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Engineer Electrical System Studies (m/f)

  • GE Power
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/27/2017 4:55:14 AM
  • 2804596
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Power Gas Power Systems
Location(s): Switzerland ; Baden


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GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

Role Summary:
We are looking for an Electrical Engineer with specialist knowledge in power system design to strengthen our Power System Studies team in Baden, Switzerland (near Zurich).

Essential Responsibilities:
Primarily focus on project execution and support the development of new gas plant products • Assume responsibility for specifying and carrying out all power system dynamic studies that are required to fulfil contract and grid code requirements • Discuss technical issues with the client and/or grid authority to resolve problems encountered during project execution related to the scope of your work • Provide the necessary technical expertise within the scope of electrical engineering for the development of new products • Develop control system models and validate these models with fi eld measurements

Qualifications/Requirements:
University degree (Masters or higher) in electrical engineering with emphasis on power systems, electrical machinery, and control systems • Some experience in performing power system computations such as load fl ow, short-circuit, harmonic analysis, and in particular in the area of dynamic and electromagnetic transient simulations • Experience in simulating control systems with focus on generator excitation and turbine controls • Know-how in applying dynamic simulation tools such as PSS/E, DigSILENT Power Factory, MATLAB Simulink, ATP/EMTP, etc. • Know-how in developing models of control systems and their implementation in a high-level programming language such as FORTRAN highly desirable

Desired Characteristics:
Practical experience in the area of validation of simulation models with field measurements and/or working experience in a power system studies environment advantageous • Any experience in the area of control systems beneficial • Confident team player with high degree of self-motivation • Excellent analytical and communication skills • Interest in acquiring new technology skills • English language skills essential; in addition, German skills would be an advantage • Intercultural competence

Locations: Switzerland ; Baden

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
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