Lead Electrical Engineer, Energy Storage - GENERAL ELECTRIC
23 Dowsing Ave
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Role Summary: The Lead Electrical Engineer, Energy Storage will be responsible for supporting the full electrical scope of system design activities associated with the development of new products for Grid and off Grid Connected, as well as the projects for Energy Storage systems for GE Power.
Essential Responsibilities: The Lead Electrical Engineer, Energy Storage will work with a high skilled team to design the new energy storage products portfolio and provide the full products package to the Energy Storage business. This role will require a wide base of knowledge across electrical, both the AC and DC, power electronic and control of the system with sufficient detail to support the electrical design across the main area of the Energy Storage products design.
As the Lead Electrical Engineer, Energy Storage, you will:
Design grid connected energy storage systems products family for standalone and hybrid conventional and renewable power plants solutions
Work closely with all NPI / product sub-systems, including the GRC teams to integrate them into the ES system ensuring high quality deliverable are met on time within the Energy Storage products scope of work
Drive the design of the whole electrical sub-systems of the new products family based on evolving codes and standards through participation in industry standards groups and leading innovative approaches to equipment design
Be able to perform power system load flow studies, fault studies, and transient studies using appropriate modeling software to understand and correctly apply and size the right electrical equipment
Be responsible for develop the electrical procedures, documentation, user manuals, test plans and all necessary to deploy the New Products Introduction (NPI) to the Energy Storage business
Work in cooperation with the rest of the NPI / product / project teams to develop procedures, documentation, user manuals, test plans and all necessary to deploy the new products introduction to the Energy Storage business
Work closely with both GRC and Business test teams to perform the right system tests that involve multiple technical discipline with special focus on electrical
Work with the Energy Storage business team to include the Voice of Customers into the new products design and actual design improvements
Work with the Energy Storage Project team to design the new Energy Storage projects by following the project requests, understanding and translating the project and grid code electrical requirements into electrical Energy Storage design to fulfill the project / Customer needs
Effectively communicate results to both internal and external customers by preparing detailed written reports or presentations describing analyses performed, solutions developed, and customer value propositions
Enhance industry knowledge and present technical content in regional forums and professional society conferences; serve as a thought leader in industry activities
Actively participate in a working environment where teamwork, quality, customer service and innovation are prized
Bachelors Degree in Electrical, System or Electric Power Engineering from an accredited university or college
Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience
Ability and willingness to travel 20% of the time
Masters Degree / PhD in Electrical, Power Electronic or Power System Engineering from an accredited university or college
Experience in electrical / electric power engineering, conventional or renewable power plant design / operation, transmission and distribution systems design and operation
Engineering experience in electric power utilities, power equipment manufacturing, high-voltage and high-power equipment testing, or electric power projects design and construction
Understanding of grid scale energy storage systems and lithium ion technology at a level of detail sufficient to support overall system design and battery sizing activities
Strong electrical design system knowledge for DC / AC and LV / MV, including protections design ad settings
Understanding of the coordinated controls and protection schemes employed in MW scale battery systems and work with vendors to meet GE / customer requirements
Experience with dynamic and time-domain electrical simulation tools and CAD software
Working knowledge of the electrical codes and standards that apply to large scale Energy systems globally (i.e., IEC, UL, NEC, BDEW, CEI, etc.)
Excellent interpersonal communication skills (e.g., ability to effectively communicate with all levels of GE and customer / plant staff)
Ability to summarize and communicate complex technical information
Curiosity, passion for excellence, drive to deliver on-time