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General Electric Senior Balance of Plant (BOP) System Mechanical Engineer in Wilmington, North Carolina

Job Description Summary

This engineer will perform a key role to research and develop new nuclear reactors within a team environment, working with partner organizations and suppliers to advance plant conceptual and detailed design and successfully deliver a new plants project. The engineer will produce a design through a balance of cutting edge and proven technologies and will also be responsible for development and implementation of licensing and technical requirements for advanced work in new nuclear plants.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Provide system design deliverables which include: system design specifications, piping and instrument diagrams, logic diagrams, process flow calculations and diagrams, hydraulic resistance calculations, equipment sizing, and FMEA evaluations.

  • Prepare systems documentation using the designated requirements management tool

  • Lead and conduct design analyses, evaluations, and verifications for various BWR BOP systems

  • 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

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

  • Perform work tasks in accordance with current regulatory guides and industry standards applicable to the Systems and Equipment and the associated components and their interfaces with other systems

  • Provide on-time, quality delivery of equipment packages and engineering documentation in accordance with contract requirements, business procedures, and regulatory agency guidelines

  • Provide guidance for use of specifications as required by other GEH technical disciplines and project design partners including I&C, electrical, civil, HFE, SAE, plant performance, and plant arrangement

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering

  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in energy business (nuclear preferred) or equivalent technical environment

  • Minimum of 3 years of nuclear power plant BOP/TI design.

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in a program or technical leadership role

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience working with customers, regulators and suppliers

Desired Characteristics

  • Master of Science Engineering Degree or higher

  • Proven ability to think strategically, be creative and move quickly

  • Strong team building skills

  • Process oriented with ability to facilitate continuous performance improvement

  • Open communication style and proven ability to develop team relationships

  • Working knowledge of BWR plants and specifically the BOP/TI/HVAC system side of the plant

  • Experience in the construction of a nuclear power plant

  • Knowledge of nuclear business products, business processes, customers and competitive environment

The salary range for this position is $108-150k. 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.

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).

As a federal government contractor, GE may in the future be required to have U.S. employees fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Some GE customers currently have vaccination mandates that may apply to GE employees.

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes

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