Ventilation Engineer

Charlotte, North Carolina
04 Oct 2016
24 Dec 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Division Power & Gas (PG)
Job Type Regular

Business Unit Large Gas Turbines, Generators
Job Time Full-Time

Functional Area ENG - Engineering
Experience Level Mid Level

Req ID 157898
Required Education Bachelors Degree

Location NC - Charlotte
Required Travel 10%

Division Description
Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in nine Divisions: Power and Gas, Wind Power and Renewables, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, Healthineers and Financial Services.

The Siemens Power and Gas Division is the trusted partner for world class products and solutions for the oil and gas, power and industrial markets. The Division is dedicated to deliver its customers reliable, efficient, clean and safe products and solutions.

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Job Description
A Ventilation Engineer Position (Level C) is available in the global Generator Engineering department as part of the Product Innovation and Evolution Group that focuses mainly on the execution of new apparatus generator design projects.  This role includes execution of overall generator and generator component design projects, specifically associated with the design and understanding of the fluid based physics within the generator.  
Responsibilities include analysis and design of complex fluid domain problems as it pertains to generator design, participating as a member of Integrated Project Teams and as such interacting with the Manufacturing, Supply Management, Service Engineering and Order Management Department, Customers and Suppliers.  The primary job tasks include:

•Computational Fluid Dynamics with FEA tools (CFX, Fluent, etc.)
•Overall generator flow network calculations
•Heat transfer calculations
•Blower/fan performance calculations and design
•Testing of prototype generators/scaled test rigs
•Technical report writing

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

Primary requirements will include the use of CFD tools (CFX, Fluent, etc.) and internal tools to solve detailed analysis and understanding on various components inside the generator.  Additionally, a good fluency in the underlying physics of the fluid dynamics is required. Working knowledge of testing techniques for fluid flow and heat transfer are required too.
•Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering (Masters Degree or higher preferred)
•Minimum 5 years of experience in the field of Fluid Dynamics/CFD/Flow Networks.
•Advanced degree may substitute for experience.
•10-15% Travel

Preferred knowledge/skills include experience and proficiency with use of:

•Heat Transfer codes written in Fortran or C, ProE (NX or similar software) as a design tool for complex parts and assemblies,
•SAP for reviewing BOMs and ordering components,
•Teamcenter for creating drawings and accessing design information,
• Application of basic mechanical engineering disciplines such as structural analysis (ANSYS), thermal analysis, etc. to resolve a variety of engineering challenges.

Preferred candidate will have good project management and communication skills, an understanding of basic financial/accounting concepts and be able to operate effectively with different levels of a complex organization. Must be self-motivated, results-oriented and have a strategic mindset.

Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.
Siemens encourages qualified long-term unemployed individuals to apply for open positions.

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