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Off Shift Asheville Maintenance Technician

  • GE Aviation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 2/6/2018 5:52:16 PM
  • 3056661
  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Business Segment: Aviation Supply Chain
Location(s): United States; North Carolina; Asheville

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 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:
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 :

  • Plans, installs, maintains, rebuilds, and repairs a wide variety of machinery requiring the use of ordinary and specialized tools and devices
  • Performs maintenance and PM’s on electronic, mechanical, and pneumatic / hydraulic systems
  • Assumes an active role in the output and quality of equipment in assigned area
  • Trains production technical and support personnel as required
  • Acts as the team leader in completion of special technical problem resolution assignments and manages structured groups within maintenance organization
  • Completes work orders and log work into Maximo program
  • Maintains equipment function by conducting proper PM’s
  • Actively participates 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
  • Eyesight correctable to 20 / 25

    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:

  • 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

    Why join one great company when you can join many? We are more than 280,000 people with jobs that range from biochemist to finance specialist to wind energy engineer. We’re passionate about making life better with new ideas and technologies. We’re diverse, supporting our communities in more than 140 countries. Experience personal growth and competency development as part of the GE team. Around the world, we are helping build the healthcare, transportation and aviation of the new century.

    At GE Aviation, we are imagination at work. Whether we’re manufacturing components for our GEnx engines or driving innovation in fuel and noise reduction, the GE Aviation teams are dedicated to turning imaginative ideas into advances in aviation that solve some of the world’s toughest problems. Join us and you’ll find yourself in a dynamic environment where our ongoing, substantial investment in research and development keeps us moving forward and looking ahead. Here you’ll work collaboratively and across functions with the highest caliber talent, utilizing cutting-edge technology and processes. Whether it’s the next generation of ecomagination products or the future of aircraft engines, we’ve got the state-of-the-art resources to make those innovations a reality. If you’re passionate about aviation and looking for a career rich with challenges and unlimited opportunities for growth and advancement, then join GE in reengineering the sky through aviation innovations that will impact the globe for generations to come.

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    Locations: United States; North Carolina; Asheville

    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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