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General Electric Balance of Plant Performance Manager in Schenectady, New York

Job Description Summary

You will lead a team of analysts that support the implementation and monitoring of the GE Remote Operations Center Regulatory Compliance & Balance of Plant Operations and Support Program with specific emphasis on facets of North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) Control Center compliance. You will use cutting edge analytics software and tools to analyze compliance of renewables power generation performance. We are looking for people to join us in our mission to maximize customer value by proactively detecting, evaluating, and resolving internal and external compliance issues with the highest level of safety, quality, and expertise.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities

  • Lead centralized operator team driving compliance and Balance of Plant operational response for sites under management in North America Remote Operations Centers

  • Be responsible for managing customer expectations and satisfaction for the managed fleet in alignment to services contract obligations.

  • Deliver savings to our customers in the form of increase response velocity, reduced maintenance costs, less unplanned downtime, and compliance operations support.

  • Develop and maintain an effective compliance monitoring plan for NERC related policies and procedures.

  • Conduct compliance reviews, investigations, and audits to assess compliance with NERC rules and regulations in multiple regions.

  • Develop, enhance, and maintain NERC Compliance procedures, processes, and related activities, incorporating lessons learned and enhancements needed pursuant to compliance monitoring activities

  • Preparing monitoring assessment reports and developing and maintaining metrics to track completion of monitoring reviews.

  • Develop and implement corrective action plans for resolution of potential concerns in compliance

  • Lead day-to-day operation of NERC related systems for efficient tracking, documentation, and notification

  • Remain current on new and proposed FERC related laws, regulations and advises supervisor on compliance impact

  • Apply ethics and compliance perspective to related operational protocols

  • Ensure all compliance aspects of position are known and followed; understands and complies with all policies, codes and regulations applicable to position and company.

  • Customer focused approach to build long term relationships with customers to deliver business objectives.

  • Drive the safety culture at the sites inclusive of contracted partners and customers. Ensure process & procedures are followed, annual training is provided / documented as applicable.

Desired Characteristics

  • Previous experience leading control center / compliant operations

  • Working knowledge of NERC regulations or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Operations Management or Technical Project Management background.

  • Demonstrated ability to lead internal reviews, investigations, ethical decision-making;

  • Knowledge of applicable regulatory associations/commissions and their related policies, orders, and reporting requirements. Excellent communication (written and verbal), time-management, organizational, analytical and interpersonal skills.

  • PCs, Microsoft Office Applications, smartsheets, and database software.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required

  • Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen

  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in Schenectady, NY

  • Some travel required.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical / Electrical Engineering from an accredited college or university with 6 years relevant experience (OR Associate Degree with 8 years of technical experience, OR High School Degree / GED with 10 years of technical experience)

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