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General Electric Plant Engineer in Stafford, United Kingdom

Job Description Summary

GE Renewable – Grid Integration product line is globally recognized for designing, manufacturing, and delivering customized High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) solutions for utilities worldwide. With over 130 years of pioneering experience, GE offers two HVDC technologies, Line Commutated Converters (LCC) and Voltage Source Converters (VSC), to support a broad range of applications and deployable in different schemes including overhead line (point to point), back-to-back, submarine/land cable and offshore.

Every HVDC solution is tailored and designed based on a project-by-project assessment of the customers' individual requirements, whether it's for connecting offshore wind generation, long distance power transmission, or energy trading between independent networks.

Within this cross-centers and multicultural organization, the plant engineer is responsible to design optimized HVDC substation layouts that integrate all the required equipment considering their installation, operation, and maintenance constraints.

He can intervene either during Intent To Order and/or Order To Remittance stages. He reports directly to his center plant engineering team leader and functionally to the project plant team leader.

Job Description

Essential responsibilities:

  • Support conversion of project contractual documents into plant engineering requirements

  • Support plant engineering planning and cost estimation for the project

  • Design optimized substation & buildings layouts integrating all the required equipment considering their installation, operation, and maintenance constraints

  • Deliver substation & buildings general arrangements and civil guides as per project planning

  • Produce procurement inquiry package for some project equipment (e.g. HV post insulators, conductors & connectors…) including defining their requirements

  • Support answers to client, partners & suppliers technical queries related to plant engineering

  • Support projects design and gate reviews

  • Support continuous improvement within plant engineering discipline

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Strong knowledge on High Voltage substation international standards & guidelines (IEC, CIGRE…) and related equipment

  • Proficient with Autodesk CAD tools Revit & Navisworks

  • Good understanding of onshore civil engineering and offshore platform design and requirements

  • Basic knowledge on contract and project management, Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC), or Engineering equipment package (EEP) type

  • Analytical mind, rigorous and commitment

  • Professional English spoken and written

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No