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General Electric Micrositing Engineer in Bengaluru, India

Job Description Summary

The Micrositing engineer will perform wind studies and loads analysis for specific wind farms projects, will calculate and maximize the production of energy for each wind farm and determine the suitability of the site based on the loads evaluation. The engineer will be in direct contact with sales team and GE customers to optimize wind turbine proposals and provide the best customer solution.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities

This critical engineering role in the front end of the business helps us understand the operating environment for our turbines, assessing their production capability, mechanical loading, and proposing ways to add customer value.

In this role, you will:

  • Support new units proposals by performing Wind Resource, Annual Energy Production, Turbine Layout Optimization, noise propagation Assessments.

  • Translate measured wind conditions to wind resource characterizations and generate input conditions to Mechanical Loads Assessments;

  • Develop solutions to increase customer value and enable wind farm optimization;

  • Perform Simple Mechanical Loads Analysis for new units proposals by assessing site specific loads.

  • Explore methods that utilize linear flow models, CFD, mesoscale and a combination to enable improved assessments of past and future site production and extended turbine life;

  • Provide support to customers for technical inquiries and communications, as well as review of customer specifications and site data;

  • Network with other Micrositing and Loads engineers for best practice sharing. Work with other engineering and product development departments to optimize GE products;

  • Drive Process changes and simplification allowing the team to achieve "Fulfillment Excellence" thru on-time delivery with first time quality for all proposals;

  • Help in the testing of new digital tools to simplify micrositing and loads assessments.

  • Contribute to new and existing design practices

  • Track industry trends and R&D initiatives.

  • Proactively implement trends and new ideas into our internal processes in collaboration with the global WRA team.

  • Foster metrics to maximize customer satisfaction & minimize resource consumption

  • Lead peer reviews. Provide coaching & mentorship in the team & business

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Science (Mechanical, Electrical, Physics, Atmospheric Science, or related) from an accredited college or university

  • Minimum of 5 years of significant experience in Engineering/Technology

  • Minimum of 5 years of demonstrated experience working on Wind Resource Assessment

  • Strong proficiency in English, with multi-lingual capacity

  • Ability and willingness to accept challenges outside of technical expertise / comfort zone

  • Self Motivated, Team player, with Demonstrated Creativity

Desired Characteristics

  • Experience in wind resource assessment, site screening and in the wind energy development process

  • Experience with WAsP, WAsP Engineering, OpenWind, WindPro (or equivalent wind flow modeling),mesoscale wind methods, Wind Turbine micro-siting, and wind farm design

  • Experience with layout design and optimization for wind farms

  • Field instrumentation, test and/or validation experience

  • Experience in wind turbine loads analysis

  • Ability to break-down complex issues, determine possible courses of action, and enable effective decision making

  • Programing skills: Python, matlab, etc

  • Experience providing technical support to sales, commercial and marketing functions.

  • Strong written, oral, & presentation skills

  • Global experience with proven ability to work with international teams

About us:

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.

*Disclosure of your Gender or Sexual orientation is completely Voluntary and not mandatory. ​

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No