Project Engineer, Power Digital

03 Oct 2016
25 Feb 2017
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
GE is actively seeking experienced engineers to join our growing team to lead projects and work with our customer base within the power industry. The overall objectives for the position are to work with the Power Digital Professional Services Team to execute high quality projects and maintain customer satisfaction.

Essential Responsibilities

This is a key role within GE Power Digital working directly with customers to improve operations and deliver outcomes. It brings together industrial process knowledge, complex analytics and the power of software to optimize systems. It is an exciting opportunity at the intersection of several key areas of expertise in a growing GE Power community.

This individual will lead the deployment of GE's optimization software solution for coal-fired power plants delivering reduced emissions, improved operating efficiency and reliability in real time. GE is the industry's leading provider of boiler optimization systems, leveraging advanced artificial intelligence (AI) technologies including neural networks.

As the Project Engineer you will:

Participate in the establishment of technical objectives, work plans and schedules for projects
Manage customer relationship, Maintain regular customer contact and manage expectations
Interface with third-party vendors for key tasks in the project plan
Work with the project team to execute key project steps:
Develop/Deploy and Tune AI solutions for the customer
Conduct post installation benefits analysis
Achieve successful project closeout
Provide operator/engineer training on the use of the system
Create software documentation (User Manual/User Guide)
Meet project deadlines and ensure quality
Issue regular progress reports to project team
Provide customer support as needed
Deliver solutions within the scope of the Maintenance Agreements
Work with the broader GE project team to coordinate efforts
Provide technical support to the commercial teams and sales process
Provide feedback to the Product Line and Development teams for product improvement


  • Bachelor's Degree (ME, EE or ChE) from an accredited university or college
  • 5-10 years of experience in industrial systems related field
  • Strong communication skills in business level of English, as well as two languages among Japanese, Korean, and Mandarin.

Desired Characteristics

  • Advanced degrees (ME, EE or ChE) from an accredited university or college
  • Strong problem-solving and interpersonal skills; ability to convey technical concepts to audiences ranging from technicians to plant managers
  • Operating experience in power plants, preferably on boilers
  • Experience with Distributed Control Systems, preferably those common in power plants (e.g. ABB/Bailey, Emerson, Invensys, etc.)
  • Familiarity with data communication protocols such as OPC
  • Modeling experience with industrial systems
  • Experience applying neural networks to industrial processes
  • Familiarity with computer hardware & Windows-based software
  • Experience/familiarity with industrial process control systems