General Electric Field Engineering Program in Wilmington, North Carolina

About Us:

Based in Wilmington, N.C., GEH is a world-leading provider of advanced reactors and nuclear services. Established in June 2007, GEH is a part of a global nuclear alliance created by GE and Hitachi to serve the global nuclear industry. The nuclear alliance executes a single, strategic vision to create a broader portfolio of solutions, expanding its capabilities for new reactor and service opportunities. The alliance offers customers around the world the technological leadership required to effectively enhance reactor performance, power output and safety.

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Role Summary:

The Field Engineering Program provides on-site technical direction and project engineering to customer-owned utility, nuclear power plants. This opportunity begins with a 12-month training program that establishes business and technical skills for engineers to operate confidently and independently as Field Engineers for GE Hitachi Nuclear.

Essential Responsibilities:

As a member of the Field Engineering Program, you will:

  • Participate in classroom training in the GE Hitachi Services Training Facilities in Wilmington, NC and San Jose, CA

  • Participate in individualized experience-gaining assignments in field locations following training

  • Be responsible for project proposing, planning, scheduling, cost estimating, process development, team training, and on-site delivery of Nuclear Services projects, including integration and coordination of project work with other GE and Customer teams, post training


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from an accredited university or college


  • Ability and willingness to travel globally (extensive)

  • Ability and willingness to complete frequent overtime or weekend work and occasional shift-work

  • Ability and willingness to gain unescorted access to nuclear power plants

  • Ability and willingness to obtain proper work authorization (this position may be supported by a J-1 Visa)

Desired Characteristics:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Well developed PC skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Technical competence, customer orientation, results oriented, business management orientation, leadership ability, and flexibility

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Locations: United States; North Carolina; Wilmington