General Electric Power Performance Senior Engineer in Cheyenne, Wyoming

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Role Summary:

The Onshore Wind Engineering Megawatt Constrained (MWC) Segment Power Performance team is responsible for defining power performance requirements of wind turbines, for developing and executing simulations as input to commercial power curves, for ensuring that the design meets requirements, and for supporting our customers in the execution of contractual power performance tests.

Essential Responsibilities:

As the Power Performance Senior Engineer, you will:

  • Simulate power curves that incorporate real wind and ambient conditions

  • Provide input and requirements to enhance performance simulation capability that captures specific turbine design elements (blade dynamics, controls methodologies, component efficiencies, etc.)

  • Address variability of atmospheric conditions, and the product in predictive capability and in optimizing performance

  • Execute power performance simulations to support new products and installed base wind turbines

  • Establish / communicate turbine design requirements to optimize power performance

  • Diagnose performance data from operating wind turbines

  • Lead field test campaigns to support turbine and/or farm-level performance investigations

  • Lead multi-generational technology plans


  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering from an accredited university or college

  • Minimum of 8 years of engineering experience with demonstrated leadership of design, projects and/or research

Desired Characteristics:

  • Advanced degree (MS, PhD) in Engineering from an accredited university or college

  • Wind turbine simulation experience, including wind modeling and turbine simulation

  • Experience with wind turbine simulation tools and environments (FLEX5, Bladed, MATLAB, Simpack, Adams, etc.)

  • Experience with analysis, design, database and/or visualization tools (MATLAB, Simulink, ENOVIA, Tableau, etc.)

  • System engineering experience (reqts, trade-offs, optimization)

  • Fluid mechanics (e.g. turbulence) and/or atmospheric sciences experience

  • Experience with capturing and/or analyzing wind turbine power performance test data

  • Wind turbine system design experience

  • Wind turbine controls experience

  • System engineering mindset

  • Demonstrated experience in engineering simulation tool use and application

  • Demonstrated experience in leveraging field / test data in comparison to prediction

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a global, matrix organizational environment

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Strong technical aptitude / drive to improve capabilities and designs

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Locations: United States; New York, South Carolina; Schenectady, Greenville

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