General Electric Switchgear Repairer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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 Energy Connections designs and deploys industry-leading technologies that turn the world on. We transport, convert, automate and optimize energy to ensure we provide safe, efficient and reliable electrical power. Uniting all the resources and scale of the world’s first digital industrial company, we connect brilliant machines, grids, and systems to power utility, oil & gas, marine, mining and renewables customers, that keep our world running. www.GEEnergyConnections.com

Industrial Solutions, part of GE Energy Connections, empowers smarter business operations by connecting equipment, software and services to protect, control and optimize assets within electrical infrastructures. The business provides customers, across various industries, with end-to-end product and service solutions that help ensure the reliability and protection of their electrical infrastructure. Industrial Solutions’ product and service solutions add to GE’s broader portfolio of leading technology solutions for the delivery, management, conversion and optimization of electrical power for customers across multiple energy-intensive industries. To learn more, please visit: www.GEIndustrial.com .

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www.ge.com/sites/default/files/15-000845%20EEO%20combined.pdf . 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:

Swithgear Repairer performs switchgear and control work of a difficult nature including repair and test of existing standard equipment, and assembly and test of new equipment.

Essential Responsibilities:

As the Switchgear Repairer, you will:

  • Perform switchgear and control work of a difficult nature

  • Repair and test of existing standard equipment

  • Assemble and test of new equipment both inside and outside the shop

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

  • Direct others

  • Travel to job sites

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Trade School OR High School Diploma / GED and minimum of 5 years experience in manufacturing, including field and test work

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability and willingness to travel and complete overnight stays

  • Able to read and interpret electrical drawings

  • Able attend and pass Switchgear 1 class within 6 months of start date

  • Ability and willingness to work various shifts, holidays and weekends as needed

  • Ability and willingness to work at Nuclear sites

  • TWIC & Med-Tec cards required

Desired Characteristics:

  • Self-starter able to work with minimal direction

  • Willingly accepts job challenges

  • Computer skills

  • Ability to work overtime

  • Experience with Health and Safety programs

  • Communication with customer personnel

  • Good mechanical skills

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Locations: United States; Pennsylvania; Philadelphia

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeocselfprint_poster.pdf . 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.