General Electric Protection & Control Site Engineer in Clearwater, Florida

Role Summary:

The Protection & Control Site Engineer (P&C SE) will be responsible for performing a wide variety of field related activities (i.e., installation, testing, commissioning, etc.) for Protection & Control systems in medium and HV environment. In this role, you will establish and maintain a strong working relationship with the customers, and be responsible for ensuring safe work practices on each job as GE very much values safety.

Essential Responsibilities:

As the Protection & Control Site Engineer, you will:

  • Perform installation, testing, and commissioning services on power apparatus and switchgear, including but not limited to: protective relays and relaying systems, all brands, and experience with the use of Relay test sets; Remote Terminal Units and Gateways; CT’s and PT’s; metering and transducers; extensive experience in the protection of Motors, feeders and transformers; and Station Batteries and Chargers

  • Perform Troubleshooting, problem identification and provide recommendations for corrective actions and/or repairs

  • Generate customer report describing the problem found and correction action taken / proposed

  • Make safety a priority as per GE’s zero tolerance policy and adopt the safety regulations at customer’s sites


  • Associate's Degree in Electrical Engineering Technology, Electrical Engineering or related field from an accredited university or college

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in electrical testing, maintenance, and start-up of high voltage substations in field services or electrical utility industry


  • Ability and willingness to work extra hours and weekends, as required

  • Ability and willingness to travel 80% of the time, as required

  • Ability and willingness to work at customer locations

  • Ability and willingness to posses / obtain / maintain a valid US passport

  • Ability and willingness to maintain an acceptable driving record

Desired Characteristics:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering Technology, Electrical Engineering or related field from an accredited university or college

  • Understanding of the basics of one-line, three-line schematics and connection diagrams

  • Knowledge of Relays and similar manufacturers, i.e., ABB, SEL, Siemens’ products

  • Strong working knowledge of Transformers, Motors, Generators, etc.

  • Understanding of the basic functioning of AIS and GIS

  • Working knowledge of IEEE, ANSI, IEC standards

  • Self-motivated / confident with the ability to work efficiently and effectively with limited supervision

  • Ability to set priorities to meet day to day short term objectives

  • Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) mindset / compliance

  • Ability to provide technical guidance and/or coach others

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Applies concept to practical business problems

  • Strong customer service skills

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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 offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at . 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.

Locations: United States; Florida; Tampa, Orlando, Other

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.