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Power Systems Engineer

  • GE Energy Connections
  • Experienced
  • Posted 5/8/2017 3:32:43 PM
  • 2878214
  • Job Function: Services
  • Business Segment: Energy Connections Industrial Solutions
Location(s): United States; Florida; Other


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 .



Industrial Solutions, part of GE Energy Connections, empowers smarter business operations by connecting equipment, software and services to protect, control and optimize assets within electrical infrastructures. The business provides customers, across various industries, with end-to-end product and service solutions that help ensure the reliability and protection of their electrical infrastructure. Industrial Solutions’ product and service solutions add to GE’s broader portfolio of leading technology solutions for the delivery, management, conversion and optimization of electrical power for customers across multiple energy-intensive industries. To learn more, please visit: www.GEIndustrial.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:
The Power Systems Engineer will develop practical and innovative ways to identify and meet goals. In this role you are responsible for work that is less defined in scope, utilize your understanding and experience to execute business objectives, and have the ability to effect short-term and some long-term business goals.

Essential Responsibilities:
As the Power Systems Engineer, you will:

  • Perform Power System and Arc Flash Studies
  • Provide technical leadership for the power delivery business of the GE Company within the district that you reside
  • Assist with selling GE's technical depth and capabilities in power systems engineering to customers
  • Be responsible for making sure that all GE power system and delivery projects meet the requirements of the applicable standards and codes that the associated designs are well engineered and cost effective
  • Be self-directed and a good communicator
  • Be able to balance the demands of customers, field service engineers, salesmen, and management
  • Provide technical support to customers, Field Engineers, Sales Engineers and Engineering Managers
  • Maintain professional registration by attending an IEEE conference or equivalent each year
  • Be knowledgeable of, and conduct work activities in compliance with, the ES Safety Manual and Safety policy
  • Exercise good judgment in controlling costs and expenditures of Company funds
  • Protect the Company's capital investments by properly safeguarding and maintaining that equipment for which responsible
  • Make contributions to the continued development and refinement of IS-ES Engineering Standards and Procedures as they apply to designated specialty and to conduct work efforts in accordance thereof
  • Develop knowledge of ES Terms and Conditions and those of customers and subcontractors, and perform activities so as to minimize risk and assure compliance
  • Strive to achieve the highest level of customer satisfaction in all transactions and relationships
  • Perform collateral duties as assigned to meet business needs as they relate to EHS, Quality, Integrity, etc.


Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited university or college
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience performing power systems analysis
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
  • Ability and willingness to travel 20% of the time, both domestically and internationally



Desired Characteristics:
  • Registered Professional Engineer
  • Be able to perform protective relay application, protective device coordination, short circuit duty analysis, harmonic analysis, power system design, harmonic filter design, transient waveform analysis, and measurements of transient waveforms, harmonics and demand
  • Know the limitations of measurement instruments with respect to probes, sample rates, output data formats, FFT's, etc.
  • Have a working knowledge of one or more of the following vendors' software: ESA, SKM, ETAP or equivalents
  • Have a familiarity with the applicable standards and codes for power system analysis and design; applicable standards and codes include but are not limited to NEC, NFPA 70E, IEEE 141, IEEE 242, IEEE 1100, ANSI C37.13, ANSI C37.010, ANSI C37.06, IEEE 519, ANSI C84.1, ANSI C62.1
  • Solid business acumen and ability to sell GE to the customer
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with minimum supervision
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Customer service oriented
  • Project Management and/or Field Service experience
  • Strong PC & MS Office Skills


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Locations: United States; Florida; Other

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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