Lead Engineer/Technologist-Lead Mechanical Engineer
GE Power & Water - Houston, TX

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

The individual will work within a dynamic, fast paced, global design team for Mechanical Engineering on Aero-derivative Packages.

Essential Responsibilities
In addition, in this role you will:
  • Work on clean slate projects to develop innovative designs that exceed or meet all requirements for performance, reliability, cost, maintainability and manufacturability
  • Work closely with the technical lead & principal engineers to support mechanical design activities for NPI, NTI, DMP & RAM programs
  • Collaborate with cross disciplinary functions like CADD, Electrical, Controls, Systems and Specialist teams to execute programs
  • Design piping systems, hydraulics and perform flow loss calculations
  • Mechanical design of structural components like bases, enclosures & skids
  • Read, interpret and develop pressure / flow and instrumentation diagrams, piping, assembly and fabrication drawings; as well as work with 3D parametric models
  • Maintain product line standard drawings and bill of materials
  • Design & build prototypes and test procedures for new technologies
  • Conduct conceptual/preliminary/detailed design reviews for your programs with the chief engineering office
  • Benchmark competition to support development of the product requirements with technology team
  • Ensure design functionality, safety, integrity and compliance with appropriate Codes and GE Design Practice
  • Collaborate with cross functional groups including Applications, Sourcing, Manufacturing and Field Services
  • Conduct conceptual/preliminary/detailed design reviews for your programs with the chief engineering office
  • Ensure proper documentation of technical data generated for the assigned projects and/or tasks are consistent with engineering policies and procedures
  • Coordinate project tasks and schedule
  • Support any issues in the shop during the fabrication/assembly phase for your design

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Minimum of 5 years of industry experience

    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 Aero-derivative Gas Turbines
  • Master of Science Degree / Phd in Mechanical Engineering
  • Knowledge of International standards of materials associated with Gas Turbine Packaging
  • Hands on or Field experience
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems
  • Ability to document, plan, market, and execute programs
  • Demonstrated leadership in advancing the state of the art in a technical specialty
  • Green Belt certification (GE employees only) 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. GE Power & Water provides customers with a broad array of power generation, energy delivery and water process technologies to solve their challenges locally. Power & Water works in all areas of the energy industry including renewable resources such as wind and solar; biogas and alternative fuels; and coal, oil, natural gas and nuclear energy. The business also develops advanced technologies to help solve the world’s most complex challenges related to water availability and quality. Numerous products are qualified under ecomagination, GE’s commitment to providing innovative solutions that maximize resources, drive efficiencies and help make the world work better. Headquartered in Schenectady, N.Y., Power & Water is GE’s largest industrial business. Follow GE Power & Water on Twitter @GE_PowerWater. Learn More about GE Power and Water Today! 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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