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Sr. Turbine Field Engineer at Emerson

Sr. Turbine Field Engineer

Emerson Tinley Park/Illinois, IL Full-Time
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If you are an engineering professional looking for an opportunity to grow, Emerson has an exciting opportunity for you!  Based in our Tinley Park, IL location, you will be part of a team that performs a variety of complex engineering functions as related to installation, service and maintenance of the Company products to meet the customer's requirements and environment. The Steam Turbine Field Engineer is directly responsible for the successful commissioning of the turbine control systems. 


  • 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.

  • Fostering project communication and collaboration.


You establish and maintain effective customer relationships. You prepare content for communication that is impactful. You readily action new challenges, without unnecessary planning. You get out of your comfort zone and volunteer for assignments that represent a new challenge.


  • Bachelors degree in Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent
  • Minimum of 6 years of field related experience
  • Experience with designing and implementing control system configuration changes
  • Demonstrable expertise and experience with steam turbine process, control, and protection philosophy.
  • Advanced troubleshooting, problem-solving, decision-making, and planning skills.
  • Requires up to 80% travel  
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States-   


  • Experience working for a major turbine manufacturer or controls vendor 

  • 6  years of experience in steam turbine control systems.

  • 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.


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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. [ Link removed ] .

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 [ Link removed ]  and about [ Link removed ] .

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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Emerson, a Fortune 500 company with $18.4 billion in sales, more than 20 Innovation, Solutions & Engineering Centers, and 200 manufacturing locations worldwide, is committed to helping employees grow and thrive throughout their careers. We are innovators, question-askers and problem-solvers. We don’t settle for good enough or “This is the way it’s always been done.” Instead, we push ourselves and strive for the “never been done before.” 
Our Automation Solutions business enables the greatest use of the world's most valuable resources, ensuring the performance and safety of industries that are the backbone of daily life.
Our Commercial & Residential Solutions business helps ensure human comfort and health, protect food quality and safety, advance energy efficiency and create sustainable infrastructure.
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