GT Controls Engineer, Services / CM&U
GE Power & Water - Greenville, SC

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

GE is leader in gas (combustion) turbine technology development & application. Controls play a critical role in operation of these turbines utilizing technologies which enable advanced performance, operability and reliable operation. This is an exciting job opportunity to work on application of latest Gas Turbine controls technology, working with talented team members, interacting with customers, project management and field engineering teams.

Essential Responsibilities
In this position, the individual will design and implement upgrades to gas turbine control systems and will be exposed to all aspects of the turbine control system – application software, controls hardware and networking. The successful individual in this position will understand the control system as well as the fundamentals of turbine operation and how those fundamentals interact with the control system to deliver optimum value to the customer. In addition, you will:
  • Develop and apply control technologies to gas turbine aftermarket applications
  • Define and continuously improve methodologies for developing and testing turbine software and control systems
  • Write, test and develop requirements for turbine application code
  • Design and implement control networks using the latest network technologies
  • Develop new control technologies into packaged product offerings
  • Participate in Factory Acceptance / Software Acceptance Tests with customers
  • Support site installations with occasional travel to customer sites
  • Lead projects with ultimate responsibility for quality and schedule metrics

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or in a related technical discipline
  • Minimum 6 months Industrial control experience with ladder logic applications
  • Minimum 6 months experience experience in controls on GE Control platform or previously completed GE Energy technology internship” ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job

    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
  • Knowledge of network protocols
  • Experience with modeling and simulation software
  • Turbine controls knowledge / experience
  • GE Toolbox / ToolboxST experience
  • Proven oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to independently drive projects to completion
  • Willingness to be challenged and learn new technologies and skills
  • Strong computer skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to influence and lead others Why join one great company when you can join many? At GE, we’re passionate about making life better with new ideas and technologies. We’re diverse, supporting our communities in more than 100 countries. Experience personal growth and competency development as part of the GE team. In the energy industry, we are one of the world's leading suppliers of power generation and energy delivery technologies in all areas of the energy industry including coal, oil, natural gas and nuclear energy as well as with renewable resources such as water, wind, solar and alternative fuels. Learn More about GE Power and Water Today! PLEASE NOTE: Primary work location may be in either Salem, VA or Greenville, SC. Salem is located near historic Roanoke, VA just under 5 hours from the Atlantic coast & minutes from the Blue Ridge & Alleghany Mountains. Pleasant temperatures year round allow for endless outdoor recreational opportunities. Salem has a rich history and is in close proximity to many colleges & universities. Come see an event at the Salem Civic Center or join the Fine Arts Commission. Find out why we love Salem! To stay connected with exciting news and the latest job opportunities from GE AMSTC, Aviation, Energy Management, Oil & Gas, Power & Water and Transportation, follow us on twitter: @geconnections

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