Gas Turbine Thermal Performance Engineer
GE Power & Water 44 reviews - Atlanta, GA

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The Gas Turbine Thermal Performance Engineer will be executing highly technical services on various gas turbine models. The successful execution of these global services will require that the engineer adhere to internal processes while being open to challenges that may arise. Engineers are accountable for the quality our customers feel when purchasing our services.

Essential Responsibilities
In addition, you will:

  • Be responsible for areas of customer quality including accurate / timely documentation, appropriate / timely installation of instrumentation, accurate collection of field data, various site activities, and communications
  • Review commercial guarantees, test expectations / requirements, and develop performance test procedures
  • Prepare, plan, and execute thermal performance tests on gas turbines
  • Analyze data, calculate test results, diagnose and evaluate testing issues and develop corrective actions as needed
  • Prepare test reports for internal and external distribution
  • Communicate with internal and external customers regarding testing activities, schedules, and technical issues
  • Identify and report in-field sales opportunities
  • Support continued development and improvement of performance tools / processes
  • Support new service development initiatives

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
  • Ability to travel extensively in support of global assignments
  • The position requires approximately 50% travel in 1 to 4 week intervals, to destinations around the world. This is an estimate; travel requirements vary, with peak outage seasons seeing higher percentages and peak demand seasons seeing less travel.

    Additional Eligibility Qualifications
    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 background investigation and drug screen.

    Desired Characteristics
  • Prior experience in gas turbine performance testing and analysis
  • Fluent in English language
  • Strong understanding of thermodynamics and thermodynamic cycles as they relate to gas turbines
  • Training or proficiency in gas turbine and thermodynamics
  • Experience with modeling and analysis programs for gas turbines
  • Advanced degree in Engineering
  • Proficient in the use of computers and PC software
  • Strong communications skills - both verbal and written
  • Strong interpersonal skills – self starter
  • Prior gas turbine testing experience
  • Customer focused; Team focused
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