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Lead Engineer - Controls Engineering

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General Electric Oklahoma City , OK 73113

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Lead Engineer - Controls Engineering

  • GE Oil & Gas

  • Experienced

  • Posted 10/5/2018 3:55:49 PM

  • 3185388

  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology

  • Business Segment: Oil & Gas Turbomachinery Process Solutions

Location(s): United States; Oklahoma; Oklahoma City

Role Summary:

The Lead Engineer (Controls Engineering) provides specific value in developing and integrating electrical and control systems for reciprocating compressor packages; delivers support to project management throughout the life of the project from project conception through preliminary design, final design, FAT, installation, start-up and on-going support phases.

Essential Responsibilities:

Utilizes PLC and HMI programming tools and techniques, implements applications, supports the resolution of problems and develops documentation of the resolution.

The control systems engineer must have a keen desire to go beyond the minimum expectation to guarantee excellent customer service delivery.

In the role of Lead Engineer (Controls Engineering), you will:

Provide technical support and analysis for installed control systems

Develop PLC programs along with HMI graphics for specific projects

Perform engineering calculations following standard methods and principles and applies engineering judgment where experience dictates

Develop specifications for controls system instrumentation components and provides hazardous area assessment and equipment installation instructions

Assist in the development of project specifications, estimates, change orders and schedules

Manage assigned portions of project and is proactive in problem identification and resolution

Gather information that is relevant to a problem and brings information to the team for discussion; Develop alternatives, and receives assistance in identifying alternatives

Assist other engineers and project managers in performing aspects of projects, both in the office and at the customer's site

Occasionally work with vendors to procure equipment and materials

Support plant electrical personnel by understanding, designing, and troubleshooting electrical control circuits

Lead in the design of electrical circuits for instrumentation, motor control, and other electrical controls

Occasionally supervise other Engineers and Designers

Perform design review activities and support third party suppliers at customer sites


Bachelor's degree in Engineering or relevant technical education from an accredited school or institution

Minimum 3 years packaged equipment design

Desired Characteristics:

Understand PLC system architecture layouts and control equipment usage

Able to specify PLC I / O addressing and assignments

Setup and configuration of HMI workstations

Understand common industrial network topology and functionality

Can operate a computer-assisted design / drafting program software environment

Computer experience using standard office programs like Microsoft Word and Excel

Excellent written and verbal communication

Prefer knowledge of reciprocating gas compressors

Experience designing industrial electrical controls and coordinating with original equipment manufacturers

Experience reading and understanding drawings and blueprints

Knowledge of NEC and EN codes and industrial best practices

About Us:

Baker Hughes, a GE company (NYSE:BHGE) is the world's first and only full stream provider of integrated oilfield products, services and digital solutions. Drawing on a storied heritage of invention, BHGE harnesses the passion and experience of its people to enhance productivity across the oil and gas value chain.

BHGE helps its customers acquire, transport and refine hydrocarbons more efficiently, productively and safely, with a smaller environmental footprint and at lower cost per barrel. Backed by the digital industrial strength of GE, the company deploys minds, machines and the cloud to break down silos and reduce waste and risk, applying breakthroughs from other industries to advance its own.

With operations in over 120 countries, the company's global scale, local know-how and commitment to service infuse over a century of experience with the spirit of a startup inventing smarter ways to bring energy to the world.

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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.

Locations: United States; Oklahoma; Oklahoma City

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

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