Control System Technical Lead

GE Vernova

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Stafford, United Kingdom

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    Position summary

    le will report directly to the Engineering team leader.

    Job Description

    Essential Responsibilities:

    The Control technical lead will be responsible for:

    • Participate in customer kick off meetings, leading technical front on the project.

    • Participate in project risk review sessions with the PM.

    • Own project MDs budget from start till project closure.

    • Ensure that GE safety rules are applied during day to day works.

    • Provide monthly progress and planning inputs to PM.

    • Analysis customer specifications, identification of the appropriate solution to build the system.

    • Write the specifications and documentations relative to projects involved with (Basic and/or Detail design,...),

    • Actively define and validate technical solutions with customers.

    • Understand designed systems and recommends changes when required.

    • Specify the software and the suitable IED while designing project technical solution.

    • Define /validate model nos. of the equipment to source on projects in hand.

    • Define technical execution planning and resource allocation needs upon project kickstart and regularly updates it.

    • Own technical delivery of the project inside the allocated budget.

    • Warns the project manager in case of budget deviation forecast / any technical deviation which put the project in risk.

    • Manage the Fault reports / snags, applications team interface along with technical business requests as needed.

    • Secure traceability of the config files evolutions and versions.

    • Inform PM on potential design optimization opportunities.

    • Supports Tendering and Commercial teams as needed for upcoming bids.

    • Define project technical contractual documents for customer and follow the doc transmissions (sent / approval)

    • Remotely support site activities / site Engineers as needed and sometimes be on site too for data collection / customer interface meetings.

    • Lead Factory Acceptance Tests and Site Acceptance tests

    • Follow up and close site pending lists in coordination with commissioning team.

    • Work with customer and support commissioning teams for major site milestones like commissioning kick off & energization.

    • Define & provide project design specific trainings to the customer.

    • Ensure customer satisfaction with professional execution of projects.

    • Coordinate with CoE and others for Products & systems issues.

    • Work in a safe manner and ensure appropriate training is taken to do tasks safely.

    • Ensure RAMS produced and approved before performing any works.

    • Perform other related duties as assigned.

    Job Requirements:

    • Minimum of a BSc. in Electrical Engineering (or equivalent) coupled with demonstrated experience in related control systems

    • The incumbent must possess an excellent knowledge of SCADA, communication protocols and media.

    • Proficiency in Windows OS, Microsoft Office applications

    • Exceptional working knowledge of database applications

    • Experience with design, programming, electrical Control systems (SCADA/HMI, Cyber security, Network equipment, IEC61850, Firewalls, Routers e.tc).

    • Candidates with proven knowledge of GE Substation automation solutions are preferred.

    • Experience in Networking, communication Protocols and OT Cyber security aspects.

    • Ability to travel to customer sites Locally and globally - Must have a valid driver's license

    Desired Characteristics

    • Knowledge on Automation, Electrical Control Systems and SCADA / DCS systems.

    • Strong technical skills on Networking, communication Protocols and Cyber security aspects.

    • Technical skills on design of control systems including but not limited to SCADA Functional testing, HMI validation, Network communication tests, Integration & testing with 3rd part systems on IEC101/104, signal testing with protection relays on IEC61850.

    • Exceptional interpersonal and problem-solving skills.

    • The ability to work independently within a dynamic work environment is essential.

    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with a strong customer focus and ability to cooperate with the different departments.

    • Well-developed organizational skills are required.

    • Ability to organize, prioritize and achieve milestones and deliverables.

    • A rigorous team working approach with a high level of self-motivation, flexibility, and self-learning aptitude.

    • Flexible approach to working hours is essential (extended hours and weekends)

    About GE Grid Solutions:

    At GE Grid Solutions we are electrifying the world with advanced grid technologies. As leaders in the energy space our goal is to accelerate the transition for a more energy efficient grid to full fill the needs of tomorrow. With a focus on growth and sustainability GE Grid Solutions plays a pivotable role in integrating Renewables onto the grid to drive to carbon neutral. In Grid Solutions we help enable the transition for a greener more reliable Grid. GE Grid Solutions has the most advanced and comprehensive product and solutions portfolio within the energy sector.

    Why we come to work:

    At GE Renewable Energy, our engineers are always up for the challenge - and we're always driven to find the best solution. Our projects are unique and interesting, and you'll need to bring a solution-focused, positive approach to each one to do your best. Surrounded by committed, loyal colleagues, if you can dare to bring your ingenuity and desire to make an impact, you'll be exposed to game-changing, diverse projects that truly allow you to play your part in the energy transition.

    What we offer:

    A key role in a dynamic, international working environment with a large degree of flexibility of work agreements

    Competitive benefits, and great development opportunities

    Additional Information

    Relocation Assistance Provided: No

    Why you should apply for a job to GE Vernova:

  • 5/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.9/5 in supportive management
  • 100% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 100% would recommend this company to other women
  • 100% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Build your network and connect with other GE employees for professional development via our seven Affinity Networks.
  • We empower our people through coaching and feedback, our talent development philosophy, and even our customizable benefits programs.
  • GE offers many healthcare options; 401(k) plan; tuition reimbursement; adoption resources; employee assistance; and recognition programs.