GE is an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation.
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.
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.
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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