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General Electric 1st Class Machinist / Fitter in Maitland, Australia

Role Summary:You will complete Maitland Workshop Overhauls, Refurbishment, Repair and Maintenance of customer equipment – Utility and Industrial Plant. Execution labour to quality, contract and program, and provide recommendations, advice, feedback, 5s and Continuous Improvement.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Adhere to Quality Policy.

  • Isolate and quarantine non-conforming product, machines and equipment.

  • Work to direction and under limited supervision.

  • Create, Register, Control and Complete records suitable for each project.

  • Quality documentation suitable for each project.

  • Control Hold Points and Product Release.

  • Adhere to Environment, Health & Safety Regulations, Policy and Procedures.

  • Adhere to Maitland Site Induction, SMWS’s and Rules.

  • Work individually and in a team environment

  • Adhere to Operational Standards.

  • Manage performance to achieve set Business metrics and targets.

  • Timekeeping / Simplification / Continuous Improvements.

  • Executions, maintenance, roster, discipline, programs, cost, technical standards.

  • Maintain Industrial Relations.

  • Report potential cost reduction initiatives.


  • Heavy manual machining experience on lathes, horizontal/ vertical borers

  • Knowledge and experience of process and procedure and repairs of mechanical plant.

  • Regulatory certificates, White card.

  • Engineering trade qualification.

  • Detailed experience on high speed rotating equipment overhaul i.e. turbines, pumps, compressors, fans etc.

  • Large megawatt generator repair/ rewind experience

Desired Characteristics:

  • Safety focused

Experience in the machining and repair of heavy rotating equipment

  • Experience with power industry equipment

  • Flexibility in working arrangements including overtime and temporary shift patterns

  • Sociable and able to work within a team environment.

  • Basic computer skills

  • Willing to travel to conduct site work when required

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