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Maintenance Technician (2nd Shift)

  • GE Aviation - 247 jobs

Vandalia, Illinois, United States

Job Description Summary The Maintenance Technician will address all repair and preventative maintenance on production/manufacturing equipment throughout the facility to include drive stands, automated/manual machinery, electrical equipment, as well as HVAC and plumbing. 2nd shift hours are 2:00-10:30pm.

Job Description
Essential Responsibilities:
  • Perform preventative maintenance on production equipment using Maximo software
  • Repair all production equipment as needed
  • Perform breakdown analysis
  • Perform general housekeeping
  • Upgrade production lines with new equipment/technology
  • Work with outside contractors working on assigned line
  • Comply with GMP, safety, and audit standards
  • Work independently under limited supervision (self-management)
  • Documentation of work schedule and work tasks completed

  • High school diploma or equivalent


  • Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds repetitively, occasionally lift up to 35 pounds non-repetitively, and sometimes lift over 35 pounds with assistance
  • Conform to all EHS guidelines including, but not limited to, wearing proper PPE; Work in an area where there may be moderate noise intensity (85 to 89.9 dBa) and areas where hearing protection is required; Work in an area where, due to normal machining operations, there may be dust, fumes, or smoke (not over OSHA Permissible Exposure Levels)

Desired Characteristics:
  • 5 Years Mechanical Maintenance Experience with a preference of an electrical/HVAC knowledge base
  • Strong troubleshooting skillset; pinpointing and fixing breakdowns, diagnostics, and problem solving
  • Ability to read and apply knowledge from schematics, product manuals and mechanical drawings
  • Preventative maintenance background using computerized preventative charts and data
  • Material fabrication, basic rigging, and welding skills
  • Experience with:
    • Electricity & Electrical systems from 480v 3 phase - 24v control
      • Working with starters, fuses, contacts, relays in basic electrical systems; installation and frequency drive experience preferred
      • Electronics (e.g., level probes, flow meters, drives/VFDs, etc.)
    • Mechanical systems
      • Chains, sprockets, motors, seals, bearings
      • Gearing and gear boxes (rebuilds, ordering parts, machining parts)
    • Hydraulic systems (high pressure cylinders, pumps, valves)
    • Kinematics (e.g., line speed/sprocket size ratios, etc.).
    • PLC (e.g., industrial maintenance, computer control systems, etc.)
    • Pneumatics (solenoids, cylinders, motor brakes, reading)
    • Pumps (replacing seals/motors, understanding specs)
    • Drive Components, Belts, chains, Clutches & Brakes, etc.
  • Ability to work in a collaborative team environment including non-maintenance personnel
  • Knowledge of ISO Quality Standards as well as safety procedures, PPE, Lockout/Tagout, etc.

This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment.

Additional Information

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

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 drug screen (as applicable).

Relocation Assistance Provided: No

Full time

Posted 15 Sep 2021

Closes 15 Oct 2021

Ref: R3550588

This job was posted to: Maintenance manager

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