Engineer Mechanical Systems/Components in Gas Plants

19 Nov 2016
24 Jan 2017
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
GE PS Product line Gas Plants Center of Excellence is looking for an Engineer Mechanical Systems/Components for gas turbine power plants and combined cycle power plants (CCPPs) with solid experience in mechanical systems of GT/ST/generator/plant accessories and who seeks a technically challenging and exciting position.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Size, specify, select and integrate mechanical equipment of GT/ST/generator/plant accessories, water/steam cycle and Balance of Plant systems for Conversions, Modifications & Upgrades (CM&U) & development projects (NPI)
  • Act as team member in NPI projects with innovative and cost efficient concepts and work out solutions based on Fast Works
  • Act as team member of the offer team (Application Engineering) and/or the project execution team (Requisition Engineering) for complex GT or CCPP CM&U projects being responsible for his own work packages (scope, schedule, budget)
  • Prioritize, plan and execute tasks when executing own work packages for multiple projects in parallel
  • Assume responsibility for mechanical component engineering within CM&U and NPI project teams
  • Product Maintenance
  • Support fleet management to resolve complex customer issues and drive improvements
  • Support root cause analyses (RCAs) and support feedback loop on field experience into new products / product improvements and the ERS community


    Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor or Master degree in mechanical engineering/process engineering
  • Relevant experience in the Power Industry, ideally component/system engineering or process engineering
  • Basic process knowledge of water/steam cycle and Balance of Plant systems
  • Analytical and problem solving skills; ability to assess situations and make judgements based on practice or previous experience
  • Structured and independent working style
  • IT skills
  • Basic CAD skills,
  • Fluid dynamics
  • Fluent in written and spoken English
  • Flexibility and willingness to travel (max 10%)

    Optional Qualifications

  • Post University degree in in fluid mechanic and thermodynamics
  • Post University degree in mechanical integrity
  • Experience in mechanical systems of water/steam cycle and Balance of Plant
  • CAD 3D skills PDMS, Inventor
  • Mechanical Integrity Tool (CEASAR, ROHR2)
  • German basic knowledge

Desired Characteristics

  • Ability to remain focussed even in challenging situations
  • Ability to work in a demanding, high performance work environment and team-oriented culture
  • Experience in managing technically complex project scope
  • Capable of handling multiple issues and/or projects simultaneously and executing to completion
  • Good planning and organizational skills, good communication and negotiation capabilities able to interface effectively with other global organizations and external customers
  • Passion to contribute for innovative solutions, cost-out actions and process improvement
  • Decision making skills with strong customer focus
  • Enjoy working within a team of experienced engineers linked to the global engineering community within GE