General Electric Hydro Site Manager in Remote, Virginia
Job Description Summary
The Site manager will lead the execution of the project on site. You will be responsible for managing any staff assigned to the project on site, as well as all trades and sub-contractors. This position requires 80-100% travel. Working with GE means you will be working for a company that holds itself to a high standard on EHS, Quality, and integrity.
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.
Leverage other functions as well as teams within Construction & Commissioning to ensure successful execution of the site works.
Manage subcontractors from the date the PO is awarded to when they complete their scope
Take necessary actions to maintain a respectful jobsite with high site morale
Carry out coaching and disciplinary actions as per GE regulations
Set up and strategically execute the site QA/QC plan
Personally manage the site schedule, progress of work and cost in Microsoft Project
Own the site Cost Control
Strategically execute the GE EHS Policy and the site EHS plan
Set up the site filing and document control system
Execute daily, weekly or monthly comprehensive reports
Select/interview and hire local personnel as required
Establish site rules & regulations within the guidelines of safety and leadership behavior policies
Build the crew to perform the work on site. (Millwrights, Winders, Electricians, Pipefitters, Crane operators, etc.)
Plan and set up vehicles, accommodation and other support for site staff & Crew
Plan all tooling needed ahead of time and arrange to have on site when needed
Mobilize the site and set up of site infrastructure which you have arranged ahead of time
Managerial (Budget/Cost Control/Administration/People)
The overall management and leadership of the GE site staff at the project level.
Developing a Site Safety Culture during the site execution of the project.
Owns site budget, mitigates risks & seeks for opportunities - ensures site cost control & reporting
Applies quality requirements related to site activities and NCR - manages information for claims and
Feedback of Experience.
Ensures that construction, installation and commissioning completion documentation and hand-over
packages are timely prepared and submitted
Ensures local purchase procedures are implemented and followed.
Promote & develop a collaborative atmosphere to achieve seamless execution of site works between GE, sub-contractors, our customer and other contractors on site (e.g. civil works)
Executing the project within the site installation budget.
Achieving all major milestones within the site schedule.
Performance assessments of all site staff including contracted labor.
Maintaining a relationship of integrity, trust, respect, and a high level of satisfaction with our customers.
Closeout of all site subcontracts with fair and proper allocation of costs, minimizing impact to GE.
Be the representative of GE to the customer and local authorities.
Maintaining and enhancing the professional image and reputation of GE at all times.
Bachelor's Degree in a technical or management field relating to construction/service or Hydro Electric Generators & Turbines (or equivalent trade certification/qualification and experience)
Minimum of 5 years of experience in Hydro field execution
Desired Characteristics :
Site management experience
Experience supervising construction workers in the field
Experience with technical concepts (including Hydro Machines, turbines, generators, etc.)
Excellent leadership skills
Strong EHS culture
Strong influencer and capacity to lead change across the Field Ops function
Strong IT skills (i.e. MS Excel, MS Project, PDF Creation/Modification, MS Word, MS Outlook, MS Teams).
Lead with integrity, resolve, empathy, uncompromising safety and quality
Strong ability to be fully autonomous in overall decision-making
Strong EHS culture
Pro-active, Flexible, Autonomous
Be proficient in English
Have valid drivers license
GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer (https://assets.phenompeople.com/CareerConnectResources/GE11GLOBAL/en_global/desktop/assets/images/poster_screen_reader_optimized_w_supplement.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.
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
#LI-Remote - This is a remote position