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General Electric Architectural Designer in Lynn, Massachusetts

Job Description Summary

Under general supervision, performs a variety of drafting duties in connection with the preparation of preliminary and final working designs and drawings; responsible for the preparation of related specifications for a variety of building construction maintenance and conversion projects; maintains all blueprint specifications and related construction documents for GE Aerospace property.

Job Description

  • Updates and maintains plans and drawings of GE Aerospace maintained building and facilities

  • Prepares working drawings, maps, schematics, charts, and facility alteration schematics, utilizing standard reference materials

  • Provides detailed drawings for maintenance and remodeling projects

  • Works with GE Aerospace maintenance staff, engineers and contractors regarding construction problems, work schedules, and deviations from specifications

  • Makes annual updates of master utility and building plans, reviews changes in plans and specifications with GE Aerospace Facilities Engineering team, maintenance staff, and contractors

  • Inspects project sites to make sketches, take and confirm measurements; documents actual site conditions to aid in developing architectural designs

  • Inspects campus buildings and grounds to verify the location and identification of electrical, water, gas, voice/data, compressed air, irrigation, and fire protection systems and components

  • Maintains facility blueprints for completeness and updates as-built files once project has been completed

  • Uses safety equipment, supplies, and procedures to perform job duties as required; reports fire, sanitary & safety hazards, and any need for repairs to appropriate administrator

  • Responds to immediate safety and/or operational concerns for the purpose of taking appropriate action to resolve immediate safety issues and to maintain a functional environment

  • Provides reports on activities as requested by appropriate administrator

  • Incorporates new information or technology into existing job duties

  • Performs other related duties as assigned

  • Review design and fabrication drawings for accuracy, tolerances, producibility and compliance to applicable codes and standards

  • Interpret and apply ANSI 2.4 - AWS Weld Symbols and ANSI Y 14 -Dimensioning and Tolerancing standards is required

  • Document and ensure technical data generated is consistent with Lynn Plant Services (LPS) Facilities Engineering policies and procedures

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Engineering Technology or Computer Science from an accredited college or university (OR a High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 4 years of Information Technology (IT), Engineering, or related technical experience)

Desired Characteristics

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

  • Experience with modifying building plans or drawings.

  • Familiarity with maintaining facility blueprint files and update as-built drawings.

  • Proficient in Unigraphics 3D solid modeling computer aided design and 2D (CAD) skills

  • Ability to manage electronic data files in a structured database environment

  • Familiarity with sketcher-based design methodology

  • Web based knowledge, word processing, and electronic spreadsheet / presentation skills.

  • Demonstrated leadership skills with the ability to perform in a team environment

Knowledge of

  • State and Federal building codes; OSHA Regulations and Handicap Accessibility (ADA) requirements

  • General drafting methods, tools and symbols used in architectural, civil, mechanical, and electrical drawings

  • Elementary principles of civil, structural, and mechanical engineering

Ability to

  • Read and interpret building plans, specifications, code compliance's, blueprints, technical manuals, charts, and schematics

  • Maintain accurate records and reports on completed assignments

  • Understand and carry out oral and written instructions

  • Observe safety requirements and safe work practices & methods as required

  • Establish and maintain cooperative work relationships

  • Work independently and under minimal supervision

This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment.

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: No