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General Electric Aero Plant Cost Leader in Houston, Texas

Job Description Summary

GE Gas Power is looking for highly motivated individuals to join the Aero Plant Tendering Organization. The Aero Plant Cost Leader will be responsible for developing, evaluating, and presenting costs for Aero gas turbine proposals for power generation plants operating in simple and combined cycle mode. This role will support cross-functional teams - including the Customer Applications Engineering (CAE) proposal team - from the time of approval, bid submission, and turnover to OTR. The Aero Plant Cost Leader will also be involved in power generation plant cost development including, but not limited to, GE and vendor provided equipment, project engineering, GE site costs, and EPC/Partner costs.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Work as a member of the proposal team on assigned cost estimates taking the lead to solicit inputs, prepare and integrate cost details, analyze for competitiveness, and issue concise cost summaries with detailed back-up

  • Review proposal technical documents such as the equipment list, division of responsibility, P&ID’s, site layout drawings, project schedule, and bills of quantity for the purpose of updating proposal costing

  • Review and evaluate customer Request for Proposal (RFP) documents and drawings

  • Attend site visits to obtain site specific information required for developing cost estimates

  • Collaborate with GE CAE team members to develop internal GE direct and indirect costs

  • Collaborate with EPC partners and subcontractors to obtain power plant construction, installation and commissioning costs

  • Develop cost estimates to check and evaluate EPC/Partner Bids and GE internal costs using Estimating Software and MS Office

  • Create documents required for cost estimate review by management team and lead cost process improvement initiatives

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Power Plant Design, Plant Cost Estimation, Proposal Development or Engineering

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or other technical discipline from an accredited university or college

Desired Characteristics

  • Strong expertise with Aero GT Power Plant systems, including Balance-Of-Plant (BOP) Equipment

  • 2+ years’ experience using Aspen Cost Estimating Software Package and e-Success Cost Estimating Software Package

  • Strong interpersonal skills – ability to work with different levels of management, vendors, customers, and cultures

  • Ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple projects/work load

  • Outstanding written and verbal English communication skills

  • Ability to manage multiple complex tasks simultaneously

  • Effective delegation skills and ability to hold team members accountable for delivery

  • Strong collaborative leadership skills and creative problem-solving mindset

  • Inclusive nature that builds strong highly functioning teams

  • Ability to deliver on commitments in a fast paced highly volatile environment

Additional Information

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

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 drug screen (as applicable).

Relocation Assistance Provided: No