General Electric Military DoD SkillBridge Internship - Field Service Representative in Arkansas City, Kansas
Job Description Summary
The Military DoD SkillBridge program is an opportunity for Service Members to gain valuable civilian work experience through specific industry training, apprenticeships, or internships during the last 180 days of service. SkillBridge connects Service Members with industry partners in real-world job experiences under Dept. of Defense Instruction 1322.29. Separating Service Members can be granted up to 180 days of permissive duty to focus solely on training full-time with approved industry partners after unit commander (first O-4/Field Grade commander in chain of command) provides written authorization and approval. GE Aviation as a SkillBridge partner offers real-world training and work experience in in-demand fields of work while having the opportunity to evaluate the Service Member’s suitability for the work. Military DoD SkillBridge participants are not eligible for compensation from GE Aviation, as they continue to receive military compensation and benefits as active-duty Service Members.
Job Description Summary
The Field Service Representative will provide direction and assistance to work group in order to meet assigned objectives. 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. Role will be responsible for supporting the R391 (C130) Composite Propeller System and related components at a customer site.
Training for this position will be in Little Rock, AR. However, bases can be located at any of several potential sites. Contact Chris.Link@ge.com for details.
Roles and Responsibilities
Provide On-Site propeller maintenance inclusive of: Repairs, modification, and preventative maintenance.
Provide general technical direction and assistance to the customer in the operation, maintenance, repair, logistic support, and installation of GE products
Provide on-site interpretation of data and technical instruction
Provide Project Engineering, Program Management and Field Service management with complete and prompt information regarding status of programs, customer problems, failures, trends, and climate
Provide communication to Product Support and Field Service regarding all program activities and problems through regular, timely reports
Be responsible for reports, including obtaining, interpreting, and communicating significant market intelligence and sales opportunities for both assigned programs and support
Assist customer in scheduling maintenance and workload
Assist in ensuring parts meet established schedules
Make recommendations on findings
Review effectiveness of maintenance actions to identify training needs
Anticipate requirements beyond those that immediately affect the program and assist in implementing actions to satisfy those requirements
Perform intermediate and depot level maintenance
Individuals selected for this internship will have the responsibility and authority to carry out all assigned tasks
Qualifications / Requirements:
Active Military personnel
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university (Or a High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 4 years of Aviation experience in a Field Service or Maintenance position)
Able to lift minimum of 65 Lbs
2+ years performing extensive repairs and conversions as well as maintenance and repair work engine and/or propeller maintenance
Must be able to pass a non-DOT drug test and a background check
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 offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/2022-10/22-088_EEOC_KnowYourRights_10_20.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 conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).
Relocation Assistance Provided: No
#LI-Remote - This is a remote position