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General Electric Hydro Site Manager in Remote, Virginia

Job Description Summary

Responsible for activities related to the construction, building and commissioning on customer site, from site mobilization, through civil, erection and commissioning work, as well as management activities related to this scope. Responsible for departmental operations planning/execution or is focused on execution of professional activities within a technical discipline. Functions with some autonomy but guided by established policies or review of end results. The job allows modification of procedures and practices covering work as long as the end results meet standards of acceptability (quality, volume, timeliness etc.).

Job Description

About us:

GE Renewable Energy’s portfolio of solutions for hydropower generation includes the broadest range of hydro solutions and services: from water to wire, from individual equipment to complete turnkey solutions, for new plants and the installed base. At GE, we believe that the combination of our extensive hydro and digital intelligence makes GE Renewable Energy well-suited to serve the intense & ongoing energy transition. Smarter and more connected, GE’s hydro plants no longer just generate power, they store it and deliver it to the grid with an unmatched level of predictability, flexibility and efficiency. GE is the largest player with 30% of globally installed base in hydro storage. The company’s turbines and generators portfolio represent more than 25% of the total installed capacity worldwide and encompasses a wide range of solutions from 5 MW to 850 MW power per unit to meet a wide range of needs

Why we come to work:

At GE Renewable Energy, our Project Managers work with integrity, great commitment, and incredible collaborative skills. Their projects can be global and complex, so they thrive under pressure and complicated management chains. While the work can be tough, the sense of pride they feel at the end result motivates our Project Managers to hang tough and focus on outcomes. Through your personal integrity and unparalleled organizational skills, you can work in a role that delivers an incredible sense of accomplishment, making a mark on the future of our world.

The C&C Site Manager, reporting to the Construction Leader, will be responsible for the on-site execution of hydro turbine/generator projects. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to EHS planning, execution strategy, schedule, cost tracking, and site resource planning. In this role you will work within defined parameters to make decisions, apply concepts to issues of varying complexities, and resolve issues through immediate action and/or short-term planning.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Development and adherence of the OneGE Safety Outage plan;

  • Scope management in planning, organizing, and supervising field team;

  • Closely interact with project planner in the development and maintenance of resource-loaded schedules;

  • Manage costs incurred and forecasted;

  • Work with multi-functional project team and understand all deliverables that could affect field execution;

  • Prepare project location prior to field team mobilization (i.e. infrastructure, tooling, etc.);

  • Actively participate in design processes, development of new lessons learned, and the Feedback of Experience process;

  • Manage site documentation (i.e. Quality, EHS, daily reports, time-keeping, expense reporting, etc.)

  • Actively participate in defining special tooling requirements with the Methods & Special Tooling team;

  • Promote margin-improvement opportunities, cost-optimization initiatives, and additional scope opportunities;

  • Contribute to the training program, as required;

  • Travel approximately 70-100% of the time, as needed.

Required Qualifications :

  • Bachelor's Degree in a technical or management field (or equivalent experience);

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience with Hydro turbine & generator field execution

Desired Characteristics :

  • ​Field Management experience;

  • Power generation experience;

  • Cost control experience;

  • Experience with technical concepts (including Hydro Machines, turbines, generators, etc.);

  • Excellent leadership skills;

  • Strong EHS culture;

  • Must be proficient in English;

  • Valid driver’s license.

  • Project Management experience;

  • Bilingual (English & French).

Available health and welfare benefits include healthcare, prescription drug, dental, and vision coverage; savings account options (such as a Health Care Flexible Savings Account, Health Reimbursement Account, Limited Purpose Flexible Spending Account, and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account); and an employee assistance program. Additional benefits include a defined contribution 401(k) plan, employee life insurance, optional dependent life insurance, employee accidental death or dismemberment insurance coverage, salary continuance program benefits for disability, optional long-term disability, pre-tax transportation/commuter program, paid holidays, paid time off, parental leave, a layoff plan for salaried employees, tuition reimbursement program, use of Cariloop, adoption assistance, optional identity theft prevention insurance, optional personal legal assistance, and optional personal excess liability insurance.

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: Yes

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