General Electric Engineer - Drafting in Norfolk, Virginia

About Us:

GE Water & Process Technologies, a unit of General Electric Company, an industry leader in solving the world's most pressing water reuse, industrial, irrigation, municipal, and drinking water needs. Through desalination, advanced membrane, separation solutions, and water reuse and wastewater management and process technologies, GE delivers added value to its customers.

GE Water & Process Technologies is an industry leader in Mobile and Build-Own-Operate systems using a wide variety of water treatment processes. GEWPT has expertise in wastewater evaporation and crystallization solutions, serving clients worldwide and in industries such as power generation, petroleum production, alternative fuels, and environmental remediation.

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Role Summary:

The Engineer - Drafting will be responsible for the design, specification and selection of industrial water treatment equipment and associated components, including pumps, storage tanks, mixers, pressure vessels, valves and piping systems. Responsibilities also include manufacturing support and issue resolution. Capable and knowledgeable of working with AutoCAD and/or SOLIDWORKS software to create 2D and 3D drawings and models.

Essential Responsibilities:

As the Engineer - Drafting, you will:

  • Generate project documentation including equipment general arrangement (GA) drawings, skid / platform layouts and details, spool fabrication details as well as Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&ID)

  • Research and analyzes data such as customer design proposal, specifications, and manuals to determine feasibility of design or application

  • Design products or systems that include instruments, controls, engines, and/or machines

  • Support manufacturing installations activities to ensure products and systems conform to engineering design and customer specifications as well as recommend design modifications to eliminate machine or system malfunctions

  • Work based out of our Norfolk, VA manufacturing location

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Process Engineering or other Engineering / Technical degree

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability and willingness to work in a manufacturing environment

Desired Characteristics:

  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and contract documents

  • Ability to document technical information

  • Elective college courses in thermodynamics, heat transfer, drafting, CAD (Computer Aided Design) or manufacturing disciplines are desired

  • Strong problem solving skills

  • Detail-oriented

  • Ability to effectively present information to project and functional management and to customers, subcontractors, and suppliers

  • Ability to synthesize information from different engineering disciplines

  • Strong organizational, communication and PC skills

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Locations: United States; Virginia; Norfolk

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.