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Test Facility Electrician / Mechanic

  • GE Power
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/24/2017 3:01:11 PM
  • 2707989
  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Business Segment: Power Power Generation Services
Location(s): United States ; Virginia; Richmond


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 Power is a world leader in power generation with deep domain expertise that helps customers deliver electricity from a wide spectrum of fuel sources. We are transforming the electricity industry with the digital power plant, the world’s largest & most efficient gas turbine, full balance of plant solutions and our data-leveraging software. Our innovative technologies and digital offerings help make power and water more affordable, reliable, accessible and sustainable.


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 Test Facility Electrician / Mechanic performs inspections, troubleshoots, repairs, replaces, installs and adjust non-powered electronic, electric and mechanical equipment and rotating power service machinery.

Essential Responsibilities:
As a Test Facility Electrician / Mechanic you will:

  • Inspect, troubleshoot, repair, install, adjust and maintain mechanical and rotating systems and equipment
  • Utilize technical procedures, drawings, equipment specifications and repair instructions to troubleshoot, repair and install rotating power machinery and insure proper specifications are met
  • Complete preventive maintenance, troubleshoot, repair and maintain essential operating systems through the Preventive Maintenance Program to ensure reliability
  • Install and test instrumentation with special equipment and verify systems output on balancing software (Quasar)
  • Dismantle equipment, using hand tools, power tools, pneumatic tools and hydraulic tools
  • Maintain safe working conditions and environment throughout department
  • Dismantle, repair, replace, install and maintain electrical equipment such as hardware, AC/DC servo drives, electronics, circuit boards, electrical accessories and others
  • Inspect, replace and repair plant equipment from defects in wiring, switches, motors, generators, circuit breakers, transformers, circuit boards, and computer electronic parts, accessories, hardware, and others
  • Conduct electrical testing for production related components, including hi-pot, impedance, electrical generator testing and copper resistance testing, as needed to assist engineers



Qualifications/Requirements:
  • High School Diploma / GED
  • Minimum of 3 years of hands-on experience in a manufacturing, service facility or public environment applying electrical and mechanical principals in repair, installation and maintenance of various types of electrical and mechanical equipment
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience reading blueprints / drawings
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience using precision measuring instruments
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
  • Ability and willingness to work rotating shifts
  • Ability and willingness to work overtime to include off-hours, weekends and holidays



Desired Characteristics:
  • Associate’s Degree or Trade School Degree
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience with precision measuring instruments such as oscilloscopes, digital low resistance ohmeters, meggers, micrometers, etc. to calibrate, test and adjust equipment for proper operating characteristics
  • Overhead Crane / Folklift experience
  • Computer skills (Basic proficiency in Excel)
  • Electrical testing equipment

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Locations: United States ; Virginia; Richmond

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.

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