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Aviation Assembler

  • GE Aviation
  • Entry-Level
  • Posted 1/9/2018 11:49:33 PM
  • 3045368
  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Business Segment: Aviation Supply Chain
Location(s): United States; Maryland; Baltimore


About Us:
Middle River Aircraft Systems is a subsidiary of GE. Middle River Aircraft Systems has been designing, building and servicing the world's best aircraft for seventy years. 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 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 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:
To perform complex assembly and/or installation operations involving fitting and adjusting parts and assemblies of major production subassemblies* or complete minor assemblies**, to checkout minor assembly tools; and/or to perform the more difficult types of riveting. To perform this function in accordance with the following duties.

Essential Responsibilities:
Works from blueprints, tool write-ups, lofts, sketches, verbal information, etc., to perform assigned duties.
Performs assembly of a major production subassembly* and operations of similar complexity where the work involves assembly or installation without the aid of tools, or the existing tools do not locate all parts and assemblies and the specifications necessitate fitting and adjusting of parts or details, coordinating of location of many details and similar duties.
Determines location, position, accuracy of fit, conformity to contour, etc., of parts and assemblies by comparison with blueprints and/or lofts. Reams holes where no tool is provided, or where extremely close tolerances must be held.
Fairs outer surfaces where the contour of the work surface is formed into compound angles and reverse curves by working the frames or sunken areas into smooth contour and correct position.
Performs the more difficult types of riveting operations including riveting in areas where accessibility is very difficult. Suggests and uses special types of bucking bars and/or riveting tools as required to accomplish assigned tasks. Adjusts and operates Drivematic, Erco, and similar riveting machines.
Makes repairs, replacements and alterations in accordance with engineering and/or Quality Control requirements on work performed by self or other employees when such operations entail work as specified above.
Prepares surface areas for the application of adhesive and/or sealing compounds by wiping clean with solvent.
Applies primer and adhesive to surface, installs parts and material, and assures proper fit.
Seals parts by applying proper sealant, lays parts together and uses clamps, screws and fasteners as required.
Visually checks parts to assure proper application of sealant.
Performs initial assembly of parts in minor assembly tools to ascertain location, fit, clearance, etc., of parts in tool and to prove the method and sequence of work operations.
Uses check tools, fixtures, inspection gauges, and precision measuring devices to acquire product acceptance data. Enters such data into the Improved Inspection System (IIS).

Qualifications/Requirements:
- Must be 18 years of age or older.
- Requires a HS diploma/GED equivalent
- Ability to stand and perform work duties for an extended period of time
- Must be able to lift a minimum of 25 pounds.
- Ability to work in various temperatures (e.g., warm, hot, cold, freezing) to complete warehouse tasks.
- Ability to work in an environment that includes dust and other debris
- Ability to be objective and flexible in adapting to changes in priorities, work assignments, and other interactions that may impact pre-established courses of action for completing projects and assignments.
- Ability to work independently on projects or assignments without close supervision or detailed instructions to maximize workplace productivity.
- Ability to complete tasks in a timely, detailed, and orderly manner.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others (e.g., employees, vendors, truck drivers, public) to create a productive environment.
- Willingness to work in a fast paced environment.

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.

Desired Characteristics:
- Ability to prioritize assignments and projects to ensure completion within established timeframes and by expected deadlines.
- Ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative approaches or solutions to allow for an effective resolution of the problem.
- Ability to identify and anticipate problems and act proactively.
- Ability to listen to others to facilitate an open exchange of ideas and provide for effective communication.
- Willingness to work extended hours and/or varying shifts as requested in order to maintain adequate coverage during hours of operation

Locations: United States; Maryland; Baltimore

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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