Engineer - GE Turbine Fleet
E.ON - Austin, TX

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Job Description:
E.ON is one of the world's largest investor-owned power
and gas companies. At facilities across Europe, Russia,
and North America, our nearly 79,000 employees generated
just under EUR113 billion in sales in 2011. We have an
ambitious objective: to make energy cleaner and better
wherever we operate.
Engineer - GE Turbine Fleet

Act as main technical contact for GE WTGs within EC&R
providing technical and operational support to EC&R
sites & projects. Primary responsibilities of this

position include:
  • Establish a detailed technical documentation library
of the OEM´s turbine types
  • Define, evaluate, continuously improve and harmonize
technical requirements/specifications in close
collaboration with onshore regions / offshore
  • Support Technical Contracting and Procurement in
technical negotiations and claim management, e.g.
through defining the appropriate criteria and level for
Performance guarantees and tender evaluation
  • Support Technical Contracting and Procurement in
technical negotiations and claim management
  • Consolidate and assess operational/defect information
received from operating sites
  • Establish & update a technical bulletin on the WTG´s
fleet performance, technical details & defect history
  • Support operational sites through providing technical
solutions on technical failures
  • Define measures to improve the turbine performance
  • Track the results of the improvement measures on the
turbine fleet performance
  • Bundle & consolidate relevant information from Field
  • Occasionally inspect wind turbines, e.g. for takeover
  • Support field teams during commissioning with
technical advice
  • Monitor and review wind turbine related risks
  • Support the Technical Fleet Manager in negotiations/
discussions with the Turbine-OEM with the target to
improve performance of EC&R assets
  • Stay up to date with all technological developments of
the supplier
  • Support the Technical Fleet Manager in providing a
fleet wide technical/operational feedback to the WTG-OEM
and demand relevant
solutions / improvements

Engineering degree or equivalent education or experience
Several years of practical experience with GE turbines,
preferred in the areas of operation and maintenance or
research and development

Additional qualifications and experiences include:
  • Proven to establish, maintain and develop effective
  • Hands-On“-mentality
  • Mobile, resilient, team oriented, interdisciplinary
  • Proactive and reliable, structured and systematic way
of working
  • Entrepreneurial thinking and acting, self confidence
  • English (business fluent), any other language of EC&R
regions of advantage
  • Ability and medical assessments to work at height
Req. Code : ECR-0113-0867
% of Travel Required : 10-20%
Offer Relocation : Maybe