Test Cell Engineer
GE Power
Houston, TX

About $72,000 - $96,000 a year

EducationSkills
Role Summary:
Accelerate your career as a Test Cell Engineer for the fast-growing Aero Energy Products and Services business. This position offers those with a strong technical background in Gas turbine operations and controls, a chance to enhance your skills, while working with the Service Center team to deliver thoroughly tested LM2500 and LM6000 engines to our broad customer base.

Essential Responsibilities:As a Test Cell Engineer you will:
Provide Technical leadership, support 100+ engine tests through the Houston Service Center – Provide troubleshooting support to Test Operators/Technicians (Mechanical, Electrical, Performance etc.) + Customer test witness support (physical and remote)
Support, maintain all Test Cell Systems (such as Emissions monitoring, Load Banks, Gas Compressors, Generator + Supporting equipment etc.) to ensure maximum uptime possible
Make business critical decisions such as workscope creation, serviceability etc. in a timely manner, pulling in the right resources as needed.
Provide Systems integration, programming and wiring design for control systems
Support overtime and additional shift coverage, Special Tests and Upgrades as needed
Maintain Woodward control systems and programs - GE PLC’s, IFIX and Cimplicity HMI’s
Create and maintain Virtual environments
Maintain networking equipment to include cabling, switches, and routers

Qualifications/Requirements:
Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Controls, I.T. or minimum 4 years relevant work experience with gas turbine engines and controls
Minimum 1 years work experience in electrical/mechanical controls and troubleshooting Aero-derivative Gas Turbines /Aircraft engines in a test or powerplant environment

Desired Characteristics:
In-depth knowledge of Aeroderivative engine components, controls, assembly, test and quality methods
Strong knowledge networking, and virtualization
Strong knowledge of Woodward GAP
Knowledge of DLE combustor mapping
Knowledge of LM2500 and LM6000 trim balancing
Knowledge of data acquisition programs such as System 1, ASE2000, and Historian
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
Demonstrated leadership ability and strong interpersonal skills
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written. Team player and self-starter

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About Us:
GE Power is a world leader in power generation with deep domain expertise that helps customers deliver electricity from a wide spectrum of fuel sources. We are transforming the electricity industry with the digital power plant, the world’s largest & most efficient gas turbine, full balance of plant solutions and our data-leveraging software. Our innovative technologies and digital offerings help make power and water more affordable, reliable, accessible and sustainable.
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, gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.

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 drug screen (as applicable).

Additional Locations:
United States;Texas;Houston;