Sr Gas Turbine Performance Engineer – NPI

Greenville, South Carolina
17 Nov 2016
10 Dec 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
If you are interested in a challenging and dynamic role with direct influence over the design of GE's new gas turbine products, Integrated Performance has the job for you! Gas Turbine Performance is seeking a Sr Gas Turbine Performance Engineer - NPI to support and own steady state and transient thermodynamic performance calculations for heavy frame gas turbines.

Essential Responsibilities

As the Senior Gas Turbine Performance Engineer, you will:
  • Serve as the point-of-contact for all NPI performance related items for a given gas turbine frame(s)
  • Create gas turbine performance models in support of new unit sales and aftermarket conversions, modifications or uprates
  • Support gas turbine validation testing both in Greenville and at remote customer sites
  • Participate in gas turbine performance optimization exercises that maximize product value while balancing competing product requirements
  • Support new unit sales and aftermarket performance applications engineering teams
  • Support field tuning and product service
  • Develop the skills and competencies of team members
  • Mentor less experienced engineers
  • Continuously improve the organizational workflow and processes
  • Develop and protect the Intellectual Property rights of GE


  • BS Degree in Engineering or related technical field
  • A minimum 8 years of gas turbine related engineering experience
  • This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment

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

  • Design of experiment and numerical optimization experience
  • Demonstrated design creativity and problem solving capability
  • BS or MS engineering degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering
  • Edison Engineering program graduate (GE Employees Only)
  • 2 years of experience using GTP in an Applications or Engineering capacity
  • Statistical design experience
  • Familiarity in computer programming and engineering tool development

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