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Instrumentation and Electrical Maintenance Technician

  • GE Aviation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 11/6/2017 4:57:22 PM
  • 2980228
  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Business Segment: Aviation Supply Chain
Location(s): United States; Alabama; Huntsville


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

Role Summary:
The Instrumentation & Electrical (I&E) Maintenance Technician will be a hands-on self-starter, supporting plant production process to meet all safety and operational goals. Perform day-to-day inspections, maintenance, troubleshooting, repair and upkeep of plant equipment in a PSM governed plant.

Essential Responsibilities:
 Lead by example in all GE initiatives including EHS, HR, Six Sigma, Quality, and computerized maintenance management.
 Responsible for the completion of inspections, maintenance, troubleshooting and repairs on electrical and instrumentation systems in a 24 hour PSM facility.
 Read and interpret equipment manuals, electrical schematics, instrument loop diagrams and other specifications to determine the repair method on failed components.
 Ability to understand, troubleshoot and make corrections to Distributed Control System (DCS), Programmable Logic Controls (PLC), and control software.
 Install, replace or repair process control instrumentation such as transmitters, controllers, control valves, flow meters, etc.
 Execute preventative maintenance, testing and calibrations as required by the Quality and Process Critical Instrumentation programs or other established procedures
 Read and interpret equipment manuals, electrical schematics, and other specifications to determine the repair method on failed components.
 Ability to perform precision maintenance in the installation and alignment of equipment, utilizing safe rigging methods using hand or power tools.
 Correctly and accurately complete required paper work, correctly documenting all maintenance actions, parts and time.
 Ability to prioritize daily work load and maintenance requirements based on safety, equipment critically, quality and production schedule requirements.
 Team focused, steps-in and willingly assist other crafts and operations department as required to ensure equipment is ready to meet productions schedules.

Qualifications/Requirements:
ELIGIBILITY
-High School Diploma or GED
-Ability and willingness to work 2nd/ 3rd shifts and/ or evening shifts on an 8 or 12 hour schedule, and weekends and overtime as needed.
-5+ Years of hands-on maintenance experience as an I&E in a manufacturing environment.

Add Eligibility Requirement:

This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment
GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.

Desired Characteristics:
-Associate’s degree or Certificate from a two-year college in instrumentation technology or a related course of study.
- Ability to use calipers, micrometers, amp meters and gauges while performing maintenance on plant equipment.
- Understand and interpret requirements located in the NFPA 70e and the NFPA 79
- Takes initiative to meet target schedules, actively and continuously working to improve processes and procedures.
- History of working effectively with co-workers, leaders, and other employees.

Locations: United States; Alabama; Huntsville

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity 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.  Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion​ of a background investigation and drug screen.

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