General Electric Early Career Trainee in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

About Us:

GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

Role Summary:

GE Power services Trainee is a short term placement opportunity for people with passion for technology, dedication to technical excellence and feel a connection to GE's core values.

The program is designed to give you experience of a live Power Services project, with responsibility for business-critical priorities, and also to create a pipeline of talented future candidates for our Edison Engineering Development Program.

Essential Responsibilities:

  1. Design plate fin heat exchanger for gas turbine exhaust waste heat recovery.

Period: 6 weeks.

Learning Objectives: Learn Heat Exchanger design, optimization & selection procedure.

  1. Optimize above design and connect with vendors to source and cost this heat exchanger.

Period: 4 weeks.

Learning Objectives: Communicate with vendors to obtain most cost-effective design and cost.

  1. Techno-economic feasibility of placing a wind turbine for additional power recovery on the exhaust of a CC GT.

Period: 12 weeks.

Learning Objectives: Learn wind power harvesting theory. Air dispersion and buoyancy in stack design. Apply theory to optimal design of wind-to-power device

from a GT stack.

1.. Documentation and design of system level specifications and controls/optimization of an evaporator Chiller.

Period: 8 weeks.

Learning Objectives: Follow GE standard documentation practice to record the design and control philosophy of a variable effectiveness evaporator chiller.

  1. Prior Art and State of the Art literature review on MW scale thermal storage for power production.

Period:10 weeks.

Learning Objectives: Detailed state of the art literature review on thermal, electrical and other energy storage means at the MW scale. Conceptualize how such

technologies could be applied to thermal power plants.

  1. Assist with material compatibility studies on Sulfur resistance in heat exchangers.

Period: 8 weeks.

Learning Objectives: Study state of the art materials for Sulfur/Sulfur oxide resistance in high to medium temperature environments.


• Currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree program at an accredited university program.

• Degree focused in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Controls, electrical, mechanical or other relevant STEM majors

• Minimum cumulative or in-major 3.0/4.0 GPA or proof of satisfactory performance from software accelerator program.

• Graduating between December 2018 – June 2021.

• Must commit to working full time (40 hrs/wk) during the traineeship.

Desired Characteristics:

• Prior intern, co-op, or research experience in mechanical and materials sciences.

• Leadership experience inside and/or outside the classroom.

• A strong commitment to a career in technology and passion/aptitude for both Mechanical and Material technologies

• Strong analytical and technical skills

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to articulate clearly.

• Demonstrated creative problem solving and proactive learning.

Locations: United Arab Emirates; Dubai