Controls Engineer

Recruiter
Location
Greenville, South Carolina
Salary
Competitive
Posted
05 Nov 2016
Closes
01 Jan 2017
Ref
2766763
Sector
Oil and Gas
Category
Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
In support of the Gas Power System and Power Services Business, the Controls Gas Turbine Design Technology team is continuing to invent and implement advanced control strategies and algorithms to improve the performance, operability, and reliability of gas turbines with the goal of increasing the competiveness of the GE Catalog of Combined Cycle Power Plants.

Essential Responsibilities

As the Controls Engineer, your large volume of orders created by these new technology advances requires talented individuals with the right mix of technical and problem-solving skills. Working with experienced engineers, you will lead projects and interface with internal and external teams to develop functional control strategies and then design the control system to accomplish the key requirements.

In addition, you will:
• Develop and apply advanced control technologies to gas turbine applications
• Collaborate with design engineers of various disciplines to surface control system requirements and drive equipment requirements for controllability
• Implement control algorithms in GE Control Systems, including: Mark*VI, Mark*VIe, and Mark*Ve
• Write, test, and develop requirements for turbine application code
• Lead software acceptance tests with customers
• Support field tests for technology proofs-of-concept and final validation of control system solutions
• Lead projects with ultimate responsibility for quality and on-time deliverables

Qualifications/Requirements

• Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical, Chemical, Electrical, Aerospace, or Computer Engineering from an accredited college or university
• Ability and willingness to travel 20% for controls field validation and customer meetings, as required
• Ability and willingness to work overtime as required
• Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

Desired Characteristics

• Strong organizational / project execution skills and prior success in working with or leading cross-functional teams
• Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to influence and lead others
• Knowledge of network protocols
• Experience with modeling and simulation software
• GE Toolbox / ToolboxST experience
• Passion for continuous learning and applying best practices to achieve practical solutions
• Enthusiastic self-starter who leads by example, sets stretch goals and is committed to team building
• Master's Degree in Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Mechanical Engineering or related Engineering discipline
• Edison Engineer (GE); Completion of FoL, ENGAGE, Teardown Training
• Progress toward completion of Engineering Master's Degree and/or ACE Certificate (GE)
• This role will accommodate progress toward completion of Engineering Master's Degree and/or CCourse Project (GE)
• One hour a week per credit hour (maximum 6 hrs per week) can be vouchered (Edison Program - GE)