GE Energy Edison Engineering Development Program 2015

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We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Edison Engineering Development Program

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND  
  • LocationLagos
  • Job FieldEngineering / Technical  
Job Number: 2293111
Location: Lagos
Business: GE Power & Water
Business Segment: PW-PGS Power Generation Services

Role Summary/Purpose
  • EEDP is an intensive program for people with a passion for technology, a drive for technical excellence, and share in GE's core values.
  • The program is designed to accelerate participants' professional development with intense technical training and a variety of business-critical assignments.
  • Graduates have the technical/business foundation to proactively/continually make innovative contributions to GE's future.
  • If you love technology and want a career in engineering, the EEDP is for you.
Essential Responsibilities
“This job is for the GE Power & Water Business”
  • EEDP's at Power & Water experience technically challenging rotations that are driven by innovation.
  • Edison Engineers are currently working to develop expertise in the Power Generation Industry.
  • The core engineering skills gained in assignments are enhanced through GE advanced courses in engineering (ACE).
  • Candidates will be expected to complete their masters in core engineering from the University of Georgia Technology or North Carolina State University through distance learning. Corporate courses are also provided.
  • Advanced academic exposure, experience and training combined with mentoring and guidance from assignment managers, prepares members with the technical skills and values needed to achieve a successful career in technology.
Qualifications/Requirements
  • Four-year Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering; Majors in Electrical, Mechanical, Aero or Materials only will be considered.
  • GPA greater than or equal to 3.25/ 4.0 overall (University of Georgia Tech. requires 3.3 for entry)
  • Knowledge of advanced mathematics, including calculus and differential equations.
  • Prior intern, co-op, or research experience in design engineering, manufacturing, or computer science/computer engineering.
  • Experience writing technical reports.
  • Must be willing to relocate as business needs change.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to articulate technical problems in clear and simple terms.
  • Candidates must be able to gain acceptance to the University of Georgia Technology or North Carolina State University for Masters in Engineering Program.
  • Candidate must qualify for J1 US Visa requirements.
  • Candidate must be able to receive acceptable scores for GRE and TOFEL for University acceptance.
  • A valid NYSC discharge or exemption certificate will be required (please indicate clearly on your resume)
  • Must have valid authorization to work full-time without any restriction in Nigeria
Additional Eligibility Qualifications
Desired Characteristics:
  • Majoring in Mechanical Eng or Electrical Eng, that have prior intern, co-op, or research experience in an engineering environment That have a strong commitment to a career in technology and a passion for engineering.
  • That have demonstrated an analytic approach to problem solving and that have demonstrated leadership skills, community involvement, and a passion for technology.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should visit GE's Career Page