Systems Engineer - GE Power

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Disciplines: Electrical/Electronic Engineering

Remuneration: $ per annum

Location: North Sydney

Type: Full Time

Posted: 05/07/2019


Role Summary/Purpose:

The Systems Engineer for the multi-disciplined engineering team within global system engineering organization will execute technical projects of world class power conversion and automation/control to ensure the design meets customer, budget, schedule, contract, and regulatory requirements.

Essential Responsibilities:

In this capacity, you will be the focal point to provide technical leadership on projects for the Rail, Marine (Offshore and Navy), and/ or Mining business. Working alongside project management teams, you will lead and coordinate design teams to meet project objectives (quality, cost, delivery) as well as provide technical guidance and advice to the customer. You will also be instrumental in identifying and implementing improvements on processes, tools and system solutions.Your broad technical experience within marine, power or utility will be useful when anticipating the needs of customers by providing practical solutions to achieve customer satisfaction. In addition to this, you will also be responsible for (but not limited to): 

  • The execution of design, analysis, or evaluation of assigned projects using sound engineering principles and adhering to business standards, practices, procedures, and product / program requirements 
  • Produce designs, specifications and documentation for systems and supporting equipment, including generators, switchboards, transformers, converters, motors, energy storage, cabling etc. 
  • Providing technical leadership to personnel supporting the assigned project 
  • Documenting technical data generated by the assigned project consistent with engineering policies and procedures 
  • Ensure drive and project system designs comply with the relevant health & safety and applicable International standards and class society rules. 
  • Review technical drawings, documents and electrical schematics for technical compliance and functionality. 
  • Liaise with other GE businesses, sub-contractors and suppliers as appropriate in order to support the project and the business. 
  • Providing timely communications on significant issues or developments 
  • Participating on teams assigned to address organizational initiatives and generic issues 
  • Assure proper documentation of technical data generated for the assigned projects and/or tasks consistent with engineering policies and procedures


  • Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree from accredited college / university in Electrical Engineering or Electronic or Instrumentation Engineering. 
  • Electrical engineering in Marine /Offshore Oil & Gas / Naval / Defence industry
  • Experience in site-based role within power, utilities, offshore oil and gas and/or marine sectors.
  • Ability and willingness to travel as required.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Draw on their excellent communication skills, to manage and influence internal and external stakeholders 
  • Technical knowledge on Industrial Power Conversion equipment like generators, switchboards, transformers, converters, motors, energy storage, cabling etc. 
  • Experience in design engineering, field engineering, manufacturing, shop assembly or spares/ replacement parts involvement. 
  • Experience in O&G or offshore or Marine or Metal industry or Renewables 
  • Ability to read and write technical specifications. 
  • Excellence in Customer Service 
  • Application experience for drives, including marine (Naval or Offshore), metal industries and mining applications. 
  • Marine electrical power and propulsion systems. Experience of interpreting power system studies such as: LV & MV Protection & Co-ordination / Voltage drop / dip calculations / Load flow and fault studies / Transient system and scenario analysis / Harmonic (VTHD) calculations / MV & LV power system cabling (cable selection, rating etc.) / Quality of Power Supply / EMC 
  • Ability to multi-task on a variety of projects to strict time scales, always with professionalism and integrity. 
  • Good communication, report writing and organization skills. 
  • Strong problem-solving skills. 
  • Strong attention to detail. 
  • Strong oral and written communication skills. 
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills. 
  • Cross functional, ability to work on matrix environment, and international team experience. 
  • Be able to work within a team environment. 
  • Demonstrated technical aptitude and business acumen. 
  • On site commissioning experience of large projects.

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