Facilities-Electrical Engineer
GE Corporate 1,254 reviews - Niskayuna, NY

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Job Number

Job Number



GE Corporate

Business Segment

Global Research

Posted Position Title

Facilities-Electrical Engineer

Career Level




Function Segment

Property Services

Location(s) Where Opening Is Available

United States

U.S. State, China or Canada Provinces

New York



Postal Code


Relocation Expenses


Essential Responsibilities

You will work with a diverse team including Unionized workforce, Project Managers, Facilities Engineers, and Research staff. A highly motivated self starter that provides cost estimates for customer projects, cost effective electrical engineering designs and solutions for office, laboratory renovations, new lab equipment installations, and on occasion, designs of maintenance solutions. Join our team and contribute to a place where we are creating the next generation – and beyond – of technology for one of the world’s most successful and admired companies.

If you want to solve some of the toughest problems in the world -- with access to great tools and training in a culture that fosters individual ownership and proactive behavior-- GE Global Research is the place for you.

You will:
Be responsible to lead and drive successful projects electrical requirements. You will also support various electrical system shutdowns as determined by the shutdown leader.

Support, author and review electrical bid specification packages and construction documents for a variety of renovation projects, provide installation designs and troubleshooting for electrical systems. You may be assigned a Facilities alarm monitoring system to manage alarms & system maintenance and will be required to respond after normal working hours to support emergency response situations.

Review and guide designs from contract Electrical Engineers to ensure meeting site standards.


BS in Electrical Engineering with 5 or more years of work experience in a large commercial/industrial facility or laboratory as a Facilities Electrical Engineer with experience in renovations, new electrical system installations, new experimental equipment installations and construction processes.

5 or more years of experience operating and/or designing and troubleshooting electrical systems such Load Centers, Motor Control Centers, power circuit breakers, interlock circuits, PLCs, power distribution from 5kV down to 120v, and demonstrated ability to author and execute switching orders.

Demonstrates a working knowledge of machine and motor controls, variable frequency drives and substation protection schemes.

5 or more years of experience preparing cost effective electrical system designs for power distribution from 5kV down to 120v, laboratory equipment, process systems, and power distribution.

Ability to manage multiple projects, provide detailed lists of electrical tasks and materials necessary to support the Trades for construction of the project.

Experience and knowledge of AutoCAD

Experience troubleshooting of building electrical and power distribution systems, application and troubleshooting of VFDs.

Working knowledge of the, NYS Fire Code, NYS Building codes, NEC, NFPA 70 & 70E, OSHA/Safety compliance requirements.

Demonstrated strong communication and presentation skills with proficient knowledge and use of Microsoft Office suite of programs.

Experience working with Unionized workforce.

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.

Must be willing to work out of an office located in Niskayuna, NY.

Must be 18 years or older.

You must submit your application for employment on the careers page at www.gecareers.com to be considered.

Relocation will not be offered for this position.

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

MS in Electrical Engineering with 10 or more years of work experience in a Research & Development or National/Industrial Laboratory as a Facilities Electrical Engineer.

PE license.

Six Sigma Certified GB/BB/MBB.

Working knowledge of Computer Maintenance Management Systems.

If your goal is to become part of a team of world-class experts from diverse technical fields who are working to redefine what’s possible, click on the “Apply to job” button below.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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