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Staff Engineer Electromechanical Systems

  • GE Corporate
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/24/2017 4:09:11 PM
  • 2829875
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Corporate Business Innovations
Location(s): United States ; Massachusetts, New York; Niskayuna, Boston


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 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 an Electromechanical Engineer, you will work with the research and engineering team to design, integrate, and drive the execution of a wide variety of mechanical hardware for robotics and inspection kits ranging from components to full systems with applications in energy, oil and gas, and transportation asset inspection.

Essential Responsibilities:
In this role, you will:
  • Assist researchers and engineers in the design, configuration, or application of robotic systems.
  • Install, program, repair programmable controllers, robotic controllers
  • Design and integration of critical electromechanical components of robotics systems and inspection sensors
  • Build, assemble, or customize robotics components and systems
  • Test performance of robotic assemblies, using instruments such as oscilloscopes, electronic voltmeters, or bridges.
  • Align, fit, or assemble component parts using hand tools, power tools, fixtures, templates, or microscopes.
  • Design and document robotics test procedures and results.
  • Maintain service records of robotic equipment or automated production systems
  • Perform preventive or corrective maintenance on robotic systems or components.
  • Disassemble and reassemble robots or peripheral equipment to make repairs such as replacement of defective circuit boards, sensors, controllers, encoders, and servomotors.
  • Troubleshoot robotic systems, using knowledge of microprocessors, programmable controllers, electronics, circuit analysis, mechanics, sensor or feedback systems.


Qualifications/Requirements:
Basic Qualifications:
  • BS in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, or electromechanical engineering or related discipline
  • A minimum of 8 years of professional experience in designing and integration industrial robotics components OR Master’s degree with 6 years of experience in designing and integration industrial robotics components.
Eligibility Requirements:
  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job
  • Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen
  • Must be willing to travel 15%
  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in Niskayuna, NY or Boston, MA


Desired Characteristics:
  • Familiarity with drone systems
  • Experience building software systems a
  • Embedded programming
  • Experience with Linux / Unix operating systems
  • Experience in an industrial domain (e.g. oil & gas, energy, transportation, etc.)
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Communicate effectively both in written and oral English
  • High efficiency in using 3D solid modeling software (i.e. Unigraphics, Solidworks, ProE)
  • Self-motivated, innovative, willing to pursue new technical areas and capable of working independently
  • Experience with FAA regulations and certifications
  • Demonstrated design expertise in electromechanical components for robotics, including conceptual and detailed design, validation, test and product implementation
  • Experience creating and executing testing and evaluation plans.
  • Experience with configuration management.
  • Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
  • Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principals involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.
  • Experience: troubleshooting, repairing, calibrating, and maintaining electronic equipment; operating electronic repair equipment and test instruments; fabricating cables and control panels
  • Demonstrates clarity of thinking to work through limited information and vague problem definitions
  • Influences through others; builds direct and "behind the scenes" support for ideas
  • Able to work well with global teams, including time-zone flexibility
  • Skilled in providing oversight and mentoring team members. Shows ability to effectively delegate work
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Locations: United States ; Massachusetts, New York; Niskayuna, Boston

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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