General Electric Propulsion Engineering Electrical Engineer in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Role Summary:

The Propulsion Electrical Engineer position provides technical direction and assistance within Transportation applications to meet assigned objectives. In this role, you will be responsible for design, testing, application studies, field support, manufacturing support, and innovation on a variety of machine topologies.

Essential Responsibilities:

A Lead Engineer in Propulsion will be responsible for Motors and/or Alternator electrical design. They will train under experienced engineers on application specifics and use Deep Smart techniques to quickly deliver on priorities. They will demonstrate leadership in communicating business goals, programs, and processes for an area or business segment. You will utilize your experience or expertise to solve problems, develop and execute objectives for self and others, and have the ability to effect short-term and some long-term business goals.

  • Perform electromagnetic analysis of an electric machine (Induction, Synchronous, and DC)

  • Perform basic thermal analysis of an electric machine.

  • Lead the validation of new components and subassemblies, author & release of drawings and specifications

  • Generate engineering documents (DFMEA, Design Review materials, Purchase Specs, meeting notes, technical visuals and presentations, etc.)

  • Strong oral and written communication skills, able to work well in teams while demonstrating leadership & accountability

  • Execute the design, analysis, or evaluation of assigned projects using sound engineering principles and adhering to business standards, practices, procedures, and product / program requirements

  • Prepare and present technical data to internal and external customers

  • Document and communicate results of technical data generated consistent with engineering policies and procedures

  • Participate as a presenter or reviewer in technical and program reviews

  • Assure proper documentation of technical data generated for the assigned projects and/or tasks consistent with engineering policies and procedures


  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering

  • Minimum of 3 year of experience in Transportation applications

  • Working Knowledge of Electric machine design principles and associated engineering performance evaluations; strong desire and motivation to be Expert in Electrical Design/application of Propulsion machines.

  • Exposure to functional testing of various electric machines.

  • Familiarity with the materials and manufacturing processes used in Electric Machine Construction

Desired Characteristics:

  • Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering with focus on electromagnetics or power

  • Deep experience in Rotating Equipment Design.

  • Prior work in transportation or power industries.

  • Exposure to Blower design and Airflow analysis & ventilation of machines.

  • Working knowledge of Electromagnetic FEA & interpretation of results.

  • Working knowledge of Thermal Analysis of an electric machine.

About Us:

At GE Transportation at , 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 . 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; Erie

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