General Electric Validation Engineer Loads in Various, India
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The Validation Engineer, Loads is responsible for validating the functions and performance for the wind turbines to ensure they all meet the requirements, as well as some specific tests for components or sub-system to understand the behavior or performance in operation. This role will manage the test equipment and coordinate the schedule for the field validation as well as the co-simulation of expected results for model validation and reports as input for Type Certification.
Coordinate with cross function teams and third party to build up the test plan, arrange the test equipment for the tests
Lead the team for the sensor mounting and data acquisition system, collect data in routine rhythm
Manage the project to ensure the successful execution of the validation plan, report out if any potential risks
Review data and ensure it is correct
Interpret abnormal data and troubleshooting
Conduct the data analysis, and present the results to stakeholders
Model validation according to IEC 61400-13 including measurements, data analysis, loads simulation and reporting to Certification Body and internal Chief Engineers Qualifications/Requirements:
Bachelor or above degree in Mechanical Engineering or comparable field or equivalent knowledge or experience
Significant experience working machine testing and validation
Positive mindset with strong verbal and written communication skills
Basic knowledge of Strain, Pressure, Temperature, and displacement measuring systems is required.
Wind turbine system knowledge
Strong problem-solving skills
Ability to climb wind towers
Good communications skills, verbal and written, English language required
Ability to work in a cross-functional and global environment
Flexibility of working hours with global sites
Self-motivated, and willing to travel
EU Work Permit - if contracted in SpainNon-national candidates are responsible to know the minimum documentation requirements to be able to be contracted in country: NIE- Social Security Affiliation Number in Spain (NAF) and Bank Account in Spain. They must be in possession of them at the time of start hiring. GE will not sponsor this requirement. Desired Characteristics:
Proven wind engineering experience
Knowledge of IEC 61400-13 loads measurements, data analysis and loads simulation
Strong analytical approach to problem solving
Demonstrated ability to document, plan, and execute multiple program deliverables Locations: India, Spain; Barcelona, Bangalore