General Electric Turbine Technician - Jport in Ft Worth, Texas

About Us:

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Role Summary:

The Turbine Technician will perform any or all the operations necessary for the assembly, disassembly, test, prep, or de-prep of LM6000, LM2500 and LMS100 gas turbine engines, modules, components or accessories in accordance with appropriate technical specifications and/or standard work practices.

Essential Responsibilities:

As the Turbine Technician, you will:

  • Perform routing of engine hardware, assemblies, and other material in support of assigned area complying with material handling and storage procedures

  • Perform comprehensive inspections of gas turbine engines, components and hardware for serviceability in accordance with technical specifications, routers, manuals or other quality verification criteria

  • Report and record discrepancies using service manuals as a reference

  • Maintain records and ensure proper documentation of turbine assembly, disassembly, or repairs per the Quality Management System (QMS), neatly, accurately, and legibly

  • Troubleshoot in-process problems, malfunctions, or component failures

  • Use all types of precision measuring instruments and devices, hand and power tools, shop equipment and machinery as assigned

  • Uphold safety requirements and compliance in accordance with current policies

  • Maintain a clean and orderly workspace to promote safety and prevent FOD

  • Work individually and in teams to support continuous improvement projects

  • Work required hours as requested to meet production and customer needs

  • Perform other related duties as requested/assigned by Operations leadership

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • High School Diploma / GED

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience working in Aero-Derivative Gas Turbine or Aircraft Engine Services (or A&P license)

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be able to read and communicate in the English language

  • Must be able to lift 40lbs

Desired Characteristics:

  • Able to read & interpret service repair manuals and technical publications to determine work procedures

  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills in the use of various hand tools including but not limited to torque wrenches, transducers, multipliers, dial indicators, micrometers, scales and other precision instrumentation

  • Basic computer skills

  • Strong verbal, written, analytical and interpersonal skills

  • Prior experience working with different types of engines / packages / Gas turbine product lines

  • Experience with LM2500, LM6000, LMS100 or other Aero-derivative Gas Turbine Engines or Packages

  • Borescope Inspection experience

  • Familiarity with static & dynamic balancing theory and procedures

  • Thorough knowledge of FOD / DOD prevention and control

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Locations: United States; Texas; Houston

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