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General Electric Lead Services Specialist - Training in Schenectady, New York

Job Description Summary

The Technical Instructor is part of the GE Renewable Energy Learning Center team, based in Niskayuna, NY. However, the instructors are responsible for providing training in the classroom at the center, from home virtually and at wind farms in North America. The training includes technical engineering courses to technicians and engineers of renewable energy farms who will be performing installation, commissioning and repair of the wind turbines.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities

  • Uses learner-centered approaches

  • Builds rapport with learners

  • Facilitates active learner-centric activities

  • Helps learners meet their intended outcomes

  • Embeds assessment throughout every learning experience to increase learning effectiveness

  • Inventories and monitors collective needs

  • Helps synthesize a clear set of outcomes

  • Focuses on process rather than content

  • Shares ownership in making decisions

  • Constantly strives for improved quality by strengthening the process.

  • Clearly defines desired results of a training by doing an analysis of performance expectations to produce the level of professional that the company needs for that defined position and then provides ongoing professional development to supports their career development that includes design functions at the program, course and activity levels

  • Constantly monitors state-of-the-art technologies

  • Learns quickly, selects appropriate tools

  • Increases performance by creatively applying technology in innovative ways

  • Uses a variety of software effectively for organizing materials, providing 24/7 learning and assist in building communication practices between instructors and students

  • Looks for ways to improve the look and feel of the presentations and learning objects or create new ones to support changing learning objectives.

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical, Mechanical, IT, Computer Science, or any other technical program from an accredited college or university with a minimum of 3 years of experience in power generation operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting

  • OR Associate's Degree in Electrical, Mechanical, IT, Computer Science, or any other technical program from an accredited college or university with a minimum of 4 years of experience in power generation operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting

  • OR High School Diploma / GED and minimum of 6 years of experience in power generation operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability and willingness to travel 15%

  • Ability and willingness to obtain a valid Driver's License

  • Ability and willingness to obtain a valid Passport and eligible for international travel

  • Ability and willingness to work swing shift

Desired Characteristics

  • Demonstrated experience collaborating in virtual environment

  • Experience as a classroom instructor or demonstrated ability to coherently present information from detailed technical level to executive or management overview

  • Experience with the 1.x turbine platform

  • Experience with the 2.x turbine platform

  • Wind farm site experience

  • Willingness and ability to climb wind turbines and work at height when necessary

  • Understanding of the electric utility industry

  • Strong analytical capabilities and ability to lead in cross-functional and global team environments

  • Ability to quickly establish credibility with internal and end-user customers

  • Dynamic personality with the energy and passion to teach

  • English fluency and proficient in additional languages, particularly with technical explanations

  • Strong computer skills including all MS Office 365 products, MS Teams, photo and video editing, audio and video equipment usage.

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

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