Senior Designer-Senior Conceptual Designer
GE Power & Water 44 reviews - Houston, TX

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The Senior Conceptual Designer is responsible for creating 3D models in support of solving engineering problems, development of new designs, and the creation of complex CAD models and engineering drawings. In this role the selected candidate will be working with design, principal, and Chief engineers and will be expected to analyze and interpret design requirements to develop appropriate models and drawings.

Essential Responsibilities
In addition, in this role you will:
  • Analyze, interpret, and establish design requirements based on engineering instructions and available technical data
  • Advance engineering concepts and basic technical requirements into functional product definition designs
  • Visualize, conceive, and provide configurations for solutions of design problems
  • Conceptualize designs with various levels of input details
  • Determine dimensional constraints and geometric tolerances required for proper clearances and fits while maximizing manufacturing capabilities and service maintainability
  • Ensure all interface characteristics between components are established and agreed upon by the designers of mating parts/assemblies
  • Effectively collaborate between multi-discipline engineering organizations to assure design compatibility and manufacturability
  • Create definitions of parts, modules, and assemblies in the form of 3D parametric models, tolerance stack-ups, and various electronic data formats to support analysis, manufacturing, assembly, and tooling
  • Apply Power Generation Engineering Product Definition Procedures and Industry Standards, Company Drafting Practices and Procedures, and promote the standardization of parts
  • Plan and produce work to ensure completion of scheduled tasks on time to support the development, testing, and manufacturing of Aeroderivative equipment to the requirements of project definition

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Engineering Technology, Physics, or Mathematics from an accredited institution OR a High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 12 years of product design experience
  • Minimum 10 years of design and drafting experience
  • Minimum 5 years of experience with Unigraphics

    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
  • Minimum 15 years of design and drafting experience
  • Possess working knowledge of drafting practices, manufacturing methods, shop tolerances, engineering, and manufacturing standards with little supervision from an engineer
  • Possess sheet metal, structural, and piping design experience to facilitate complete system / package concepts
  • Extensive knowledge and application of MbM/PMI
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong focus on quality and customer responsiveness
  • Solid process discipline and analytical skills
  • Extensive familiarity with ASME drafting standards
  • Working knowledge of turbine-generator mechanical systems
  • Working knowledge of common manufacturing processes as they relate to design for manufacturability Why join one great company when you can join many? At GE, we’re passionate about making life better with new ideas and technologies. We’re diverse, supporting our communities in more than 100 countries. Experience personal growth and competency development as part of the GE team. GE Power & Water provides customers with a broad array of power generation, energy delivery and water process technologies to solve their challenges locally. Power & Water works in all areas of the energy industry including renewable resources such as wind and solar; biogas and alternative fuels; and coal, oil, natural gas and nuclear energy. The business also develops advanced technologies to help solve the world’s most complex challenges related to water availability and quality. Numerous products are qualified under ecomagination, GE’s commitment to providing innovative solutions that maximize resources, drive efficiencies and help make the world work better. Headquartered in Schenectady, N.Y., Power & Water is GE’s largest industrial business. Follow GE Power & Water on Twitter @GE_PowerWater. Learn More about GE Power and Water Today! Houston continues to grow attracting residents from many diverse backgrounds & is currently listed as the 4th largest city in the US. While the city sits on the gulf coast plain, the area also offers grasslands, forests, & 337 parks. There are more than 55 colleges & universities & many institutions engaged in research & development including the Texas Medical Center & NASA’s Johnson Space Center. Houston’s economy is based in energy, manufacturing, aeronautics, & technology; only NYC is home to more Fortune 500 headquarters. The city is home to the Houston Astros as well as many cultural institutions & exhibits and an active Theater District. See why we love Houston! To stay connected with exciting news and the latest job opportunities from GE AMSTC, Aviation, Energy Management, Oil & Gas, Power & Water and Transportation, follow us on twitter: @geconnections

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