General Motors Tonawanda has a need for qualified Mechanical Journeypersons (i.e., millwright, pipefitter, and/or machine repair). Working under minimal supervision with a high level of independent judgment and problem solving, the Mechanical Journeyperson is responsible for maintaining production and quality by ensuring operation of industrial machinery and mechanical equipment. The Mechanical Journeyperson needs to be flexible enough to take on multiple job assignments in a shift and be skilled at priority setting.
Follow established safety procedures according to OSHA standards and company procedures
Fabricate, drill, weld, cut, and bolt to install, maintain, dismantle, repair, or replace mechanical components (e. g. bearings, seals, details, carriers, etc.) on industrial machinery
Maintain, dismantle, repair, and replace mechanical and hydraulic components on industrial machinery such as shafting, motors, generators, air compressors, cranes, conveyor belts, engines, pumps, and valves
Layout, assemble, fabricate, maintain, and repair piping systems
Use various hand or power tools for measuring, cutting, threading, grooving, bending, soldering, assembling, joining, and installing pipes, valves, and fittings
Read and interpret blueprints for the mechanical operation and assembly of conveyor systems, material handling systems, robots, and other automation
Operate mobile equipment (e. g. forklifts, vertical lifts, cranes)
Determine loading requirements to rig equipment and material for lifting
Set up and operate conventional or computer numerically controlled (CNC) machine tools such as lathes, milling machines, and grinders to cut, bore, grind, or otherwise shape parts to prescribed dimensions and finishes
Fabricate punches, tools, steel rule tools and t-sets to exact specifications
Plan sequences of operations for fabricating tools or assemblies using blueprints, sketches, or models
Determine quality of finished products, ensuring defect-free parts, by verifying dimensions, alignment, and clearances for conformance to specifications using measuring instruments such as calipers, gauge blocks, micrometers, and dial indicators
Interested individuals must meet the following minimum qualifications:
U.S. Department of Labor Completion of Apprenticeship Certificate in a Mechanical trade (millwright, pipefitter, toolmaker, machine repair) or six (6) years of documented experience in a Mechanical trade (notarized documentation required)
Able to work any shift and work some overtime including daily, weekend, and holidays
Applicants must be:
At least 18 years of age;
Eligible to work in the United States;
Willing to submit to a drug test and background check.
General Motors offers a competitive compensation and benefit package.
Location: Tonawanda, NY
Relocation and travel expenses will be the responsibility of the applicant
The policy of General Motors is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual's age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or protected veteran status.
This position is currently accepting applications.