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General Electric Machinist Apprentice Program in Greenville, South Carolina

Job Description Summary

Job Description

GE’s Greenville Gas Turbine Machinist Apprentice Program combines both academic studies and on-the-job training to develop the fundamentals required to become a skilled machinist with GE Power.

Additional Job Description (for Internal Job Posting Only)

Program Summary

  • Specialized 3-year program combining on-the-job training with coursework through Greenville Technical College

  • Apprentices paid for on-the-job training

  • Tuition, fees and books paid by GE (via Tuition Reimbursement)*

  • Mentoring, teamwork, ongoing reviews

  • Earn a 2-year Machine Tool Technology Associates Degree

  • Training in basic measurements, assembly, safety, print reading, and many other manufacturing processes

What the Machinist Program Provides

  • Hands on experience working in a manufacturing environment

  • Skill set with the latest machining technology

  • Personal development through coaching and mentoring

  • Ability to make a measurable impact

  • Entry into an in-demand skilled craft


  • Must have a high school diploma, GED or equivalent, by the start of the program on July 5th, of 2021.

  • Maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA – per semester and cumulative

  • 18 years or older by July 6th, 2021

  • Successful completion of a background check and drug screen

  • 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

  • Wear personal protective equipment, for example safety glasses, gloves, hats, ear plugs, and safety shoes

  • Work in a tobacco free environment

Desired Qualifications

  • Strong mechanical and mathematical aptitude

  • Strong Team member attitude, and the ability to work closely with other apprentices

  • Ability and eagerness to learn

  • Great communication skills

  • Manufacturing or applicable mechanical experience

Additional Information

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at . at 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