General Electric Wind Fleet Performance Engineer in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

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Role Summary:

The Wind Fleet Performance Engineer will provide technical support to the local field technicians and internal functions, including engineering / supply chain, and customers. In this role, you will analyze the availability and power performance of the local installed fleet, and will work in close cooperation with the Functional Technical Support to increase the turbine performance based on statistical data.

Essential Responsibilities:

As the Wind Fleet Performance Engineer, you will:

  • Provide technical support / repairs / escalation for issues that have been problematic and escalated from Services team

  • Work with first level support to proactively identify failure trend in an early phase and to initiate corrective actions

  • Provide technical supervision for retrofits and validation of performance increase

  • Support the Functional Technical Support and the Product Service Engineering during Apparent Cause Evaluations (ACE) and Root Cause Analysis (RCA) programs

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university or college (OR High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 4 years of experience in Services)

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in engineering or technical support or graduate of GE development program

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability and willingness to travel 25% of the time

Desired Characteristics:

  • Minimum of 1.5 years of technical wind turbine operational experience

  • Ability to climb a wind turbine

  • Strong communications skills

  • Ability to present technical data in a succinct and clear manner

  • Technical versatility

  • Ability to learn technology outside of one's specialty

  • Strong project management skills

  • Distinctive ability to analyze technical processes

  • Green Belt certification or equivalent Quality certification

  • Strong leadership skills

  • Ability to make decisions and to adopt responsibility

  • Strong quality awareness with the ability to identify future failures, defects and problems

  • Ability to work with multicultural teams; strong team player

  • Ability to work within structured work methods

  • High flexibility and motivation

  • Ability to drive complex projects / issues to completion / elimination

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Locations: United States; Florida, New York; Other FL, Schenectady

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.