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General Electric Lead Engineer - Customer Project Engineering in Richmond, Virginia

Job Description Summary

As a member of the Project Engineering Management team, you will be an active contributor to the preparation and execution of complex Generator projects like rewinds or main component replacements. This role will require you to manage and lead the complete project engineering teams including engineering subcontractors and internal as well as external interfaces to provide the required engineering documentation within the time schedule, with the required quality, with minimum changes whilst meeting the budget targets.

Job Description

Success in this role looks like:

Establish yourself as a Project Engineering Manager by demonstrating successful Project executions from an operational and financial standpoint, in compliance with processes, procedures and tools, delivering on time and within budget and by mastering risk assessment to mitigate costs and project slippage.

You will be an indispensable Project Engineering Manager, with excellent coordination, management, and organizational skills.

Who You Are: You are someone who brings:

  • Leadership with uncompromising standards for integrity, compliance, and safety.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Collaborative, inclusive, supportive, and empowering management behaviors.

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills, including multi-location and multi-cultural.

  • Pragmatic outlook.

  • Problem solving skills.

  • Good commercial awareness.

  • Ability to interface effectively with all levels of the organization and with external customers/suppliers.

You have experience with Generator Engineering / Technology and Customer Project Engineering, procurement and construction processes as well as Generator maintenance or projects at site.

Your Role:

  • In charge of the Engineering “On-Time Delivery” (OTD)

  • Is responsible together with the Compliance Team for Contractual Engineering compliance

  • Is responsible for the approval cycle of contractual Engineering documentation

  • Provide inputs for Engineering section in regular Project Review Reporting

  • Is responsible for Engineering Project budget management with Project cost controller

  • Is responsible for Engineering Design Reviews and owns action items

  • Is ensuring Risk Management tracking and escalation as needed

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college in an Engineering discipline or extensive experience in the field of Engineering Coordination within the power generation industry

  • 5+ years of professional experience in Generator Engineering / Technology and Customer Project Engineering, procurement and construction processes as well as Generator maintenance or projects at site.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Extensive experience of successful delivery in an engineering environment including leading teams of engineers and other disciplines.

  • Deep technical knowledge and experience of generators, operation, and the supply chain interface.

The salary range for this position is $93,600.00 - $124,800.00 USD Annually. The specific salary offered to a candidate may be influenced by a variety of factors including the candidate’s experience, their education, and the work location. In addition, this position is eligible for a performance bonus. Available benefits include Health and Retirement.

At Steam Power we are used to change and have been continuously adapting to respond to the many factors shaping our industry. Change is how we keep pace with the world around us and ensure our long-term sustainability. To achieve this requires us adopting a strong services mindset that becomes the very DNA of Steam Power. As a result, we have become more of a services organization.

We believe our success in large part will depend on us being as diverse of a team as our customers and regardless of our role, every one of us can contribute to making Steam Power the service provider of choice by customers around the globe.

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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