Project Lead Specialist

Project Lead Specialist

GE Gas Power
3-5 years
Not Specified

Job Description

Job Description Summary
Participate and contribute for all engineering aspects of STATCOM and SVC project execution globally. Own the project engineering activity and drive consistent functional specifications and common GE processes for projects implementation. Activities that are conducted to better understand or ultimately meet the expectations of the customer. The role has some autonomy but is focused on execution of activities within an operating discipline covered by standard functional practices and procedures. Some judgment may be required but this is typically with guidance.Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities
  • Lead a STATCOM project and facilitate on-time technical decisions to meet project deliverables and customer technical specifications.
  • Collaborate with the Project Manager and Engineering Leader to ensure all technical activities are scheduled, clearly defined, and assigned to project team members.
  • Lead technical reviews and requirements definition to ensure compliance to customer specifications.
  • Develop and follow-up purchase specifications and bill of material to implement a system.
  • Define interface points between within the engineering team (electrical, mechanical, controls, compliance) and externally (vendors, customers, contractors) and follow-up with all parties.
  • Responsibilities also include activities such as schedule updates, supporting sourcing initiatives, value engineering, planning & tracking project design reviews, quality control/quality assurance, and contractor management.
  • Responsibilities include estimating or review of design man-hours and materials, proposal documentation including BOM, writing and/or reviewing technical specifications, supporting sourcing for vendor quotations, developing clarifications and exceptions as well as technical responses.
  • Direct the efforts of engineers and designers, coordinating with sourcing and project controls and the project team on technical matters to meet project specifications, cost control, and schedule objectives. Includes writing equipment specifications and contractor work scopes, requesting vendor quotations, evaluating quotations, interfacing with customers and project team members, and final commissioning. Will be accountable for team results in order to deliver a high-quality product to customer CTQ's on time and on or under budget.
  • Develop formal test plans based on published product requirements and applicable standards.
  • As part of the testing and validation follows engineering processes, practices, and procedures.
  • Work with engineering to identify and correct product defects.
  • Update existing and create new test procedures and build applicable testing systems and commissioning based on requirements and applicable standards.
  • Verify and validate new tests, commission and test systems as well as solutions.
  • Ability to provide direct customer support both prior to and after commissioning to model or reproduce and troubleshoot unique configurations and applications during warranty and RAM.
  • Perform preventive maintenance, recommend corrective action and issue the maintenance reports to customer.
  • Perform rough estimates of time required to resolve issues, helping the task prioritization process.
  • Participate customer site commissioning and other site activities during the project lifetime.

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree (Electrical or Computer Engineering, Computer Science) from an accredited university or college (or a high school diploma with relevant experience)
  • 3 - 5 years of work experience in High Voltage Electrical Network engineering or project engineering.
  • Demonstrative knowledge of project management processes and procedures
  • Fluency in English and in Arabic language

Desired Characteristics:
  • Experience with SVC/Statcom or similar systems are seeing as benefit
  • Humble: respectful, receptive, agile, eager to learn
  • Transparent: shares critical information, speaks with candor, contributes constructively
  • Focused: quick learner, strategically prioritizes work, committed
  • Problem solver: analytical-minded, challenges existing processes, critical thinker
  • Ability and availability to travel both Domestic and International (approximately 30% of working time)
  • Ability to create specification, design and perform testing
  • Experience with requirements analysis
  • Knowledge of formal design principles and development processes
  • Ability to take ownership of small tasks and deliver without supervision while using their discretion to seek help when necessary
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, ability to explain technical concepts at a level appropriate for the audience
  • Ability to effectively work with directly end-customers to resolve complex setup and system issues.
  • Self-motivated to identify and perform tasks related to customer value, product quality or process improvement.
  • Team leadership of initiatives both assigned and self-initiated
  • Adaptability to new environments and changing requirements. Ability to pivot quickly as needed. When coached, responds to need and seeks information from other sources
  • Unyielding commitment to product quality and customer satisfaction
  • Strongly prefer candidates with electronics education (Technician or Engineer)

About GE Gas Power

GE (NYSE:GE) rises to the challenge of building a world that works. For more than 125 years, GE has invented the future of industry, and today the company's dedicated team, leading technology, and global reach and capabilities help the world work more efficiently, reliably, and safely. GE's people are diverse and dedicated, operating with the highest level of integrity and focus to fulfill GE's mission and deliver for its customers.

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