Combustion Tuning Engineer I

Company Name:  Mitsubishi Power Americas, Inc.

Orlando, FL, US, 32809

Job Description: 


Combustion Tuning Engineer is a combustion tuning level engineer position. This category is for personnel experienced in the combustion tuning of Gas Turbines. The duties and responsibilities listed below are in addition to Level I and Level II requirements.



  • Have a thorough understanding of the theory of the combustion process in DLN gas turbines;
  • Have a thorough knowledge of the combustion dynamics that occur in a DLN gas turbine;
  • Able to perform combustion tuning on DLN F and G frame gas turbines. This is to include the procedure for tuning, the process to perform countermeasures for pressure fluctuations encountered, and performance of special tuning such as load overshoot and Fuel Gas Temperature tuning;
  • Have a thorough knowledge of the use of tuning programs such as the VB program and the CASS computer;
  • Have a thorough knowledge of the administrative requirements at the completion of combustion tuning to include customer and internal reporting;
  • Heavy overnight travel (at least 70%) by land and/or air;
  • Perform other such duties as may be required.



  • Comply with all safety policies, practices and procedures reporting all unsafe activities to Management and/or Human Resources.
  • Participate in proactive team efforts to achieve departmental and company goals.
  • Contribute to building a positive team spirit.
  • Communicate effectively with all levels of employees.
  • Protect confidential information by not communicating, disclosing to, or using for benefit of 3rd parties.
  • Maintain the highest degree of honesty and integrity at all times.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Education and/or Experience: Bachelor's degree (BA) in Engineering from four-year college or university plus three (3) years experience; or at least five (5) years related experience

            and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • ·Mathematical Skills: Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
  • Reasoning Ability: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
  • Computer Skills: Knowledge of database, project management, spreadsheet and word processing software, electronic mail, graphics, technical diagrams, flow charts, etc.



The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, bend, talk and hear. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. The employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals. The employee’s working environment maybe loud. The employee may be required to adhere to Mitsubishi Power and customer safety procedures including but not limited to, the use of personal protection equipment (hardhat, safety glasses, goggles, hearing and fall protection).

Mitsubishi Power Americas Inc. supports 365/24/7 service operations for internal and external customers with a mission of providing reliable and excellent customer service as needed, all team members are subject to contribute to this mission.

Nearest Major Market: Orlando