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General Electric Lead Systems Engineer in Stafford, United Kingdom

Job Description Summary

About Us:

At GE Grid Solutions we are electrifying the world with advanced grid technologies. As leaders in the energy space, our goal is to accelerate the transition for a more energy efficient grid to full fill the needs with tomorrow. With a focus on growth and sustainability, GE Grid Solutions plays a pivotable role in integrating Renewables onto the grid to drive to carbon neutral. In Grid Solutions we help enable the transition for a greener more reliable Grid. GE Grid Solutions has the most advanced and comprehensive product and solutions portfolio within the energy sector.

Why we come to work:

At GE Renewable Energy, our engineers are always up for the challenge - and we’re always driven to find the best solution. Our projects are unique and interesting, and you’ll need to bring a solution-focused, positive approach to each one to do your best. Surrounded by committed colleagues, if you can dare to bring your ingenuity and desire to make an impact, you’ll be exposed to game-changing, diverse projects that truly allow you to play your part in the energy transition.

What we offer:

• Working in an international team which is part of global Engineering HVDC Centre of Excellence, based in our bespoke state of the art Stafford facility.

• A key role in a dynamic working environment with a large degree of flexibility of work agreements (incl. 2 to 3 days working from home per week).

• Competitive benefits, and great development opportunities.

Job Description

As a Lead Systems Engineer you will be interpreting the customers detailed technical specification, drive a cost-effective design of the HVDC installation utilizing the latest Power Electric Solutions. You will be part of an established team of experienced power systems engineers, which will provide opportunities to develop your skills in the field of high voltage AC and DC power system design.

Essential responsibilities:

  • Supervised the Main Circuit Design to develop an integrated scheme design that meets the Customer’s needs

  • Have the Technical Leadership to drive the development of GE’s HVDC Reference and coordinate cross all engineering functions.

  • Perform network studies to confirm of the correct interaction between the equipment, its control system and the rest of the network.

  • Perform Transient Studies to discover (by simulation) temporary and transient overvoltage stresses on equipment and surge arrester energy ratings.

  • Conduct AC and DC harmonic performance and harmonic stability studies for HVDC converter stations for VSC and LCC HVDC schemes.

Key requirements/qualifications:

  • Masters or Bachelor degree in Power Systems Engineering from an accredited institution (or equivalent knowledge)

  • Proven professional experience and technical expertise in the field of Power Systems Engineering and preferably in HVDC System Design.

  • Knowledge of system tools like PSCAD, PSS/E, DigSilent

At GE, we believe in the value of your unique identity, background, and experiences. We are committed to fostering an inclusive culture, where everyone feels empowered to do their best work because they feel accepted, respected, and that they belong.

By embracing diverse teams and perspectives, we are better equipped to build a world that works

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