Lead Engineer/Technologist-Lead Gas Turbine Performance
GE Power & Water - Houston, TX

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1734434

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

The Lead Aeroderivative Gas Turbine Performance Engineer is responsible for developing and executing fuel evaluations, performance, emissions and noise guarantees for new unit contracts and aftermarket opportunities. You will utilize your technical expertise to plan and execute performance acceptance test. The successful candidate will interface with cross-functional teams to help solve complex issues and contribute to the overall business strategy. In this role you will:

Essential Responsibilities
  • Develop gas turbine performance, emissions and noise guarantees in support of Sales efforts for new unit contracts and aftermarket opportunities
  • Create detailed field test procedures and execute performance acceptance tests at customer sites to validate contractual guarantees
  • Serve as gas turbine performance technical expert for the Aero business
  • Provide necessary support and analysis in coordination with Sales, Customers and Engineering
  • Review customer inquiries and project requirements to establish scope of supply
  • Timely develop detailed comments to customer specifications
  • Execute the design, analysis or evaluation of assigned projects using sound engineering principles and adhering to business standards, practices, procedures, and product/program requirements
  • Document technical data generated by the assigned project consistent with engineering policies and procedures
  • Provide timely communications on significant issues or developments, process or documentation gaps
  • Participate on teams assigned to address organizational initiatives and generic issues
  • Participate as presenter or reviewer in technical and program reviews

    Qualifications/Requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, or other technical Degree from an ABET accredited institution
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in an engineering position
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience with frame or aeroderivative gas turbine and packages
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience working with customers in a technical role

    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
  • Master’s Degree in Engineering or equivalent from an ABET accredited institution
  • Strong applied knowledge of Gas Turbine and/or Combined Cycle applications and thermodynamic performance
  • Minimum of 3 years of Thermodynamic modeling experience: Cycle Deck, GTPro, GateCycle, etc.
  • Minimum of 5 years of gas turbine experience in the Power or Oil & Gas Industry
  • Gas Turbine performance testing experience including codes and standards (PTC 19, PTC 22, ISO 2314)
  • Solid understanding of gas turbine controls and operation philosophy
  • Strong understanding of gas turbine fuels, emissions and emissions regulations
  • Self-starter with strong technical and analytical skills
  • Ability to work effectively in globally distributed teams
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Focus on quality, customer service and fulfillment
  • Strong technical aptitude, including applicable engineering tools and systems
  • PC proficiency and programming experience
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