Senior Engineer, Global Power Projects Thermal Team
GE Energy Connections
Posted 1/11/2017 12:57:33 PM
Business Segment: Energy Connections Headquarters
Location(s): United States ; New York; Schenectady
About Us: GE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.
GE Energy Connections designs and deploys industry-leading technologies that turn the world on. We transport, convert, automate and optimize energy to ensure we provide safe, efficient and reliable electrical power. Uniting all the resources and scale of the world’s first digital industrial company, we connect brilliant machines, grids, and systems to power utility, oil & gas, marine, mining and renewables customers, that keep our world running. www.GEEnergyConnections.com
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Role Summary: This position is for a Lead Application Engineer - Consulting Operations, within the Energy Consulting organization, working across several other teams and cross functionally.
Executing (proposing, negotiating, planning, leading and reporting out) tests at customer power plants to assist them in meeting evolving regulatory standards for steady-state performance, dynamic performance and modeling
Communicating effectively with clients to support their testing or compliance needs, and resolving issues promptly
Supporting GE project(s) with power systems engineering expertise; including design and equipment specification studies, and commissioning support
Supporting continuous development of generation products based on evolving codes and standards
Actively participating in a working environment where teamwork, quality, customer service and innovation are prized
Bachelor degree in electrical, mechanical or electric power engineering
Minimum 5 years of experience in electrical or electric power engineering, conventional power plant design and operation
Willingness and ability to travel (up to 60%) domestic and internationally
Master degree in electrical, mechanical or electric power engineering, or related field of study
Experience with turbine control and excitation system design, implementation and testing
Field experience with GE or other OEM Thermal power generation turbine and excitation control systems
Experience in planning and execution of electrical/mechanical tests in power plants
Excellent interpersonal communication skills (e.g. ability to effectively communicate with all levels of GE and customer/plant staff)
Understanding of grid systems interactions with power plant equipment and controls
Experience with dynamic simulation tools (PSLF preferred, PSS/E and MATLAB desired)
Strong project management skills
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