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Secondary Air Systems (SAS) Engineer

Charlotte, NC
**Secondary Air Systems (SAS) Engineer**

Locations:Charlotte, North Carolina

Job Family: Engineering


English (US)

**Job Description**

**Division:** Power Generation Services

**Business Unit:** Power Generation Services (PS)

**Requisition Number:** 500149

**Primary Location:** United States-North Carolina-Charlotte

**Assignment Category:** Full-time regular

**Experience Level:** Senior level

**Education Required Level:** Bachelor's Degree

**Travel Required:** 10%

**Division Description:**

**Power & Gas (PG)**

Siemens sets the standard for excellence in power generation, transmission and distribution, and provides innovative customer solutions from utilities, to industrial space, to oil and gas companies. Siemens portfolio includes power plants and power-generating equipment, turbines for use as mechanical drives, compressors for industrial applications, power transmission and distribution systems, smart grid applications, and related instrumentation and control systems.

For more information, please visit: http://www.siemens.com/businesses/us/en/power-and-gas.htm

**Job Description:**

Secondary Air Systems (SAS) Engineer

Charlotte, NC or Orlando, FL

Position Overview

This position is for a Secondary Air Systems (SAS) Engineer to support R&D projects for industrial gas turbines

The ideal candidate will join a team of engine integration engineers working on existing frames and/or the next generation of Siemens gas turbines

This position will report to an Engine Integration manager within Siemens Gas Turbine Engineering

This position may be filled in Charlotte, NC, Orlando FL, or Jupiter, FL


Calculations relative to engine secondary airflow systems (SAS) and whole engine modeling (WEM) for gas turbine development programs

Ownership of the SAS models for various gas turbine designs, including update and design review of models or model results

Rapid support of design trade studies via SAS modeling support

Support engine performance tests relative to SAS calculations and commissioning support. This may require travel to sites ~10% of total time.

Relative to SAS related issues, lead integrated product development teams to manage interfaces with gas turbine components, plant integration, and auxiliary system groups.

Incorporate best practices from Siemens gas turbines regarding engine operations and controls.

Support Package Frame Owner, Customer, Projects, Marketing, and Sales support as required on operational issues.

Develop instrumentation and testing plans to support verification and validation efforts and Field Follow of hardware.

Develop Risk assessments (FMEA) and participate in Root-Cause investigations for gas turbine systems

Lead resolution of fleet operational issues and hardware validation when related to engine SAS and whole engine modeling.

Familiarity with how SAS results are applied in whole engine thermo-mechanical modeling as it pertains to clearance optimization

Ability to work with component design groups to drive design changes to optimize sealing performance or engine clearances

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience.

Bachelors Degree in an engineering discipline

Detailed knowledge in the area of gas turbine operations

Detailed knowledge of secondary air system circuits or clearance modeling

Strong problem solving skills

Strong data analysis skills

Strong verbal and written communication skills

10% travel may be required

3-5 years of experience

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

Masters Degree in an engineering discipline

Experience with Fluid Mechanics or sealing technologies

Experience in fluid-structure interaction modeling and conjugate thermal analysis.

Experience with gas turbine auxiliary systems

Experience with gas turbine control systems

Lean or six-sigma certification

Proficiency in one or more computational modeling tools for thermo-mechanical or computation fluid dynamics analysis including Ansys, SC03, Abaqus, NASTRAN, ProE, NX.

Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.

**Equal Employment Opportunity Statement**

Siemens is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, protected veteran or military status, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.

**EEO is the Law**

Applicants and employees are protected under Federal law from discrimination. To learn more, Click here at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm .

**Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision**

Siemens follows Executive Order 11246, including the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision. To learn more, Click here at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_formattedESQA508c.pdf .


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