17 days old

Lead Engineer - Customer Application Engineering - EPC

GE Energy
Niskayuna, NY 12309
Role Summary:The Lead Engineer demonstrates leadership in communicating business goals, programs, and processes for an area or business segment. In this role you will utilize your experience or expertise to solve problems, develop and execute objectives for self and others, and have the ability to effect short-term and some long-term business goals.

Essential Responsibilities:

+ Provide full "Engineer, Procure & Construct" estimates for energy storage balance of plant facilities. Proposals include technical specifications, quantifying design & installation work scope definition, equipment and material cost estimating, and estimation of engineering, installation and start-up based on customer specifications and/or industry standards (IEEE, NESC, ANSI, NEMA, etc), sourcing, and historical data

Interpret drawings, specifications, and scope documents for thorough preparation of estimates

+ Perform material takeoffs from layouts, general arrangement, and one-line diagrams to prepare Bill of Quantities (BOQ) for all disciplines (Civil, Electrical, Mechanical)

Perform basic studies necessary to verify proper specification and design of proposed solutions

+ Provide technical support to create subcontractors and power equipment bid packages

+ Augment the commercial team for customer presentations of technical capabilities and proposals

+ Champion programs that make the application engineering team more efficient and cost effective

+ Develop new engineering concepts and products based on feedback from market exposure

+ Work with, leading where appropriate, multifunctional engineering teams in the development of conceptual solutions, technical work scope, & specifications for project applications

+ Support opportunity screening and orders closing strategy efforts

+ Ensure compliance to customer regional and country technical specifications for proposal work scopes

+ Provide risk analysis support based on customer RFQ reviews

+ Work in close coordination with the AC Systems Project execution team

+ Maintain a high level of technical competency in current technologies, product offerings & their applications


+ Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, or related field

+ Minimum of 5 years of design and experience in substation, transmission, distribution, or power generation (wind, solar, energy storage) projects for the power generation/distribution/transmission industry

+ + Eligibility Requirements:

+ Ability and willingness to travel up to 20% as required

+ Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening

Desired Characteristics:

+ Prior experience with technical proposal writing and costing

+ Superior communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills

+ Construction, field testing and commissioning experience

+ Energetic and able to work in a team environment

+ Creative and able to lead a team and be accountable for team results in order to deliver a high-quality product on time and under budget

Knowledge of and experience using Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineers (IEEE) & American National Standards Institute (ANSI) standards and codes such as the National Electric Code (NEC) and NESC

+ Knowledge of the American Association of Cost Engineer (AACE) principles.

+ Experience in computer aided estimating programs (Success, Timberline, MC2, HardDollar, etc.)

+ Familiarity with and ability to apply RS Mean, Richardson, or other standard costing tools to support substation, transmission, and generation projects

+ Knowledge of substation, generation, transmission, and distribution physical/outdoor design and construction including foundation design and site preparation

+ Knowledge of substation protection & control schemes, SCADA communication systems, factory and site testing, commissioning methods, and maintenance

Excellent personal computer skills, including software development, and familiarity with AutoCAD / Revit desired

+ Experienced user of MS Office software (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.)

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 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).Additional Locations:United States;New York;Niskayuna;


Posted: 2020-09-04 Expires: 2020-10-04

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GE Energy
Niskayuna, NY 12309

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