Business Unit: Gas and Power
Requisition Number: 247664
Primary Location: United States-Florida-Orlando
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Entry level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 75%
Are you ready to take on the challenge of powering our country?
What is the Engineer in Training Program?
The Engineer in Training (EIT) Program positions you to be a Field Service Engineer who travels to power plants across the Globe. In this role, you will be responsible for maintenance and upgrades to some of the largest and most powerful electrical generation machinery in the world including gas turbines, steam turbines and generators.
The 12-month training program in based in Orlando, FL, and combines comprehensive coursework and hands-on training. You will also experience on-the-job training as a member of one of our field teams that work at power plants across the U.S.
Areas in which you will receive training in:
- Supervising technicians and mechanics
- Upgrading mechanical, electrical systems on turbine generators to increase power output and efficiency
- Disassembling, inspecting, and reassembling turbines and generators
- Collaborating with our worldwide engineering staff
- Performing specialized mechanical and electrical testing
- Analyzing equipment operation
You will work directly with our leading staff of engineers and educators, developing skills that include:
- Equipment design and maintenance
- Job site safety
- Project management
- Siemens business systems
EIT program participants are full-time employees with full benefits. Upon successful completion of the program, you will be assigned and must be willing to live within 60 miles of one of the following locations:
- Orlando, FL
- Deer Park, TX
- Charlotte, NC
- Pittsburgh, PA
Program start dates are in January 2020 and July 2020.
Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
We are looking for people who prefer hands-on work and are resourceful — true problem solvers who challenge themselves to find the most effective and efficient solutions to complex challenges. We provide a platform for those who want to have an impact on the future and contribute to the success of the company, our customers and the world.
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Engineering Technology
Mechanical, Electrical, Power, or Facilities engineering disciplines are preferred
2.8 GPA (preferred)
You must be willing to relocate
Willingness to work away from your home location an average of 200-250 days per year. Individual assignments are typically 2 to 10 weeks in duration. When on assignment, working schedules are typically 12-14 hours per day, 6-7 days per week.
Permanent work authorization in the U.S. is required
As a full-time employee, your benefits will include:
Competitive Health Care benefits
Paid Vacation and Holiday
Retirement Plan: 401K
Personal and Professional Development training