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General Electric Electrical Engineer - Specialist in Remote, Massachusetts

Job Description Summary

In the current process of business grow, facing projects with edge technology Offshore Wind Platform (Haliade X) - the Electrical Specialist Engineer will play an important role in the successful execution of projects. He/she will act as key person for the HV and MV electrical task at site during the commissioning phase. Main activities starting with the creation and validation of the electrical rules used during the commissioning phase (LOTO, Switching protocol and Electrical Safety Management Plan), preparation for onshore and offshore commissioning, aligning with EHS and project operations teams to validate commissioning test plan in accordance with Local and GE electrical rules and finally achieving technical and EHS excellence on both site/remote support to project and site teams until the project closure. Quality & Customer Satisfaction will be the main goals.

Job Description

About us:

GE Renewable Energy is one of the world's leading offshore wind energy companies, with a portfolio of offshore wind turbines ranging from 6 MW to 14 MW that offer increased value to customers with proven performance, reliability, efficiency and availability. We have invested more than $400 million to develop the Haliade-X, an investment that will also drive down offshore wind farms’ levelized cost of energy, helping make offshore wind energy more competitive for our customers. The Haliade-X was the industry’s first 14MW offshore wind turbine to operate and is the only 12+MW offshore wind turbine platform that has been operating for over two years, specifically at its Rotterdam prototype site.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Lead the execution of the electrical test in compliance with electrical rules.

  • Support in the documentation creation for Haliade commissioning procedures considering the most up to date GE electrical standard and local electrical standard.

  • Support Package managers & follow-up Project execution for all electrical operation.

  • Support technicians at site to make sure electrical rules are understood and followed

  • Create relationship with Customer to clarify interfaces and build a partnership on the electrical operation of the commissioning.

  • Technical support onsite & remotely to onshore and offshore teams and remote operation center (ROC) teams, giving first support and managing investigation non-conformities with Design Engineering teams. Manage defects and NCR (non-conformance reports). Plan support from supplier or design teams accordingly.

  • Continuous process improvements to optimize security and / or reduce costs; special attention should be paid to EHS compliance. Focus on Digitalization & data analytics.

  • Follow-up test in previous manufacturing stages and prepare commissioning protocols both onshore and offshore to assure technical de-risking and perform smooth offshore commissioning.

  • Special focus in power converter and HV power drive train commissioning and technical support.

Required Qualifications:

  • Technical diploma in electrotechnics, industrial engineering, with similar or equivalent experience

  • Minimum 5 years working with HV, electrical AC components (switchgear, transformers and converters).

Desired Characteristics:

  • English language (Spanish, French and Portuguese languages [as a plus])

  • Experience in wind turbines commissioning and projects preparation. Experience with suppliers' management & manufacturing lines is a plus

  • Experience in wind turbines technical support and experience in leading multidisciplinary teams (design, suppliers, quality and project)

  • Experience with design or commissioning power converters, PM generators, HV transformers and MVSG.

  • Experience with Electrical drive trains in wind industry

  • Experience with use of quality tools (8D, SIPOC, FMEA)

Additional Information

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer ( . 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.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).

Relocation Assistance Provided: No

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