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Customer Application Engineering

  • GE Energy Connections
  • Experienced
  • Posted 5/8/2017 3:18:33 PM
  • 2907078
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Energy Connections Industrial Solutions
Location(s): United States; Illinois, Iowa; Burlington, Oak Brook Terrace


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 .



We are a leading provider of automation and control products and services for equipment and plant control in Power Generation, Process, and Manufacturing industries. Our differentiated Industrial Internet solutions enable customers to optimize equipment performance and ensure reliable and efficient operations by connecting their equipment, data, and people to Insights and Actions generated through Analytics. Our Edge solutions include Outcome Optimizing Controls, Field Agents, Operator Interface products, and an Industrial Communications portfolio for hard to connect distributed assets. Our dedicated team includes some of the best minds in automation capable of solving our customers’ toughest challenges. GE Automation & Controls is a business unit within GE Energy Connections.



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:
The Customer Application Engineer provides direction and assistance to work group in order to meet assigned objectives. In this role you will, work within defined parameters to make decisions, apply concepts to issues of moderate complexity, and resolve issues through immediate action or short-term planning.

Essential Responsibilities:
As the Customer Application Engineer, you will:

  • Interpret customer specifications and drawings as they apply to Switchgear and Switchboard equipment and related products in accordance with quotes
  • Prepare diagrams, schematics, elementary drawings and physical lay-outs for manufacturing function
  • Create detailed bill of materials for switchgear and switchboards projects
  • Obtain customer approval of prepared designs, protective relay application, instrumentation and control
  • Support manufacturing, test and field teams
  • Interface with customers, sales, marketing, vendors and field installation services personnel



Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, or Computer Science from an accredited college or university (OR a High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 4 years of experience in an engineering, IT, scientific or other technical position)
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience with electrical power systems, preferably in switchgear / switchboard control and protection relaying circuit design
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENT:
  • Ability and willingness to travel as required


Desired Characteristics:
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems
  • Demonstrated ability to lead programs / project
  • Ability to document, plan, market, and execute programs. Established project management skills
  • Experience with switchgear ANSI, IEEE, NEC standards
  • Knowledge of PLC programming
  • Computer skills - Micrsoft office
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong creative and analytical skills
  • Commitment to customer satisfaction
  • Strong organizational skills


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Locations: United States; Illinois, Iowa; Burlington, Oak Brook Terrace

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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