General Electric Lead Onsite Specialist in Dover, Delaware

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.

GE Energy Connections designs and deploys industry-leading technologies that turn the world on. We transport, convert, automate and optimize energy to ensure we provide safe, efficient and reliable electrical power. Uniting all the resources and scale of the world’s first digital industrial company, we connect brilliant machines, grids, and systems to power utility, oil & gas, marine, mining and renewables customers, that keep our world running. www.GEEnergyConnections.com.

We are a leading provider of automation and control products and services for equipment and plant control in Power Generation, Process, and Manufacturing industries. Our differentiated Industrial Internet solutions enable customers to optimize equipment performance and ensure reliable and efficient operations by connecting their equipment, data, and people to Insights and Actions generated through Analytics. Our Edge solutions include Outcome Optimizing Controls, Field Agents, Operator Interface products, and an Industrial Communications portfolio for hard to connect distributed assets. Our dedicated team includes some of the best minds in automation capable of solving our customers’ toughest challenges. GE Automation & Controls is a business unit within GE Energy Connections.

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.

Role Summary:

The Lead Onsite Specialist – Automation and Controls will support the installation, commissioning, and ongoing lifecycle maintenance of industrial control systems for installed base of customers in North America. You will provide offsite design and development activities along with installation and technical support at customer sites for all planned and non-planned installation / maintenance support activities.

Essential Responsibilities:

As the Lead Onsite Specialist, you will:

  • Assist in the design, development and installation of new and retrofit control systems using GE PLC (Programmable Logic Controller) Controllers and I/O system

  • Assist in the design, development and installation of SCADA and HMI systems using GE Software

  • Conduct studies & research to determine proper hardware and software requirements for projects

  • Design, develop, document PLC, HMI, and SCADA program code

  • Analyze engineering & financial requirements of proposed projects and support ITO (Inquiry to Order) with development of proposals

  • Serve as consultant to both customers and GE management regarding best practice resolutions of complex problems

  • Proactively develop and implement measures to improve operations and customer satisfaction

  • Promote GE controls solutions in front of customers during commercial presentations and other events as needed

  • Liaise with GE support associated with hardware and software engineering

  • Provide support to establish test environments and perform customer factory acceptance tests

  • Provide formal / informal customer training that may be conducted at a GE facility or at customer sites as needed

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree and a minimum of 5 years industrial automation control systems experience (or a High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 7 years industrial automation control systems experience). Degree preferably in Electrical Engineering or related technical discipline.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability and willingness to travel 60% of the time (domestic travel to wherever necessary for service or engineering, some international travel is a possibility)

Desired Characteristics:

  • Installation and Commissioning engineering support for a new control system or control system upgrade

  • Planned maintenance or upgrade support for an existing controls systems installation

  • Emergency services support for an existing installation

  • Technical support, in cooperation with the GE commercial team, to develop engineering solutions for a customer

  • Industrial Controls Systems (controllers and I/O)

  • Analog and Digital control systems circuits

  • Instrumentation and the usage of instruments for data recording and troubleshooting

  • Working knowledge of industrial SCADA and HMI systems

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office software

  • Working knowledge of Windows computer systems and basic networking

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Locations: United States; New York, Virginia; Niskayuna, Richmond, Charlottesville

GE 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/eeocselfprint_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.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion​ of a background investigation and drug screen.