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General Electric Wilmington Facilities Project Manager in Wilmington, North Carolina

Job Description Summary

Support the Manufacturing shops with the installation of new equipment. Work with Facilities engineers, outside engineering firms, equipment suppliers and contractors to support the overall installation of new equipment. This also includes building and equipment modifications, improvements, and rearrangement projects. This position reports directly to the GE Hitachi Facilities and Equipment Engineering manager with major focus on supporting Plant & Equipment projects within the GNF-A manufacturing facilities located in Wilmington, North Carolina.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

Essential Functions include, but are not limited to:

  • Manage nuclear fuel manufacturing equipment and Facilities projects from scope definition, through release, to production.

  • Create project specific benefits, objectives, budgets, and schedules. Utilizes in-depth knowledge, analytical thinking and technical expertise to execute policy/strategy.

  • Manage the development and execution of the project deliverables including project reporting.

  • Interface cross-functionally with Nuclear Fuel Manufacturing Operations, Manufacturing Engineering, Facilities, Sourcing, EHS, and Quality to execute the projects.

  • Represent and lead cross-functional teams in kick-off meetings, project status meetings, site visits, and leadership reviews.

  • Be the liaison between industrial contractors and manufacturing project requestors. Scope and obtain bids and proposals from contract companies and provide contractor oversite for safety, financials, productivity, and quality oversite.

  • Work in both a supervised and unsupervised capacity to solve problems and at times, in critical situations and timelines.

  • Proficient use of computers is required including use of various application software such as Microsoft Office and Project Scheduler (PS6) or similar programs.

  • Must maintain a GE issued cell phone for after-hours availability (24hrs/day X 7 days/week)

  • Perform other relevant duties as assigned.


Candidate must have the ability to perform the following, with or without reasonable accommodations:

  • Ability to stoop, crawl, kneel, crouch, reach, and move around equipment, climb and work at elevated levels via ladders, scaffolds, etc. and in confined spaces as needed.

  • Ability to work in indoors and outdoors as needed.

  • Ability and willingness to wear personal protective equipment as needed, for example: safety glasses, gloves, hats, safety shoes, protective clothing, and a half and/or full-face respirator mask.

  • Ability to perform mathematical calculations and read complex technical manuals, drawing, and/or blueprints.

Required Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent with a minimum 15 years of relevant work experience OR

  • Associate degree from regionally accredited college, university, or equivalent with a minimum 8 years of relevant work experience OR

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college, university, or equivalent with a minimum 5 years of relevant work experience.

  • Additionally, at least 2 years of experience in a Project Management role is required.

Desired Characteristics

  • Technical Degree such as Engineering, Construction Project Management, etc.

  • Knowledge of Nuclear Energy's products, manufacturing processes, and business processes.

  • Knowledge Nuclear Fuel Manufacturing license requirements, GNF Policies and Procedures, and Change Management procedures that apply to working within the Wilmington CAA (internal candidates only).

  • Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) or similar

  • Good understanding of Plant & Equipment Investment cycle, AR process, and GAP guidelinesNote: To comply with US immigration and other legal requirements, it is necessary to specify the minimum number of years’ experience required for any role based within the USA. For roles outside of the USA, to ensure compliance with applicable legislation, the JDs should focus on the substantive level of experience required for the role and a minimum number of years should NOT be used.