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Senior Engineer, Controls Engineering

  • GE Renewable Energy
  • Experienced
  • Posted 2/11/2018 8:50:35 PM
  • 3063694
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Renewable Energy OnShore Wind
Location(s): United States; South Carolina; Greenville


About Us:
GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.
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.

Essential Responsibilities:
Design, implement and validate dynamic and operational control systems that meet wind product needs. Lead the development and enhancement of control algorithms that increase wind turbine performance, lower mechanical loading of the turbine, while allowing the turbine to run with high availability. Investigate and analyze complex controls issues occurring in the fleet of installed turbines and develop corrective actions. Establish first principle wind turbine control methodologies to improve overall system optimization and physics based understanding. Provide key wind turbine controls expertise through all phases of product development. Provide recommendations through the analysis, preparation and presentation of technical data to internal and external customers.

Qualifications/Requirements:
Bachelor's degree, or foreign degree equivalent, in Engineering (any field) or Science and 5 years of progressively responsible post-Bachelor’s degree related engineering experience. Position also requires 5 years of experience with aero-elastic simulation tools (Bladed, FAST or Flex); 5 years of experience designing wind turbine or wind farm algorithms; 5 years of experience with Matlab or Simulink; 3 years of experience with wind turbine system dynamics and wind turbine aerodynamics; and 3 years of experience with model-based estimation techniques (Kalman Filters).

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.

Locations: United States; South Carolina; Greenville

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.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion​ of a background investigation and drug screen.


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