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Construction Fabricator

  • GE Power
  • Experienced
  • Posted 6/19/2017 10:51:31 AM
  • 2934510
  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Business Segment: Power Water & Process Technologies
Location(s): United States; Virginia; Norfolk


About Us:
GE announced they signed a definitive agreement to sell the Water & Process Technologies business to SUEZ, a services and solutions company with global operations primarily in water and waste management. The deal will be subject to customary closing conditions such as regulatory review and appropriate consultation and we expect this to be complete by mid-2017. Water & Process Technologies will operate business as usual through this process and will continue to meet its commitments to its valued customers and employees. This includes hiring strong talent to help the business grow and be successful. GE is targeting to complete the sale of the business by mid-2017.
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:
The Construction Fabricator will be responsible for assisting in the fabrication of various components and/or whole parts to support the production and manufacturing of specialized water treatment equipment and associated systems. You will be required to use forklifts, scissor lifts, drill presses, belt sanders, band saws, bench grinders and iron-workers.



Essential Responsibilities:
As the Construction Fabricator, you will:

  • Assist in fabricating and manufacturing various components of specialized equipment used in industrial water treatment applications
  • Use drill presses, belt sanders, band saws, bench grinders, iron-workers, and other specialized equipment to fabricate parts and water treatment systems properly and safely
  • Have to pipe-fit various materials such as PVC, CPVC, fiberglass, and stainless steel
  • Practice good safety procedures in order to keep self and others injury free
  • Follow good housekeeping practices by keeping fabrication and tool storage area neat and clean as well as timely cleanup of work area after each job is completed
  • Perform confined space entry in small tanks with 14x18" manways
  • Travel for field repair and install if needed
    Maintain records and reports


Qualifications/Requirements:
  • High School Diploma / GED, Home School Certification or international equivalent


ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
  • Ability and willingness to travel as required
  • Ability and willingness to perform physical duties such as lifting, climbing, and manual dexterity
  • Ability and willingness to work in range of environments to include but not limited to industrial facilities, manufacturing facilities, and power industry facilities
  • Ability and willingness to work in confined spaces
  • Ability and willingness to obtain forklift certification within 90 days of employment


Desired Characteristics:
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in pipefitting, fabrication, and operation of drill press, belt sander, band saw, ironworker and bench grinder
  • Experience in reading P&IDs (Piping and Instrumentation Drawing)
  • Welding certification
  • Knowledgeable and committed to Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) practices
  • Knowledge of basic inventory control concepts
  • Knowledge of basic quality control concepts
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Diligent and customer focused
  • Strong teamwork skills

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Locations: United States; Virginia; Norfolk
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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