General Electric Plant Network Engineer in Marcus Hook, Pennsylvania

Role Summary:

The Plant Network Engineer is responsible for management and upkeep of all power plant IT / OT systems, including but not limited to business and controls compute, network, and storage infrastructure. In this position, you will be responsible for oversight of the plant control systems and identifying improvements to the facility’s overall thermal and component performance. This position reports to the Plant Manager.

Essential Responsibilities:

As the Plant Network Engineer, you will:

  • Oversee, support, and maintain all IT / OT systems at the site, including but not limited to business and controls compute, network, and storage infrastructure

  • Maintain cyber security protocols on all site IT / OT infrastructure in accordance with GE cyber security standards

  • Technically support performance of plant monitoring software, including site historian (OSI PI)

  • Oversee and maintain plant control systems in accordance with vendor recommendations and established plant procedures

  • Monitor, identify and implement improvements to the facility's overall thermal and component performance

  • Provide engineering and design assistance to all plant personnel in resolving plant technical problems

  • Assist in determination of root causes, propose corrective actions, and implement solutions

  • Contribute to the technical development of corrective, planned, predictive outage work scopes and schedulesContribute to the development and tracking of the annual budgetReview, evaluate, and monitor purchase requisitions for proper authorization, specifications, and complianceIdentify and select vendors from to procure materials and/or services meeting criteria of price, quality, availability, and delivery datesEstablish and maintain supplier relationships and monitor supplier performanceReceiving parts and managing site inventory as related to IT and Controls


  • Bachelor's Degree in a technical field from an accredited university or college

  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant IT and Controls experience


  • Ability and willingness to obtain and maintain a valid driver's license

  • Ability and willingness to submit to a physical, respirator and hearing screening upon hire

  • Ability and willingness to use personnel protective equipment (i.e., hard hat, safety glasses, hearing protection, latex / rubber / leather gloves, safety shoes and respirator) as needed

Desired Characteristics:

  • Proficiency with IT / OT infrastructure systems and administrative software, including but not limited to, Cisco IOS, Windows Server, general compute, network, and storage infrastructure configuration

  • Proficiency with power plant historian software (OSI PI)

  • Knowledge of PLC and DCS

  • Firm understanding of physical networking concepts

  • Demonstrated record of plant performance improvements

  • Excellent verbal and written communication 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; Pennsylvania; Marcus Hook

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