General Electric Machinist in Houston, Texas

Role Summary:

The Machinist is responsible for quality, making sure the machines are set up properly, working well, and producing quality product (assuring the Scope of Work and GEK Manuals coincide with the program before machining any rotor or nozzle). Also responsible for generating Non Conformance Reports (NCR) if there are any issues with the product.

Essential Responsibilities:

As the Machinist you will:

  • Machine and handle Aeroderivative gas turbine parts in accordance with all GE manuals and specifications, standard procedures, quality processes and alerts

  • Set up and run various machining tools including but not limited to mills and lathes (align and secure holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, or materials onto machine)

  • Operate and program Computer Numerical Control (CNC) equipment (including planning CNC Machine work by reviewing work orders, engineering specifications, orthographic drawings, reference planes, locations of surfaces, and machining parameters). Complete tasks referencing geometric dimensions and tolerances (GD&T)

  • Be responsible for entering all machining parameters as well as proving part programs (including adjustments to machine to control speed, material feed, cutting path, and other instructions such as zero and reference points; setting tool registers, offsets, compensation, and conditional switches; calculating requirements, using shop math, geometry, and trigonometry

  • Be responsible for quality, making sure the machines are set up properly, working well, and producing quality product (assuring the Scope of Work and GEK Manuals coincide with the program before machining any rotor or nozzle). Also responsible for generating Non Conformance Reports (NCR) if there are any issues with the product

  • Perform routine inspections and preventative maintenance on Machine Shop machines (including disassembly of machines or equipment, using hand tools or power tools to examine parts for defects and replace defective parts where needed)

  • Utilize a wide variety of precision tooling such as indicators, micrometers, calipers, drills, depth gauges, other measuring equipment to achieve accuracies at 0.0001 of tolerance

  • Transport parts from area to area as directed include operation of material-moving equipment such as forklifts, jib cranes, overhead cranes etc.

  • Will have ownership of compliance, safety, quality, and productivity in machine shop area

  • Provide product line support in the assembly / disassembly of LM6000, LM2500, LMS100, and LM5000 turbines and modules as needed

  • Serve as change agent to help improve on current processes

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • High School Diploma / GED

  • Minimum of 3 years of CNC Operations experience

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability and willingness to work 2nd shift

  • Ability and willingness to lift and carry 40lbs

Desired Characteristics:

  • Computer literacy with both SFM and Microsoft applications

  • Minimum 3 years prior LM engine or module assembly / disassembly experience

  • Minimum 1 year experience with GE Aero Energy LM gas turbine parts and equipment including but not limited to Service Bulletins, Standard Practices, GEK, and IBCT reporting procedures (GE employees only)Ability to utilize CAD/CAM software to convert detailed drawings/procedures to machine programs

  • Capacity to handle multiple simultaneous projects

  • Extensive experience in the following areas: CNC operation; drilling; tapping; milling; grinding; quality control; and safety

  • Proficient skills in operating both high and low speed grinders, VTL (vertical turret lathe), and horizontal lathe grinders

  • Ability to use precision measuring equipment to achieve accuracies at 0.0001 of tolerance.

  • Strong verbal, written, analytical and interpersonal skills

  • Strong mathematical skills

  • Ability to organize and prioritize work and meet deadlines

  • Able to work over time and evening shifts.

  • Be able to read, evaluate and respond to product specifications and blueprints, and perform routine mathematical calculations (basic math, geometry, and trigonometry)

  • Be able to be certified to use overhead cranes and their associated rigging systems, as well as, drive various types of forklifts

  • Be able to read and communicate in the English language

About Us:

GE Power is a world leader in power generation with deep domain expertise that helps customers deliver electricity from a wide spectrum of fuel sources. We are transforming the electricity industry with the digital power plant, the world’s largest & most efficient gas turbine, full balance of plant solutions and our data-leveraging software. Our innovative technologies and digital offerings help make power and water more affordable, reliable, accessible and sustainable.

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, gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.

Locations: United States; Texas; Houston

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