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General Electric Lead Engineer, Simulation & Modeling Technology & Standards in Greenville, South Carolina

Job Description Summary

Want to be part of the Energy Transformation, have a meaningful career, work on complex solutions like carbon capture, decarbonization, fast power and grid reconstruction & stabilization that will change the way power is delivered to the world? Come join one of the most awesome design teams in the Power Industry, GE’s Gas Power Controls team.  At GE Gas Power Controls, we design and implement control solutions that have meaningful impact on people’s lives and enable the transformation of the energy sector.  You will be empowered, work in a Scaled Agile Framework environment (SAFe) driving meaningful change and continuous improvement using Lean principles.  You will have a complete life cycle experience from initial concept development through detailed design, implementation, and upgrades, working with over 500 global engineers with a single purpose; deliver the cleanest, most efficient power to our customers with the Operability needed in today’s dynamic power grid.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be responsible to:

  • Identify, evaluate, introduce, and manage the development of hardware/software platforms for delivery of real-time and expanded-time transient simulation models for GE gas turbine, steam turbine and/or combined cycle power generation equipment and carbon capture plants.

  • Lead the development and maintenance of new transient simulation models for GE combined cycle or carbon capture equipment, from NPI (New Product Introduction)/ conceptual design through field verification.

  • Deliver new modular simulation concepts for gas turbine, steam turbine, heat recovery steam generator (HRSG), power plant auxiliary systems and carbon capture plants.

  • Support requisition teams in application of simulation/models to verify control software and NPI applications.

  • Execute simulation studies in support of business critical NPI/RTS (Readiness to Serve) programs.

  • Drive Lean thinking to provide high fidelity, easy to use simulation capability for a broad range of power system applications.

  • Leading NPI and/or Development projects or simulation studies with moderate risks. Explaining difficult or sensitive information; working to build consensus.

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor of Science (BS) in Engineering, Electrical, Chemical, Mechanical or related engineering

Minimum 5-7 years of experience in System Design, Operability, Performance Engineering, Simulation/Modeling or Controls Engineering of any the following Combined Cycle Power Plant or Carbon Capture Plant Components, in any combination:

  • Steam Turbine

  • Gas Turbine

  • Heat Recovery Steam Generator (HRSG)

  • Balance Of Plant (BOP)

  • Electrical Systems and/or Grid Interface

  • Carbon Capture Plant

Desired Characteristics:

  • Master of Science (MS) in engineering

  • Experience with transient simulation and simulation software packages such as Easy5, Simulink, ModelOn

  • FORTRAN, C/C++, Python programming languages.

  • Familiarity with gas turbine, steam turbine, or power plant simulation/controls.

  • Strong communication skills with the ability to motivate and engage teams, customers, and suppliers

  • Strong leadership skills, keeping team focused and innovating through dynamic business cycle

  • System Integration mindset within the Thermal Engineering community for meeting customer demands

  • Excellent communication skills with ability to sell technology through simple and clear messaging

  • Ability to connect with team, sharing commercial strategies and connection to end customers

  • Lean mindset, acting on feedback, driving productivity initiatives for business results and personal engineering satisfaction

  • Drive ownership and incorporate lessons learned into the standard work strategies

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).

Relocation Assistance Provided: No

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