Project Engineer – Mechanical – Balance of Plant
GE Power & Water - Houston, TX

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1752855

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

The Project Engineer will be a strong team player with exceptional engineering and interpersonal skills, who will desire to exercise technical and project engineering abilities. The Project Engineer will interface with customers, suppliers, Balance of Plant (BOP) Project Engineers, and across multiple functions within the business, playing a key role in bringing projects to successful completion.

Essential Responsibilities
In this role, you will:
  • Provide technical leadership for the full Mechanical Engineering scope in Balance of Plant projects
  • Effectively manage multiple project responsibilities from conceptual design through field startup, including the design and specification of complete power plant mechanical systems, e.g. fuel, water treatment, inlet conditioning, controls, exhaust, emissions control, water discharge, fire suppression, as well as plant layouts. Projects are 50 - 500 MW gas turbine power plants for developers and utilities in both the domestic and international markets
  • When assigned to larger turnkey projects, duties will require multi discipline project engineering coordination with responsibility for all engineering activities required for successful project completion (including managing third party engineering, customer interfaces, and multiple suppliers to meet project objectives)
  • Add value beyond specific project deliverables, with activities such as identifying and implementing work process and product changes to increase productivity and improve fulfillment and quality of the BOP deliverables
  • Interact with customers and interact internally between other engineering disciplines, third party engineering subcontractors, project management, sourcing, vendors, site construction, and field startup personnel

    Qualifications/Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or Engineering Technology (ABET or related accredited engineering program)
  • Minimum of 3 years of engineering experience with demonstrated strong technical knowledge of power plant mechanical equipment and systems ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS :
  • Green Belt certified (GE Employees Only)
  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 15% of the time, domestically and internationally 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
  • Prior experience in a multi-discipline project engineering role with demonstrated project leadership skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated leadership and mentoring skills
  • Dedication to customer service and fulfillment
  • Self-starter with ability to complete tasks and projects with minimal assistance
  • Demonstrated project management skills including coordinating activities across functions
  • International experience and fluency in a second language
  • MS degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Previous experience with gas turbine based power plant systems
  • Experience in a customer-facing role
  • Experience in a commercial role
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