Lead Systems Engineer
GE Transportation - Lawrence Park, PA

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Job Number

1755535

GE is an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation.

The Lead Systems Engineer will design electric propulsion systems for underground vehicles. This work will involve design of drives, controls, and HMI panels, defining requirements for all propulsion system components and subsystems, and integrating the propulsion system into a vehicle platform. You will work with Systems Engineering and Engineering Center of Excellence teams.

Essential Responsibilities
In addition, you will:
  • Design propulsion systems for underground mining equipment
  • Work with customers and OEMS to define system requirements and integrate into vehicles
  • Meet project timelines, budgets, and scope
  • Meet reliability targets
  • Define validations requirements, assist in validation testing, data reduction and analysis, and provide design recommendations
  • Ensure work complies to all applicable design practices and design guidelines
  • Lead efforts to update procedures, guidelines, and practices as assigned

    Qualifications/Requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, Physics, or related Engineering discipline
  • Minimum 3 years of engineering experience in mining, propulsion system design, equipment design, or related industry

    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 background investigation and drug screen.

    Desired Characteristics
  • Master's Degree in Electrical, Mechanical, or Mining Engineering
  • Minimum of 5 years in vehicle or system engineering design or related heavy industry engineering experience
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in the underground mining industry
  • Experience with conceptual and detailed design and analysis, including 1st principles and FEA analysis
  • Domain knowledge in hard rock and soft rock mining
  • Field experience related to underground mining practices, equipment, propulsion systems, and vehicles
  • Strong technical aptitude and familiarity with applicable engineering tools and systems
  • Experience with vehicle propulsion systems including adjustable speed drives, electric motors, batteries / energy storage, and vehicle control systems
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
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