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General Electric Grid & Electrical Integration Senior Lead in Nantes, France

Job Description Summary

As the Grid & Electrical Integration Senior Lead Engineer, you will be the key point of contact between the GE project execution team, the various GE Engineering departments Grid Integration, Controls, System Integration, Electrical, the external parties and the Customer. You will ensure all parties agree on the Grid Integration technical scope, interfaces and responsibilities and monitor the implementation plan throughout design phase and until testing at site is achieved successfully. You leverage your strong expertise in Power Electronic Systems and Simulation tool to coordinate between our clients and the GE Grid integration engineers.

This role is planned to cover multiple projects assignments and multiple phases (commercial, execution, fleet) depending on the workload and priorities defined by the business.

Job Description

In this role, you will:

  • Support the application engineering team in the analysis of Customer requirements and in customer meetings during the commercial phase

  • Ensure compliance with the contract and applicable grid code for the Haliade X and WindCONTROL system, including interfaces with the Customer Control/SCADA systems or grid operator

  • Define & implement the strategy for the development of the electrical models and simulations to fulfill the contract obligations.

  • Follow up the verification of the turbine electrical and controls capability by simulation studies

  • Own the interfaces management with the Customer or their contractors with main focus on the turbine switchgear electrical configuration and protection design, transformer, HV cable, auxiliaries, converter.

  • Ensure the optimization of the turbine operation during the farm various conditions (normal and contingency situations).

  • Identify additional scope arising from the interfaces and communicate to project management.

  • Share feedback with the commissioning and service teams with the relevant engineering documentation, project experience.

  • Share feedback with the engineering team NPI for lessons learned.

This will include project management responsibilities:

  • Identify Risks & Opportunities and propose mitigation plans

  • Monitor progress and be accountable for the on-time delivery of all activities relative to his scope of responsibility

  • Report out on progress and issues in customer meetings and internal engineering reviews.

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No