonstrate your competencies:

  • Collect and analyze data at customer sites.

  • Analyzing, Troubleshooting and Repairing rotating machines, turbo generators, condition monitoring equipment, sensors, and other power/utility related equipment.

  • Supervise and perform equipment installations.

  • Commission continuous monitoring instrument systems

  • Provide engineering solutions for equipment installation to customers.

  • Conduct user training to customer engineers.

  • Training and support of new field service employees.

  • Provide technical support to customers and other departments.

  • Writing assessment and data analysis reports.

  • Significant travel (70%)

Skills & Experience

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following skills and experience:

  • Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineer, Computer Engineering or other related discipline is required. Additional experience in lieu of a degree will be considered.

  • At least 5 years of Engineering experience with a focus in the Utilities and Power industry.

  • Must have experience in several of the following: rotating machines, medium-high voltage, partial discharge, condition monitoring, generators, transformers, switchgears, electrical insulation and/or turbo generators

  • Must have at least 3+ years of experience in the Utilities industry or working for an OEM that develops products for utilities customers.

  • Familiarity with using small hand tools and electronic test equipment, oscilloscopes etc.

  • Design of electrical rotating machines and professional engineering qualifications is a plus.

  • Above-average proficiency in using Microsoft word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software, preferably with basic knowledge on computer networking

  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills to convey detailed instructions to service personnel and clients.

  • Must be capable of preparing detailed written reports and giving direction, instruction and training to staff and clients on the application and installation of Iris products.

  • Strong inter-personal skills are required, respect for different cultures and code of conduct at customer premises, with emphasis on following directions relating to personnel safety.

  • Good manual dexterity, no acrophobia, no claustrophobia and ability to stand for prolonged periods of time.

About Us

QUALITROL (https://www.qualitrolcorp.com/) manufactures monitoring and protection devices for high value electrical assets and OEM manufacturing companies. Established in 1945, QUALITROL produces thousands of different types of products on demand and customized to meet our individual customers’ needs. We are the largest and most trusted global leader for partial discharge monitoring, asset protection equipment and information products across power generation, transmission, and distribution. At Qualitrol, we are redefining condition-based monitoring.

We Are Fortive Qualitrol Corp is a proud subsidiary of FORTIVE (http://www.fortive.com) ; a global family of more than 20 industry-leading industrial growth and technology companies, united by a shared purpose: to make the world stronger, safer, and more effective by providing essential technology for the people who accelerate progress. Here, you get the excitement of a “startup” with the stability and predictability of an organization strongly grounded in its roots and with a proven track record of growth. There is no limit to what you can learn, or the impact you can make: for you, for us, for growth.

Quick facts…

  • $7 billion+ in revenue, $1 billion+ in operating profit, and a market cap of $20+ billion

  • 20+ operating companies

  • Market-leading products in field instrumentation, transportation, sensing, product realization, automation and specialty, and franchise distribution

  • 26,000+ employees across 50 countries

  • Culture based on Fortive Business System, the cornerstone of our competitive advantage

What are the benefits and perks of working at Fortive?

You and your loved ones will be supported with a competitive and comprehensive benefits package. You can view the benefits summary by visiting Fortive Benefits (https://careers.fortive.com/benefits) .

"The company in which you have expressed employment interest is a subsidiary or affiliate of Fortive Corporation. The subsidiary or affiliate is referred to as a Fortive Company. Fortive Corporation and all Fortive Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), age, marital status, disability, veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, and other characteristics protected by law. The "EEO is the Law" poster is available at: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf. Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process should call 1-866-272-5573 or e-mail applyassistance@fortive.com to request accommodation."

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