General Electric Lead Field Engineer - Under Vessel in Wilmington, North Carolina
Job Description Summary
The Lead Field Engineer – Under Vessel (UV) will provide technical leadership and front-line supervision for the successful execution of complex projects and activities involving Boiling Water Reactor (BWR) 2-6 Control Rod Drive, Hydraulic Control Unit, and Nuclear Instrumentation maintenance/troubleshooting
Roles and Responsibilities
The UV Lead Engineer is responsible for the planning, scheduling, staffing and safe execution of Outage Service projects at domestic and international Customer Nuclear Utilities Plants
Responsible for project management, commercial execution, technical direction, work control and supervision of nuclear Under Vessel assignments
Lead the development, enhancement, and execution of General Electric Hitachi (GEH) training in Control Rod Drive, Nuclear Instrumentation, and Hydraulic Control Unit Maintenance at the GEH training facilities
Responsible for leading and coaching multi-disciplined and multi-cultural teams composed of GE and contingent worker personnel, including union and non-union craft labor
Establish trusting relationships and interact effectively with senior level customer and supplier management on commercial, execution, technical, and compliance issues
Support Product Line activities including proposal development, product development, and growth initiatives
Provide Subject Matter Expertise (SME) on the operation of Under Vessel tooling and GEH OEM equipment
Exemplify our GE Beliefs and demonstrate integrity, nuclear safety, and quality culture
Provide leadership to ensure high quality deliverables are produced in accordance with customer requirements, business procedures, and regulatory guidelines
Drive GEH standards and processes across projects to ensure procedural compliance, safety and Human Performance exceeds customer and GEH outage metrics
Bachelor’s Degree in an Engineering discipline with a minimum of 3 years of nuclear experience or High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 5 years of experience in BWR maintenance activities and nuclear industry experience
Ability and willingness to travel 80% of the time to domestic and international customer sites
Ability and willingness to pass Fitness for Duty requirements and site security requirements to obtain and maintain unescorted access at US and International Nuclear Plant Sites
Ability and willingness to work in radiation-controlled areas and radioactively contaminated areas
Ability and willingness to work 12 hours a day, 7 days per week when delivering field projects
Ability to manage effectively through high stress conditions
Strong oral and written communication skills
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
Bachelor’s Degree of higher in Marine, Mechanical, Electrical, or Industrial Engineering
Strong mechanical aptitude and experience performing Under Vessel maintenance activities including: CRD Exchange, CRD Rebuild, HCU Maintenance, and Nuclear Instrumentation Maintenance
Minimum 4 years experience in UV First Line Supervisor activities
Commercial experience/proposal development and cost Estimating
Knowledge of nuclear power plant refueling, maintenance, inspection and Under Vessel activities
Experience with Instrumentation and Control (I&C) cable circuits
Experience with cable testing and EMI/FRI troubleshooting of low voltage cable circuits (Time-Domain Reflectometry, current-voltage curves, and insulation resistance testing)
Knowledge of BWR vessels and components, Nuclear Steam Safety System (NSSS) and Containment Buildings
Excellent computer skills, and ability to use Microsoft Office Suite software as well as enterprise systems such as P6, PLM (Product Lifecycle Management) and Oracle ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning)
Open communication style and proven ability to develop team relationships, including vendors and global teams
Well organized and self-directed worker
The salary range for this position is $69k-$116k. The specific salary offered to a candidate may be influenced by a variety of factors including the candidate’s experience, their education, and the work location. In addition, this position is eligible for a performance bonus.
Available health and welfare benefits include healthcare, prescription drug, dental, and vision coverage; savings account options (such as a Health Care Flexible Savings Account, Health Reimbursement Account, Limited Purpose Flexible Spending Account, and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account); and an employee assistance program. Additional benefits include a defined contribution 401(k) plan, employee life insurance, optional dependent life insurance, employee accidental death or dismemberment insurance coverage, salary continuance program benefits for disability, optional long-term disability, pre-tax transportation/commuter program, paid holidays, paid time off, parental leave, a layoff plan for salaried employees, tuition reimbursement program, use of Cariloop, adoption assistance, optional identity theft prevention insurance, optional personal legal assistance, and optional personal excess liability insurance.
This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment.
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