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General Electric Haliade X Lead Electrical Engineer (HV) in Barcelona, Spain

Job Description Summary

This is a global design engineering role where the scope of the team includes electrical sub-systems and components for GE offshore wind turbines.

The purpose of the job will cover from conceptual design and functional specification to testing and validation of the different electrical systems of GE offshore wind turbines.

In this role, you will deliver engineering designs/requirements, execute business critical New Product Introductions, drive cost competitiveness, and ensure world class subsystem performance of the biggest offshore wind turbine up to date. You will work together with Supply Chain, EHS, Operations and other relevant stakeholders to deliver the best solution from a whole value chain perspective.

The main components include HV cables and switchgear. In addition, there are auxiliar electrical systems including IP-phones, IP-cameras, weather station, small transformers, internal power supply & UPS, electrical cabinets (LV Switchgears), lighting system & aviation lighting system (beacons), power sockets, arc flash guard system, fire protection system, lightning & grounding systems and sensors. Finally, the role involves active support into the Communications Network Architecture, Safety system and in the Input/Output requirements from other teams.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Full ownership and accountability for design, development, testing and certification of appointed sub-system.

  • Drive compliance of components and their use to international codes and standards like IEC, UL, CSA, ISO, CE, CCC, DIN etc.

  • Ensure quality of deliverables, on time delivery, design cost, DFMEA, performance, availability, weight and general targets defined by the business related to the sub-system.

  • Ensure sub-system full integrated solution, interface with mechanical, controls as well as power conversion systems.

  • Ensure proper design reviews and documentation quality according to RE-120 Instruction and defined project gates.

  • Perform Engineering Excellence and provide innovative design solutions to deliver world class quality.

  • Create/modify Electrical drawings in EPlan software.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in an Engineering or related discipline. Preferably electrical.

  • Minimum 8-10 years proven technology and/or product management experience.

  • Fluent in English (spoken and written).

Desired Characteristics

  • Experience with HV electrical systems and heavy electrical equipment such as switchgears and transformers.

  • Wind industry expertise with proven results developing & implementing technology programs.

  • Wind turbine Tower and related component technical and business expertise.

  • Knowledge of Standards and Design Codes.

  • Skilled in electrical component design calculations, drawings creation, specifications and schematics.

  • Demonstrated system thinking ability to assess tradeoffs, effectively assess risk, and optimize results.

  • Experience with electrical CAD tools (NX & EPLAN).

  • Business acumen and customer focus.

  • Demonstrated ability to work horizontally across stakeholders to influence outcomes.

  • Strong interpersonal skills including ownership, self-motivation, problem solving, analytical thinking, team working, good communication skills and ability to develop relationships.

  • Note: To comply with US immigration and other legal requirements, it is necessary to specify the minimum number of years' experience required for any role based within the USA. For roles outside of the USA, to ensure compliance with applicable legislation, the JDs should focus on the substantive level of experience required for the role and a minimum number of years should NOT be used.

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes