Technical Support Specialist

  • Company:
    General Electric
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    2 weeks ago
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**Role Summary:**

Chief Data & Asset Analyst / Data & Asset Analyst for Grid Asset Performance Management Program.

**Essential Responsibilities:**

i. Minimum 10 years’ experience, extensive past experience in MV equipment diagnostics testing, and diagnostics results analysis

ii. Sound knowledge of International standards.

iii. Sound technical knowledge of Distribution Substations equipment

iv. Sound knowledge of Condition Monitoring techniques like Oil Analysis, IR Thermography and Partial Discharge measurement

v. Should be able to independently evaluate the health of Distribution Substation equipment and provide recommendation.

vi. Sound knowledge of risk analysis, criticality index and asset management system.

vii. Should be experience to handle the CBAM (Condition Based Asset Management) software

viii. Proficiency in CBAM and to develop suitable CBAM methodology

ix. PAS55 & ISO 55000

i. Receive and evaluate all technical inputs / reports from the contractor’s project team

ii. Responsible for evaluating the asset condition based on the field data, historical records, equipment design, specification and performance, operational issues, aging etc.

iii. Must have sound competency in condition based risk management, maintenance and asset management philosophies of utility companies.

iv. Define Asset Condition with various indices of all Medium Voltage & Low Voltage Assets

v. Link Current Condition to Performance

vi. Estimate future condition, performance and remaining life

vii. Evaluate consequences of failures in various categories such as safety, network performance, environmental, financial etc.

viii. Quantify risks for each asset class

ix. Prioritization & Ranking of Assets

o Ranking on failure probability and condition of the asset

o Ranking on importance of asset & impact

o Ranking on risk (probability x impact)

x. Use and review of CBAM software for correct modelling

xi. Suggest Remedial Measures

xii. Analyze site data related to Partial discharge, Infrared Thermography, visual inspections, Transformers oil Analysis

xiii. Oil analysis report understanding and interpretation based on applicable IEC, IEEE and ASTM standards

xiv. Prepare and review reports, defend the conclusions made in the reports for the assigned assets health indices.

xv. Review reports and analyze the abnormal cases and suggest remedial measures of short and long term

xvi. Able to scan/skim/mould large assets data in presentable form and present management as well as expert level views of data for easy decision making

xvii. Responsible for data quality from site to the final reporting

xviii. Attend monthly presentation and data review meetings with client

xix. Success will be measured based on the assets saved from failures, minimum or no errors in assets condition data

xx. Carry out Root Cause Analysis (RCA), forensic and failure investigation for equipment failures especially for the failures that happen after carrying out condition monitoring


i. Bachelors in Electrical Engineering Specialization in Power, Masters is preferred.

ii. Well versed with the MS Office applications, CBAM software architecture and other applications used for the project

iii. Infrared thermography Level-1 training certification (Level-2 preferred) from recognized equipment OEMs or training providers having expertise in the applicable field

iv. Partial discharge training certification from recognized equipment OEMs or training providers having expertise in the applicable field

v. Training Certification from internationally recognized Oil analysis laboratory for Transformers oil analysis

vi. Training/certification on Asset Management (Assets management) from internationally recognized firms having experience in the same field

vii. Expert in diagnosis and evaluate asset condition based on the data available (Partial Discharge, Infrared Thermography, Oil Analysis etc)

**Desired Characteristics:**

Strong oral and written communication skills. Strong interpersonal and leadership skills. Ability to work independently. Strong problem solving skills.

**About Us:**

GE (NYSE:GE) drives the world forward by tackling its biggest challenges. By combining world-class engineering with software and analytics, GE helps the world work more efficiently, reliably, and safely. GE people are global, diverse and dedicated, operating with the highest integrity and passion to fulfill GE’s mission and deliver for our customers.

**Locations:** Qatar; Qatar