GE Jobs

Mobile GE Logo

Job Information

General Electric Senior Mechanical Systems Engineer in Wilmington, North Carolina

Role Summary:The Senior Mechanical Systems Engineer demonstrates accountability for functional, business, and broad company objectives. This is a technical position that integrates and develops processes that meet business needs across the organization and requires long-term planning. This role contributes to the overall strategy of the business and manages complex issues within the Systems Engineering area.

Essential Responsibilities:As the Senior Mechanical Systems Engineer you will:

  • Responsible for systems engineering activities that support BWR fleet’s reactor islands as well as advanced liquid metal reactor (ALMR) concepts and designs. These activities span a wide range of technical disciplines including mechanical thermal, mechanical structural, controls, parts, motors, and components for NSSS, nuclear heat supply, fuel handling, control rod, primary and intermediate heat transport, and balance of plant systems for existing and new reactor plant designs.

  • Be a key member of the Systems Engineering leadership team and specifically responsible for all technical and engineering deliverables needed to support Parts, AMS, Field Services, and New Plants P&L’s.

  • Contribute to plant safety evaluations, including those performed to support power uprate, MUR, MELLLA+ and other asset enhancement project applications.

  • Plan / develop technical and management processes to improve both team and customer productivity

  • Liaise with customers either on or off site as necessary, in partnership with a Project Manager

  • Responsible for analysis and design work supporting requirements specifications

  • Interface with cross-functional teams and departments to complete these tasks

  • Improve areas of project execution and department management through Six Sigma methodology

  • Support development efforts for both new products and new technology

  • Responsible to undertake the necessary corrective and preventive actions resulting from Quality non-compliance monitoring and audit programs

  • Responsible for driving continuous improvement initiatives, such as Lean Action Work Outs (LAWO)

  • Work on BWRX-300 technologies


  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university or college

  • Minimum 10 years of experience in an Engineering role

Desired Characteristics:

  • Master’s degree or PhD in an engineering or technical discipline

  • SRO license qualifications

  • Strong Leadership skills

  • Knowledge of working within a regulated environment (nuclear)

  • Knowledge of quality standards and systems (e.g., NQA-1 and ISO 9000)

  • Strong organization skills

  • Strong problem solving abilities

  • Prior experience in system delivery of complex analyses

  • Strong customer mindset

  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and cope under pressure

  • Six Sigma training is preferred

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills

About Us:GE (NYSE:GE) drives the world forward by tackling its biggest challenges. By combining world-class engineering with software and analytics, GE helps the world work more efficiently, reliably, and safely. GE people are global, diverse and dedicated, operating with the highest integrity and passion to fulfill GE’s mission and deliver for our customers.

GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) is a world-leading provider of advanced reactor technology, fuel, and nuclear services. The alliance combines GE’s design expertise and history delivering reactors, fuels and services globally with Hitachi’s proven experience in advanced modular construction to offer customers around the world the technological leadership required to effectively enhance reactor performance, power output and safety.

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, gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.

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.Additional Locations:United States;North Carolina;Wilmington;