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Energy - Technical Risk Co-Op

  • GE Capital
  • Co-op/Intern
  • Posted 11/2/2017 11:51:37 AM
  • 3014256
  • Job Function: Risk Management
  • Business Segment: Capital Energy Financial Services
Location(s): United States; Connecticut; Stamford


About Us:
GE Energy Financial Services - GE’s energy investing business -works as a builder, not just a banker, to help meet the world’s power and fuel needs. We offer more than money - expertise - for essential, long-lived and capital-intensive power, oil and gas infrastructure - GE’s core business. Drawing on GE’s energy technical know-how, financial strength and risk management, we see value where others don’t and take on our customers’ toughest challenges with flexible equity and debt transaction structures. Based in Stamford, Connecticut, GE Energy Financial Services holds an approximately $19 billion global energy portfolio.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 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 offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 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 Technical Risk Co-Op Intern position reports to the Chief of Engineering & Technical Risk at GE Capital Energy Financial Services. The Technical Risk Co-op intern will research new trends in construction, operations & maintenance as well as technological developments in fossil and renewable energy to optimize the technical underwriting process of new investments and help to resolve technical issues within the company's portfolio of energy projects.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Depending on business needs, the position may include participation in the technical evaluation and underwriting of a new or existing power generation, transmission or distribution facility for potential investment.
  • The effort may include deep dive into the underlying technology of the facility, review of project data to confirm operating performance and production assumptions, a visit to the facility for inspection and interview of onsite staff, research of benchmark data, legal review of the technical contracts (Construction, Operations, Equipment Services, etc.), and development of base case and underwriting assumptions for forecast modeling and deal approval before the company's credit committee.
  • Through this position, candidates will be exposed to a wide array of technologies in the power industry.
  • Candidates will also be directly exposed to plant operations, equipment manufacturing, detailed design, field construction, project management, and maintenance and full plant turnarounds.
  • These areas will be viewed from the perspective of the owner/investor with an eye toward optimizing asset value for the benefit of shareholders.
  • Candidates will see firsthand how infrastructure projects are developed, selected, financed, constructed, operated and asset managed in a diverse portfolio of energy industry projects.


Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Completion of all 1st and 2nd year core coursework and well into requirements of selected major. All engineering majors are welcome to apply, in special circumstances we would consider students studying for a degree in finance.
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Experience working with/strong demonstrated ability with basic computer tools,
  • spreadsheet calculations, database expertise, word processing and online research tools/search engine preferred.

    Eligibility Qualifications:
  • Must submit your application for employment through gecareers.com to be considered (Internals via COS).
  • Must be 18 years or older.
  • Must be willing to comply with pre-employment screening, including but not limited to drug testing, reference verification, and background check.
  • Must be willing to work out of an office in Stamford, CT
  • Must be willing to travel up to 20% of the time.
  • 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.
  • Eligibility Requirement:
    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:
  • Works well in a matrix team structured environment and effective communication skills.
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills.
  • Takes deadlines seriously.
  • Demonstrated interest in and familiarity with energy industry and technologies.
  • Curiosity with interconnection between energy, politics & financial markets.
  • Creativity, enthusiasm, and drive.
  • Prior internships / working experience.
  • High self-confidence.
  • Excellent Interpersonal skills.
  • Proactive, takes the initiative.
  • Creative, thinks outside the box.
  • Strongly prefer candidates going into junior or senior year who are interested in a GE entry level program.
  • Interest in the power/energy industry with relevant backgrounds considered a strong plus.


Locations: United States; Connecticut; Stamford

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  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.


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