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General Electric Thermal Operator 2nd shift Special Forces in McAllen, Texas

Job Description Summary

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities :

  • Performs special processes such as high temperature heat treats, brazing, and coatings

  • Works from specific knowledge of applicable technical documents, custom process methods, and strict adherence to process instructions Operates vacuum furnaces and batch atmosphere furnaces

  • Ensures cleaning and preparation work are properly performed

  • Positions material on racks, thermocouples, packs furnace containers, loads furnaces, unloads furnaces, and performs related functions applicable to heat treats, brazing, and coatings

  • Verifies temperature control, atmosphere, and vacuum settings on Windows based and single loop temperature controller

  • Performs operator level equipment maintenance as necessary

  • Responsible for meeting all quality assurance standards of the product

  • Must adhere to and follow all safety procedures, report safety concerns, use appropriate PPE as required, and follow all safety practices

  • Flexibility in schedule to work an off-shift position

  • Works normal scheduled shift on weekends per business needs

Qualifications/Requirements :

  • High school diploma / GED

  • Minimum of 18 months experience in operating vacuum and batch furnaces or aviation manufacturing / production environment


  • Willing and able to work overtime and any shift

  • Ability and willingness to work an off-shift position - 3rd shift

  • Requires the ability to read, write, and speak the English language

  • interpret and follow written procedures{ i.e. AWI (Aviation Work Instructions), etc.}

  • complete documentation (i.e. routers, etc.) and follow verbal instructions

  • Must have the ability to pass physical, background, and drug screens

Desired Characteristics :

  • Ability to work in a high-pressure and high-volume production environment Demonstrated proficiency in the comprehension and use of vacuum and batch atmosphere furnaces

  • Proven experience and willingness to be self-directed and identify improvement processes

  • Ability and willingness to work effectively with others in a team setting

  • Follow and promote safe work practices

  • Communicate effectively with others

This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment.

Additional Information

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