GE Senior Controls Engineering in Schenectady, New York

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GE Power

Business Segment

Power Gas Power Systems

About Us

GE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

GE Power is a world leader in power generation with deep domain expertise that helps customers deliver electricity from a wide spectrum of fuel sources. We are transforming the electricity industry with the digital power plant, the world’s largest & most efficient gas turbine, full balance of plant solutions and our data-leveraging software. Our innovative technologies and digital offerings help make power and water more affordable, reliable, accessible and sustainable.

GE’s Gas Power Systems business is the global industry leader in efficient, reliable, and cost-effective conversion of fuel to power, serving a wide range of applications from small, mobile power to highly efficient, utility scale power plants. With our substantial technology heritage and the largest delivered fleet of gas turbines of any provider in the world, our specialized plant solutions address unique customer challenges, providing increased performance, fuel efficiency, lower emissions and operational flexibility.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is anEqual 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.

Posted Position Title

Senior Controls Engineering

Career Level




Function Segment

Systems Engineering

Location(s) Where Opening Is Available United States

U.S. State, China or Canada Provinces

New York



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Role Summary/Purpose

As the Senior Control Engineering in the Control Systems Technology, you will be responsible for

driving customer fulfillment excellence (OTR), working across a global technology team focused

on controls new unit fulfillment from order inquiry through commercial plant operation.

Essential Responsibilities

This engineering role, in addition to closely collaborating with our internal & external

customers, is critical in driving a team culture of technical system & domain depth,

contemporary leadership, on-time quality execution and strong customer-focused mindset. You

will be exposed to all aspects of the control of power plant systems – application software, controls

hardware and networking. You will need to understand the entire control system as well as the

fundamentals of turbine and plant operation and how those fundamentals interact with the control

system to deliver optimum value to the customer; and be able to provide guidance to the less

experienced engineers.

As the Senior Control Engineering, you will:

Lead a global team of controls and simulation engineers through the requisition, design, structuring,

validation and commissioning of control systems for HRSG and critical BOP

•Participate in control software development in ToolboxST and HMI screen development in


• Design and code plant wide control features including customization of

plant load control and autosequence

•Ensure control system design meets all customer requirements and all controllers are well integrated

•Provide direction for assuring design execution, quality and cycle efficiency to meet the project schedule

•Collaborate with Controls Global Design Leaders (GDL) and Technical Leaders (TLs) including technical support when needed in customer meetings

• Partner with New Product Introduction teams to establish structure that enables smooth transition of new designs

into fulfillment to enable flawless and timely execution

•Drive strong sense of ownership, accountability and urgency within the team in meeting critical business metrics, including - Process Change Orders, On Time Deliverables, Drawings revisions, Request For Info, Power Answer Center, Customer Issue Resolution, Safety, Quality Management System,

Compliance and on time plant commercial operations

•Own and execute on deliverables to create value for our customers and present one integrated controls’


• Drive regulatory compliance rigor and maintain "No excuses" leadership

culture with integrity and Environmental Health & Safety

•Lead/support Software


•Bachelor Degree in Electrical, Mechanical or related Engineering from an accredited

university or college

•Minimum of 7 years of experience in a controls engineering position

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

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 background investigation and drug screen.

Desired Characteristics

•Demonstrated ability to meet goals and objectives

•Proven oral and written communication skills

• Demonstrated ability to independently drive projects to completion

•Experience in power generation requisition, working with customers, project management and Engineering Procurement & Construction

• Coursework and/or concentration in Controls Engineering

•Steam Turbine, HRSG & Plant controls knowledge / experience

•Demonstrated leadership and coaching skills

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