Gas Turbine Performance Engineer

Open Position

Location: Greer, SC USA
Reports To: Sr. Manager Controls & Accessories

Overview and Key Responsibilities

Vericor Power Systems’ mission is to deliver aero-derivative, gas turbine-based power solutions and related services for marine propulsion, mechanical drive and electrical power generation applications. Vericor is dedicated to providing quality, cost-effective solutions and services for all of our customers – ranging from the US and foreign Naval forces to power generation and oil & gas providers. As the Gas Turbine Performance Engineer, you will be an instrumental part of the Engineering organization, reporting to the Senior Engineering Manager. The position will be located out of the Vericor Offices in Greer, SC.
What You Will Do | Overview and Key Responsibilities:
This role will work to:
• Responsible for gas turbine performance tools and analysis including engine performance predictions, customer proposals and trend analysis of fleet operation.
• Introduce / upgrade existing tools for performance calculations
• Ability to work hands on in the test cell diagnosing engine behavior and analyzing trends
• Mentor more junior Performance Engineers

At Vericor, we pride ourselves in being a small, but very capable gas turbine OEM. As a key contributor of our small team, you will be exposed to, and have the opportunity to learn many different facets of our business: state-of-the-art manufacturing, analysis, and testing techniques, participating in exciting R&D programs in support of strategic business objectives, and contributing to solving Service Revealed Difficulties (SRDs) through Root Cause investigations. Vericor is a fast-paced, work environment, that requires enthusiastic top-talent like yourself!
    • BS or MS in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering
    • 5 to 8 years of experience with Gas Turbine Performance
    • Experience with gas turbine performance analysis including modeling, stationary and transient analysis
    • Firm understanding of Gas Turbine Principles and Thermodynamics
    • Familiarity with MATLAB, Simulink, NPSS, Gas Turb and/or other Gas Turbine Performance tools
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills as well as multi-tasking abilities, strong analytical skills, strong interpersonal skills, organization skills, and time-management skills.
    • High-energy and passionate team player who is excited about learning and embraces a culture of trust, free-thought and collaboration
    • In accordance with US Export Control requirements, US Citizenship or permanent resident status is required
    • <10% Travel focused on field support and travel between the office in Alpharetta Georgia or the manufacturing and test facility in Greer, South Carolina
    • On-the-job training from senior engineers and opportunities for annual professional development training
    • Competitive compensation and bonus opportunities at all levels
    • Hybrid work schedule
    • Employer-sponsored medical, dental and vision plans
    • Basic life insurance
    • Flexible Spending Account (FSA) plans
    • Generous 401(k) plan with employer-matched contributions and profit sharing
    • Competitive & Flexible PTO

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