GE Lead Field Engineer – Under Vessel in Wilmington, North Carolina
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Posted Position Title
Lead Field Engineer – Under Vessel
Field Services and Maintenance
Location(s) Where Opening Is Available United States
U.S. State, China or Canada Provinces
The Lead Field Engineer – Refuel Floor and Under Vessel will provide over-all technical leadership and front line supervision for the successful execution of complex projects and activities involving BWR 2-6 reactor disassembly, assembly, fuel movement, in-core maintenance and under vessel activities.
As the Lead Field Engineer, you will:
Be responsible for planning, scheduling and delivery of field projects including project management, task leadership, technical direction, work coordination and supervision of work teams composed of GE and contingent worker personnel including craft labor at Customer sites
Provide project management including planning, scheduling, tracking, reporting and coordination of internal and external resources for assigned projects and programs
Provide leadership, work coordination and supervision of work teams composed of GE and contingent worker personnel including craft labor
Establish appropriate relationships and interact effectively with senior level customers and suppliers management on commercial, technical & compliance issues and work within an integrated services team
Support business activities including proposal preparation, cost estimating, and interfaces with Customer Service, Commercial Operations
Be responsible for Planning & Staffing, and Training
Provide tooling and equipment expertise
Meet the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; getting first-hand customer information and using it for improvements in products and services
Maintain diligence on integrity, safety and quality metrics and processes
Support Product Line Leaders as necessary
Bachelors Degree of Science in an Engineering discipline (OR a High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 6 years of experience in Nuclear Maintenance Activities)
Minimum of 3 years of Nuclear industry experience
Minimum of 3 years Under Vessel tooling, troubleshooting and maintenance experience
Minimum of 3 years Instrumentation and Control (I&C), troubleshooting and maintenance experienceELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
Ability and willingness to lift up to 50 lbs
Ability and willingness to climb and descend 10 flights of stairs twice per day
Ability and willingness to pass respirator fit test and physical
Ability and willingness to pass Fitness For Duty requirements and site security requirements to obtain unescorted access
Ability and willingness to work under high stress conditions
Ability and willingness to work in radiation controlled areas and radioactively contaminated areas
Ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally to plant sites up to 75% of the time, as required
Ability and willingness to work 12 hours a day, 7 days per week when delivering of field projects
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.
Bachelor’s Degree in Marine, Mechanical or Industrial Engineering
Knowledge of nuclear power plant refueling activities and under-vessel activities
Knowledge of BWR Vessels and Components, Nuclear Steam Safety System (NSSS), Reactor Containment Building
Strong computer skills; ability to use MS Office, MS Project, E-Matrix Database
Well organized and self-directed
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