General Electric Project Specialist in Boise, Idaho

About Us:

GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www.ge.com/sites/default/files/15-000845%20EEO%20combined.pdf . 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.

Role Summary:

The Project Specialist will demonstrate leadership and proficiency in executing business goals, programs, and processes in project operations. In this role you will utilize your training, experience and expertise to solve problems, develop and execute objectives for self and others, and have the ability to effect short-term and some long-term business goals.

Essential Responsibilities:

As the Project Specialist you will:

  • Plan and implement electrical projects at various customer work sites in the US, including the activities of staff and subcontractors

  • Electrical projects will be focused in the commercial construction markets and may include, but are not limited to, retail, airports, entertainment, hospitals, education (schools, colleges, universities) and multi-story residential

  • Be the primary customer contact for the duration of each project

  • May commission, resolve specification issues, handle correspondence, provide periodic updates, ensure customer satisfaction, and negotiate / coordinate with staff as appropriate

  • Respond to call-out type repair requests from customers

  • Translate customer needs / requirements into detailed project plans while driving internal execution to meet project targets and on time delivery

  • Manage a network of internal and external resources (including contractors) in support of project execution

  • Identify opportunities to expand the project in ways that bring value to our customer and satisfy our profitability requirements

  • Take part in the writing of reports that describe the results of a project

  • Assemble and customize contractually required documentation at the onset and end of a project

  • Participate in the development of proposals for projects

  • Manage the project budget and timeline and ensure the resources are available to complete the project within budget and on time in order to meet customer obligations

  • Effectively lead and manage multiple projects simultaneously while meeting or exceeding loading targets of greater than or equal to the average for your role, with a minimum of: $3MM - $5MM (80-90 projects)

  • Ensure that delivered products and services achieve highest quality and performance levels

  • Negotiate change orders with the customers

  • Professionally represent GE during all customer communications

  • Manage a varied staff that will include employees, customers, partner companies, or subcontractors

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university or college (or a High School Diploma / GED with a minimum 4 years of experience in an engineering or project management position)

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in a project management, engineering or manufacturing role

  • Minimum 2 years of project management experience working in a lead capacity implementing projects in a field environment

Desired Characteristics:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

  • Ability to work independently

  • Strong problem solving skills

Locations: United States; Arizona, California, Texas; Houston, Concord, Irvine, Scottsdale

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