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Lead Project Engineer

  • GE Energy Connections
  • Experienced
  • Posted 2/3/2017 1:01:29 PM
  • 2839718
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Energy Connections Grid Solutions
Location(s): United States ; New York, Pennsylvania; Saratoga Springs, Philadelphia


About Us:
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.


GE Energy Connections designs and deploys industry-leading technologies that turn the world on. We transport, convert, automate and optimize energy to ensure we provide safe, efficient and reliable electrical power. Uniting all the resources and scale of the world’s first digital industrial company, we connect brilliant machines, grids, and systems to power utility, oil & gas, marine, mining and renewables customers, that keep our world running.
www.GEEnergyConnections.com


Grid Solutions equips 90% of power utilities worldwide to bring power reliably and efficiently from the point of generation to end power consumers. With over 200 years combined experience in providing advanced energy solutions, our products and services enable more resilient, efficient and reliable power systems. For more information, visit www.GEGridSolutions.com


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.

Role Summary:
As a member of this world class team, the Lead Project Engineer will lead and execute all engineering aspects of Flexible AC Transmission System (FACTS) projects. In this role, you will be responsible for the design, testing, start-up and commissioning HV series capacitors and MV synchronous condensers: http://www.gegridsolutions.com/FACTS.htm

Essential Responsibilities:
As the Lead Project Engineer, you will:

  • Be responsible for leading and coordinating all technical aspects of power equipment projects
  • Be responsible for the single line diagrams, plan and elevation drawings, relay protection and control requirements, and layouts for conduit and wiring, grounding, and control buildings which may be developed with other project team members.
  • Write equipment specifications, issue material purchase request forms, and evaluate vendor quotations against specifications
  • Act as single point of contact for technical issues for the Customer and Project Manager
  • Direct efforts of engineers and designers and coordinate with sourcing and project team members on technical matters to meet project specifications, cost control and schedule objectives
  • Interface with internal and external team members
  • Lead efforts for development of proposals including writing and / or reviewing technical specifications, estimating design man-hours and materials, supporting sourcing for vendor quotations, direct design and development of clarifications and exceptions as well as technical responses
  • Assure proper documentation of technical data generated for the assigned projects and/or tasks consistent with engineering policies and procedures
  • Define processes, procedures, performing RCA’s (Root Cause Analysis), perform corrective actions, and validate process control
  • Support quality initiatives including aspects of ISO9001



Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree Electrical Engineering
  • Minimum of three years of experience in Medium Voltage industrial or High Voltage utility power generation / transmission / delivery projects as well as experience with successful engineering execution on large projects valued at >$1MM
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 20% as required, which may include remote locations and international travel, and be willing to comply with all relevant company travel and tax policies
  • Must be willing to work out of a GE office in Saratoga Springs, New York or Philadelphia, Pennsylvania



Desired Characteristics:
  • Master degree in Eleictrical Engineering (power systems)
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in medium voltage industrial or high voltage utility power generation / transmission / delivery projects
  • Power Transmission and Distribution design and implementation experience
  • Field testing and commissioning experience
  • Drives / exciter experience
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Creative, able to lead a team and be accountable for team results in order to deliver a high
  • Quality product on time and under budget
  • Professional Engineering registration (within the U.S.)
  • Knowledge of and experience using IEEE, IEC, ANSI, NEC, and NESC standards and codes, and
  • Ability to engineer design packages when no clear customer specification is provided
  • Demonstrated electrical and mechanical troubleshooting capability
  • Good presence in front of the customer with demonstrated commercial experience such as Project Management
  • Excellent personal computer skills, including software development, and familiarity with
  • AutoCAD / Microstation strongly desired

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Locations: United States ; New York, Pennsylvania; Saratoga Springs, Philadelphia

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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