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Senior Project Engineering Lead

  • GE Power
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/15/2018 8:50:33 AM
  • 3039201
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Power Grid Solutions
Location(s): Norway; Oslo


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.

Role Summary:
GE Grid Solutions is hiring for a Senior Project Engineering Lead for our High Voltage team in Oslo. The position is mainly targeted for a large transmission projects that will involve coordination across multiple countries’ engineering teams (UK, France, Germany) and will be responsible for Norway scope leading the coordination of multiple external contractors and dealing directly with senior engineering levels within customer organizations.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Technical lead of electrical design and engineering of large and complex EHV/HV substation projects (air-insulated substations AIS/gas-insulated substations GIS)
  • Develop technical concept, single line diagrams, layouts, clearance checks, primary engineering
  • Prepare subsystem specifications, specify ratings, check supplier offers / designs and interfaces, auxiliary design
  • Prepare bill of quantities & cost estimation, deviations and clarifications, review of factory acceptance tests plan, attend factory / site testing
  • Instruct, supervise and coordinate engineering teams within GE, internal and external partners, sub-suppliers, secondary engineers and civil engineers
  • Lead and attend discussions with customers, handle site queries and take necessary actions


Customer in focus:
  • Work close with the customer to shape and deliver solutions, seeking feedback and innovating with the customer to drive and deliver improvements
  • Attends project meetings and presents all technical aspects of project assignments
  • Interacts with officials, contractors, suppliers and others. Assist Sales in large turnkey tenders


Necessary internal interfaces:



Supply chain management

  • Oversee the creation of subcontracts and manages the subcontractors jointly with other involved functions, including supply chain management
  • Be part of negotiating claims and engineering changes


Processes and tools
  • Reviews and develops standard processes, tools and techniques
  • Ensures that engineering activities comply with required safety regulations and contractual requirements


Risk and opportunity management
  • Evaluates risks and opportunities, strategizes mitigation of one’s engineering projects/programs
  • Supports the Project Manager in overall project risk and opportunity assessments, and implementation of resulting actions


Qualifications/Requirements:
  • M.Sc or B.Sc in Engineering with Power Electronics or HV Power System degree. Very strong experience
  • Significant experience from similar industry
  • It is a plus if you have a HV & LV Installation certification.
  • Need to speak and write fluent Norwegian and English


Desired Characteristics:
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Ability to influence others and lead small teams
  • Lead initiatives of moderate scope and impact
  • Ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously


Locations: Norway; Oslo

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.


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