Senior Field Engineer

Wilmington, NC posted on December 17

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Role Summary/Purpose

The Senior Field Engineer will provide technical leadership and front line supervision for the successful execution of complex projects and activities involving BWR and PWR reactor maintenance and inspection. You will have technical expertise and experience in BWR and PWR reactor disassembly, reassembly, refueling and all forms of in-vessel servicing for PWRs and BWRs.

Essential Responsibilities

As the Senior Field Engineer, you will:

  • Be responsible for delivery of field projects including task leadership, technical direction, work coordination and supervision of work teams composed of GE and contingent worker personnel including craft labor at Customer sites
  • Provide leadership, work coordination and supervision of work teams composed of GE and contingent worker personnel including craft labor
  • Establish appropriate relationships and interact effectively with customers and suppliers on commercial, technical & compliance issues and work within an integrated services team
  • Support business activities including proposal preparation, cost estimating, and interfaces with Customer Service, Commercial Operations. Planning & Staffing and Training
  • Provide tooling and equipment expertise
  • Meet the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; getting first-hand customer information and using it for improvements in products and services
  • Maintain diligence on integrity, safety and quality metrics and processes
  • Support Product Line Leaders as necessary
  • Qualifications/Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in an Engineering discipline from an accredited college or university (OR a High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 4 years of experience in Nuclear Maintenance Activities)
  • Minimum of 5 years of industry experience


  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to climb and descend 10 flights of stairs twice per day
  • Ability to pass respirator fit test and physical
  • Ability to pass Fitness For Duty requirements and site security requirements to obtain unescorted access
  • Ability to work under high stress conditions
  • Ability and willingness to work in radiation controlled areas and radioactively contaminated areas
  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 75% to plant sites, both domestically and internationally
  • Ability and willingness to work 12 hours a day seven days per week (when delivering of field projects)
  • Additional Elgibility Qualifications

    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 background investigation and drug screen.

    Desired Characteristics

  • Bachelor’s Degree in an Marine, Mechanical or Industrial Engineering from an accredited college or university
  • Knowledge of nuclear power plant refueling activities
  • Knowledge of Boiling Water Reactor (BWR) and Pressure Water Reactor (PWR) Vessels and Components, Nuclear Steam Safety System (NSSS), Reactor Containment Building
  • Excellent computer skills; ability to use MS Office, MS Project
  • Well organized and self-directed worker

    PLEASE NOTE: Wilmington, NC is the preferred location, however other U.S. locations may be considered.

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