Vehicle/Equipment Operator Generalist job

company building General Electric Company location Schenectady, NY






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PRIMARY FUNCTION: - Secure job assignment and partial instructions for diverse work using complicated facilities and diverse materials. Interpret sequence of operations. Select and obtain tools, facilities and materials.

Working from drawings, sketches, diagrams, instructions, manuals, etc. make all necessary tests and observations to diagnose and isolate equipment trouble. Make all necessary adjustments to electric or electronic circuitry, hydraulics, pneumatics, mechanical linkages and devices, etc. to correct faulty operation. Perform preventive maintenance, tune-ups, service repairs, major and minor overhauls, including rebuild all types of engines, transmissions, axels, transfer cases, brake systems, steering, electric and hydraulic systems, and equipment. Check out vehicles and equipment after repairs to assure proper operation and performance. Answer emergency calls at all times. Operate tow truck, service van, etc. Acquire and maintain a minimum of a (3G) position weld certification using the SMAW (Shielded Metal Arc) welding process. Certify every six months that welding has been performed within those past six months. Weld, cut and braze as required. Perform all repair work on equipment such as air hammers, rock drills, trailers, dollies, cross cars, locomotives, etc. Fabricate new parts such as locomotive coupling parts, tongues etc. Perform lower rated work as required. Maintain records, certify own work and fill out QC forms or have inspected as required. Stow away tools, etc.

Acquire and maintain a valid NYS vehicle and heavy equipment inspection license and an OSHA industrial vehicle inspection certificate.

Acquire and maintain a valid NYS Commercial Drivers License. CDL Class “A” license.

Perform the above diagnostic, maintenance and repair operations to very close requirements of acceptable performance and quality on all types of vehicles, industrial and construction equipment of similar complexity.

Perform inter-plant pickups and deliveries of material and production equipment and apparatus. Make deliveries to and from local vendors of production support material.

Perform all snow removal operations to include the preparation and operation of wheel loaders, plow trucks, salters, etc.

Operate all site heavy equipment in support of facilities related functions to include backhoes, excavators, cranes, dump trucks, concrete saws, fork trucks, bulldozer, street sweeper, etc.

Keep facilities, material and work area orderly exercising care in their use, maintaining general housekeeping practices and conforming to all safety and quality requirements.

FACILITIES: Lathes, drill presses, grinders, hones and other machine and portable power tools-electric, electronic and mechanical analyzers, test and alignment equipment; precision and ordinary measuring tools, gages and meters; jacks, compressors, cranes, chain falls; arc, gas welding/cutting and brazing equipment; Service van, tow trucks and other vehicles; ordinary hand tools, painting/sanding equipment, etc.

WORKING PROCEDURE: Secures job assignment. Determines and acquires all materials and tools necessary to perform the assigned task. Utilizes a broad knowledge of standard practices and procedures of vehicle maintenance and operations.

Orders material as required for jobs and assists in maintaining levels of standard spare parts.

Completes the job assignments using the present Maintenance Management System.

Perform Preventive Maintenance checks and services.

Performs all functions listed in Appendix A.

Maintains the condition of his / her work-station and assigned tools.

Utilizes all PPE required for diagnosis and repair of equipment. Performs all functions of confined space entry, Supervisor, Attendant, and Entrant. Utilizes all LOTO equipment and procedures.

Additional Information

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 conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).

Relocation Assistance Provided: No

 This position is open. This job was posted on Thu Sep 21 2023 and expires on Sat Oct 21 2023.
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General Electric Company (GE) is a global digital industrial manufacturing company, headquartered in Boston. The company's products and services range from aircraft engines, oil and gas production equipment to medical imaging, financing and industrial products. They operate through the segments of aviation, healthcare, power, renewable energy, digital industry, additive manufacturing, venture capital and finance and lighting. They are at the forefront of new paradigms in additive manufacturing, materials science and data analytics. GE employs a global staff of 283,000; and the company takes pride in having 25% women in leadership positions. You can find many different professions across 11 business areas at GE, and the compensation varies among positions. The company has introduced a suite of tools to cover your career, compensation and benefits. Incentive programs, recognition awards, health coverage, retirement savings, shares of GE stock and a wide variety of consumer discounts are the key elements in their robust package. Invention, healthy way of living, work and life balance and giving back to the community are all at the core of GE.

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Over $10B
Schenectady, NY, 12305, and others
Machinery Manufacturers, Navigational / Measuring / Electromedical / Control Instrument Manufacturers
Jeffrey R. Immelt
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