Lead Services Plant Control Engineer

Lead Services Plant Control Engineer opportunity in Chennai, India. Develop, optimize, troubleshoot, and lead control system projects for Solar and Storage Solutions assets. Bachelor's in Control Engineering and 5 years experience required.

GE Renewable Energy
GE Renewable Energy
Chennai, India  UTC+05:30   On-site   Full Time   10000+   2 months ago

About GE Renewable Energy

Company Overview

GE Renewable Energy

Boulogne-Billancourt, France

2023 (as GE Vernova)

Business Model

Renewable Energy

Manufacturing and services for wind, hydroelectric, and solar power systems

Sales of renewable energy systems and related services

Locations & Geography

Operates in over 35 countries

Company Culture

Electrifying the world while simultaneously working to decarbonize it

Innovative and technology-driven

Opportunities for career growth and development in renewable energy technologies

Activities & Projects

Installation of new Renewable Hybrids factory in India

Digital Services Platform on AWS for asset management

Target for carbon neutrality in facilities and operations by 2030

Career Opportunities

Various roles in engineering, project management, and support functions

Comprehensive benefits including health insurance, career development programs

Contact Information

Solar and Storage Solutions provides reliable, affordable and dispatchable integration of renewable energies. The business unit, part of GE Vernova, works with utilities and developers to create Solar and Storage Solutions power networks, which combine renewable sources, efficient energy storage and software to create a more predictable supply of renewable electrons.

Our team is dedicated to making a difference and creating a more sustainable future for all. We foster a dynamic and inclusive work environment where everyone is valued and can thrive. Whether you’re a seasoned professional or just starting your career in the clean energy industry, we invite you to join our team and be a part of a company that is making a real difference in the world.

Responsibilities Summary

The Engineering Services Team operates on a global scale, actively supporting the field services team in maintaining top-tier performance for GE’s Solar and Storage Solutions assets. This involves maximizing the value derived from post-COD matters like warranties, long-term service agreements (LTSA), and Change-Modification-Upgrades (CMUs) to ensure customer satisfaction.

The Lead Services Plant Controls Engineer is entrusted with overseeing control systems, automation, and instrumentation of our Solar and Storage Solutions assets. They play a pivotal role in ensuring that plant control systems operate efficiently, securely, and reliably, aligning with both industry standards and our operational objectives.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Develop, implement, and optimize control strategies for plant operations.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve escalated control system issues.
  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams to ensure integrated system performance.
  • Lead projects focused on control system upgrades and enhancements.
  • Ensure compliance with industry standards for plant control systems.
  • Provide recommendations for plant automation and digitalization strategies.
  • Guide the resolution of instrumentation challenges and calibrations.
  • Stay updated with the latest control system technologies and industry trends.
  • Mentor and train team members on best practices in plant control systems.
  • Engage in regular reviews and audits of plant control system performance and security.
  • Lead the validation, and installation of all control systems (including 3rd party SW) upgrades to fielded assets.
  • Support on-site start-up and integration of system controls.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's in Control Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a related field from an accredited college or university.
  • Minimum of 5 years relevant work experience

Desired Characteristics

  • Master’s Degree in Control Engineering or a related discipline or experience.
  • Solid understanding of plant control systems within the renewable energy domain.
  • Familiarity with modern automation and control system platforms.
  • Proven track record in leading control system projects and initiatives.
  • Experience with cyber-security standards related to control systems.
  • Strong knowledge of or familiarity with GE’s MarkVIe product family and of GE’s Cimplicity software (SCADA).
  • Demonstrated implementation of controls or systems integration in products and field engineering experience.
  • Strong, relevant experience in plant control systems.
  • Experience with developing or maintaining software & controls using high-level software languages.
  • Ability to communicate fluently in English (written and spoken).
  • Self-motivated.
  • Performance-driven.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Proactive and dynamic approach.
  • Solution and customer-oriented mindset.
  • Execution-driven with a focus on achieving results.

Additional Information

  • Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes

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About the role

Mar 21, 2024

Full Time


Aug 20, 2024


Chennai, India

5+ years


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