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General Electric ITR Project Engineering Manager in Kansas City, Missouri

Job Description Summary

The ITR Project Engineering Manager (PEM) will be responsible for providing technical leadership on Aero extended scope projects. Direct and coordinate the engineering and installation design of assigned project(s) including all technical aspects of the contract from designing proposal to execution of the solution. Final engineering responsibility and decision making on project technical issues (including safety) and relying on internal technical authorities as necessary. Establish and manage the technical interface between all parties involved in the project including the ITR Plant & ITR Equipment teams, suppliers, customers, partners, EPC subcontractors and/or architect engineers.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Own the execution of one or several projects from proposal preparation until the end of GE contractual obligations.

  • Manage a cross functional engineering team and executes as part of the ITR (ITO+OTR) process.

  • Develops and monitors project engineering schedule and budget.

  • Executes per applicable Power Plant Engineering processes.

  • Tracks and prioritizes resolution of project action items and critical technical issues.

  • Integrates the customer/partner and GE engineering schedules into overall project schedule while managing reports on project status.

  • Develops and manages project technical strategy to mitigate risk, including decisions involving the use of conceptual engineering judgment to allow the design process to proceed without full information.

  • Reviews customer specifications and communicates contract and project requirements to all design functions utilizing internal documentation systems.

  • Ensures feedback for continuous improvement using the Lessons Learned process.

  • Leads risk assessment of technical aspects of the project and the development and application of appropriate risk mitigation measures.

  • Provides technical support for project installation, construction, start-up and commissioning activities.

  • Executes necessary project processes including preparing comprehensive proposals, conducting project kickoff, schedule reviews, regular project team meetings, lessons learned, design freeze, customer design and project reviews, as-builts, and ensures adherence to all ISO-procedures and work instructions.

  • Supports the Project Manager on project technical issues related to engineering.

  • Enforces quality procedures and participate in their improvement.

  • Leads with a Lean mindset. Leverages Lean in the quest to reduce waste and improve customer value. Practice and promotes Lean concepts.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering.

  • 10 years of power plant engineering experience.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Must be willing to work independently (after proper training) and be a self-starter.

  • Must be able/willing to travel, both domestically and internationally

  • Proficient in AutoCad, Documentum, and PDMS tool suite

  • Minimum 15 years’ experience in applications or project engineering, rotating equipment, packaging and modularization of mechanical equipment, and power industry.

  • Aero Derivative Turbine Technology experience

  • Strong interpersonal skills. Able 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 (oral and written).

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).

As a federal government contractor, GE requires U.S. employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless you receive an approved medical or religious accommodation. Proof of vaccination will be required.

Relocation Assistance Provided: No