Commissioning Manager - Hydro
November 17, 2016
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GE Renewable Energy

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Renewable Energy Hydro

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GE Renewable Energy is a 9 billion dollar start-up that brings together one of the broadest product and service portfolios of the renewable energy industry. With 13,000 employees present in more than 40 countries, and headquartered in Paris, GE Renewable Energy is backed-up by the resources of the world's first digital industrial company. We take the earth's most abundant resources - the strength of the wind, the force of water, and the heat of the sun, - and put them to work with breakthrough technology that unleashes their true possibilities. Combining onshore and offshore wind, hydro and innovative technologies such as concentrated solar power, GE Renewable Energy has installed more than 370 gigawatts capacity globally to make the world work better and cleaner.

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Posted Position Title

Commissioning Manager - Hydro

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Function Segment

Services Project Management

Location(s) Where Opening Is Available United States

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Role Summary/Purpose

The Commissioning Manager - Hydro will be responsible for the complete execution of commissioning to the quality standard and plan, time schedule, scope of civil works, major packages handed over from erection to commissioning and vendor support, status of documentation, commissioning protocols. You will be responsible for EHS (Environmental Health & Safety) plan, site commissioning staffing plan, applicable local regulations and restrictions.

Essential Responsibilities

As the Commissioning Manager - Hydro, you will:

* Mobilize the commissioning team and establish testing and commissioning

* Plan and set up Commissioning tools etc.

* Establish site commissioning planning and pull the fronts from erection team on time

* Strategically execute the site commissioning

* Strategically execute the GE EHS (Environmental Health and Safety) policy and the site EHS plan

* Strategically manage the site schedule, progress of works and cost

* Set up and strategically all the contractual site tests

* Manage subcontracts / subcontractors

* Be the overall management and leadership of the GE site staff

* Maintaining an intensive customer relationship and a high level of customer satisfaction

* Closeout of all site subcontracts with fair and proper allocation of costs, minimizing impact to GE and punch list


* Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering with a minimum of minimum of 5 years of experience in power plant commissioning and engineering


* High School / Diploma with a minimum of 18 years of commissioning experience


* Ability and willingness to travel 75% of the time and work extended hours to support the business

* 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.

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 of 10 years of experience in power plant commissioning and engineering

* Appropriate experience and training in general leadership and management technique

* Sound knowledge of commissioning in minimum of 1 package and over all knowledge of power plant

* Leadership and social competence

* Extensive knowledge of power plant systems

* Negotiation and presentation

* Self-motivated and achiever

* High degree of cost awareness

* Site Management experience

* Fluency in the English language

* Self-motivated and achiever

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