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Mechanical & Packaged Systems Platform Engineer

  • GE Oil & Gas
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/26/2017 8:56:16 AM
  • 2833313
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Oil & Gas Digital Solutions
Location(s): United States; Colorado; Longmont


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Role Summary:
This role is part of our New Product Introduction (NPI) design team and the successful candidate will participate in engineering and designing mechanical and packaged systems for interface to existing steam, hydro, and gas turbine equipment and existing generator equipment as part of overall controls conversions, modifications, and upgrades. You will focus on developing and sustaining standardized products and providing appropriate technical support to global project engineers.

Essential Responsibilities:
In the role of Mechanical & Packaged Systems Platform Engineer, you will:

  • Apply knowledge of manufacturing practices and geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T) to produce high-quality and cost-effective product designs using solid modeling computer aided design (CAD) software
  • Be responsible for creation and maintenance of material masters and bills of material in the business information system (SAP)
  • Provide customer support related to products
  • Provide sales support for generation of customer proposals
  • Develop product test specification procedures, product technical manuals, and training courses
  • Develop instructions for product installation and commissioning for field services
  • Ensure compliance with internal and industry technical regulations, standards, and other regulatory requirements
  • Have frequent interaction with customers and suppliers required

    Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited college or university

    Eligibility Requirements:

  • Ability and willingness to travel, domestic and international up to 20% of the time, as required

    Desired Characteristics:
  • Edison Engineering Development Program (EEDP) graduate
  • Master of Science Degree in Engineering or entered into graduate degree program from an accredited college or university
  • Engineering experience in steam, hydro, or gas turbine auxiliary equipment and applications
  • Ability to apply mechanical engineering principles to analyze, design and troubleshoot mechanical systems associated with control system retrofits for steam, gas and hydro turbines
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Results-oriented and able to complete tasks on schedule
  • Ability to proactively identify and resolve technical issues
  • Ability to make practical on-site evaluations
  • Ability to review contract documentation and customer specifications, and have experience creating equipment specifications and detailed design documentation for the development of appropriate mechanical solutions
  • Self-starter with ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Familiarity with use of Finite Element Analysis using ANSYS and/or SDRC I-Deas
  • Field engineering experience with turbine mechanical retrofits a strong plus
  • Experience with proposal generation and market level pricing for turbine retrofit opportunities
  • Experience developing steam, gas, or hydro turbine control system software
  • Knowledge of machining practices, GD&T , design for manufacturability and lean manufacturing
  • Familiarity with Autodesk Inventor, Unigraphics, Solid Works or similar solid modeling design software
  • Knowledge of hydraulic systems design
  • Green Belt / Black Belt certified (GE employees only)
  • Proficiency in the following additional software applications / platforms:
  • MATLAB
  • Visual Basic, Excel Macros
  • AUTOCAD
  • MS Access
  • MS Visio
  • MS Office
  • Platforms including Microsoft Windows and UNIX

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    Locations: United States; Colorado; Longmont

    GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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