Lead Subsystems Engineer- Rotor

03 Oct 2016
31 Oct 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
The Wind Rotor Lead Subsystem Engineer will demonstrate technical accountability for the rotor system across platforms. You will control interfaces & manage components/systems tradeoffs. You will drive to identify key risks & mitigation plans. You will lead product development projects from concept through operation, RCA's, SAFER cases & field issue resolution. You will be responsible for cross functional coordination between Engineering, Supply Chain, Field Services, & Manufacturing.

Essential Responsibilities

•Demonstrates leadership in communicating business goals/programs/processes for an area or business segment.
•Has the experience or expertise to solve problems
•Has experience with rotor systems & designs (bearing, drives), WTG Blade design & development
•Execute the design, analysis, or evaluation of assigned projects using sound engineering principles and adhering to business standards, practices, procedures, and product/program requirements.
•Gather simulation, factory, laboratory and field test data to build upon existing system and component capabilities (i.e. Blade, Bearing, Pitch system capability).
•Perform system tradeoffs to both utilize existing components, identify areas for smart margin, & identify strategic uprates.
•Provide timely communications on significant issues or developments.
•Provide recommendations to Wind management team
•Participate on teams assigned to address organizational initiatives and generic issues.
•Participate as a presenter or reviewer in technical and program reviews.
•Assure proper documentation of technical data generated for the assigned projects and/or tasks consistent with engineering policies and procedures.


- Masters/ Bachelor of Science in Mechanical/ Civil/ Aero Engineering
• At least 4 years of experience in an engineering position

Desired Characteristics

- At least 4 years of experience in a Wind engineering position
- Minimum 2 years of experience on at least one of the rotor subsystem components (blade, pitch drives, pitch bearing, Hub)
• Strong technical aptitude, including applicable engineering tools and systems
• Strong oral and written communication skills
• Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
• Ability to work in a matrix team environment