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General Electric Senior IVV (Independent Verification Validation) Test Engineer in Wilmington, North Carolina

Job Description Summary

The Senior IVV (Independent Verification Validation) Test Engineer will provide leadership in the development of dedication specifications, testing, inspections, & documentation for electronics components & their replacement parts for nuclear power plant applications. They will interface with hardware, software, product line and commercial leaders to ensure GE platform and project specific qualification requirements are satisfied.

This position will require relocation to Wilmington, NC.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Report to the Manager of I&C Technology in Wilmington, NC and interact with other cross-discipline engineering technical leaders, engineering managers and business/project leaders

  • Support qualification of safety-related I&C and electrical equipment utilized in nuclear power plants

  • Develop, create, schedule, and perform engineered or other commercial tests of new technology solutions to meet customer, design, and regulatory requirements.

  • Prepare and present technical data to co-workers and customers.

  • Work closely with technicians and lead the Engineering team in resolving technical issues in support of current projects, equipment under test, or in-service platforms;

  • Generate operational guidance, engineering specifications, and regulatory justification

  • Collaborate proactively and inclusively across other engineering disciplines to support integrated plant design objectives

  • Collaborate effectively with experts within the team and in adjacent workgroups.

  • Collaborate with project management, project engineering, support functions, and others to drive project completion

  • Assist with hosting learning sessions and knowledge capture and transfer (KC&T) initiatives

  • Champion conformance with regulations and guides, standard review plans, branch technical positions, interim staff guidance, information notices and summaries, bulletins, orders, applicable nuclear guidance, and industry standards

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical/electronic engineering from an accredited university/college, equivalent qualification or equivalent level of knowledge and experience

  • At least 10 years of progressive experience in engineering design and/or project leadership experience

  • At least 5 years of experience in the nuclear industry or equivalent large scale new build experience in the power industry

Eligibility Requirements

  • Relocation to Wilmington, NC is required within the first year.

Desired Qualifications

  • Self-starter, energizing, results oriented, and able to multi-task

  • Eager to learn and expand skills

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

  • Ability to work effectively in cross-organizational teams and with suppliers

  • Knowledge of electronics design and development activities including exposure to design for manufacture & test-methodologies.

  • Experience in diagnostic troubleshooting of both Analog and Digital Electronics.

  • Understanding of nuclear industry and technology, US and international nuclear regulatory affairs, licensing, laws, rules, regulations, guidance, etc. applicable to power and test reactors

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Hands on experience with measurement instrumentation such as oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, etc.

  • Experience writing Technical Documents.

  • Working knowledge of equipment EMC, seismic, and environmental qualification in NRC Regulatory Guides per IEEE, Military, and IEC Standards

The salary range for this position is $120-155k. 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.

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).

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes