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General Electric Lead Overhaul Shop Engineer in Houston, Texas

Job Description Summary

The GE Houston Service Center provides repair and overhaul services of Aeroderivative gas turbine engines and modules. The Lead Project Engineer - Overhaul Shop will be responsible for providing overall technical work scopes, guidance and instructions in the attainment of goals with respect to operational schedules and customer expectations.

Job Description

As the Lead Project Engineer - Overhaul Shop, you will:

  • Provide work instructions for the servicing of Aeroderivative Gas Turbine engines in compliance with business standards to meet or exceed customer expectations

  • Point of Contact for Engineering support needed to resolve any issues (via NCRs, PAC cases, configuration questions etc.) that arise in the shop during the engine repair cycle

  • Recommend and advise on options to meet or exceed technical requirements while striving to achieve operational schedules and commercial contract commitments on cost and on time delivery

  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with Customers, peers, Depot Support Engineers, Production team, Fulfillment Managers, CSMs and other functions as primary technical POC for the engine

  • Provide leadership during critical business meetings such as CSM Hand Over, Gate 1 Closure (meeting owner), Test reject meetings etc.

  • Monitor and communicate project status, keep overall team posted of developments

  • Ensure timeliness and accuracy of Customer reports incoming, findings and test

  • Lead RCAs and Engine test failure investigations Customer Technical POC; when required

  • Assure proper documentation of technical data and findings generated for the assigned projects, consistent with shop policies and procedures

  • Provide technical guidance to shop hourly personnel; participate in shop improvement action workouts as needed

  • Provide vendor repair support on DR’s, determine overall impact against work scope

  • Be responsible for meeting all established safety, quality, delivery and cost goals of the Houston Service Center

  • Assist in implementation of changes into shop routers when applicable

  • Share best practices with Project Engineers from other GE network shops

  • Implement Lean Six Sigma to reduce cycle time and cost of quality and improve OTD.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Science / Engineering in a related field (OR a High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 8 years of overhauling Gas Turbine experience)

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience with proven in depth knowledge of overhaul of Aircraft/Industrial LM engines

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience with proven in-depth knowledge with troubleshooting overhaul engines in the engine test preferably in key Gas turbine CTQ areas such as performance or vibration analysis

Desired Characteristics

  • Master’s Degree in Science / Engineering or in a related field plus minimum 4 years of Gas Turbine experience

  • Proven ability to identify and implement process improvements and best practices

  • Strong oral and written communication, and project management skills

  • Proven leadership skills; good interpersonal and influencing skills

  • Ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple projects / priorities simultaneously

About Us

Aero Alliance is a Joint Venture that serves three segments of customers – its two parent companies, Baker Hughes, and GE Power, as well as the Authorized Service Providers (ASP) network. At Aero Alliance, our purpose is to deliver improved product, repair and execution, strategy and fulfillment with best-in-class quality, speed, and cost for the JV Partners & ASPs.

Our people are the trusted experts, relied on to solve challenges big and small. We invest in the health and well-being of our workforce, train, and reward talent, and develop leaders at all levels to bring out the best in each other.

We believe in creating an environment of diversity and inclusion, without bias. We know we are better when all of our people are developed, engaged, and able to bring their whole authentic selves to work. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.

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