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Industrial Maintenance Technician
Company: GE Appliances
Location: Louisville, KY
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 09/26/2022
Expire Date: 10/26/2022
Job Categories: Healthcare, Practitioner and Technician, Information Technology, Installation, Maintenance, and Repair, Manufacturing and Production, Military, Other / General, Quality Control, Research & Development, Medical, Energy / Utilities
Job Description
Industrial Maintenance Technician


Job Location

USA, Louisville, KY

Job Posting Title

Industrial Maintenance Technician

The Challenge

Maintenance Technicians are eligible for a $2,500 hiring bonus!

Pay Rates: $30.41 – $31.91*/hour; *Includes $1.50 shift differential for 2nd and 3rd shifts

What you will Do

Make it at the Park!  Join the GE Appliances team in a high-energy, production facility environment. Our Maintenance Technicians support appliance manufacturing operations to ensure equipment reliability and uptime in support of safety, quality, delivery, and meeting cost objectives.  This is an essential industrial maintenance role involving machine setup, troubleshooting, repairs, and preventative maintenance to mechanical, electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic equipment.

Why GE Appliances?

  • Paid weekly

  • Medical, dental and vision benefits starting day one

  • Tuition reimbursement and career development

  • Paid vacation, holiday, and personal time

  • Paid parental leave and access to backup childcare

  • And, so much more!

What you’ll do:

  • Maintain, troubleshoot, repair and improve hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical and mechanical equipment

  • Diagnose and troubleshoot VFD’s and Servo Drives, setting and adjusting parameters and replacement of such devices

  • Perform preventive maintenance 

  • Complete shop records and use reporting systems following established procedures 

  • Provide quick response to maintenance requests and calls from maintenance leadership and manufacturing operations teams 

  • Follow safe work methods and procedures to avoid injury to self and co-workers or damage to company property, including use of all required personal protective equipment, following safety precautions (e.g. LOTO), ensuring machine guards, etc. 

  • Perform welding and plumbing as needed 

  • Follow proper housekeeping standards to ensure clean and organized maintenance work areas 

  • Operate motorized equipment, including but not limited to scissor lifts, JLGs, fork trucks, etc. 

  • Use a wide range of powered tools and hand tools and vibratory tools/equipment

What you need to Succeed

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must have a high school diploma, GED or GED equivalent and

    • Certified Journeyman with 2 or more years of experience in one of the following trades: Electrical or Mechanical, OR

    • Associates Degree in Electrical or Mechanical field with at least 2 years of current, hands-on working experience in an industrial/manufacturing environment, OR

    • Technical training with military service and 5 years' experience in general maintenance in a industrial/manufacturing environment

  • Possess experience working with 480V, 220V, 120V, and low volt DC electrical controls and systems and the ability to read and understand electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic schematics

  • Proven ability to work with these factors:

    • Perform work in a loud/noisy environment

    • Change shifts and work overtime and weekends, as required

    • Work with parts/equipment which may be hot, cold, and/or wet

    • Work outside in all weather conditions and work at heights

    • Use a wide range of powered tools and hand tools and vibratory tools/equipment

    • Perform the essential functions of the position, with or without an accommodation, including, but not limited to:

      • Prolonged standing, frequently handling various parts for assembly, frequent walking, reaching at waist level, pushing/pulling, grasping/squeezing, pinching

      • Have fine motor dexterity, neck flexion, and be able to use air tools

      • Be able to reach overhead, reach at shoulder level, reach at knee and floor level

      • Bending, stooping, squatting, crouching, kneeling, crawling, ladder/stair climbing, pivoting, twisting, neck extension/rotation, shoulder circumduction, lying supine and using vibratory tools also required

      • Handling and lifting of parts and/or equipment (lifting minimum of 86 lbs., carrying 62 lbs., and pushing/pulling, 75 lbs. required)

Desired Characteristics:

  • Technical certifications a strong plus

  • PLC experience preferred. Understanding of PLC logic, performing minor editing and programming changes

  • Experience working with the following electrical diagrams: PLC logic, process flow diagrams, instrument flow diagrams and/or P&ID drawings

  • Experience working with Human Machine Interfaces (HMIs), Analog and digital AC/DC drive systems, pneumatic/hydraulic systems

  • Mechanical aptitude – ability to understand basic mechanical concepts and relationships

GE Appliances invites all interested and qualified candidates to apply for employment opportunities. If you have a disability that prevents or limits your ability to use or access the site, or if you require any other accommodation in the application process due to a disability, you may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting us at aphourlyrecruiting@geappliances.com.

GE Appliances 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.

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