Facilities-Electrical Engineer
Location:
Niskayuna, NY
Posted:
September 03, 2016
Position Type:
Full Time
Category:
Engineering
Reference:
2726456
About Us:

GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

At GE Global Research, we're redefining what's possible. From cutting-edge research in molecular pathology for use in personalized cancer diagnostics to programs in coal gasification and renewable power that drive clean energy solutions, our work at Global Research is world-renowned. As part of our team, you'll find yourself among nearly 3,000 scientists and engineers from every discipline in a dynamic atmosphere where you'll be constantly challenged to learn and grow. You'll have access to leaders on all levels of the organization and collaborate across the globe with the very best in the field. If you have an insatiable intellectual curiosity and the ability to articulate your vision, then join us and watch the work you do create the next generation of products and processes that will impact the globe for generations to come.

At GE Global Research we redefine what's possible, finding answers to some of the world's toughest problems. Find out more at http://www.ge.com/research at http://www.geglobalresearch.com/ or http://twitter.com/geresearchjobs , and connect with our technologists at http://twitter.com/GEresearch

There is always an exciting new challenge on the horizon at GE Global Research because "what we imagine, we can make happen."

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www.ge.com/sites/default/files/15-000845%20EEO%20combined.pdf . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Essential Responsibilities:

As a Facilities Electrical Engineer, 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

+ 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

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

+ 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

Qualifications/Requirements:

+ Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering with minimum 5 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

+ Minimum 5 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

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

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

+ 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

Desired Characteristics:

+ Master's Degree 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

+ 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

Locations: United States ; New York; NiskayunaGE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
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