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General Electric Hydro Project Manager in Lafayette, Colorado

Job Description Summary

The Project Engineering Manager (PEM) will be responsible for the technical execution of the integration of components and product subsystems for large hydro projects. The PEM be responsible for the coordination of the Product Management, Engineering Centres of Excellence and Project Office functions. The PEM will ensure targeted cost and product performance are met on the technical side throughout execution.

Job Description

As the Project Engineering Manager, your main responsibilities will be:

  • Define customer requirements and the conformity of the system to the contractual specifications

  • Provide WORK packages to the Centre of Excellence for the project, including client requirements, interfaces, planning, performance, reliability and costs in accordance with what has been sold

  • Coordinate and control the interfaces internally, for customers and partners, as defined in the Interface Matrix (DOW)Responsible for the risks and opportunities as well as the movement of margin on what is under project scope

  • Manage and harmonize technical documentation (including numbering of documents on the use and maintenance of equipment)

  • Technical point of contact for customers and external partners

  • At the design stage, identify alternatives and optimization opportunities that could impact the design, supplies or site operations, based on the strategy determined

  • Deliver specifications and interface data to the partners (system, turbines, generators and civil engineers) Responsible for the validation of schematics and documentation on specific aspects of projects

  • Receive and coordinate feedback from the other parts of the process (design, site and client) from the beginning of the basic design to final product approval, also including information on the completed work and leads post-mortems to improve process

  • Accept or reject changes in case of deviations from customer requirements or GE standards and manage order changes in conjunction with project management

  • Participates in project review meetings, project milestone meetings

  • Coordinates support of site activities with the Centre of Excellence

Qualifications/Requirements :

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

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in project execution and engineering design of turbines and/or generators


  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 20%

Desired Characteristics :

  • Significant experience in managing in a global matrix Environment

  • Strong communication and project management skills

  • Proven leadership and negotiation skills

  • Team-player, positive & engaged contributor to the team, willingness to learn & adapt to business needs

  • Proven analytical skills and strategic mindset paired with strong communication skills

  • Relevant experience in planning and management of work-packages

  • Must be willing to comply with pre-employment screening, including but not limited, reference verification and background check

  • Must have unrestricted legal authorization to work in the Unites States

The salary range for this position is $90,000.00-$110,000.00 (USD/annually).The specific salary offered to a candidate may be influenced by a variety of factors including the candidate’s experience, their education, and the work location. In addition, this position is eligible for variable incentive compensation.

Available health and welfare benefits include healthcare, prescription drug, dental, and vision coverage; savings account options (such as a Health Care Flexible Savings Account, Health Reimbursement Account, Limited Purpose Flexible Spending Account, and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account); and an employee assistance program. Additional benefits include a defined contribution 401(k) plan, employee life insurance, optional dependent life insurance, employee accidental death or dismemberment insurance coverage, salary continuance program benefits for disability, optional long-term disability, pre-tax transportation/commuter program, paid holidays, paid time off, parental leave, a layoff plan for salaried employees, tuition reimbursement program, use of Cariloop, adoption assistance, optional identity theft prevention insurance, optional personal legal assistance, and optional personal excess liability insurance.