Sr. Turbine Field Engineer at Emerson Electric Co in Chicago, Illinois

Posted in Management 15 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

At Emerson, we are innovators and problem-solvers, focused on a common purpose: leaving our world in a better place than we found it. Each and every day, our foundational values—integrity, safety and quality, supporting our people, customer focus, continuous improvement, collaboration and innovation—inform every decision we make and empower our employees to keep reaching higher. As a global technology and engineering leader, we provide groundbreaking solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and residential markets. Our Emerson Automation Solutions business helps process, hybrid, and discrete manufacturers maximize production and protect personnel and the environment while optimizing their energy and operating costs. Our Emerson Commercial & Residential Solutions business helps ensure human comfort and health, protect food quality and safety, advance energy efficiency and create sustainable infrastructure.

Emerson, a Fortune 500 company with $15.3 billion in sales and 200 manufacturing locations worldwide, is committed to helping employees grow and thrive throughout their careers.
Whether you’re an established professional looking for a career change, an undergraduate student exploring options or a recent MBA graduate, you’ll find a variety of opportunities at Emerson. Join our team and start your journey today.

At Emerson Power and Water Solutions,  we drive innovation that makes the world healthier, safer, smarter and more sustainable.

If you are a degreed engineering professional looking for an opportunity to grow, Emerson has an opening for you! Based in our Greater Chicago (Tinley Park, IL) location, you will be part of a team that performs a variety of sophisticated engineering functions as related to installation, service and maintenance of Emerson’s products to meet the customer's requirements and environment. The Senior Turbine Field Engineer is directly responsible for the successful commissioning of the TURBINE CONTROL SYSTEMS throughout North America.

As a Sr. Turbine Field Engineer you will:

  • Supervision of control system retrofits and installations.
  • Site project management and scheduling.
  • Verification and functional testing of I/O interfaces to field devices.
  • Calibration and tuning of Electro-hydraulic, electrical, and pneumatic valve interfaces.
  • Functional testing of steam turbine and auxiliary equipment.
  • Tuning and optimization of PID controllers and control schemes.
  • Identifying and communicating areas for process and design improvements.
  • Compliance with internal and customer safety and security requirements.
  • Encouraging project communication and teamwork.


Who You Are:

You establish and maintain effective customer relationships, you have expereince doing a start up in the past and you love the freeedom to be the subject matter expert on every site!  You travel and solve problems that can influence the safe generation of power.  You readily action new challenges, without unnecessary planning. You get out of your comfort zone and volunteer for assignments that represent a new challenge.

Required Education, Experience & Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Electrical, Mechanical, Electrical Engineering Technology, Chemical) or Computer Science required
  • Minimum of 6 years of hands-on field experience
  • Experience with crafting and implementing control system configuration changes
  • Proven expertise and experience with steam turbine process, control, and protection philosophy
  • Sophisticated troubleshooting, problem-solving, decision-making, and planning skills
  • Requires up to 80% travel
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States

Preferred Education, Experience & Skills:

  • Experience working for a major turbine manufacturer or controls vendor
  • Proficiency with configuring logic and HMIs of one or more DCS platforms
  • Steam Generation process knowledge (e.g. boiler, HRSG, Combined Cycle, Cogeneration, Coordinated Controls, etc.).
  • Familiarity with ISA and SAMA logic symbols, Process & Instrumentation Diagrams (P&IDs), electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic schematics



Our Commitment to Our People

We invest in our employees to ensure they have the marketplace knowledge, skills and competencies to compete and lead in a global economy. Our training programs focus on end-to-end development from onboarding through senior leadership.


Flexible and competitive benefits plans offer you the right options to meet your individual/family needs:  medical insurance plans, dental and vision coverage, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, and more.  We provide employees flexible time off plans including paid parental leave (maternal and paternal), vacation and holiday leave.


Our success is measured by the positive impact we make on people, our communities and the world in which we live. Learn more about us!.


Our Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion

At Emerson, we are committed to fostering a culture where every employee is valued and respected for their experiences and perspectives. We believe a diverse and inclusive work environment contributes to the rich exchange of ideas that inspires innovation and brings the best solutions to our customers. This philosophy is fundamental to living our company’s values and our responsibility to leave the world in a better place.


Diversity and Inclusion at Emerson is about welcoming, respecting, and valuing the differences each employee possesses. Inclusion is creating a real sense of engagement, belonging and connection for all employees. Learn more about our Culture & Values and about Diversity & Inclusion at Emerson.

 Work Authorization

Emerson will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.


Equal Opportunity Employer

Emerson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. We are committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.


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