GE Electrical Fitters & Winders - Mining Vehicles in Welshpool, Australia

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GE Transportation

Business Segment

GET Transportation

About Us

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Posted Position Title

Electrical Fitters & Winders - Mining Vehicles

Career Level




Function Segment

Shop Operations

Location(s) Where Opening Is Available Australia



Postal Code


Relocation Assistance


Role Summary/Purpose

We are building a high performing workshop team responsible for the cost effective repair and overhaul of various electrical motors and components on behalf of a major automotive customer.

The team will take internal ownership of its decision making and personally own a commitment to excellent customer service while complying with OEM and Quality System requirements.

Come and improve your skills while working with one of the best workshop teams in the business!

Essential Responsibilities

These roles will function as a team in a self-directed teaming environment. Responsibilities of these roles include the day to day maintenance and repair of various electric motors, input on the daily scheduling of production work, assisting and giving input in cost reduction initiatives, adherence to all quality and EHS policies and directives.

In this role you will work within defined parameters to make decisions, apply concepts to issues of moderate complexity, and resolve issues through immediate action or short-term planning. Working closely with individuals and teams such as; Operations, Service, Material Fulfillment and Supply teams.

Essential responsibilities include:

-Ensure team compliance to GE Quality, EHS and other policies are adhered to at all times.

-Actively participate in the teaming model, including teaming meetings and fulfilling the functions or duties decided by the team on a rotational basis.

-Conduct overhauls, rewinds and repairs on Traction Motors, Alternators and Blower Motors

-Conduct static and dynamic testing of electrical equipment

-Estimate, description of problems, and/or expected serviceability.

-Test electro-mechanical equipment to troubleshoot known or suspected problems using various methods.

-Disassemble electro-mechanical equipment noting parts identification, configuration, and condition.

-Clean electro-mechanical equipment assemblies using various methods and steps, including parts washers/steamers glass beads blasting,

-Use precision measurement tools and equipment to determine serviceability and accurate notation of results.

-Replace or repair worn electro-mechanical assemblies, including bearings, brushes, brush holders, motor leads, seals, impellers, mechanical switches and coils.

-Re-test reassembled electro-mechanical equipment for proper output and operation.

-Prepare cost estimates for repair of products including description of the problem, and/or expected serviceability.

-Complete required paperwork for each job accurately and on a timely basis.

-Operate specialized repair and testing equipment and other equipment as needed.

-Lift, tighten, adjust, and/or secure heavy objects in order to perform work duties

-Assist other technicians and/or other shop members in skilled and/or non-skilled duties.

-Perform other skilled or non-skilled duties as directed or as collectively decided by team.

-Participate in workplace inspections and safe work observations.

-Comply with mandatory random drug and alcohol testing.

-Attend all teaming toolbox talks, workplace safety meetings and compliance talks.


Possession of Engineering Trade Qualification Level III in Electrical Machine Repair, Electrical Fitting or equivalent.

Demonstrated ability to repair, rewind and overhaul Medium and High voltage electrical motors and generators.

Desired Characteristics

-Proven ability to identify report and address risks and work safely in manufacturing/repair facility.

-Sound communication skills including – concise verbal skills, the ability to write short technical reports and actively listen.

-Proven ability to give and receive feedback to facilitate personal growth and the growth of other team members.

-Flexible and adaptable customer solution focused attitude.

-Demonstrated high attention to detail and ability to perform complex problem solving.

-Adhere to all company policy, procedures and training regimes

-WA electrical licencing is desirable

-Soldering qualification or experience

-Machining qualifications or experience relevant to the role is desirable.

-Brazing and/or Welding qualifications desirable.

-Engineering Trade Qualification Level III in Electrical Machine Repair, Electrical Fitting or equivalent.

-Experience in the repair, rewind and overhaul of Medium and High voltage electrical motors and generators.

-High Risk Work Licence – Forklift, Dogger or Rigger tickets are desirable.