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Gas Fuel Systems Design Engineer

Job Description SummaryThe Gas Fuel Systems Design Engineer has technical ownership and responsibility for Natural Gas and Hydrogen Fuel equipment for heavy-duty gas turbines. This includes gas compression, fuel blending, filtration, heating & cooling, analysis, and control hardware used throughout the combined cycle power plant.
The Gas Fuel Systems Design Engineer works with a broad network of engineers within GE, including combustion, controls, and electrical/instrumentation in order to develop new and innovative designs through the New Product Introduction (NPI) process. They also customize and optimize existing designs for specific orders and provide technical support for testing, manufacturing, commissioning, and operation. This position offers a broad, cross-functional, and variable work scope for a driven, self-motivated engineer.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Develop new and innovative equipment designs to support emerging business needs and market demands. Design next generation products by optimizing trades between performance, cost, and reliability.
  • Customize existing equipment designs to meet project specific contractual requirements and location specific codes and standards.
  • Work with GE Customer Service Engineering, field personnel, and customers to conduct root cause analysis and execute corrective action for reliability, quality, and/or performance issues in existing designs. Drive resolution of such issues with high sense of urgency.
  • Collaborate with internal engineering teams, manufacturing personnel, and external suppliers to create cohesive design strategies and drive product quality improvements.
  • Perform mechanical, vibration, and/or flow analysis to support development, customization, and technical support of hardware and systems.
  • Work cross-functionally with partner organizations to improve variable cost and drive usage of standard product for enhanced quality and delivery.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s of Science/Technology in Mechanical, Chemical, or related engineering field from an accredited university or college

Desired Characteristics

  • Fundamental understanding and experience with stress and fluid flow analysis tools.
  • Experience with Schematics/P&IDs/Flow Diagrams, and their use for representing fluid systems.
  • Ability to visualize complex mechanical systems and work with modelers to develop 3D representations.
  • Clear thinking; able to break large, complex problems into an achievable timeline with deliverables.
  • Excellent communications skills - both verbal and written.
  • Good attitude, self-starter, clear thinker, capable of identifying solutions to problems and driving them to prompt resolution.

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 Information

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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 drug screen (as applicable).

As a federal government contractor, GE may in the future be required to have U.S. employees fully vaccinated against COVID-19.  Some GE customers currently have vaccination mandates that may apply to GE employees.

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes

Gas Fuel Systems Design Engineer

Greenville, SC
Full time

Published on 05/14/2022

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