Gas Turbine Application Engineer II

Company Name:  Mitsubishi Power Americas, Inc.
Location: 

Orlando, FL, US, 32809

Description: 

<span 72="">Job Title: Gas Turbine Applications Engineer II

Provide engineering support for the application of Mitsubishi Power Americas, Inc. gas turbine [GT] upgrades and engineering configuration control for GTs within Mitsubishhi Power Americas, Inc. service fleet. Application engineers are responsible for the interpretation of design documents to determine the applicability of parts use, intermixing, and preparation of work instructions and bill of material documents to enable replacement parts and upgraded GT components to be installed into units during service outages.  The Gas Turbine Application Engineer – II is an intermediate level engineering position that requires knowledge of engineering principles and experience in the application of principles.  In this role, the engineer will demonstrate the capability to perform work assignments on a wide variety of routine tasks with limited supervision.  The engineer must have the capability to make sound recommendations regarding safety, reliability and integrity of the products and services being provided.  The engineer will be given greater leadership responsibility and opportunities for direct interface with customers, vendors and Mitsubishi Power Americas, Inc. engineering groups.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Define and/or control the configuration documentation and work instructions required to install Mitsubishi Power Americas, Inc. parts and upgraded components, on an increasing scope of gas turbine components:
  • Lead the preparation of technical information for customer proposals for upgrades by collecting and organizing the required technical information through collaboration with multiple engineering functions.  The information is to show the benefits of specific Mitsubishi Power Americas, Inc. upgrades to customers, including guaranteed performance improvements (power, heat rate, turn down, reliability, availability, etc.), inspection interval extensions, and/or extended component life;
  • Technically evaluate each customer’s GT upgrade application, accounting for the specific configuration, service history, and customer’s duty cycles to ensure that the upgrade is feasible and compatible with all the customer’s operational requirements as directed by a Senior Engineer or Manager.  When issues are encountered it will be necessary to determine if reasonable scope or design modifications, or changes to the operational characteristics can be made to successfully implement the upgrade or if the upgrade concept should not be applied to a particular unit or site;
  • Fully define the work scope to be performed to implement upgrades or parts changes by preparing work packages that illustrate the current configuration of the gas turbine / generator and supporting auxiliary system components (pumps, valves, skids, control systems, etc.) and the changes that must be made to them to apply the desired upgrades.  This information will be used by the interfacing departments to prepare cost estimates to quote the upgrades to customers;
  • Demonstrate creativity in the packaging of upgrades to meet specific customer or market needs, to overcome issues with part configurations to make them available to a broader segment of the fleet, and to improve methods and processes that enhance customer satisfaction (speed of delivery, quality, cost & performance);
  • Support sales and marketing activities to promote the sales of upgrades with technical presentations and answers to customer questions on the application of the upgrades to their GTs;
  • Prepare Bill of Materials [BOM] for GT upgrades, configuration changes, CAD drawings, and work procedures that are sold to customers and support the sourcing activities to ensure the correct parts are available for the upgrade;
  • Lead the preparation and turnover of technical information that specifies the work required to be performed during outages to implement the upgrades or component changes. This includes on-site support of field personnel during the outage (Mitsubishi Power Americas, Inc. field service, specialty service or contractors, and customer’s personnel) and evaluation and countermeasure of any deviations that arise during the implementation of the upgrade ensuring that Mitsubishi Power Americas, Inc. GT design objectives are achieved during the process.
  • Participate in selected GT user group meetings to promote interest in GT upgrades and to communicate with users to learn what product developments they need to remain competitive in their market.
  • Perform benchmarking studies of Mitsubishi Power Americas, Inc. GTs to identify upgrade opportunities, working with applicable Mitsubishi Power Americas, Inc. departments to identify costs, benefits and potential sales volumes as a basis for establishing upgrade product development priorities;
  • Mentor less experienced gas turbine engineers on the design and application of gas turbine components;
  • Support ISO 9001 audits and compliance efforts, and where possible, enhance the documentation and configuration control methods in use by Gas Turbine Service Engineering;
  • Ensure products meet or exceed Mitsubishi Power Americas, Inc. and customer requirements;
  • Perform other such duties as may be required.
    OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
    • 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 subordinates and management at all levels.
    • Protect confidential information by not communicating, disclosing to, or using for benefit of third parties.
    • Comply with all company policies and procedures.
    • Maintain the highest degree of honesty and integrity at all times.
    • Business travel min 15% by land and /or air with some trips lasting two or more weeks.
      KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & EDUCATION   
      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: MS [preferred] or BS degree in Mechanical Engineering or Aerospace Engineering from an accredited college or university; and course work in the major field being associated with turbo-machinery.  A minimum of 3 years of directly related engineering work experience is required (some work credit may be given for MS or PhD degrees based on the relevancy of the course and project experience).
      • Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as industry reports and technical journals. Ability to write technical reports and correspondence including customer reports. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one, small group, and large group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
      • Mathematical Skills: Ability to perform necessary calculations to satisfy job requirements.
      • Reasoning Ability: Ability to make judgment decisions based on specifications or technical requirements.
      • Computer Skills: 3-D modeling software (CREO or Solid Works) and advanced personal computer skills including Microsoft Office, etc
        PHYSICAL DEMANDS & WORK ENVIRONMENT
        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 and talk or hear. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. The employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. Hearing protection may be recommended and/or required in some areas.
        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 and all employees are to align with this mission.
         

WHY SHOULD YOU APPLY?

  • Excellent Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision & 401K Matching).
  • Excellent growth and advancement opportunities.
  • Tuition reimbursement and on-the-job training.
  • Paid vacation, sick time and holidays.
  • Committed to quality product and services.
  • Great working environment and culture.
  • Employee Appreciation Programs and Events.

 

Mitsubishi is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer actively seeking to diversify the workforce and is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. Therefore, all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other legally recognized protected basis under applicable law, are strongly encouraged to apply. 

 


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