General Electric Lead Field Engineer, Power Delivery in Lafayette, Colorado
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GE Energy Connections designs and deploys industry-leading technologies that turn the world on. We transport, convert, automate and optimize energy to ensure we provide safe, efficient and reliable electrical power. Uniting all the resources and scale of the world’s first digital industrial company, we connect brilliant machines, grids, and systems to power utility, oil & gas, marine, mining and renewables customers, that keep our world running. www.GEEnergyConnections.com
Industrial Solutions, part of GE Energy Connections, empowers smarter business operations by connecting equipment, software and services to protect, control and optimize assets within electrical infrastructures. The business provides customers, across various industries, with end-to-end product and service solutions that help ensure the reliability and protection of their electrical infrastructure. Industrial Solutions’ product and service solutions add to GE’s broader portfolio of leading technology solutions for the delivery, management, conversion and optimization of electrical power for customers across multiple energy-intensive industries. To learn more, please visit: www.GEIndustrial.com.
GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www.ge.com/sites/default/files/15-000845%20EEO%20combined.pdf . 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.
The Lead Field Engineer, Power Delivery role provides direction and assistance to work group in order to meet assigned objectives. In this role you will work within defined parameters to make decisions, apply concepts to issues of moderate complexity, and resolve issues through immediate action or short-term planning.
As the Lead Field Engineer, you will:
Hands on startup and repair of Power Delivery equipment, will also work with transformers, switchgear, Circuit Breakers, and busways
Work directly with customers and GE sales / service team to identify new service opportunities, develop and issue proposals and execute work scope
Develop knowledge of GE Industrial Solutions, terms and conditions, and those of our customers and sub-contractors to minimize risk and ensure compliance
Plan, organize, and perform multi functional field assignments in designated areas of expertise, directing the work of other field engineers and craft labor as required, in a timely and efficient manner
Develop and further expand technical knowledge and expertise, currently recognized industry standards for engineering ability
Maintain knowledge of applicable product line warranties, and accomplish effective warranty administration
Plan, prepare, and/or instruct both internal and external training programs as required, to impart and perpetuate field engineering and/or product knowledge in area of specialization
Perform administrative functions; such as writing technical reports, ordering materials, securing quotations, preparing job status reports, reports to customers, time sheets, and expense sheets on a complete timely, and thorough basis
Maintain knowledge of the report system to the extent required for timely and accurate input of field information necessary
Knowledge of and conduct work activities in compliance with, the ES Safety Manual and Safety policy
Exercise good judgment in controlling costs and expenditures of Company funds
Protect the Company's capital investments by properly safeguarding and maintaining that equipment for which responsible
Make contributions to the continued development and refinement of IS Engineering Standards and Procedures as they apply to designated specialty and to conduct work efforts in accordance thereof
Strive to achieve the highest level of customer satisfaction in all transactions and relationships
Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering (OR High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 10 years of related engineering / field experience)
Minimum of 5 years of field engineering experience
Ability and willingness to travel, approximately 60% of the time, both domestically and internationally as required
Ability and willingness to posses or be able to obtain and maintain a valid passport and driver's license
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 opening.
Knowledge of the regional Industrial customer base
Technical skills in testing of power distribution and delivery to include Breakers, Switchgear, Relays and Transformers
Experience in the design, fabrication, and refurbishment of bus systems as related to open and metal enclosed switchgear applications
Experience in the repair and refurbishment of LV and MV circuit breakers
Ability to build strong customer relationships
Solid business acumen and ability to sell GE to the customer
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with minimum supervision
Demonstrated interpersonal skills
Customer service oriented
Computer skills including Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word
Non-GE Power Delivery experience
Experience in drives, motors, and Programmable Logic Controllers
US Military experience
PLEASE NOTE: Denver, CO is the preferred location, however other U.S. locations may be considered.
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Locations: United States; Colorado; Denver
GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeocselfprint_poster.pdf . 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.