Power Electronics Hardware Development Engineer - Imperial

Imperial, PA

Job Description

Power Electronics Hardware Development Engineer

Posted: Tuesday, 6/11/2024
Job Description Summary
GE's Power Conversion business, part of GE Vernova, provides electrification systems that are critical to customers' power and energy needs for their high-performance applications. We work with some of the world's major energy, maritime and industrial organizations, helping to enable a transition to energy efficiency and decarbonization through our specialist motors, drives and control technologies.

The Power Conversion branch of GE is looking for new and experienced talents which will become tomorrow the expert and reference in Power Electronics.

The Power Electronics Hardware Development Engineer role belongs to a multicultural, multigeneration and diverse Power Electronics team. The Power Electronics team is a branch of the Global Engineering as the System team, the Automation team, and the Design office are.

If you are dreaming and passionate to design and/or control Low, Middle and High Voltage Power Electronics converters; which deliver high performance (better than 98% of efficiency) in an environment with condensation risks, with high vibrations (Marinized converters), Shock proved, Arc flash proved; for Industry, Oil and Gaz, Marine or Military application, with accuracy and precision better than the unit percent, and you are willing to push your limits and the technology limits, this is the right opportunity, the right team in a company with culture, ethics and ambitions as GE.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

With the mentoring of experienced Senior/Lead Power Electronics Development Hardware Engineers, the Power Electronics Hardware Engineer will:
  • Simulate and design an overall Power Electronics system for Industrial application such as Marine Propulsion, Oil and Gas, Metals rolling mills, and Power generation applications.
  • Specify electrical components (Cables, Filters, Inductors, Capacitors, Transformers, Converters ...) of the overall electrical power plant.
  • Write all project artifacts including Hardware and commissioning instructions.
  • Design new Voltage Source Inverter (IGBT or Sic) and new Thyristor converter (Rectifier LCI)
  • Support the project team on Hardware tasks as needed
  • Support the Drive Test and Validation

Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 10%

Desired Characteristics
  • Strong theoretical and mathematical background; with ability to understand new concepts and ability to learn fast.
  • Creative, passionate, team player
  • Green Card holder or US citizen
  • Autonomous, curious with the ability to understand new concepts and to learn fast from experienced engineers, integrate into a team
  • Major Courses on Power Electronics Converters (MMC, multilevel VSI, LCI, DC drives or Cycloconverter), Variable Speed application, STATCOM, or active filtering

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

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