General Electric Lead Engineer - Mining Motor Systems in Honolulu, Hawaii

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Role Summary:

The Lead Engineer - Mining Motor Systems is responsible for overall customer interface, ensuring requirements are communicated, verified, validated, and documented properly to ensure successful motor application in Mining Systems.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for overall mining systems electric motor design, supply chain interface, service interface, validation testing, and other items as assigned.

  • Interfaces directly with customer regarding application requirements. Coordinates any customer field testing required to verify and validate design.

  • Coordinates with lead systems engineers and customers as needed to document and communicate requirements to the electric machines designers, structural engineers, gear engineers, production, supplier, and test resources to ensure motor design meets all requirements.

  • Directs equipment assembly and / or disassembly, documenting remarkable findings according to business needs.

  • Coordinates electric motor type testing required to verify and validate design, characterize the machine electrical, thermal and mechanical parameters.

  • Communicates to the wheelmotor systems engineers the validation and HALT testing requirements from conception to execution of tests and disposition of material. Leads failure analysis and issue resolution within the electric motor.

  • Participates in field service manual development, constructs parts bulletins. Interfaces with Services, Product Definition and Technical Publications personnel to ensure construction of high quality manuals.

  • Provides guidance to less experienced engineers to enable project execution on time and within specification.

  • Collates information from cross-functional teams and communicates essential business information (technical design reviews, budgetary estimations, feasibility studies, field reliability exposure) to upper management, senior engineers, customers, as required utilizing approved business processes.


  • Bachelor’s of Science degree in an engineering, physics, or computer science discipline.

  • Minimum of five years’ experience in a heavy industrial / electrical / mechanical equipment design environment.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Master’s of Science degree in mechanical or electrical engineering.

  • Minimum of three years’ experience with GE Transportation mining, locomotive or other industrial type electric machines and test methods.

  • Demonstrated experience utilizing advanced manufacturing methods such as Additive Manufacturing.

  • Member, or alternatively active involvement within a member company, of IEEE or other applicable electromechanical machine industry groups.

Locations: United States; Pennsylvania, Texas; Erie, Fort Worth

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