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Crane and Elevator Generalist

  • GE Power
  • Experienced
  • Posted 3/28/2017 12:54:35 PM
  • 2885974
  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Business Segment: Power Gas Power Systems
Location(s): United States; New York; Schenectady


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’s Gas Power Systems business is the global industry leader in efficient, reliable, and cost-effective conversion of fuel to power, serving a wide range of applications from small, mobile power to highly efficient, utility scale power plants. With our substantial technology heritage and the largest delivered fleet of gas turbines of any provider in the world, our specialized plant solutions address unique customer challenges, providing increased performance, fuel efficiency, lower emissions and operational flexibility.

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.

Role Summary:
As the Crane and Elevator Generalist, you will diagnose, troubleshoot, and perform mechanical and electrical repair, maintenance and modifications to cranes and elevators.

Please apply through www.gesteamturbinegenjobs.com. Applications submitted through the apply button below will not be reviewed.



Essential Responsibilities:
As the Crane and Elevator Generalist, you will:


  • Hitch, move and erect a variety of mechanical and electrical equipment, facilities, parts, assemblies, etc.
  • Change crane cables, hooks, etc. Inspect crane, elevator and lifting cables, blocks, hooks, undercarriages, running ropes, etc. for mechanical damage
  • Hold and keep current a 36 weld certification
  • Operate equipment such as scooters, scissors lifts, JLG type lifts, fork trucks, and winch trucks
  • Diagnose the problem or improper operation of the equipment, mechanically, hydraulically, and electrically including radio control, motor drives and PLC controls
  • Obtain necessary tools, supplies, and spare parts required
  • Repair simple parts that may require 'drilling, reaming, turning, milling, polishing, etc.
  • Perform preventive maintenance checks and services including inspection of crane, elevators and lifting cables, blocks, hooks, running ropes, all below hook lifting devices, etc. for mechanical damage
  • Perform alignment procedures of gearboxes, shafting, couplings, pulleys etc.
  • Perform all functions of confined space entry, Supervisor, Attendant, and Entrant
  • Utilize all LOTO equipment and procedures

    Please apply through www.gesteamturbinegenjobs.com. Applications submitted through the apply button below will not be reviewed.



    Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Associate’s Degree in an Electrical or Mechanical discipline (OR High School Diploma / GED with a Military Advanced Electronic Training Course, eg. Navy FC or ET)

    Eligibility Requirements:

  • Ability and willingness to wear personal protective equipment, for example safety glasses, gloves, hats, and safety shoes
  • Ability and willingness to work in a tobacco-free environment
  • Ability and willingness to lift / push / pull at least 50 pounds, with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Ability and willingness to work overtime as required, with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Ability and willingness to work occasional weekend shifts as required, with or without reasonable accommodation

    Please apply through www.gesteamturbinegenjobs.com. Applications submitted through the apply button below will not be reviewed.



    Desired Characteristics:

  • Completion of state/federal apprenticeship or Journeyman Fitter
  • Self-motivated with ability to work with minimal direction
  • Demonstrated ability to read and interpret blue prints (or other technical materials)
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret hydraulic schematics
  • Certified in Refrigeration Transition and Recovery and HVAC certification number
  • Strong written and oral communication skills

    PLEASE NOTE: Candidates interested in this role should apply at www.gesteamturbinegenjobs.com – DO NOT APPLY THROUGH THIS LINK BELOW.

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    Locations: United States; New York; Schenectady

    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 conditional upon the successful completion​ of a background investigation and drug screen.


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