Systems and Controls Engineer
GE Power & Water - Cerritos, CA

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GE Heat Recovery Solutions, a world leader in the development and manufacture of organic Rankine cycle power plants, is currently seeking candidates for the position of Systems and Controls Engineer at our facility in Cerritos, CA. Candidate will participate in our product design team, who are changing the power generation industry with our industry-leading technology and distributed power solutions.

Essential Responsibilities

The candidate should have a broad range of experience and skills in the area of power generation. In addition, you will:

Plan, direct, and manage product design and improvement projects at the systems level in a multi-discipline engineering team environment; ensuring engineering projects, initiatives, and processes are in conformance with established policies and objectives

Propose, negotiate, and define system architecture solutions for the product requirements

Direct and coordinate system level modeling in tools like Simulink, Aspen Plus, etc. for steady state and transient design predictions and test validation

Write and manage the functional requirements and distribution for the system

Coordinate the component design development that meets the system requirements

Coordinate the development of the assembly, test, installation, and maintenance plans

Define and lead the system level validation plans and data analysis

Coordinate control logic development and integration

Be responsible for programming and version control of PLC and HMI logic and software

Support fielded product validation efforts and root cause corrective actions for field issues


BSME, BSEE, or a High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 5 years of industrial experience

Minimum of 3 years in power systems and PLC programming

Knowledge of regulatory agency (CE, UL, etc.) impacts to power system and controls design

Ability and willingness to travel as required

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

Experience in turbo machinery design

Ability to operate efficiently in a dynamic, fast-paced work environment

Technical knowledge of electrical circuits and components

Technical knowledge of part and assembly drawings

Ability to read and define P&IDs and electrical 3 line schematics

Proficient in PLC Programming, MODBUS POLL, HMI, Micrologix 500, RSLogix

Knowledge of turbo machinery systems and controls

Knowledge of heat exchangers and pump systems

Familiarity with Material compatibility issues and solutions

Understanding of thermodynamic processes

Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills

Customer / product applications support

Motivated team player

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