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Engineer - Application Engineering

  • GE Renewable Energy
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/24/2017 12:00:05 PM
  • 2802497
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Renewable Energy OnShore Wind
Location(s): India ; Bangalore


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.

Role Summary:
• Assess suitability of a wind turbine for site conditions by performing system level loads simulations and ensuring component margins
• Devise micro-siting layout optimization to minimize wake losses and maximize power production
• Employ load mitigation strategies to enable turbine suitability for site conditions
• Leverage Turbine controls and operability conditions to perform system optimization
• Understand component capabilities to enable suitability for site conditions

Essential Responsibilities:
• Serve Sales & Commercial Operation teams for Wind Turbine Micro-siting and Wind Farm risk assessment
• Perform Mechanical Loads Analysis (MLA) of Wind Turbine models at site environmental conditions
• Apply load mitigation strategies to enable turbine suitability at site conditions
• Liaise with component teams to understand the true component limits and apply for site-suitability
• Work with tool development engineers and third parties to automate and simplify MLA tools and processes
• Devise strategies for faster MLA

Qualifications/Requirements:
• Bachelor's / Master’s degree in Mechanical / Civil / Electrical / Aerospace Engineering or Equivalent
• At least 2 years of relevant Engineering Experience
• In-depth knowledge of structural dynamics and fatigue
• Hands-on experience in aero-elastic simulation tools such as ADAMS or ABAQUS
• Strong analytical skills, problem-solving mindset and creativity
• Affluent communication skills in English – Verbal & Written
• Good Interpersonal communication skills to work in a global team framework.

Desired Characteristics:
• Wind turbine micro-siting experience with exposure to Wind Resource Assessment
• Hands-on experience in FLEX5 tool for Wind Turbine loads calculation
• Ability to work in a matrix team environment
• Experience in MATLAB based tools development

Locations: India ; Bangalore

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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