General Electric Plant Equipment Design – Technical Lead in Wilmington, North Carolina
Job Description Summary
The Plant Equipment Design – Technical Lead is responsible to lead and mentor matrixed team with a focus on work planning, technical approach, design assurance, and execution excellence from ITO thru OTR on new build and modernization projects.
Essential Responsibilities :
- Scope includes; proposal, requirements management, design, optioneering, equipment selection, installation thru commissioning as well as stewardship of guides, tools, skills development, knowledge capture, lessons learned, best practices, issue resolution, and supplier or partner technical oversight.
As the Plant Equipment Design – Technical Lead you will:
Lead integrated approaches and solutions across the diverse plant disciplines or specialties of; Mechanical component design, equipment design, licensing support, procurement, testing, and providing direction for installation and operational requirements. Coordinate across matrixed Engineering teams to prepare proposals with scope, conformance matrix and risk scorecard, work plans, cost estimates, and schedules
Support business and product line leaders in ITO commercial risk “R” review process, marketing initiatives, bid proposals, RFQ evaluation, technical recommendation on; R0 – Identification, R1 – Assessment, R2 – Bid Proposal, and R3 – Contract Award.For large and complex projects, lead preparation of high to medium [Level 1-3] and low [Level 4-5] work planning, scheduling, and resource loading across lifecycle phases of Engineer-Procure-Construct (EPC) or new product introduction (NPI) using the applicable practices, guides, and tools [e.g.; Deliverable Types, SyDD, SND]In OTR, support project engineering or manager with; understanding execution metric and status, issues, risks, mitigation or recovery plans as well as being proactive to identify changes in scope – if customer driven, the support preparation of project change order (PCR)Drive compliance with; scope, level 5 work plan, budget, and overall schedule as well as the applicable design processes, discipline specific practices and tools including design and technical reviews
Lead “day-to-day” operations and follow-up to ensure deliverables are produced and commitments met on-spec., on-budget, and on-schedule [OTD] with ISQO – Attend Project Delivery Meetings as directed
Collaborate proactively and inclusively for overall design development across other engineering teams and disciplines to support integrated plant design objectives
Collaborate with project management, project engineering, support functions, vendors and others to drive project completion
Identify, confirm, document, and lead resolution of technical, risk, other emergent issues
Provide technical oversight and mentorship to ensure system designs and deliverables comply with all requirements throughout design release, procurement/fabrication, assembly, and site installation and testing
Support strategy, plan, statement of work preparation, and implementation of resource loading and mobilization involving employees, staff augmentation contractors, suppliers and partners including other GE entities
Assist with hosting learning sessions as well as knowledge capture and transfer initiatives
Champion conformance with regulations and guides, standard review plans, branch technical positions, interim staff guidance, information notices and summaries, bulletins, orders, etc. as well as applicable nuclear guidance and industry standards
Use variety of tools for; requirements, design, change, configuration, and document management
Support Simplification and continuous process improvements
Champion nuclear safety culture – Ensure compliance with GEH policies, quality management system, and corrective action program
Deliver work with integrity, safety and security, quality, and then on-time output
Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science, or Mathematics or equivalent 4-year technical degree
Minimum 7 years of experience in heavy industrial, thermal power, or nuclear industry working in mechanical equipment and component design, including specification of design requirements, design development, procurement, test, and fabrication/installation support
Minimum 5 years of experience with BWR plant product family [e.g.; BWR-4, -5, -6, ABWR, ESBWR] system design, plant engineering maintenance and modifications, new plant design certification and licensing
Minimum 5 years of experience performing independent, or preferably team based, equipment/component design or technical reviews including product requirements management, technical risk tracking/retirement, technical reviews, procurement and fabrication support
Minimum 5 years of experience with applicable industry standards [e.g.; ASME, AWS, BWRVIP reports]
Minimum 5 years of excellent knowledge, skill, and experience with PC and desktop engineering productivity software [e.g.; Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Project, Visio], various computer aided design or analysis and modelling tools as well as project collaboration tools [PLM, Documentum]
- Ability and willingness to travel to domestic and international plant sites
Desired Characteristics :
Strong oral and written communication skills, including a demonstrated ability to write organized engineering documents
Strong interpersonal and proven leadership skills
Master of Science Degree in Engineering Discipline
Experience with Sodium Fast Reactor technology and design
Experience with weldment design, structural analysis (including FEM) and fabrication
Professional Engineers License
Proficiency with Autodesk Inventor 3D CAD design
Proficiency with ANSYS FEA analysis
Experience working in or with an architect engineering (A/E) firm.
Knowledgeable, skilled and experienced regulatory affairs and licensing processes [e.g.; NRC]Competency in US nuclear laws, rules, regulations, guidance, positions, memorandum, notices, bulletins, items, etc. from NRC, DOE, or international equivalent
Clear thinker, detail oriented, insightful, quantitative, balanced, results oriented analyst and leader
Able to make reasoned, sound, and timely decisions that are Phased, reasonable, and deliverables oriented
Able and willing to take ownership and responsibility for scoping, planning, scheduling, budgeting, action tracking, prioritization, monitoring, corrective actions, and results
Self-starter with energy, positive “Can-Do” attitude and inclusive style
Proven track record of delivering on commitments, producing quality deliverables on specification, on budget, and on schedule in a fast passed and matrixed environment executing multiple assignments and priorities
Strong verbal communication as well as facilitation and presentation skills for technical and business audiences
Able to communicate openly, calmly, and crisply in stressful situations with diverse community of; engineers and technicians, business leaders and project managers, auditors, regulators, and customers.
Adaptive, able to quickly learn diverse and varying organizational interfaces with professional astuteness and agility [e.g.; cross-functional, across business within same company, across different companies including customer, partners, and suppliers, regulator, third party auditors]
Continuous improvement “mindset” with an ability to identify, influence, and implement better ways to do an activity or process
Working knowledge, expertise, and experience using; LEAN or Agile, define, measure, analyze, improve, and control (DMAIC), design for six sigma (DFSS), design for reliability (DFR), failure modes and effects analysis (FMEA), design to cost (DTC), and new product introduction (NPI) techniques and tools
Green Belt or Black Belt certified (GE Employees Only)
Additional Eligibility Qualifications :
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). 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.
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 at https://assets.phenompeople.com/CareerConnectResources/GE11GLOBAL/englobal/desktop/assets/images/posterscreenreaderoptimizedwsupplement.pdf . at http://www.ge.com/sites/default/files/15-000845%20EEO%20combined.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