Lead Aeromechanics Engineer

Greenville, South Carolina
03 Oct 2016
24 Nov 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
The Aeromechanics Lead Engineer will be a member of a global team of aeromechanics technologists. This team is responsible for testing and validating both upgrades and new compressor designs, including instrumentation definition, test preparation, test monitoring, data reduction and analytics, validation reviews, and working with cross-functional teams to define the compressor operating space. This engineer should also be a champion of new aeromechanics technologies and tools.

Essential Responsibilities

As the Lead Aeromechanics Engineer, you will:
  • Lead the design, development, testing, and analysis of advanced technology gas turbine components and systems (compressor, combustion) considering cost, performance, operability, reliability, and emissions
  • Innovate to solve aeromechanics problems that drive best-in-the-world gas-turbine performance while meeting durability and reliability challenges on industrial gas turbine engines for power generation
  • Utilize hand calculations and analysis tools to evaluate designs against acceptance criteria and communicate clearly to design team leaders, effectively documenting and presenting results
  • Conduct testing of components and systems to validate the design
  • Interact with engineers across the globe to meet schedule and delivery targets
  • Develop and protect the Intellectual Property rights of GE


  • Bachelor's of Science Degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering
  • Minimum of 5 years of engineering experience with product development experience

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 interpersonal and team leadership skills
  • Gas Turbine Design Experience (Compressor, Combustion, or Turbine)
  • Aeromechanics, combustion operability or combustion thermo-acoustics analysis experience

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