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General Electric Maintenance Apprentice Program in Rutland, Vermont

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Job Description

GE will be hiring for the Maintenance Apprentice Program in Rutland, Vermont.

The program is a three-year curriculum consisting of on-the-job training on a wide variety of manufacturing equipment. The apprentice will be attending Vermont Technical College classes which earn credits toward an engineering degree. After the first successful year of basic maintenance apprentice training, the apprentice will go onto year two and three in the Mechanical or Electronic Apprentice Program based on the apprentices demonstrated abilities and the needs of the business. For those apprentices entering the electronics apprenticeship, additional on the job training will be required to achieve a VT Journeyman Electrician’s License. Starting pay will be $28.90 for all apprentices, progressing up to $39.20 for a mechanic and $41.62 for an electronics technician. Upon graduation from program, candidates may be placed in off shift roles based on business demands, which could include 4th, 5th or 6th shifts.

We offer a dynamic, fast-paced work environment supporting jet engine fan & compressor airfoils production. We offer competitive pay and benefits. We are proud of our Vermont employees and their heritage of dedicated work, innovation, and customer focus. The GE Vermont Team invites you to learn more about how to join our Company.

Application Minimum Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED.

  • Two years of higher-level math (i.e. algebra and geometry) with a grade of B or better average

  • One year of science with a grade of B or better average

  • Basic computer skills

  • A letter outlining why you want to participate in the program

  • Minimum of one year of mechanical or electrical experience

  • Must be able to pass a background check and drug screen including testing for marijuana

  • Ability and willingness to earn a certificate of completion in the registered 3- year apprentice program with the State of Vermont

  • Must be willing to attend class 3-4 nights per week after working 8-hour day

Must be available to take the Accuplacer and Ramsey exams during ONE of the sessions offered at Stafford Technical Center offered on Saturday, June 17th from 9:30am to 11:30am OR 12pm to 2pm OR 2:30pm to 4:30pm ​

Desired Qualifications:

Trade school or technical college degree

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