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General Electric Power Systems Engineer in Rugby, United Kingdom

Job Description Summary

GE’s Power Conversion business, part of GE Vernova, provides electrification systems that are critical to customers’ power and energy needs for their high-performance applications. We work with some of the world’s major energy, maritime and industrial organizations, helping to enable a transition to energy efficiency and decarbonization, including through our specialist motors, drives and control technologies.

The role of Power Systems Engineer, GE Power Conversion UK, is an exceptional opportunity for your capabilities, enthusiasm and experience to make a real impact at one of the leading energy technology companies working on major, global projects.

The Power Systems Engineer will be responsible for leading and performing low and medium voltage power systems design activities up to multi-MW scale, including requirements capture, system level design, operational definition, simulation and analysis on naval or commercial marine, energy and industrial projects. You will have opportunities to work from concept through to commissioning.

Job Description

Working in a class-leading, multi-disciplinary team of engineers you will bring your expertise in power systems engineering and equipment, ideally with knowledge of grid codes, performance and regulatory requirements.

In this role you will :

  • Support project teams delivering power systems (including power generation and distribution, energy storage, protection, power conversion and utilisation, control and automation) ensuring the design meets customer and appropriate third-party requirements.

  • Produce detailed design studies including, but not limited to short circuit calculations, load flow, protection coordination and quality of power supply, including harmonic analyses, common mode and EMC.

  • Produce requirements and functional specifications for systems and constituent products including generators, switchboards, transformers, power electronic converters, motors, energy storage systems and cabling.

We are looking for a committed professional with:

  • A degree or equivalent in electrical engineering or higher, for example Masters or PhD in a relevant field.

  • Chartered Engineer (or working to) and equivalent proven record of continuous professional development.

  • Proficient with software simulation and design tools sigh as DIgSILENT, PSCAD, eTAP or MATLAB.

You can expect from us

  • Flexible working arrangements

  • Attractive compensation package

  • Flexible benefits you can personalize

  • Company pension contribution; income protection; private health insurance; life assurance, healthy lifestyle account

  • 34 days’ vacation including national holidays.