General Electric Distributed Energy Solutions Architect in Honolulu, Hawaii

About Us:

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Role Summary:

The Distributed Energy Solutions (DES) Architect will have high level of expertise in solution architecture and design of distributed and micro-grid system optimization and operability with experience in relevant control communication and automation technologies. The DES Architect will be responsible to meet all proposal deliverables associated with distributed energy systems in support of the project PPA guarantees to develop winning proposals by adding customer values.

Essential Responsibilities:

As the Distributed Energy Solutions Architect, you will:

  • Review the customer project requirements and be knowledgeable of the selected proposal technical solution strategy

  • Select the appropriate GE and outsourced products to develop the solution to fulfill the customer requirements

  • Produce the proposal content necessary to describe the solution, consisting of system platforms, equipment and services offered

  • Interface with vendors to define product requirements and evaluate offerings for technical compliance / value

  • Coordinate with other engineering disciplines, sourcing, estimating, suppliers, partners and subcontractors

  • Ensure competitiveness (technical and cost) of the equipment and engineering services proposed

  • Support customer meetings and site visits as necessary

  • Develop proposal write-ups (equipment / Operability tabs)

  • Work with Sourcing & Estimating for costs distributed energy systems

  • Prepare Cycle Overview drawings

  • Prepare / obtain Operability Guarantee

  • Prepare deviations and clarifications for proposal book

  • Prepare Project Solution Control & Communication Operation architecture

  • Deliver System Integration for the Project On-Site Energy Solution as part of the project execution

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electric Power Systems, Mechanical or other related Engineering field from an accredited college or university

  • Minimum of 10 years of engineering experience in energy industry application with focus on power generation and energy management systems

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in one or more of the following domains: Microgrids Controls & Energy Management, DERMS (Distributed Energy Resource Management System), Substation Automation Systems & Technologies, and Energy Systems Controls and Communication

Desired Characteristics:

  • Master's Degree in Electric Power Systems, Mechanical, or related engineering discipline from an accredited university or college

  • Domain expertise in Distributed Energy Resource (DER) Portfolio Mix Modeling, Electric power system modeling, solution architecture design, Energy management contract modeling

  • Experience in sizing, dimensioning and pricing in multiple DER Assets in an integrated system operation environment (DER assets may include Energy Storage, Natural Gas, Biomass, CHP, Solar, Demand Response, Electric Vehicle)

  • Proven experience in plant innovation, communication systems and energy control systems

  • Self-directed / self-motivated with the ability to perform independently with minimal guidance

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong strategic planning skills

  • Proven ability to manage multiple overlapping projects

  • Proven ability to drive key projects to completion within and across a business matrix organization

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Locations: United States; Georgia, New York, South Carolina; Schenectady, Atlanta, Greenville

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.