21 days old

Lead Designer

GE Energy
Wilmington, NC 28401
Role Summary:Perform conceptual design, including layouts, arrangements and construction drawings for the development and detailed design of complete systems, complex mechanisms or assemblies. Original design activity will require full knowledge of design principles, drafting procedures and manufacturing capabilities. Provide Drafting and Detailing support for the preparation of documentation for various mechanical engineering and tooling projects.

Essential Responsibilities:As the Lead Designer you will:

+ Prepare layouts, details, assemblies, and installation drawings under general supervision where detailed information is supplied through rough sketches and discussions of requirements

+ From basic data, perform calculations necessary to complete all design requirements

+ Interface with other Product Definition personnel to ensure complete integration of documents into the overall design process

+ Conform to department practices and procedures in the maintenance of document records and databases


+ Associates Degree in engineering, designing or closely related field

+ Minimum 5 years of experience drafting in heavy industrial, thermal power, or nuclear industry or similar industries

+ Minimum 5 years of experience using design tools such as Autodesk or equivalent

Desired Characteristics:

+ Strong oral and written communication skills, including a demonstrated ability to write organized engineering documents

+ Clear thinker, detail oriented, insightful, quantitative, balance, results oriented analyst and leader. Able to make reasoned, sound, and timely decisions.

+ Excellent knowledge, skill, and experience with PC and desktop engineering productivity software [e.g.; Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Project, Visio]

+ Advanced mechanical/mechanism design experience

+ Ability to create details from 2D, and 3D AutoCAD, and Parametric Solid Inventor data bases

+ Functional knowledge of ASME/ANSI 14.5M and other drafting standards

+ Understanding of manufacturing processes, fits, and fundamental principals of design

+ Experience dealing with machine and fabrication shops, and parts procurement and testing.

+ Experience assembly, testing and preparation of associated procedures a plus

+ Able and willing to take ownership and responsibility for actions, and results

+ Self-starter with energy, positive Can-Do attitude and inclusive style

+ Proven track record of delivering on commitments, producing quality schedules in a fast paced and matrixed environment with multiple assignments and priorities

+ Adaptive, able to quickly learn diverse and varying organizational interfaces with professional astuteness and agility.

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 GEs mission and deliver for our customers. www.ge.com

GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) is a world-leading provider of advanced reactor technology, fuel, and nuclear services. The alliance combines GEs design expertise and history delivering reactors, fuels and services globally with Hitachis 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;


Posted: 2020-10-06 Expires: 2020-11-05

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