Lead Controls and Automation Engineer

Lead Controls and Automation Engineer

Company: GE Renewable Energy

Salary: $130,200 a year

Location: New York, NY

Job Description: Job Description Summary Job Summary: As a Controls and Automation Engineer at GE Renewables Grid Solutions, you will play a crucial role in the design, development, and implementation of cutting-edge control systems for renewable energy projects. You will collaborate with a multidisciplinary team to ensure the seamless integration of advanced automation technologies, enabling the efficient operation and optimization of grid solutions. Job Description MUST BE AUTHORIZED TO WORK IN THE US: NO SPONSORSHIP AVAILABLE FOR THIS ROLE: Key Responsibilities: System Design and Development: Lead the design and development of control systems for renewable energy projects, including wind and solar power plants. Utilize your expertise in automation to enhance system performance and reliability. PLC and SCADA Programming: Develop and implement programmable logic controller (PLC) and supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems to monitor and control grid solutions. Ensure compliance with industry standards and project specifications. Integration of Renewable Technologies: Work closely with cross-functional teams to integrate various renewable technologies into the overall control system. Collaborate with electrical and mechanical engineers to achieve seamless communication and interoperability. Fault Analysis and Resolution: Conduct thorough analysis of control system faults and implement effective solutions. Utilize your troubleshooting skills to identify and resolve issues promptly, ensuring minimal downtime of renewable energy systems. Cybersecurity Implementation: Implement robust cybersecurity measures to safeguard control systems against potential threats. Stay abreast of industry best practices and emerging technologies to enhance the security posture of grid solutions. Testing and Validation: Plan and conduct comprehensive testing procedures to validate the functionality and performance of control systems. Collaborate with quality assurance teams to ensure compliance with design specifications. Documentation and Reporting: Maintain detailed documentation of control system designs, configurations, and modifications. Generate regular reports to update stakeholders on project progress, challenges, and resolutions. Continuous Improvement: Stay informed about the latest advancements in controls and automation technologies. Identify opportunities for continuous improvement and contribute to the development of best practices within the Controls and Automation team. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Automation, or a related field. Proven experience in controls and automation engineering, preferably in the renewable energy sector. Proficiency in PLC and SCADA programming, with a strong understanding of control system architectures. Knowledge of cybersecurity principles and practices in the context of industrial control systems. Strong problem-solving and analytical skills, with the ability to troubleshoot complex control system issues. Excellent communication and collaboration skills to work effectively with cross-functional teams. Familiarity with relevant industry standards and regulations. The salary range for this position is 86,800.00 - 108,500.00 - 130,200.00 USD Annual USD Annual. The specific salary offered to a candidate may be influenced by a variety of factors including the candidate’s experience, their education, and the work location. Additional Information 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. 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: No #LI-Remote - This is a remote position

Job Type: Full-time

Company Description: There has never been a more exciting time to work in renewable energy. Nor a more vital one. GE Renewable Energy’s advanced technology harnesses the earth’s most abundant natural resources – the strength of the wind, the heat of the sun, and the force of the water – delivering green energy to people in the world’s biggest economies and most remote communities. We see the promise of renewable energy everywhere. And we have the curiosity, passion, diversity, and focus to realize this promise. Together with our customers, we’re proving that no one ever has to choose between, affordable, reliable, accessible, or sustainable energy. The energy transition is challenging, and it will take all of us to get there. We are delivering change for good by relentlessly improving the efficiency and effectiveness of our operations, as we fight to lower the cost of renewable energy. We believe in the strength that different identities, perspectives, and backgrounds bring to our mission. Our values are built on equality and inclusiveness. We want every individual to feel they belong and can make their mark by delivering energy wherever and however the world needs it. We are Unleashing Limitless Energy. GE Renewable Energy is a $15 billion business which combines one of the broadest portfolios in the renewable energy industry to provide end-to-end solutions for our customers demanding reliable and affordable green power. Combining onshore and offshore wind, blades, hydro, storage, and grid solutions as well as hybrid renewables and digital services offerings, GE Renewable Energy has installed more than 400+ gigawatts of clean renewable energy and equipped more than 90 percent of utilities worldwide with its grid solutions. With nearly 40,000 employees present in more than 80 countries, GE Renewable Energy creates value for customers seeking to power the world with affordable, reliable and sustainable green electrons.

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