Machinist
Location:
Richmond , Virginia
Posted:
December 29, 2017
Reference:
3038751
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 offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www.ge.com/sites/default/files/15-000845%20EEO%20combined.pdf . 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 Machinist will work at the Richmond, VA Service Center and will Set-up and operate manual and CNC machining equipment in machine shop department in order to drill, face, saw, turn, mill, grind, thread and bore various parts, materials and assemblies to precision tolerances and specified finishes.

Essential Responsibilities:

As the Machinist, you will:

+ Set-up and operate a variety of machines performing various machining operations from simple to very complex using manual and CNC (Computer Numeric Control) machining equipment (including, but not limited to mills, drills, grinders, lathes, horizontal / vertical bore)

+ Selects and grinds tools in accordance with hardness, machine capability, and properties of material to be machined

+ Use of a variety of measuring devices

+ Use of a wide variety of associated shop equipment and tooling

Qualifications/Requirements:

+ High School Diploma / GED

+ Minimum of 3 years of experience operating machining equipment such as boring bars, vertical boring mills, horizontal boring mills, and or other equipment used to support repairs of steam / gas turbines and generator equipment

+ Minimum of 2 years experience reading blueprints

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

+ Ability and willingness to work 2nd shift

+ Ability and willingness to work overtime, various shifts, holidays and weekends, as required

+ Ability and willingness to wear personal protective equipment

+ Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening

Desired Characteristics:

+ Associate's Degree in a technical discipline or Trade School Degree from an accredited college, university or trade school

+ CNC M and G code programming experience

+ Large CNC Lathe or Horizontal Boring Mill (HBM) or Large Vertical Boring Mill (VBM) experience

+ Experience with operating at least two of the following smaller CNC machines without direct supervision: Small HBM, Vertical Turret Lathe (VTL), Farrel Lathe, Georg Mill

+ Accomplished skills in their trade with experience on Power Generating Equipment

+ Experience using precision measuring instruments

+ Experience using the metric system

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Locations: United States; Virginia; Richmond

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf . 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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