MAINTENANCE A - Mechanical / Electrical (3rd Shift)

Wilmington, North Carolina
06 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
As the MAINTENANCE A - Mechanical / Electrical (3rd Shift), you will perform a wide variety of complicated maintenance work, including setup, installation, alteration, repair or rearrangement of machines, facilities, or equipment and their related controls. In this role you will work a substantial portion of the time in the mechanical and electrical skill or trade. This role is on a 3rd shift (11 pm to 7 am).

Essential Responsibilities

As the MAINTENANCE A - Mechanical / Electrical (3rd Shift), you will:
  • Be responsible for setting up, maintaining, altering, installing, repairing or rearranging complex equipment or machines and their related controls
  • Diagnose equipment malfunctions & perform corrections with minimum of supervision
  • Be responsible for reading & interpreting complicated drawings to make accurate alignment, fits or installations of parts, equipment, such as wiring, piping, etc.
  • Tear down, overhaul, & reassemble intricate mechanisms, machines, apparatus, etc. involving complex mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic & lubricating systems
  • Be responsible for providing mechanical or electrical service on various types of machines or equipment, such as welding equipment, grinders, punch presses, furnaces, motors. Also various process equipment, & control equipment such as relays, motor starters, control valves, rotometers,
  • and pressure switches
  • Service & repair various systems and components for chemical or caustic equipment such as tanks, piping, sumps, etc.
  • Be responsible for performing repair or preventative maintenance on a variety of equipment, such as pumps, automatic doors, cranes, fork lifts, battery (golf) carts, process equipment & their related control equipment
  • Install, repair or service such facility or production systems & their related controls as water, sanitary, generators, compressors, chemicals, compressed air, gas, steam, plumbing, & waste treatment
  • Operate machines & equipment to check the work performed & demonstrate satisfactory operating condition
  • Coordinate re-start of equipment with knowledgeable, trained operators to insure satisfactory operation after repairs
  • Be responsible for operating various types of moving equipment used in installation & repair work, such as fork lift trucks, platform lift trucks, mobile crane, hoists, etc.
  • Perform duties & tasks conforming to all safety regulations & procedures
  • Keep facilities, materials & work areas clean and orderly, exercising good housekeeping practices
  • Perform tooling changeovers
  • Inspect and maintain process equipment tooling
  • Adjust process equipment to maintain product within specification and to maximize yields
  • Replace equipment tooling such as dies, punches and grinding wheels and perform routine maintenance on process equipment
  • Maintain and dress grinding wheels
  • Perform mechanical measurements and visual inspections, as required
  • Be responsible for continuous adherence to all areas of industrial, radiation, and critical safety regulations and requirements
  • Interact with team leaders, maintenance coordinators, production advisors and other personnel to ensure setup and maintenance activities are consistent with production priorities
  • Assists operators in troubleshooting process equipment issues
  • Be responsible for continuous adherence to all areas of industrial, radiation, and criticality safety regulations and requirements
  • Be responsible for proper operation of gadolinium vibromills, sluggers and granulators
  • Be responsible for adjustments, tool inspections and tool change-out of production pellet presses, sinter test presses and pellet grinders


  • High school graduate / GED
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience reading and interpreting complex mechanical and electrical drawings, sketches, and schematics
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in electrical and mechanical fields of maintenance work
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in operating at least two of the following types of machine equipment: milling machines, presses (for metal fabrication), grinders (for metal fabrication), saws (for metal fabrication), shears, lathes, deburr / edge contouring machines, and skills in welding and
  • fabrication
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience with at least two of the following gauges: micrometers, vernier scales and calipers, and/or dial indicators
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience with: (a) troubleshooting and servicing control circuits; (b) industrial wiring including conduit and wire sizing per NEC; (c) 3-phase systems
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience with voltage levels up to 480
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience with: (a) troubleshooting mechanical and/or hydraulic / pneumatic systems; (b) precision coupling and shaft alignment; (c) precision fitting

  • Ability and willingness to be able to lift up to 40 pounds
  • Ability and willingness to work a 3rd shift (11 pm to 7 am)
  • Ability and willingness to be exposed to ladders, pits, scaffolds, etc. (will climb and work at elevated levels)
  • Ability and willingness to be exposed to grease, oil, solvents, acids, various chemicals and solvents
  • Ability and willingness to work in standard shop working conditions
  • Ability and willingness to possibly work with voltages (up to 600)
  • Ability and willingness to work shift work in accordance with business needs; expected to respond to scheduled overtime, hold over or emergency call-in as required. May require employee wear a pager or cell phone.
  • Ability and willingness to handle heavy materials with forklifts, cranes and manually as required, able to lift up to 40 pounds, and manipulate bulky, heavy machine tools and parts, sometimes in awkward positions
  • Must be able to successfully pass a Nuclear Safety Training Test, and Items Relied on for Safety (IROFS) testing elements
  • Ability and willingness to wear protective clothing, and follow strict radiation protection, critical, and industrial safety regulations
  • Must be medically and mentally capable of wearing appropriate respiratory equipment. Will be required to work in controlled manufacturing zone, observing strict criticality and radiation protection regulations

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

  • Associate's Degree in a maintenance specialty
  • Understanding of Shop Math, including decimals and fractions
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience with machine leveling, installation, and set-up experience
  • Work demands a high degree of attention to detail, concentration, and judgment

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