Edison Engineering Development Program (EEDP)

20 Oct 2016
27 Feb 2017
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Edison Engineering Development Program (EEDP) is an intensive program for people with a passion for technology, a drive for technical excellence, and share in GE's core values. The program is designed to accelerate professional development with intense technical training and a variety of business-critical assignments. EEDP graduates have the technical/business foundation to make innovative contributions to GE's future. If you love technology and want a career in engineering, EEDP is for you.

Essential Responsibilities

This job is for the GE Power business. EEDPs at GE Power experience technically challenging rotations that are driven by innovation. Edison Engineers are currently working to develop expertise in the Power Generation Industry. The core engineering skills gained in assignments are enhanced through GE Advanced Courses in Engineering (ACE). Candidates will be expected to complete a GE funded masters in a GE accredited university. Advanced academic exposure, experience and training combined with mentoring and guidance from assignment managers, prepares participants with the technical skills and values needed to achieve a successful career in technology.

Edison Engineering Development Program consists of 4-5 assignments in related areas, each spanning for 6 months. The rotation assignments are intended to provide a broad exposure in the engineering field leading to successful off Program placements in regional Power Services Engineering team. Program membership also requires continuous education through advanced studies (masters) and in-house courses (ACE & leadership) and workshops.
You are expected to:

• Plan and perform assigned tasks within the framework of technical domain, schedules, budget, quality and cost while maintaining accuracy and thoroughness.
• Understand and apply engineering fundamentals in the business environment
• Analyze and solve problems in a collaborative manner.
• Propose creative solutions, techniques and methodologies with respect to specific area of responsibilities.


• Two-years Masters in Engineering with Majors in Electrical or Mechanical
• GPA greater than or equal to 3.20/4.0 overall or equivalent.
• Must be willing to relocate.
• Candidate must qualify for US/India Visa requirements.

Desired Characteristics

• Basic understanding of engineering and/or manufacturing fundamentals
• Prior intern, co-op, or research experience in design engineering or manufacturing
• Experience in writing technical reports.
• Excellent communication skills and ability to articulate technical problems in clear and simple terms
• Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
• High self-confidence and has demonstrated an analytical approach to problem solving
• Ability to motivate others and work effectively in a multi-cultural team.
• Demonstrated scholastic achievements
• Strong commitment to a career in technology and a passion for engineering.
• Demonstrated community involvement.