Senior Plant Engineer - HVDC Projects

GE Vernova

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United States (Remote)

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    Position summary

    About Us:

    Grid Solutions, part of the GE Vernova portfolio of energy businesses, serves customers globally with over 12,000 employees. Grid Solutions provides equipment, systems, and services to bring power reliably and efficiently from the point of generation to end power consumers. We electrify the world with advanced grid technologies and accelerate the energy transition.

    GE Vernova, a dynamic accelerator comprised of our Power, Renewable Energy, Digital and Energy Financial Services businesses, is focused on leading a new era of energy - electrifying the world while simultaneously working to decarbonize it.

    If you are ready to make a difference and usher in a new era of Energy, come join us.

    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 green energy transition.

    Essential Responsibilities:

    Responsible for leading and coordinating all technical aspects of the substations and balance of plant for large and complex HVDC and FACTS projects. The Sr. Engineer must lead the team providing clear direction, expectations, and reviews to ensure goals are met or exceeded. The Sr. Engineer must identify key internal & external stake holders and their needs such as technical information, execution strategy, and drive effective communications to align people for efficient work.

    • Accountable for engineering activities on the assigned project such as: schedule development & updates, design safety, planning & tracking project design reviews, design optimization, On Time Delivery, risk management, and quality control/quality assurance.

    • Direct the efforts of engineers and designers, coordinating with sourcing and the project team on technical matters to meet project specifications, cost control, and schedule objectives.

    • Interface with internal and external team members such as the Project Engineering Director, discipline PEM's, Designers, CAD Operators, Project Managers, and support organizations.

    • Responsible for the preparation and delivery of the power single line drawing, physical substation general arrangement layouts, plan and elevation drawings, equipment erection drawings, construction details, layouts for high voltage bus, cable, high voltage equipment, electrical clearances, conduit, cable, and wiring, auxiliary power, grounding, lightning and control buildings.

    • Must oversee if not self-perform related studies and calculations as well as development of the bills of material.

    • Manage a combined project BOM & MDL from multiple sources, writing and/or reviewing High Voltage equipment technical specifications, supporting sourcing for vendor quotations and reviews

    • Single point of contact for technical issues for the customer and project manager. This is a customer facing role that requires an assuring credible presence in front of the customer.

    • The Sr. Engineer is responsible for technical change control and risk management.

    • Respond to site RFI and conduct filed inspections for compliance verifications.

    • Accountable with the PED for the performance of engineering subcontractors. This includes work scope definition, hours used, change management, quality control, schedule definition & adherence, and customer interface.

    • Accountable for meeting customer engineering CTQ's

    • Support proposals and tenders for HVDC or substation projects including estimating man hours and the application of major equipment.

    Required Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering from an accredited university or college (BSEE strongly preferred)

    • Minimum of 10 years of experience in Transmission & Distribution substation engineering for electric utilities and renewable energy power plants and projects experience as an Electrical Project Engineer in substation type applications, including primary (outdoor) substation design and required studies.

    • Able and willing to travel 20% including international and comply with GE travel guidelines.

    Desired Characteristics:

    • Prefers remote with in the state of NY or surrounding states

    • In depth experience applying High Voltage substation North American standards & guidelines (IEEE & ANSI standards and codes such as the NEC and the NESC.), local Grid Codes, and related equipment (safety, application, sizing and integration). Moreover, the ability to engineer design packages when no clear customer specification is provided.

    • Experience with GE GIS equipment

    • Design and project execution experience on HVDC/FACTS projects and technology.

    • Strong Knowledge of the design aspects for HV/MV equipments including valves, cooling, reactors, capacitors, transformers, BOP , etc

    • Professional Engineering license in the United States and willing to review and seal your work and the work of others under your supervision.

    • Strong knowledge on contract and project management, Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC), or Engineering equipment package (EEP) project execution.

    • Strong understanding of civil engineering and substation related structural design requirements.

    • Working knowledge of applicable design calculations for primary & secondary equipment such as battery sizing & DC system component selection, power transformer and circuit breaker selection, circuit protection, control and power cable selection and rating, bus, fittings, insulator, and arrector selection, ground grid design, and lightning protection.

    • Field-testing and commissioning experience with safe work habits. Demonstrated electrical and mechanical troubleshooting capability.

    • Strong problem-solving abilities and the capacity to handle multiple projects simultaneously.

    • Excellent personal computer skills, including programming and design automation, and familiarity with AutoCAD, BIM and Revit strongly desired.

    We deliver integrated project solutions to enable large scale electrification and support our customer needs.

    The salary range for this position is 111,200.00 - 148,300.00 USD Annual. The specific salary offered to a candidate may be influenced by a variety of factors including the candidate's experience, their education, and the work location. In addition, this position is eligible for a performance bonus. 111,200.00 - 148,300.00 - 185,400.00 USD Annual

    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

    #LI-Remote - This is a remote position

    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.