GE Vernova

Field Performance Engineer

Job Description

Posted on: 
May 29, 2024

A gas turbine performance test engineer will be executing highly technical services on various gas turbine models. The successful execution of these global services will require that the engineer adhere to internal processes while being open to challenges that may arise. Engineers are accountable for the quality our customers feel when purchasing our services. Areas of customer quality include accurate/timely documentation, appropriate/timely installation of instrumentation, accurate collection of field data, various site activities, and communications.The position requires approximately 50% travel in 2 to 6 week intervals, to destinations around the world. ** This is an estimate; travel requirements vary, with peak outage seasons seeing higher percentages and peak demand seasons seeing less travel.

Responsibilities

  • Review commercial guarantees, test expectations/requirements, and develop performance test procedures.
  • Prepare, plan, and execute thermal performance tests on gas turbines.
  • Analyze data, calculate test results, diagnose and evaluate testing issues and develop corrective actions as needed.
  • Prepare test reports for internal and external distribution
  • Communicate with internal and external customers regarding testing activities, schedules, and technical issues
  • Identify and report in-field sales opportunities
  • Support continued development and improvement of performance tools/processes
  • Support new service development initiatives

Job Requirements

Basic Qualifications

  • A Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering or other Engineering major with a strong thermo-dynamic foundation.
  • Internship, Co-op, or work-study experience in Engineering field.

Eligibility Requirements

  • The position requires approximately 50% travel in 2-to-6-week intervals, to destinations around the world. This is an estimate; travel requirements vary, with peak outage seasons seeing higher percentages and peak demand seasons seeing less travel.

Desired Characteristics

  • Engineering experience of 2 to 3 years with focus on Thermodynamic evaluation, field testing, or gas turbine cycle diagnostics preferred.
  • Strong understanding of thermodynamics and thermodynamic cycles as they relate to gas turbines.
  • Prior experience in gas turbine performance testing and analysis
  • Training or proficiency in gas turbine and thermodynamics.
  • Experience with modeling and analysis programs for gas turbines.
  • Advanced degree in Engineering.
  • Proficient in the use of computers and PC software.
  • Excellent communications skills - both verbal and written.
  • Strong interpersonal skills – self starter
  • Customer focused; Team focused
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