Construction & Installation Manager - Hydropower Plants

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Job Description Summary

About the position:
The Construction & Installation Manager is responsible for activities related to the construction, building and commissioning on customer site, from site mobilization, through civil, erection and commissioning work, as well as management activities related to this scope.

About the business:
GE Hydro – a major player in the hydroelectricity generation market - is a sub-division of GE Renewable Energy. This includes the designing, manufacturing, and installation of equipment for both gravity fed and pumped-storage power plants, and as upgrades to existing hydroelectric plants.

Job Description

PLEASE NOTE: Applicants with European Union citizenship are encouraged to apply.

This position is required to work across Europe in different locations.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Individuals who site off-site but support or manage construction and commissioning activities. They may manage or support teams of people covering the full range of DAWs within the family.
  • Broadening knowledge of own technical discipline to execute policy/strategy. May include support roles with specialized technical field of knowledge; still acquiring higher level knowledge and skills.
  • Basic understanding of key business drivers; uses this understanding to accomplish own work. Good understanding of how work of own team integrates with other teams and contributes to the area.
  • May have some autonomy to make decisions within a defined framework. Resolves issues in situations that require good technical knowledge and judgment within established procedures. Consults more senior team members for issues outside of defined instructions/parameters.
  • A job at this level requires good interpersonal skills and may be required to lead a junior team. For customer facing roles, develops strong customer relationships and serves as the interface between customer and GE. Explains technical information to others.


  • Eligibility to work in the European Union and in the Schengen Area.
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college.
  • Experience in Construction Project Management.
  • Experience in Construction and Commissioning Operations.
  • Professional working English language skills (written & verbal).
  • Good interpersonal and leadership skills.
  • Basic understanding of key business drivers.
  • Good understanding of how work of own team integrates with other teams and contributes to the area.
  • Energy industry experience is preferred.
  • Experience with Hydro turbines/generators is preferred.

Desired Characteristics

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to document, plan, market, and execute programs.

What Do We Offer?

  • Career growth opportunity
  • Professional and personal development trainings
  • Enthusiastic team with supportive leaders
  • Multicultural and diverse environment
  • A pleasant and modern work infrastructure
  • Competitive salary with benefits (including medical insurance as well)
  • Home office opportunity

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No

#LI-Remote - This is a remote position