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Gas Turbine Controls Engineer

  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Experience Level: Experienced
  • Posted Date: 4/16/2018 9:54:40 AM
  • Job #: 3043727
  • Location(s): United States; Colorado; Longmont

About Us:

Baker Hughes, a GE company (NYSE:BHGE) is the world’s first and only fullstream provider of integrated oilfield products, services and digital solutions. Drawing on a storied heritage of invention, BHGE harnesses the passion and experience of its people to enhance productivity across the oil and gas value chain.

BHGE helps its customers acquire, transport and refine hydrocarbons more efficiently, productively and safely, with a smaller environmental footprint and at lower cost per barrel. Backed by the digital industrial strength of GE, the company deploys minds, machines and the cloud to break down silos and reduce waste and risk, applying breakthroughs from other industries to advance its own.

With operations in over 120 countries, the company’s global scale, local know-how and commitment to service infuse over a century of experience with the spirit of a startup – inventing smarter ways to bring energy to the world.

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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.

Role Summary:
This role is focused on gas turbine control system applications including; developing and sustaining gas turbine application software, defining project execution processes and tools, implementing new product features for product improvement or new regulatory requirements, and providing technical input to sales and commercial teams. You will work closely with the business’s Senior Engineers to ensure best practices are applied to product development, product sustaining and project execution.

Essential Responsibilities:
In the role of Gas Turbine Controls Engineer, you will:

  • Clearly articulate the technical requirements / specifications and develop control system software for gas turbine control systems on GE and non-GE gas turbines including; auxiliary system operation, start-up and shutdown sequencing, fuel delivery and combustion, etc.
  • Develop engineering processes and tools to support execution of projects
  • Apply knowledge of industry practices and international standards to produce high-quality and cost effective designs
  • Support streamlining of engineering processes and business growth
  • Maintain turbine control software, engineering processes, and tools, implementing lessons learned and continuous improvement
  • Perform engineering design reviews of OTR projects
  • Support customer meetings, OTR project engineering / design, factory acceptance testing, and installation and commissioning of control systems if the business requires additional transactional capabilities or support for new / complex applications
  • Provide technical support for sales / commercial teams
  • Provide technical support for OTR and field engineering teams

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Engineering position focused on gas turbine control system applications

    Eligibility Requirements:

  • Travel15% of the time, as required

    Desired Characteristics:
  • Industrial Gas Turbine Controls experience on a variety of OEM equipment, with a focus on Aero-Derivative applications
  • Field Service experience in the installation, start-up, and commissioning of gas turbine controls
  • Mark V / Mark VI / Mark Vie control system experience
  • Experience with Product Development methodologies
  • Demonstrated ability to meet agreed upon goals and measurements
  • Strong process discipline with sound analytical and statistical skills
  • Strong customer service mindset
  • Ability to support multiple projects simultaneously
  • Proficient in the use of PC software applications
  • Proficient in the use, application, development, and sustainment of turbine control application software
  • Strong organizational, analytical, and problem-solving ability and adept at communicating with several levels of the organization
  • Strong influence, facilitation, and interpersonal skills

    Locations: United States; Colorado; Longmont

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


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