Gas Turbine, Mechanical Design Engineer

Greenville, South Carolina
22 Nov 2016
19 Jan 2017
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
The Gas Turbine, Mechanical Design Engineer will design, develop and test World-Class Gas Turbine Engine Components and Systems that deliver industry leading durability, performance, cost, operability, and customer value in a fast-paced, inspiring global team environment that values collaboration and transparent candid communication. This role will work in one of three gas turbine Compressor Module.

Essential Responsibilities

As the Gas Turbine, Mechanical Design Engineer, you will:
  • Design, develop, test, and analyze advanced technology gas turbine compressor components and systems considering cost, performance, operability, reliability, and emissions working as a member of a design team
  • Innovate to solve mechanical problems that drive best-in-the-world gas-turbine compressor performance while meeting durability and reliability challenges on industrial gas turbine engines for power generation
  • Develop solutions using CAD and communication with Product Definition Engineers
  • Utilize hand calculations and FEA to optimize designs against acceptance criteria and communicate clearly to design team leaders, effectively documenting and presenting results
  • Conduct testing of components and systems to validate the design
  • Interact with engineers across the globe and with internal / external design and manufacturing teams to meet schedule and delivery targets
  • Develop and protect the Intellectual Property rights of GE


  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering
  • A minimum 2 years of engineering experience

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

  • Strong interpersonal and team leadership skills
  • Demonstrated strong mechanical-design fundamentals
  • Gas Turbine Component and System Design Experience (Compressor or Turbine)
  • High-temperature mechanical design and finite-element analysis experience
  • Unigraphics (UG) experience or similar CAD / CAE system
  • Experience with GD&T

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