General Electric Maintenance Technician in Fort Worth, Texas

Role Summary:

As a Maintenance Tech, you will be responsible for maintenance solutions that impact safety, quality or cost in a positive way in all areas of the facility. You must be comfortable with the job being different each day. Trouble-shooting is a key attribute for a maintenance technician, you will be faced with problems from the shop floor and you, along with team members from the shop floor and the rest of the Plant Services team will be accountable for coming up with solutions.

Essential Responsibilities:

Maintenance Technicians will be responsible for performing multiple tasks to support the maintenance of locomotive/mining components. In addition to maintenance, you will have responsibility for the handling and placing machinery and equipment and other duties as assigned.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Planning and performing equipment mechanical maintenance and repair work

  • Diagnosing and trouble shooting

  • The handling and placing machinery and equipment requiring assembly with precision, alignment, and fitting using radio controlled cranes, fork lifts or other material movement devices, handle heavy tackle, make difficult hitches will be required

  • Planning, Layout, and building a variety of models, fixtures, templates etc. from various materials using blueprints, instructions, or sketches.

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • 2nd shift, 3:15pm to 11:45pm.

  • Must be able to work at a starting pay rate of $23.760 per hour.

  • Must have a minimum of 2 years using detailed electrical or mechanical schematics/drawings to complete tasks

  • Must have a minimum of 3 years industrial or facilities maintenance experience (to include preventative maintenance of production equipment/machinery, general plumbing, industrial electrical/wiring)

  • Must have used Lock Out Tag Out (LOTO) procedures

  • Must have ability to properly use and care for assigned tools and equipment

  • Must have a mechanical aptitude and experience in maintaining mechanical and electrical equipment

  • Must be able to adhere to standards, do a quality job in a safe manner and within acceptable time

  • Must be able to work as part of a team. Maintenance employees will have the responsibility for performing numerous preventative maintenance tasks while performing assigned maintenance tasks and other related duties as assigned

  • Must be able to lift material up to 50 lbs.

  • Must be able to complete maintenance tasks at heights up to 50 ft.

  • Must be 18 years of age or older.

  • Must have high-school diploma or GED or equivalent.

  • Must be willing to wear personal protective equipment, for example safety glasses, gloves, hats, ear plugs and safety shoes.

  • Must be willing to work in a tobacco-free environment.

  • Be willing to take a drug test & submit to a background check as part of the selection process.

  • Be willing to submit to random drug tests.

  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job.

  • Must be willing to work as necessary to meet requirements of the position, including the ability to work weekends and scheduled overtime.

  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment technical assessment.

  • Must have basic computer skills.

  • Every employee will be an in-process inspector.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Demonstrates safety mindset

  • Demonstrates leadership and actively participates in teaming (Star Point, continuous improvement projects, meeting roles, etc.)

  • Ability and willingness to train others

  • Demonstrates a high standard of personal conduct and strong customer service

  • Consistent Attendance Record

  • Professionalism

  • Customer service focus

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 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.

Locations: United States; Texas; Fort Worth

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.