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Maintenance Mechanic

Company: General Electric Company
Location: Richmond
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description Summary
As a Maintenance Mechanic you will perform safety inspections, preventative and predictive maintenance, repairs, and replacement of all mechanical, hydraulic and electrical equipment in the service workshops and offices.
We are passionate about creating an inclusive work environment. By valuing the ideas and contributions of a diverse workforce we help inspire others to grow, succeed, and raise the bar for everyone. Join us at GE Gas Power, where results can be achieved by embracing a community of belonging.
Job Description
As a Maintenance Mechanic, you will:

  • Prioritize safety above all else by maintaining a rigorous adherence to safety standards and processes, ensuring that safety risks and issues are identified, reported, and addressed immediately;

  • Follow methods, standards, and work instructions to:

  • Perform safety inspections of tools and equipment;

  • Troubleshoot and repair machines and equipment to minimize downtime;

  • Schedule equipment outages with owners and production as necessary;

  • Dismantle, clean, adjust, lubricate, repair, replace, install, maintain, assemble, inspect, and test workshop equipment;

  • Use and maintain electronic maintenance logs to determine appropriate tasking for new and existing equipment, modifying tasking to eliminate repeat problems or detect defects, and complete work orders for all repairs needed;

  • Use laser measurement system to verify and document machine tool accuracy to OEM standards, adjusting machine tools to comply with specifications as needed;

  • Operate simple machine tools such as drill press, portable drills, pipe threading machines, band and circular saws, power saws, and grinders

  • Embrace a culture of respect, valuing inclusive teams and diverse perspectives to direct and train others as assigned, enabling the flow of information by inviting participation and responding productively;

  • Approach daily work with continuous improvement in mind, working to continuously develop and improve mechanical assembly department practices to reduce cycle time, improve machine availability and efficiency, and lower operating costs.

    Qualifications / Requirements:

    • High School Diploma / GED

    • Minimum 2-3 years' of experience in mechanical maintenance field; industrial industry preferred

    • Minimum 2 year in an industrial manufacturing environment

    • Minimum 1 year reading blueprints and manufacturer diagrams

      Eligibility Requirements:

      • Must be legally authorized to work in the USA without sponsorship now or in the future

      • This position is 100% onsite at our GE Richmond, VA Service Center

      • Ability and willingness to perform the physical requirements of the position with or without reasonable accommodations

      • Ability and willingness to obey all safety rules including the wearing of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) such as steel-toed shoes, safety glasses, and hearing protection in designated areas

      • Ability and willingness to work emergent situations, overtime, rotating shifts, holidays, and weekends, as business needs dictate

        Desired Characteristics:

        • Experience with pipe threading machines**

        • Knowledge in motor alignment**

        • Knowledge in hydraulic and pump systems**

        • Proficient HVAC and Electrical experience a plus**

        • 5 years experience in mechanical maintenance field; industrial industry preferred

        • 5 years experience in an industrial manufacturing environment

        • Ability to maintain rigorous adherence to safety standards and processes;

        • Demonstrated ability to perform inclusively in a diverse environment and to promote inclusion and diversity in the workplace;

        • Technical certificate from an accredited educational institution;

        • 3-5 years hands on experience in a manufacturing, service facility, or public environment applying mechanical principles in the repair, installation, and maintenance of various types of mechanical equipment;

        • Ability to understand blueprints and technical drawings;

        • Ability to understand and use precision measuring equipment;

        • Basic understanding of math related to repairs and manufacturing;

        • Demonstrated ability to investigate and resolve problems;

        • Demonstrated ability to adapt, be flexible, and maintain enthusiasm during periods of change to schedule and repairs parameters;

        • Lean manufacturing experience;

        • Ability to focus on multiple projects and priorities at one time, manage time effectively, and allocate resources efficiently;

        • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

          Additional Information
          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 conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).
          Relocation Assistance Provided: No

Keywords: General Electric Company, Richmond , Maintenance Mechanic, Engineering , Richmond, Virginia

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