Senior Engineer Grid Code Compliance and Testing

Job Description Summary

Job Description

Role Summary/Purpose

The Senior Engineer for the Generation Products & Services Grid Code Testing team within the Energy Consulting organization works across several other teams and cross functionally. Energy Consulting offers our global clients a wide range of solutions across power generation, delivery and utilization.

Essential Responsibilities

As the Senior Engineer, you will:
  • Execute (proposing, negotiating, planning, leading and reporting out) tests at customer power plants to assist in meeting evolving regulatory standards for steady-state performance, dynamic performance and modeling
  • Communicate effectively with clients to support their testing and/or compliance needs, and resolve issues promptly
  • Support GE project(s) with power systems engineering expertise, including design and equipment specification studies, and commissioning support
  • Support continuous development of generation products based on evolving codes and standards
  • Actively participate in a working environment where teamwork, quality, customer service and innovation are prized
  • Contribute to the development of new tools and improvement of existing tools used by the team
  • Actively participate in identifying and cultivating new customers and business opportunities, leading preparation of proposals, project creation/assignment, billing and closing

  • Bachelor's Degree in electrical, mechanical, or electric power engineering from an accredited university or college
  • Minimum of 4 years of professional experience in engineering, product management and/or a related function

  • Ability and willingness to travel 40% of the time domestically and internationally

Desired Characteristics
  • Advanced Degree in electrical, mechanical or electric power engineering from an accredited university or college
  • Field experience with Thermal power generation turbine and excitation control systems
  • Demonstrated knowledge in electrical or electric power engineering, conventional and renewable power plant design / operation
  • Load flow, dynamic, short circuit and protection modelling and analyses.
  • Proficiency performing power systems analysis using dynamic/transient simulation and other analytical tools such as PSLF, PSS/e, PSCAD and MATLAB
  • Demonstrated capability to complete projects on-time and on-budget as either individual contributor or project manager
  • Demonstrated ability to perform engineering analysis and design, develop engineering solutions in a team environment, and to provide technical consulting services to customers
  • Proficiency with office productivity software (e.g., MS Office, Visio, MS Project)
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills (e.g., ability to effectively communicate with all levels of GE and customer / plant staff)
  • Passion for working in an open, sharing, and supportive environment where colleagues' welcome opportunities to assist each other
  • Six Sigma training certification or equivalent Quality certification
  • Strong project management skills

Additional Information

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 conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).

Relocation Assistance Provided: No