General Electric Balance of Plant Analyst in Sacramento, California

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Role Summary:

As part of the Onshore Wind team, the Balance of Plant Analyst will be responsible driving expertise across the Product Strategy, Engineering and Commercial teams with respect to the Balance of Plant (BOP) and Installation scope required to build a successful wind farm.

Essential Responsibilities:

As the Balance of Plant Analyst, you will:

  • Coordinatewith EPC’s and Balance of Plant providers to ensure a strong understanding ofglobal costs of BOP / Installation

  • Drivecollaboration between EPC’s / BOP providers and our engineering / Product Segmentteams to (1) find creative solutions to add value or decrease cost of thisscope with our existing solutions, and (2) ensure BOP / installation scope andcost on new products are optimized for maximum value

  • Improveupon the current commercial processes used to estimate BOP / Installation, inorder to better understand GE’s overall competitive position

  • Developand update competitor BOP estimation model used to measure GE’s relativecompetitive positioning on a total project scope basis

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor'sDegree in Engineering or Science (Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Physics, orrelated) from an accredited college or university

  • Minimumof 2 years of related work experience in the wind industry, including construction,installation, or project development / estimating

Desired Characteristics:

  • Experience in wind energy financial modeling, micrositing andoptimization

  • Stronganalytical capabilities and interpersonal, team building skills

  • Ability towork with cross-functional colleagues at all levels of the organization todrive actionable, positive outcomes

  • Experience in estimating and optimization tools (OpenWind or equivalent) as well as cost estimating of labor, construction, crane,installation and other related costs

  • Experience in foundation design and/or cost estimation

  • Skilled communicator able to exchange complex information

PLEASE NOTE : Greenville, SC and Schenectady, NY are the preferred locations; however, other U.S. locations may be considered

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Locations: United States; Schenectady, Greenville

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