Senior Modeling Engineer

Greenville, South Carolina
03 Oct 2016
01 Dec 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
As the The Senior Modeling Engineer-Standard will focus on the further development and improvement of component and sub - system models, and their application in the development of system models for new unit, aftermarket and services applications. As the Senior Modeling Engineer Standard, you will partner with engineers in systems, controls, operability, accessories, and component design teams, to understand modeling requirements of systems and execute on the
development of those models.

Essential Responsibilities

As the Senior Modeling Engineer, you will:
  • Design and develop new power systems models to meet documented requirements for Simple
    Cycle & Combined Cycle Power Plant Components product line
  • Collect and document modeling requirements for system models supporting controls,
    operability, and asset designs
  • Develop electrical system models, their application in operability studies, and the interpretation
    of results
  • Develop and execute sub - system and system validation test plans
  • Perform dynamic simulations and transient operability simulation studies
  • Leverage field test data to validate and tune models of the assets
  • Responsibly document designs and procedures used in development and validation processes
  • Participate in FMEA (Failure Mode and Effect Analysis), risk assessment, and RCA (Root
    Cause Analysis) activities
  • Support new factory equipment tests and field validation for first article models
  • Act as a mentor for less experienced team members
  • Act as a lead or focal for major initiatives / project within the team


  • Bachelors Degree in Mechanical, Chemical, or Electrical Engineering from an accredited
    college or university. Masters degree desired
  • Plus a minimum of 5 years of engineering experience
  • Ability and willingness to travel to GE and customer sites

    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

  • Minimum of 10 years of post - bachelors engineering experience
  • Minimum of 2 years of simulation and modeling experience
  • Minimum of 2 years of plant operability and performance experience
  • Masters or Doctorate of Engineering from an accredited college or university
  • Educational background in control theory, thermodynamics, heat & mass transfer, turbine
    performance, electrical machines, and power system stability analysis
  • Working understanding of GE Power tools used for complete control system simulation
    including Mark VI/VIe controls, virtual control technology, Matlab / Simulink, Easy5, Dynsim,
    Cimplicity, Artemis, Gatecycle and Ebsilon (GE Employees Only)
  • Experience with software applications, software design, and software structuring
  • Knowledge of design and operation of power plant systems and chemical processes
  • Working knowledge of control theory and practical applications
  • Experience modeling complex systems for real - time simulation
  • Demonstrated ability to be effective in a customer service / ready to serve role
  • Highly - motivated, energetic, confident, self-starting personal characteristics
  • Able to accomplish tasks without supervision, communicate effectively and take ownership of
    assigned projects
  • Strong analytical approach to problem solving
  • Ability to lead in a matrix organization
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Ability to succeed in a global team environment To stay connected with exciting news and the latest job opportunities from GE businesses, follow us on twitter: @geconnections