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Dynamic Positioning Control & Modelling Engineer

  • GE Energy Connections
  • Experienced
  • Posted 5/8/2017 3:24:27 PM
  • 2900086
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Energy Connections Power Conversion
Location(s): United Kingdom; Rugby

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Role Summary:
To provide control and modelling expertise to the Dynamic Positioning (DP) team to further develop and continually enhance the DP product. The output from your work will be used to:
  • generate control algorithms for controlling vessel movement, and
  • generate simulation environments to validate the control algorithms.
  • Be proactive in identifying and proposing new developments
  • Support other teams such as ITO, OTR and Service

Essential Responsibilities:

• Strong control background within the marine domain or perhaps another domain
• Proven ability to develop control models and simulations within Matlab or similar tools
• Effectively communicate and provide recommendations through the analysis, preparation and presentation of technical data to internal and external GE customers using reports, records, and letters. Communicate with stakeholders of varying levels of technical expertise.
• Support business development by presenting the technical capability of the company and the technical case for solutions offered.


• Bachelor of Science in Control Engineering, or relevant subject or equivalent knowledge and experience

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EU/EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post, as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website

Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) clearance is required and must be maintained for this role. Please note that in the event that BPSS clearance cannot be obtained, you may not be eligible for the role and/or any offer of employment may be withdrawn on grounds of national security. Please see the link below for further details regarding the requirements for BPSS clearance

Desired Characteristics:

• Previous experience of Dynamic Positioning
• Previous experience of modelling movement of vessels
• Previous experience of modelling power systems
• Knowledge of marine classification society rules (DNV, ABS, LR, etc.)
• Extant Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS), or the ability to obtain BPSS is desirable for some areas of work.

Locations: United Kingdom; Rugby
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