Hypersonic Design Engineer Job at GE Renewable Energy Power and Aviation, Bohemia, NY

  • GE Renewable Energy Power and Aviation
  • Bohemia, NY

Job Description

Job Description Summary

Collaboration with multidisciplinary set of engineers to design and analyze mechanical components and systems for experimental aero-thermal test rigs. To accomplish the given tasks, you must be proficient developing mechanical designs using CAD and applying engineering principles to analyze the integrity and/or performance of the designed components and subsystems. You should have an excellent understanding of the engineering process, leading proof-of-concept ideas towards validated solutions. Communication and documentation are critical as you will often need to prepare slides (or other documents) to present to the team, whether it is to describe detailed designs or to discuss project progress.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities
    • Design of prototype components and subsystems for rapid development of hypersonic propulsion systems
    • Design using 3D CAD and develop design from proof-of-concept to final manufacturable component
    • Perform 1D calculations and/or conduct Finite Element Analysis (FEA) simulations.
    • Design and assembly of in-house equipment to test products and product concepts
    • Prepare drawings to manufacture prototypes or components of an experimental setup
    • Support validation of new designs and technologies through benchtop or larger-scale testing
    • Interact with design and development teams (teams include specialists in Design, Analysis, Quality, Materials, Manufacturing) to create and verify creative design solutions that meet all requirements (technical, cost, schedule)
    • Prepare presentations and slides to communicate ideas and/or progress on projects
    • Ability to work well in a team environment and coordinate between various teams and disciplines
    • Strong understanding of engineering principles and applying them to technical tasks
    • Proficient with 3D CAD (NX preferred)
    • Skilled with Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel and PowerPoint

Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university (or a high school diploma /GED with a minimum of 4 years of experience in design engineering) + 3 years in design engineering
  • Must be a US citizen
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Security Clearance

Desired Characteristics
  • Experience with Finite Element Analysis (FEA) and performing simulations in ANSYS Mechanical
  • Experience with fluid system design and analysis and able to develop Process and Instrumentation Diagrams
  • Understanding of compressible flow
  • Knowledge of manufacturing including Additive Manufacturing (AM), specifically DMLS, and DFAM techniques
  • Knowledge of GD&T and application to engineering drawings
  • Experience with experimental setups and equipment in a hands-on environment
  • Humble: respectful, receptive, agile, eager to learn
  • Transparent: shares critical information, speaks with candor, contributes constructively
  • Focused: quick learner, strategically prioritizes work, committed
  • Leadership ability: strong communicator, decision-maker, collaborative
  • Problem solver: analytical-minded, challenges existing processes, critical thinker

Healthcare benefits include medical, dental, vision, and prescription drug coverage; access to a Health Coach, a 24/7 nurse-based resource; and access to the Employee Assistance Program, providing 24/7 confidential assessment, counseling and referral services. Retirement benefits include the GE Retirement Savings Plan, a tax-advantaged 401(k) savings opportunity with company matching contributions and company retirement contributions, as well as access to Fidelity resources and planning consultants. Other benefits include tuition assistance, adoption assistance, paid parental leave, disability insurance, life insurance, and paid time-off for vacation or illness.

General Electric Company, Ropcor, Inc., their successors, and in some cases their affiliates, each sponsor certain employee benefit plans or programs (i.e., is a "Sponsor"). Each Sponsor reserves the right to terminate, amend, suspend, replace, or modify its benefit plans and programs at any time and for any reason, in its sole discretion. No individual has a vested right to any benefit under a Sponsor's welfare benefit plan or program. This document does not create a contract of employment with any individual.

Additional Job Description

Additional Information

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This role requires access to U.S. export-controlled information. If applicable, final offers will be contingent on ability to obtain authorization for access to U.S. export-controlled information from the U.S. Government.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunities 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.

Relocation Assistance Provided: No

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