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General Electric Technician - Thermal Spray - Vernova Research in Niskayuna, New York

Job Description Summary

GE Vernova’s Advanced Research business is the central innovation engine for GE’s portfolio of energy businesses, which will be unified under one banner called GE Vernova. The research organization is made up of 250+ researchers representing virtually every major scientific and engineering discipline. Collectively, they are driving major research programs and initiatives to decarbonize power, accelerate renewables, and promote electrification and the creation of a 21st century grid fit to power a zero-carbon energy future.

Job Description

At GE Vernova Research scientists, engineers, and technicians work to provide GE's businesses and strategic partners with technical innovations to advance energy transition for their future generation products, processes and services. As a Technician – Thermal Spray, you will:

Work with scientists and engineers to support the development of coating metallurgical processes and alloys. This can include, but not limited to, powder and sample preparation using standard techniques including sieving, mixing, and ball milling. Assisted in the operation including to run and maintain coaters as necessary. Work with scientists and engineers to coordinate samples, post processing, heat treatment, and coordinating machining of test bars and fixtures. As technician, you will work with periodic guidance, carry out experiments, perform a variety of measurements, obtain and prepare data, make experimental observations and report the results as necessary.

Qualifications / Requirements

  • Associate degree in an engineering, technology, science or related discipline with a minimum of 3 years of experience or High School Diploma with a minimum of 5 years of experience

  • Experience in Thermal Spray technology including handling of powder, prepare slurry, program and operate spray booth, and post processing process

  • Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to efficiently coordinate and perform multiple, concurrent tasks.

  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment.

  • Must be 18 years or older

  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in Niskayuna, NY

  • 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 opening.

  • You must submit your application for employment on the careers page at to be considered.

Desired characteristics

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint).

  • Familiarity with Thermal Spray techniques especially APS, SPS, and HVOF.

The weekly salary range for this position is $1,400-$2,000 USD. The specific salary offered to a candidate may be influenced by a variety of factors including the candidate’s experience, their education, and the work location.

GE provides a comprehensive benefits package that provides access to plans which support the overall wellbeing of our employees and their dependents. These benefits include, but are not limited to, health care coverage (medical, dental, vision, pharmacy), a retirement plan that includes Company Retirement Savings and a 401K with Company matching, Life Insurance options, Disability coverage, paid time-off, EAP, and more.

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