GE Gas Turbine Test Lead Operator - Apprentice

Date Posted: February 4, 2022

Deadline: March 22, 2022

Organization: General Electric

Location: Greenville Area

City: Greenville, SC

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Job Type: Full Time

Wages/Salary: $21/hr to start, pay raises while on 5 year program every 6 months at approximately $1/hr with satisfactory job performance.


High School Graduate Successfully pass the college entrance exam. Successfully pass a mechanical aptitude assessment. Favorably complete employment evaluations through applications, testing and interviews. Strong mechanical/electrical and mathematical aptitude. Ability and eagerness to learn and to work within a team. Great communication skills.

Job Description:

The GE Greenville Gas Turbine Test Lead Operator Apprentice Program combines both academic studies and on-the-job training to develop the fundamentals required to become a skilled Test Lead Operator with GE Power. The Test Apprentice Lead Operator will learn the design of the gas turbine, how to install and test a GT, learn all auxiliary systems required for running GT’s, and modify the software and data acquisition systems. While learning, you will be exposed to a variety of Gas Turbine systems, including: programable logic controllers, HMIs and data acquisition, sensors and electronics, servo systems, complex process systems, hydraulics and pneumatics, and SPC. The test area is a self-sufficient test cell that covers all areas of a working power plant. Test Lead Operator performs simple to very complex mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic trouble shooting and repairs on variety of precision production machinery. They work on machine systems such as: *Mark VIe Controls, *Pump/Valve/Cooling Systems, *Sensors and Data Collection, *Power Electrical and MCCs, *Gas Turbine Operation and Design, *Test Stand Design and Build.

School requirement of 3.0 GPA required for 5 year program. After successful acceptance in program, new GE employees will start on first shift for first year. After first year, they will move to either second or third shift to make way for new apprentices being hired for subsequent years. First shift 6:45 am - 2:45 pm, Second shift 2:45 pm - 10:45 pm, Third shift 10:45 pm - 6:45 am. School must revolve around work schedule, and 2 year associates degree must be completed in 5 years or less. Pay progression will be more accelerated with completion of degree requirement.
Contact Name:
Joseph Gambino
Contact Phone Number: 864.918.2067
Application Process:
Search for R3622418.
Employer Address:

300 Garlington Road
Greenville, SC 29615
United States

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