Tooling Specialist--Generator

West Chester, Ohio
24 Nov 2016
04 Feb 2017
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
The Associate - Field Services and Maintenance Management will be responsible for the inventory, restocking, maintenance and repair of the turbine and generator tool kits to support outage requirements and ensure they are presentable and meet all safety, quality, company and government requirements.

Essential Responsibilities

As the Tooling Specialist--Generator, you will:
  • Follow direction from tool center manager, cell leader and lead technician
  • Follow work instructions and tasks
  • Keep and maintain accurate inventory reocords
  • Adhere to site safety, quality, company and government requirements
  • Repair and maintain all turbine and generator tools and containers and ensure they are clean and meet all safety and quality requirements
  • Perform visual, electrical, mechanical, and electronic inspection of tools
  • Report and quarantine any non-compliant items
  • Proficiently perform in-depth troubleshooting, repair and preventative maintenance of electrical / electronic equipment and systems up to 120 KV AC/DC
  • Have understanding and practical application of standard Industry, electrical codes, regulations, practices, OSHA, NFPA, NEC, UL, etc.
  • Have the ability to recognize and understand risks and operate all industrial and specialized equipment safely and sufficiently, including legacy analog systems and the latest PLC (Programmable Logic Controls) systems
  • Perform shipping and receiving duties when assigned
  • Operate Forklifts and other powered industrial equipment as needed
  • Coordinate activities and complete projects to maximize safety, quality, productivity and compliance to GE policies
  • Ensure a high level of professional customer service and support
  • Safely utilize material handling equipment/techniques
  • Ensure all work is performed with an Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) mindset
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Electrical Associate's / Technical Degree from an accredited college or university (OR a High School Diploma / GED with Journeyman Electrician card in industrial services OR a High School Diploma / GED with an electrical certificate in industrial services with a minimum of 5 years of experience working in a service environment repairing 480 V electrical equipment)
  • Ability and willingness to lift 55 pounds, as required
  • Ability and willingness to possess and maintain a valid driver's license
  • Ability and willingness to undergo background checks and tests, as needed for entry into power plants including nuclear facilities
  • Ability and willingness to work overtime, including weekends and different hours than scheduled, as needed
  • Ability and willingness to travel 7% of the time, internationally and domestically, as required
  • Ability and willingness to stand for long period of time
  • Ability and willingness to work in various positions, conditions and environments

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

  • Strong interpersonal, team and leadership skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • experience working in team environments
  • Ability to develop credibility with employees, managers, peers and customers
  • Strong mechanical, technical and analytical skills
  • Ability to plan, communicate and execute
  • Strong organizational skills with high attention to detail
  • Turbine maintenance, generator maintenance or tooling experience
  • Ability to learn, understand, and capable to implement all policies, practices and procedures
  • Minimum of 6 months of experience with tools used in the maintenance of power generators, turbines
  • Demonstrates comprehensive knowledge of electric, pneumatic, and hydraulic tools and equipment
  • Demonstrated ability in meeting schedule commitments
  • Process oriented mindset with the ability to be self-directed
  • Strong inventory process Knowledge and experience
  • Forklift driver experience
  • Intelligent understanding of electrical and electronic circuitry, diagnostics and industrial maintenance practices
  • Proven experience with large electric motor preventative maintenance, troubleshooting and repair
  • Experience with proper installation, preventative maintenance of large pumps, fans and their control systems.
  • Understanding of PLC systems, troubleshooting, debugging and programing
  • Understanding of analog and digital instrumentation systems
  • Demonstrated ability with diagnostic and troubleshooting skills to repair and maintain test industrial equipment and perform quality hand solder repair to the board or component level
  • General maintenance welding and machining process experience
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