General Electric Senior Engineer - Rigging Repair in Schenectady, New York
The Repair Technology team is responsible for the creation of methods, processes and tools that are utilized to install, maintain and service Wind Turbines. The Senior Engineer will be the team expert in Rigging, Lifting Devices and mobile crane applications. They will increase team capability through technical guidance and the creation of internal technical best practices. The Engineer will also provide technical advice pertaining to material handling and other prototyping activities.
As the Senior Engineer - Rigging Repair, you will:
Detail design of Rigging, Lifting Devices, Stands, Transportation Fixtures and other structural elements used for Wind Service Repair applications
Be a role model, promote and train the Repair Technology Team on industry practices that pertain to rigging, hoisting and cranes
Be a team expert on GE Design Practices and Global Technical Regulations & Standards that pertain to Rigging, Lifting Devices, Cranes and other material handling practices used for Wind Service Repair applications
Develop and document lift plans and methods utilized in the RDC
Create templates and tools that can be utilized to verify / create lift plans for various lifting devices
Support Technical Leader in developing, implementing & maintaining (Repair) Design Practices that pertain to Rigging, Lifting Devices, Cranes and other material handling practices used for Wind Service Repair applications
Work cross functionally with Chief’s Office, Services Engineering, Wind Field Services and others to improve GE Renewables standards for Rigging, Lifting Devices, crane and other material handling practices used in Wind Service applications
Maintain broad awareness of efforts within the group to assure technical quality excellence, timely completion of work / reviews and responsiveness to customer / program needs
Provide technical direction, both domestic and global, to Repair Technology Engineers as assigned
Review work ensuring accuracy, quality and compliance
Stay current and abreast of academic & industry technology trends, conference proceedings, etc.
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (Civil, Structural, Mechanical or equivalent)
Minimum of 8 years of engineering experience
Minimum of 3 years of industrial experience with Mobile Cranes, Rigging and/or Lifting Devices
Minimum of 5 years in Mobile Cranes, Rigging and/or Lifting Devices
Ability to create lift plans and select appropriate crane based off load weight, capacity charts, site layout, etc.
Experience with CAD drawing and FEA software (NX / AutoCAD / Solidworks / ANSYS / Creo / etc.)
Professional Engineer License
Proven project management experience
Hands on service / repair experience
Qualified Rigging and Signal Person
Proven field engineer experience
Ability to work in a dynamic environment with a wide variety of organizations and individuals in global locations
Ability and willingness to challenge status quo, without allegiance to past or current practices and technology, to get to the best GE products
Demonstrated strong interpersonal, leadership, and business skills. Ability to interact with both senior management and hourly technicians
Creative and open mindset
Proven record of being team oriented and results driven
Ability and willingness to climb wind turbines and work at heights
Ability and willingness to travel globally up to 15% of the time when required
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Locations: United States; New York, South Carolina; Schenectady, Greenville
GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.