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GE Energy Management
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Energy - Utilities - Gas - Electric
Accounting - Finance
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4 Year Degree
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GE Energy Management’s Power Conversion Division provides Electrical power conversion systems for various renewables applications. Typical scope includes Power Inverter, and transformers. GE often takes on a larger systems role supplying E-house, switchgear, and control as well as the associated power systems engineering. The Lead Engineer-Renewables will have technical responsibility for multiple projects, ensuring the customer’s technical requirements are met.
Work with this team to transition successful proposals to the implementation / project stage
Provide technical leadership on allocated projects, working in conjunction with the project manager
Ensure that all customer, contract and regulatory technical requirements on allocated projects are met
Lead and coordinate engineering design teams to meet project objectives in terms of quality, reliability, cost and schedule (on time delivery)
Be able to carry out basic design, typically at the system level, for example writing project / equipment requirements, test and commissioning plans and defining interface points within system
Act as the key technical interface to the customer and within the GE organization; this role continues through the design and supply phase and into the installation and commissioning phase when the lead engineer acts as the single point of contact for the customer and site team to resolve site issues and flow down to design engineers for resolution as required.
Act as the key technical interface to the suppliers, including evaluation of the supplier’s solution, and testing, in terms of being able to meet the customer and regulatory requirements for competitive cost at the proposal and/or project stages
Identify and manage technical risks on the projects and ensure mitigation plans are in place
Identify and manage customer’s technical expectations and communicate them to the project team in a timely manner
Support an environment of continual improvement, which includes leading lessons learnt activities and providing continual feedback to the engineering design team
Identify and propose improvements in processes, tools and system solutions, rolling out improvements when agreed with the leadership team
As leader of multi-disciplined project teams, deliver full systems (including power generation and distribution, protection, power conversion, and energy storage, control and automation, as needed
Ensure the appropriate quality control measures are implemented on the project and by the engineering team
Establish and manage contract design and test documentation
Produce design and test documentation as necessary.
Provide internal reports to project manager and appropriate line managers
Comply with GE EHS regulations
Bachelor Degree from an accredited college/university
Minimum 5 years of experience in an Engineering design environment
Minimum 5 years of experience in the renewables, utility or related industry
Additional Eligibility Qualifications
GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.
Professional Engineer or equivalent proven record of continuous professional development
Project leadership / management experience or training
Experience in application engineering of power systems or power converter / inverter systems
Good understanding of regulatory requirements and industry standards applicable to both the industry and the equipment
Experience of system integration and working on multi-discipline projects
Experience in a leadership role
Experience in integrated control schemes with PLCs, HMI and Drives
Capable of leading a multi-disciplined and possibly international team
Ability to multi-task on a variety of projects to strict time scales.
Excellent communication skills
Good report writing and presentation skills.
Good personal organizational skills
Develops a strong team and breeds positive morale
Understands business objectives and can influence stakeholders to meet objectives
Curious, asks tough questions and challenges the status quo
Communicates the business vision effectively in an open and consistent manner
Displays strong interpersonal skills and is accessible and approachable
Anticipates customer needs and measures processes and performance through the customer’s eyes
Builds loyalty and commitment and can energize teams through inclusiveness and connection with people
Willing to travel within base country and occasionally overseas
Willing to work extended hours during the week, at weekends / holidays at critical times
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