Senior Engineer, Wind Advanced Technologies, Towers
Location:
Greenville , New York
Posted:
July 19, 2016
Reference:
2694893
Job Number

2694893

Business

GE Renewable Energy

Business Segment

Renewable Energy OnShore Wind

About Us

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GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is anEqual 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.

Posted Position Title

Senior Engineer, Wind Advanced Technologies, Towers

Career Level

Experienced

Function

Engineering/Technology

Function Segment

Research

Location(s) Where Opening Is Available United States

U.S. State, China or Canada Provinces

New York

South Carolina

City

Greenville, Schenectady

Postal Code

29615-4614

Relocation Assistance

Yes

Role Summary/Purpose

The Senior Engineer, Wind Advanced Technologies (WAC), Towers team is responsible for leading New Technology Introduction (NTI) programs focused on reducing the Levelized Cost of Energy (LCOE) for wind power. The successful candidate will be part of the Mechanical Wind Advanced Technology team focused on structural engineering and wind turbine Tower design.

Essential Responsibilities

As The Senior Engineer, Wind Advanced Technologies, Towers, you will:

• Develop, test and validate new taller tower technologies or enablers

• Develop, test and validate new machine head structures

• Work with the advanced manufacturing teams to maintain and advance competitive edge in bedplate casting and welded generator frame design

• Working cross-functionally with the towers sub-system and design teams to develop new technology, regional tower strategies and trade studies.

• Working cross-functionally with the mechanical sub-system and design teams to develop new technologies for machine-head structures, trade studies and cost out

Qualifications/Requirements

• Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited University

• Minimum of 7 years of engineering experience

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

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 background investigation and drug screen.

Desired Characteristics

• Master's Degree in Engineering

• Minimum of 10 years of experience in Engineering

• Minimum of 3 years of experience in Wind

• Strong understanding of system and component design

• Ability to summarize and communicate complex technical information

• Ability to work and influence stakeholders at all levels across the organization

• Strong problem analysis and resolution skills

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