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Electrical Engineer - Customer Application Engineering

  • GE Power
  • Experienced
  • Posted 5/17/2017 5:05:51 PM
  • 2907747
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Power Industrial Solutions
Location(s): United States; Iowa; Burlington


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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 Electrical Engineer - Customer Application Engineer will be responsible for the preparation and submittal of drawing packages based on customer specifications for switchgear / switchboard equipment and related products. In this position, your designs will include protective relaying, circuit breaker control, instrumentation, Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) control and Alternating Current (AC) / Direct Current (DC) control power schemes, etc.

Essential Responsibilities:
As the Electrical Engineer - Customer Application Engineer, you will: Interpret customer specifications and drawings as they apply to switchgear / switchboard equipment and related products. Prepare and submit a drawing package based upon the customer specification to obtain customer approval (designs shall include protective relaying, circuit breaker control, instrumentation, PLC control, AC / DC control power schemes, etc.). Release and support this design (drawing package and Bills Of Material (BOM)) based upon the customer returned documents for manufacturing this equipment (this will include device BOM, mechanical BOM, mechanical elevation drawing, panel layout drawing, electrical schematics, connection diagrams, punch plots, wire list file, etc.). Design control circuits for auto-transfer schemes based upon a customer specification and sequence of operation. Interface with customers, district sales 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 4 years of experience in an engineering, IT, scientific or other technical position). Minimum of 1 year of Auto Computer Aided Design (CAD) experience.

Desired Characteristics:
Knowledge of using design CAD tools and demonstrated experience in use. Ability to understand and implement design lay-outs for overall assemblies and applying drawing standards. Strong computer skills. Strong detail focus. Strong oral and written communication skills. Strong interpersonal and leadership skills. Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems. Demonstrated ability to lead programs / projects. Ability to document, plan, market, and execute programs.
Established project management skills




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Locations: United States; Iowa; Burlington

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.

 GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.  Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion​ of a background investigation and drug screen.

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