General Electric GE Transportation Leadership Program - Engineering in Olympia, Washington

Role Summary:

The GE Transportation Leadership Program - Engineering is an intensive program for people who have a passion for technology, a drive for technical excellence & share in Transportation’s core values. The program is designed to accelerate participants' professional development through intense technical training & a variety of business-critical assignments. Graduates have the technical & business foundation to proactively and continually make innovative contributions to Transportation's future.

Essential Responsibilities:

The GE Transportation Leadership Program - Engineering is a 2-year rotational program. It consists of four, 6-month rotations that are intended to provide a broad exposure to the engineering field leading to successful off Program placement. This program also requires continuous education through advanced studies and in-house courses and workshops. The program cultivates technical problem-solving skills via advanced engineering coursework, formal reports and presentations to senior leadership, in addition to valuable work experience. Individuals joining the program in the US will rotate among the Transportation domestic business locations. Examples of those locations include Erie, PA, Grove City, PA, Melbourne, FL, Fort Worth, TX, Chicago, IL, and several others. The applicant must be location flexible and willing to relocate while on program as part of the program requirements and business needs. Preference will be given to persons that have prior intern, co-op experience.

In addition, you will:

  • Plan and perform assigned tasks within the framework of areas’ schedules, budget, quality and cost constraints while maintaining accuracy and thoroughness

  • Demonstrate ability to understand and apply engineering fundamentals in the business environment

  • Demonstrate analytical / problem solving through number orientation

  • Collaborate with manager in setting realistic and challenging operation goals

  • Contribute to their accomplishment

  • Propose new analyses, techniques and methodologies with respect to specific area of responsibility where applicable

  • Lead, participate and/or contribute in design reviews & product validation

  • Demonstrate the ability to adapt to changing environments and requirements

  • Demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills and agility in coping up with real-life business situations

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Four-year technical degree with ABET Accreditation in: Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science

  • Overall GPA greater than or equal to 3.0 (based upon 4.0 scale)

  • Willingness and ability to relocate with the United States for assignments

Additional Requirements:

Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Basic understanding of engineering and/or manufacturing fundamentals

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

  • High self-confidence

  • Ability to motivate others

  • Demonstrated scholastic achievements

  • Prior intern or co-op experience

  • Ability to work independently and in teams

  • Electrical/Electronics/Control System Engineers with demonstrated Hardware, Power Electronics, Real Time Control Systems, Printed Circuit Board, Electric Machine, Power Distribution, or Communications/Networking domain knowledge or expertise

  • Mechanical Engineers with demonstrated structural, packaging, thermal/fluid system, diesel engine, lubrication, gear system, mechanical propulsion, or Testing/Validation domain knowledge or expertise

  • Software/Computer Engineers with demonstrated embedded software, real time operating system, FPGA development, Simulation, Testing/Validation, or other relevant software development domain knowledge or expertise

  • Software design and integration experience of the control systems

About Us:

At GE Transportation at http://www.getransportation.com/ , we are in the business of

realizing potential. We are a global technology leader and supplier of equipment, services and solutions to the rail,

mining, marine, stationary power and drilling industries. Our innovations help customers deliver goods and services

with greater speed and savings using our advanced manufacturing techniques and connected machines. Our digital

solutions , which provide data-driven insights to improve efficiency, utilize Predix – GE’s cloud-based operating

system for the Industrial Internet. Established more than a century ago, GE Transportation is a division of the General

Electric Company that began as a pioneer in passenger and freight locomotives. That innovative spirit still drives GE

Transportation today and is strengthened by our ability to serve customers more holistically through the GE Store – a

global exchange of knowledge, technology and tools across all GE businesses that ultimately provides better

outcomes for customers. GE Transportation is headquartered in Chicago, IL, and employs approximately 10,000

employees worldwide.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www.ge.com/sites/default/files/15-000845%20EEO%20combined.pdf . 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; Florida, Pennsylvania; Erie, Grove City, Melbourne

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