General Electric Maintenance Mechanic in Richmond, Virginia

Role Summary:

The Maintenance Mechanic performs safety inspections, preventative maintenance, repairs and replacement of machine tools, crane, welding and miscellaneous equipment throughout the entire facility.

Essential Responsibilities:

As the Maintenance Mechanic, you will:

  • Perform safety inspections of tools and equipment

  • Utilize Computerized Maintenance System to document repairs and preventative maintenance

  • Use and maintain electronic maintenance logs

  • Troubleshoot / perform preventive maintenance and repair sandblasting equipment, piping systems, hydraulic systems, pneumatic systems, machine tools, cranes, welding, etc.


  • High School Diploma / GED

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in electrical and/or mechanical maintenance related fields

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience reading blueprints


  • Ability and willingness to work all shifts as this is a three-shift operation [this is primarily a 2nd shift position (3:00p-11:30p)]

  • Ability and willingness to work overtime, various shifts, holidays and weekends, as required

  • Ability and willingness to perform mechanical and electrical emergency repairs while "On Call"

  • Ability and willingness to wear personal protective equipment

  • Ability and willingness to perform work in adherence to OSHA, ANSI and applicable regulations

  • 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

Desired Characteristics:

  • Technical certificate from an accredited educational institution

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in mechanical maintenance related fields

  • Minimum of 1 year of Machine Tool experience (milling, lathe, drills)

  • Millwright Apprenticeship completion or Millwright Card

  • Ability to work as a team member or independently

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About Us:

GE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

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 . 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.

Locations: United States; Virginia; Richmond

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