Lead Engineer
GE Power & Water 44 reviews - Atlanta, GA

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1705263

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

Essential Responsibilities
Prepare conversion, modification and uprate (CM&U) technical proposals (including research, technical description, performance, emissions and cost definition) supporting gas turbine system upgrades. Determine applicability of GE technology to various GE gas turbine configurations. Apply gas turbine thermal performance concepts to propose technical solutions. Identify risk areas and address technical issues inherent with retrofitting GE gas turbines. Evaluate various gas turbine/power plant control systems and control platforms to understand the control scheme and propose control system modifications. Assess all gas turbine / power plant accessory systems (including fuel, air, lubrication etc.) to offer customized solution. Evaluate impact of product offerings on the gas turbine/power plant operation (including start-up, shut down, cyclic, base-load etc.) and on the connected systems. Examine heat and mass balance of the power plant by reviewing gas turbine thermal models. Conduct site surveys and perform detailed engineering and feasibility studies to evaluate upgrades of gas turbine components/sub-components (eg. compressor, combustion, hot gas path, etc.) Review customer specifications and ensure offering satisfies requirements and identify exceptions and/or clarifications. Coordinate with customers, GE regional and headquarters sales and operations support, EED components, and key Core Power Services organizations to ensure the CM&U proposal is compatible with the unit, the customer needs, GE design standards and established quoting limits. Prepare and deliver technical presentations at customer meetings and conferences. Promote and contribute to business programs (cost reduction, continuous improvement, workout, business teams, etc.) by implementing quality concepts (such as Six Sigma, LEAN and Kaizen). Lead system level / fleet wide proposal activities. Review and own proposal related metrics.

Qualifications/Requirements
Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent, in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering or Electrical Engineering is required. 5 years of progressively responsible post-Bachelor’s degree experience as a Lead Engineer or related occupation is required. 5 years of experience must include some experience with gas turbine thermal performance concepts, gas turbine thermal models, gas turbine/power plant control systems and control platforms, gas turbine/power plant accessory systems (including fuel, air, lubrication, etc.), gas turbine/power plant operation (including start-up, shut down, cyclic, base-load, etc.), gas turbine components/sub-components (eg. compressor, combustion, hot gas path, etc.) and quality concepts (such as Six Sigma, LEAN and Kaizen).

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.

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GE Power & Water provides customers with a broad array of power generation, energy delivery and water process technologies to solve...