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General Electric Senior Services Performance Engineer in Greenville, South Carolina

Job Description Summary

The Onshore Wind Services Systems Engineering team is responsible for the overall systems engineering of projects related to the RePower, PowerUp, and Upgrades of installed wind turbines. We are seeking an experienced Performance Engineer with demonstrated wind turbine power curve design, risk assessment, and power performance test experience.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

As a Senior Services Performance Engineer, you will:

  • Ensure that the design of new Services products meets anticipated energy production requirements determined by Product Line for commercially viability

  • Execute wind turbine system simulations to generate expected power curves based on inputs from across the design teams and prepare customer-facing documentation

  • Identify, quantify, communicate, and determine plans to mitigate power performance risk for Services products to the design team, program management, leadership, and other functions

  • Maintain a lifecycle view of power performance for Services products from early requirements definition to validation to fleet operating experience

  • Work cross-functionally with the design team to understand turbine operation design and changes that would impact power performance

  • Work with the Services Power Performance Test Lead to ensure contractual performance tests meet commercially issued power curves, obtain feedback from field testing experiences and incorporate lessons learned

  • Interface with various power performance stakeholders, but internally and externally. Demonstrate clear technical communication to various audiences.

  • Provide troubleshooting support for performance issues for Services products escalated by the Fleet Reliability Operations teams

  • Drive simplification and standardization of best practices into engineering analyses, validation, and design execution

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering from an accredited university or college

  • Minimum of 3 years of demonstrated experience working on wind turbine power performance

  • Minimum of 5 years of demonstrated experience in engineering

Desired Characteristics

  • Strong ability to assess and manage risk

  • Significant experience in working with wind turbines, strong understanding of turbine dynamics and operation, understanding of impact of environmental conditions such as air density and turbulence on wind turbine performance

  • Strong ability to obtain, filter, visualize, and draw conclusions from data using Excel, MATLAB, Python, or similar tools

  • Experience with wind turbine simulation using software such as Flex5, Bladed, Adams, or Simpack

  • Ability to break down ambiguous problems, brainstorm solutions, and put together a team of stakeholders to resolve issues

  • Attention to detail and able to follow structured work methods

  • Systems thinking

  • Proven leadership capability

  • Strong quality and safety awareness

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills at various levels of the business and with external parties

  • Team player who can work with multicultural, cross-functional teams

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer (https://assets.phenompeople.com/CareerConnectResources/GE11GLOBAL/en_global/desktop/assets/images/poster_screen_reader_optimized_w_supplement.pdf) . 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).

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes