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Power Conversion Engineer

General electric

Location: Salem, Virginia
Type: Full-Time, Non-Remote
Posted on: November 13, 2023
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Job Type: Full time
Job Description SummaryGE Onshore Wind is helping change the world and has a focused portfolio of products and services to meet the need for cleaner power—today and tomorrow.We are fully committed to full gender equality and diversity inclusion, aiming for the best professionals in an equal employment opportunity environment.This early career Electrical Engineering position allows you to grow your skills as a member of product development team - a multi-disciplinary engineering development team that includes System Engineering, Electrical System and Power Conversion Design, Mechanical Design, Control Hardware Design, Grid Regulation coordination, Software Design, and Integration / Test.Job DescriptionRoles and ResponsibilitiesAssist Senior Engineers to develop and implement new designs and design improvementsExecute and document subsystem and component validation test plans.Evaluate power circuit protection and coordination.Participate in FMEA and risk assessment and root cause analysis activities.Provide technical clarification of designs with suppliers, manufacturing, and services teams.Test and qualify components for production and resolve issues as needed to maintain product quality.Required QualificationsBachelors of Science degree in Electrical or related discipline. Knowledge of electrical distribution, power electronics, or control system design.Desired CharacteristicsHighly motivated, self-starter, energetic, positive, flexible in changing environments.Ability to demonstrate a structured approach to problem solving, learning agility.Excellent communication skills and ability to articulate technical problems in clear and simple terms.Strong interpersonal skills, ability to work in project teams in an international environment.Proficiency in MS Office toolsRelated electrical engineering experience through COOP or University classwork.Familiarity with power electronics and control systemsFamiliarity with wind turbine or photovoltaic system technologies.Familiarity with Instrumentation and measurement of power converters.Familiarity with Arc Flash analysis (EasyPower or SKM) and testingGE 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 conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable). Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes