Expires soon General Electric

3rd Shift Asheville Maintenance Technician

  • Asheville ( Buncombe )
  • IT development

Job description

Additional Cities

Career Level

Relocation Assistance


GE Aviation
Business Segment

Aviation Supply Chain


United States
Additional States/Provinces

North Carolina
Postal Code

Role Summary/Purpose

Maintains production and facility support equipment to planned production and quality specifications. Responsibility includes electronic, pneumatic, hydraulic, mechanical, utility systems, and facility equipment components. Leads problem solving groups and trains other Technicians.
Essential Responsibilities

In addition you will :
Plan, install, maintain, rebuild, and repair a wide variety of machinery requiring the use of ordinary and specialized tools and devices
Perform maintenance and PM’s on electronic, mechanical, and pneumatic / hydraulic systems
Assume an active role in the output and quality of equipment in assigned area
Train production technical and support personnel as required
Act as the team leader in completion of special technical problem resolution assignments and manages structured groups within maintenance organization
Complete work orders and log work into Maximo program
Maintain equipment function by conducting proper PM’s
Actively participate in continuous improvement, lean concepts and team activities

Additional activities:
May be required to setup and use ladders and hand and power trucks
Perform associated duties as required
Maintain a clean and orderly work area

High School graduate or GED (Technical School desirable)
Minimum of 3 years of general experience in industrial maintenance or previous lead technician role in manufacturing industry

Heavy lifting (up to 50lbs)
Pushing, pulling, climbing, crawling, bending, and / or squatting / stooping or working in tight places or above shoulder height
Desired Characteristics

Maintain integrity of product and documentation by alerting management of any failure of product integrity
Maintain a positive attitude that drives team collaboration
Well rounded mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic maintenance repair and troubleshooting skills
Ability to lead and direct small teams within maintenance organization (preventive, predictive, and reliability-focused) plan and organize work projects and resources
Work closely with engineering for qualification runs, set up of new products, and machine retrofits
Ability to lead problem solving team and LEAN manufacturing groups
Knowledge and understanding of logic and complex systems (PLC’s, vision systems, robotics, etc.)
Ability to manage time and multiple projects in addition to normal duties
Maintain proactive stance rather than reactive in dealing with equipment and process repairs or improvements
Repair equipment in safe, timely, and professional manner
Install procedures and solutions to prevent repeat occurrences in equipment malfunctions and ensure such are communicated and personnel trained
Good interpersonal skills and ability to train other technicians, engineers, operators, or support personnel
Act as team leader over special technical problem resolution and act as group leader in supervisor’s absence
Strong general industrial safety practices (Fire evacuation, accident reporting, PPE, Lock-out / Tag-out, hot work permits, waste disposal, confined space work)
Advanced understanding of CNC machining centers and associated tooling and fixtures
Advanced understanding of automation concepts
Advanced understanding of assembly line production systems using linear motion, robotics, and vision systems
About Us

GE (NYSE:GE) drives the world forward by tackling its biggest challenges. By combining world-class engineering with software and analytics, GE helps the world work more efficiently, reliably, and safely. GE people are global, diverse and dedicated, operating with the highest integrity and passion to fulfill GE’s mission and deliver for our customers. www.ge.com
GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is anEqual Opportunity Employer . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.
Additional Eligibility Qualifications

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). 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.
Primary Country

United States
Primary State/Province

North Carolina
Primary City