Technical Leader – Human Factors Engineering | GE | $112k-$158k | Remote (US)

Technical Leader – Human Factors Engineering | GE | $112k-$158k | Remote (US)

112,000 - 158,000 / year
Remote US
Application ends: July 22, 2024
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Job Description

Job Description Summary
The Human Factors Engineering Technical Leader will work within the Systems Integration Engineering team of GE Hitachi (GEH) to integrate and develop Human Factors technologies, application methodologies, and supporting processes that meet business needs across the organization. The Technical Leader role requires work planning and work oversight, technical problem solving and communication / collaboration with other teams within GEH business functions.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities:

The Technical Leader provides leadership and technical planning, scheduling and on near term and longer-range projects in the area of Human Factors Engineering. As the HFE Technical Leader you will:

  • Articulate the work plan team will use to address the technical work scope requested.
  • Work with project managers to develop and maintain good project schedules
  • Work Engineering leadership and personnel to assure compliance to procedures, standards and regulatory criteria.
  • Establish best practices and or leverage best practices within the team.
  • Communicate effectively the status of engineering and project priorities to the team, stakeholders and management.
  • Meet customer commitments and drive continuous improvement.
  • Apply in-depth specialized knowledge in HFE to technical strategy, resourcing, and planning to develop quality and timely human-centric products.
  • Develop, mentor and conduct the overall HFE program plan to include system and plant operational functional requirements analysis, functional allocation, task analyses for displays, controls, and other job support aids as well as the spectrum of testing and validation required for developing effective normal, abnormal, emergency operating procedures, alarm response procedures, surveillance procedures and operator training programs.
  • Well represent HFE concerns and principles with a team of internal and external customers, suppliers, partners, licensing, and regulatory authorities on technical issues.
  • Provide expert consideration of system reliability, availability, and maintainability.
  • Ensure the delivery of on-time, quality engineering documentation from a broad team in accordance with contract requirements, business procedures, and regulatory agency guidelines.
  • Demonstrated ability to use high level judgment to analyze problems, develop solutions, and make decisions on complex tasks and challenges.
  • Strong, professional oral and written communication skills to ask pertinent questions of stakeholders, persuasively convey programmatic priorities and concerns, and share difficult, complicated concepts clearly.
  • Be a valuable member or leader of cross-functional teams with high degrees of technical and programmatic complexity and aggressive schedules.
  • Honest and straightforward with a high level of personal integrity.


  • Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Human Factors, Industrial Engineering, or equivalent 4-year degree in a related technical discipline.
  • Minimum 6 years of nuclear human factors engineering.

Desired Characteristics:

  • M.S. or PhD Degree in Human Factors, Industrial Engineering or equivalent
  • Registered Professional Engineer in the United States or Canada
  • Experience in the nuclear industry to include nuclear plant emergency procedure, operator training guidelines, and regulatory site implementation and reviews is highly desirable.
  • Experience with nuclear operations as a licensed/certified reactor operator is highly desirable.

The salary range for this position is $112-158k. The specific salary offered to a candidate may be influenced by a variety of factors including the candidate’s experience, their education, and the work location. In addition, this position is eligible for a performance bonus.

Available health and welfare benefits include healthcare, prescription drug, dental, and vision coverage; savings account options (such as a Health Care Flexible Savings Account, Health Reimbursement Account, Limited Purpose Flexible Spending Account, and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account); and an employee assistance program. Additional benefits include a defined contribution 401(k) plan, employee life insurance, optional dependent life insurance, employee accidental death or dismemberment insurance coverage, salary continuance program benefits for disability, optional long-term disability, pre-tax transportation/commuter program, paid holidays, paid time off, parental leave, a layoff plan for salaried employees, tuition reimbursement program, use of Cariloop, adoption assistance, optional identity theft prevention insurance, optional personal legal assistance, and optional personal excess liability insurance.

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This role requires access to U.S. export-controlled information. If applicable, final offers will be contingent on ability to obtain authorization for access to U.S. export-controlled information from the U.S. Government.

Additional Information

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 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.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes

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