Turbomachinery Engineer

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Present the team with turbomachinery options and trade-offs (consequences) in terms of system level reliability and performance; offer alternative system level approaches where possible.
  • Create simple tools to evaluate tradeoffs without long iterative analysis; quick answers/ approximations are necessary to keep the project moving forward
  • Ability to assemble, test, teardown, and conduct root cause analysis, and involve other team members in this process to obtain different perspectives
  • Responsible for designing and setting up tests in a laboratory environment.

Skills, Experience, Education, and Abilities:
  • BS/MS Mechanical Engineering with emphasis in fluid mechanics and aero design and mechanical design of compressors.
  • Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering preferred.
  • Design experience with different types of compressors preferred.
  • Design experience with different types of pumps and turbines preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years professional experiences in compressor design.
  • Fluent in CFD tools, preferably Ansys CFX.
  • Structural and thermal modeling, including FSI, BladeGen experience is a plus.
  • Rotor dynamics experience is a plus.
  • Ability to work with a multi-disciplinary team environment.
  • System integration experience specifically with electro-mechanical systems, bearings and seals a plus.
  • Some project management or coordination experience.
  • Experience with equipment for either gas or oil field applications is a plus.
  • Strong written, oral and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Must have highly perceptive listening skills and be open to ideas of others.
  • Must be self-motivated and an independent worker.
  • Creativity.

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