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Steam Turbine Controls Engineer

  • GE Oil & Gas
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/25/2017 12:59:55 PM
  • 2775714
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Oil & Gas Digital Solutions
Location(s): United States ; Colorado; Longmont


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Role Summary:
The Steam Turbine Controls Engineer will develop experience based customer relationships, leading engineered solutions and upgrade projects that provide customer value and ROI that exceed that of our competition. You will develop a solid knowledge and experience with electrical and mechanical control systems for steam turbines. You will provide feedback to product developers and designers to improve the product quality and effectiveness.

Essential Responsibilities:
You will have the opportunity to work alongside experienced senior engineers to develop and implement custom solutions that supply the world with energy. This is a great opportunity at a company that is valued and is recognized for technical expertise.

In the role of Steam Turbine Controls Engineer you will:

  • Provide engineering support for retrofit control systems for steam turbines, under the overall management responsibility of the project manager. Accountable for project deliverables, customer CTQ compliance, and on-time schedule performance
  • Apply electrical and mechanical engineering principles to analyze, propose, design, test, and troubleshoot steam turbine control systems
  • Review contract documentation and customer specifications for technical impact
  • Design systems for interface to existing turbine control equipment, and evaluate all system components, requirements, and interactions
  • Apply knowledge of industry practices and international standards to produce high-quality and cost effective designs
  • Support customer meetings, factory acceptance testing, installation, and commissioning of control systems
  • Frequently interact with customers and suppliers
  • Support streamlining of engineering processes and business growth

    Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical) from an accredited college or university

    Eligibility Requirements:

  • Ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 25% of the time, as required

    Desired Characteristics:
  • Six-Sigma Greenbelt certification (GE employees only)
  • Familiarity with non-GE turbines or non-GE control systems
  • Experience interfacing with all levels of GE internal and external customers (GE employees only)
  • Power plant, refinery, or other related experience
  • Knowledge and experience with electrical and mechanical control systems for steam turbines
  • Background with GE’s Speedtronic series of products such as MKVIe and the applications that control them or similar experience
  • Background in HMI server configuration, Proficy iFix, Cimplicity, PI Historian, OPC server, or similar architect applications
  • Ability to support multiple projects simultaneously in a matrix management environment
  • Strong organizational, analytical, and problem-solving ability and adept at communicating with several levels of the organization
  • Strong influence, facilitation, and interpersonal skills
  • Strong process discipline with sound analytical and statistical skills
  • Strong customer service mind-set
  • Green Belt certified (GE employees only)
  • Proficient in the use of PC software applications
  • Strong customer service mind-set
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Motivated, self-starter, results oriented
  • Proven team player with solid cooperation, flexibility and mentoring traits

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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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