Service Engineer for Systems & Instrumentation (f/m/d)

Permanent employee, Full-time · USA

At a glance
At Brüel & Kjær Vibro, we pride ourselves on protecting and monitoring the world's most important machines. From hydropower plants to wind turbines, from simple pumps and gearboxes to complex gas turbines, our customers rely on us to deliver machinery protection and condition monitoring systems that prevent unplanned machine downtime and increase plant profitability. We have successfully delivered tens of thousands of systems, complemented by our world-class services. For more than 80 years, we have pioneered intelligent monitoring solutions to keep our customer's rotating equipment operating at peak performance worldwide.
Your mission
  • Manage projects installing BK Vibro hardware and software at customer sites in the Oil & Gas, Power Generation, and other process industries.
  • “Hands-on” site commissioning work for new installed systems, and maintenance of existing systems.  This includes loop checks, transducer installations/check-out, and system configurations/upgrades.
  • Provide technical guidance to mechanical and electrical trade labor.
  • Complete electrical installation designs using AutoCAD (network architectures, machine train diagrams, j-box layouts, wiring terminations).
  • Instruct product related training courses to customer.
  • Mechanical designs for proximity probe transducer installation (machine modification and bracket designs).
  • Complete installation/project documentation.
  • Monitor site safety during project execution.
  • Ensure service jobs are executed in accordance within budget, and in a timely manner within customer’s schedule.
  • Understand contractual commitments.
  • Use critical thinking to identify and resolve potential installation/configuration problems.
  • Assist Sales team with identifying proper instrumentation application and service scope for potential sales opportunities. This may include customer visits and machine walk-downs for selling Full Scope Solutions (hardware, software and services).
  • Assist Tech Support responding to external and internal customer’s inquiries on Product Application.
Your profile
  • Bacherlor's degree or higher in Electrical Engineering or a related field.
  • Over 5 years of experience in installing, commissioning and maintaining Vibration Protection and Diagnostic Condition Monitoring Systems in both the Oil & Gas and Power Generation Industry.
  • Electronics and mechanical troubleshooting skills. “Hands-on approach”.
  • Willing to travel up to 60%, and work significant over-time.
  • Possess a valid passport, or able to obtain.
  • Vibration CAT II (or equivalent) certified is desirable.
  • Knowledge of configuring computer servers, and understand general network architectures is desirable.
  • Experience using AutoCAD.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English, further language skills desirable.
  • Knowledge of machinist tools and electrical trade is desirable.
Minimal Physical Requirements

  • Lift minimum 50 lbs.
  • Stand for long periods.
  • Stoop and crawl in and around machinery while working with hand tools.
  • Climb Ladders 20 feet high.
  • Climb several flights of stairs while carrying equipment up to 20 lbs.
  • Work drug-free on a job site, including any prescription narcotic painkillers.
  • Work up to six straight days, with 12-hour shifts.
  • Work up to 18 days in a 3-week period.
  • Travel in a plane on a flight up to 12 hours non-stop.
About us
Brüel & Kjær Vibro (B&K Vibro) is the world's leading independent supplier of advanced electronic systems and software for protecting and monitoring rotating machinery, for example turbines, compressors, pumps, fans, blowers, generators and many more.

Part of the NSK Group, we are forerunners and pioneers in providing intelligent solutions to ensure uptime for our customers’ rotating machinery.
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