Machinist Trainee
November 03, 2016
Job Number



GE Power

Business Segment

Power Gas Power Systems

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's Gas Power Systems business is the global industry leader in efficient, reliable, and cost-effective conversion of fuel to power, serving a wide range of applications from small, mobile power to highly efficient, utility scale power plants. With our substantial technology heritage and the largest delivered fleet of gas turbines of any provider in the world, our specialized plant solutions address unique customer challenges, providing increased performance, fuel efficiency, lower emissions and operational flexibility.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is anEqual 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.

Posted Position Title

Machinist Trainee

Career Level




Function Segment

Shop Operations

Location(s) Where Opening Is Available United States

U.S. State, China or Canada Provinces

New York



Postal Code


Relocation Assistance


Role Summary/Purpose

GE Power in Schenectady, NY is seeking current students who have completed at least one full year of course studies (30+ credits relevant to their degree) by May of 2016 in one of the AOS/AAS programs (or similar) listed below:

* Computer Integrated Machining Technology

* Precision Machining & Tooling

* Machine Tool Technology

* Advanced Manufacturing Technology

* CNC Machinist Technology

Essential Responsibilities

The Machining Internship Program is a 10-week, paid program designed to provide a unique learning experience for highly motivated students who are interested in pursuing a career in machining upon graduation. The program pays about $17/hour for a 40 hour work week. A $600/month housing stipend is also available to students whose residence is more than 50 miles away from the site. Interns will be paired with current team members in numerous machining roles to learn more about the trade and to demonstrate their abilities. If successful in the internship, there is opportunity for full time employment upon graduation.

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* High School Diploma / GED with at least one full year of course studies in one of the AOS / AAS degree programs (or equivalent) listed above

Eligibility Requirements:

* Ability and willingness to wear personal protective equipment, for example safety glasses, gloves, hats, and safety shoes

* Ability and willingness to work in a tobacco-free environment

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Additional Eligibility Qualifications

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 background investigation and drug screen.

Desired Characteristics

* GPA of 3.2 or greater

* Prior machining experience

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