Offers “General Electric”

9 days agoGeneral Electric

Engineer - Electrical Engineering

  • Stafford (Staffordshire)

Job description

Job Description Summary

Become part of a winning team and help to deliver the Green Energy transition.

This role is designed to interpret the customer’s technical enquiry and to design the most cost effective overall solution for an HVDC installation utilising the PES power electronics solutions, aiming to minimising the total cost, and to specify the main (high-value) items of bought-out equipment.

The successful candidate will be involved in the development and industrialisation of solutions tools and processes.

The successful candidate will have proven professional experience and technical expertise in the field of power system engineering.

Job Description


  • Modelling and performing the studies; deliver study reports.
  • Technical responsibility in areas of expertise.
  • Provide guidance to peers on areas of expertise.
  • Customer facing responsibilities.
  • Processes: develop and industrialise solution tools and processes associated with the engineering activities identified above. Design Guides.
  • Development: Be actively involved in new developments in HVDC technologies, implementing control and protection solutions and creating / delivering new analysis techniques and system study tools in order to provide optimized system study solutions.
  • External activities: Represent the business in external events by publishing technical papers or participating in working groups (CIGRE/IEC/IEEE).
  • Adherence to company policies and Code of Conduct.
  • Health and Safety: consider Health and Safety preventions, risks, behaviors. Attend EHS training.

Power System Studies – Steady State

  • Load Flow.
  • Short Circuit. 
  • Unit Interaction Factor.
  • Multi Infeed Interaction Factor. 
  • Arc Flash.

Power System Studies – Dynamics RMS

  • Transient Stability.
  • Fundamental Frequency Temporary Overvoltage.
  • Control Interaction.
  • RMS modelling of Control System

Harmonic Studies

  • Harmonic performance; harmonic stability; harmonic filter design.
  • Power Line Carrier Interference studies and filters.
  • Harmonic site measurements.

Electromagnetic Compatibility Studies

  • Radio Frequency Interference and screening.
  • Electromagnetic Fields.
  • Substation Electromagnetic Zoning.
  • EMC compliance and risk assessment of the substation.
  • Earthing and bonding.

Electromagnetic Transient (EMT) Studies

  • Transient Overvoltage.
  • Transient Recovery Voltage.
  • Lightning.
  • Other EMT studies.


  • Power Systems Engineering degree, MSc and above.


  • Demonstrated experience in industrial engineering roles.


  • PSS®E
  • DIgSILENT Power Factory


  • Able to work to deadlines with high quality, sense of urgency and delivery.
  • Technical leadership and mentoring Good technical communication skills.
  • Technical reporting and presentation.
  • Structured approach to sharing knowledge and experience.
  • Self-motivating, proactive and results driven approach.
  • Excellent problem-solving and root cause identification skills.
  • Ability to be a team player and to work independently.
  • Right first time culture & attitude.

Grid Solutions, a GE Vernova business, serves customers globally with over 20,000 employees. We provide power utilities and industries worldwide with equipment, systems and services to bring power reliably and efficiently from the point of generation to end power consumers. Grid Solutions is focused on addressing the challenges of the energy transition by enabling the safe and reliable connection of renewable and distributed energy resources to the grid. We electrify the world with advanced grid technologies and accelerate the energy transition.

About GE Grid Solutions:

At GE Grid Solutions we are electrifying the world with advanced grid technologies. As leaders in the energy space our goal is to accelerate the transition for a more energy efficient grid to full fill the needs of tomorrow. With a focus on growth and sustainability GE Grid Solutions plays a pivotable role in integrating Renewables onto the grid to drive to carbon neutral. In Grid Solutions we help enable the transition for a greener more reliable Grid. GE Grid Solutions has the most advanced and comprehensive product and solutions portfolio within the energy sector.

Why we come to work:

At GE Renewable Energy, our engineers are always up for the challenge - and we’re always driven to find the best solution. Our projects are unique and interesting, and you’ll need to bring a solution-focused, positive approach to each one to do your best. Surrounded by committed, loyal colleagues, if you can dare to bring your ingenuity and desire to make an impact, you’ll be exposed to game-changing, diverse projects that truly allow you to play your part in the energy transition.

What we offer:

A key role in a dynamic, international working environment with a large degree of flexibility of work agreements

Competitive benefits, and great development opportunities - including private health insurance.

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No

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