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General Electric Lead Systems Engineer (Setpoint) (Remote Eligible, U.S.) in Wilmington, North Carolina

Job Description Summary

The need for clean energy is greater than ever. At GE Hitachi we are helping address climate change by designing technology to power our future with reliable, affordable, carbon-free energy. We are a world leader in advanced reactor technology, fuel and services. Join us as we build our legacy, boldly innovating to provide carbon-free power to the world.

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This standard defines the requirements for assessing, establishing, and maintaining nuclear safety-related and other important instrument setpoints associated with nuclear power plants or nuclear reactor facilities. The scope includes instrumentation-based setpoints that assure compliance to one or more safety or design limits.

The preferred work location for this role is at the GEH Headquarters in Wilmington, NC; but highly qualified (US based) remote candidates will be considered.

Job Description

The Lead Systems Engineer will be a key member of the Fleet Systems Engineering team and be responsible to interface with multiple Engineering disciplines, Business Managers, Project Managers, and customers. In this role you will be accountable for meeting functional, business, and broad company objectives in support of customers with operating BWR plants. The Lead Systems Engineer will be challenged with complex technical issues in a dynamic project environment. The Lead Systems Engineer will be knowledgeable in control system setpoint basis and become proficient in performing setpoint calculations in support of the BWRX-300 operation, safety analysis, design, and fleet engineering work.

E s s en t i a l R e s po n s i b i l i t i e s

  • Lead and conduct calculations, design analyses, evaluations, and verifications for various BWR safety and non-safety system functions.

  • Apply engineering knowledge and practical experience to the analysis, investigation, and solution of complex design problems and application issues.

  • Develop drawings and specifications to assure products can reliably meet all engineering and quality requirements.

  • Professionally respond to customer information requests, emergent plant issues, and audits

  • Work proactively with existing BWR product line and quality personnel through process procedure approvals, process qualification approvals, and non-conforming material disposition.

  • Review proposals and evaluate orders with emphasis on knowledge of BWR system design bases, operations, and maintenance.

  • Support initiatives for new or improved plant components and system-level analyses.

  • Support GEH quality requirements defined in policies and procedures.

B as i c Q u a l i f i ca t i on s

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related area from an accredited college or university

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience working with Nuclear Plant Safety Systems and Components

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience working with multi-disciplined Engineering or Operations teams on BWR Nuclear Power Plant Systems

Desired Q u a l i f i ca t i on s

  • In-depth knowledge of BWR reactor major systems and their operation

  • In-depth knowledge of setpoint calculation standards and regulations such as: ISA 67.04.01 and RG 1.105.

  • Proven technical skills within project management environment.

  • Proven oral / written communication and teamwork skills.

  • Commercial Nuclear Power Plant Systems experience, Professional Engineering License, or Advanced Degree from an accredited college or university.

  • Demonstrated ability to perform while challenged by multiple demands and changing priorities.

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including customer interfaceexperience.

  • Demonstrated leadership skills, including a minimum of 2 years of experience as a lead or lead contributor on major projects.

  • Knowledge of nuclear plant systems and analyses techniques, commercial plant outages, and nuclear industry practices.

  • Experience with design, evaluation, and operation of nuclear power plant components.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • The preferred work location for this role is at the GEH Headquarters Wilmington, NC but qualified remote candidates will be considered.

  • Less than 10% travel is required; however, if remote then selected candidate must be comfortable to travel to Wilmington, NC on a quarterly basis.

The salary range for this position is $98-131k. 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 requires access to U.S. export-controlled information. If applicable, final offers will be contingent on ability to obtain authorization for access to U.S. export-controlled information from the U.S. Government.

Additional Information

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer ( . 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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