aviation | Engineering Technology Major Co-op - GE Aviation - Summer 19 - GENERAL ELECTRIC in Piedmont, SC

Engineering Technology Major Co-op - GE Aviation - Summer 19 - GENERAL ELECTRIC

  • General Electric
  • $67,025.00 - 133,970.00 / Year *
  • 101 Collins Ln
  • Piedmont, SC 29673
  • Full-Time
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Role Summary:

GE Aviation is the world leading producer of Aircraft Engines and Avionic Systems. Co-ops / Interns gain broad exposure to varied areas design, manufacturing, engine services and sourcing / materials related on their field of study. Experienced managers mentor Co-op / Intern contributions and development during their assignments. Co-ops / Interns build leadership and functional skills through structured hands-on and class room training that complements challenging work experience.



Essential Responsibilities:

Manufacturing & Process Engineering Roles include Advanced machining processes such as grind, mill, drill, EDM and lasers

  • Responsible for design / build of tooling and fixtures for use in manufacturing processes. Learn about welding & joining processes such as Electron Beam, Laser Gas Tungsten Arc and brazing
  • Gain automation experience in use of robotics, CMM measurement and Vision systems and use of machine controllers in support of manufacturing loss reduction projects
  • Work in engine assembly and test sites with a focus on fundamentals in areas such as rotor stack, balance, torque and grind as they relate to engine assembly
  • Learn digital solutions through 3-D modeling using CAD / CAM software and advance to additional concepts such as geometric dimension, tolerance, drafting, planning and assemblies
  • Quality starts with Learn LEAN, Six Sigma tools, and Special Processes Technologies at GE Aviation

    Locations include:

    Asheville, NC | Atlanta, GA | Auburn, AL | Baltimore / Middle River, MD | Batesville, MS
    Bohemia / Long Island, NY | Chicago, IL | Clearwater, FL | Cincinnati, OH | Dallas, TX
    Durham, NC | Grand Rapids, MI | Greenville, SC | Hooksett, NH | Jacksonville, FL
    Lafayette, IN | Lynn / Boston, MA | Madisonville, KY | Memphis, TN | McAllen, TX
    Newark, DE | Norwich, NY | Peebles, OH | Rockford, IL | Rutland, VT
    San Marcos, TX | Seattle, WA | Strother / Arkansas City, KS | Terre Haute, IN | Vandalia / Dayton, OH
    Victorville, CA | West Jefferson, NC | Wilmington, NC



    Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA (without rounding)
  • Meet degree requirements in Mechanical Engineering Technology, Electrical Engineering Technology Manufacturing Engineering Technology or Aviation Engineering Technology.
  • Attending a full time matriculated and nationally accredited baccalaureate or graduate program
  • Completed one full year of college (rising Sophomore)
  • Dependable transportation to / from work
  • Willingness and ability to work in any of the 40+ GE Aviation US locations
  • Willingness and ability to work multiple rotations during your college years minimum of 2 rotations required
  • Due to access to export controlled information, you must be one of the following: Be a US Citizen or national; US permanent resident; Person granted refugee status; Person granted asylee status or Beneficiary of legalization through an amnesty program, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3))


  • Desired Characteristics:

    Preferred Graduation Dates : 2020, 2021 and 2022

  • A strong commitment to a career in Manufacturing and process engineering
  • An analytical approach to problem solving
  • Strong knowledge of computer and Microsoft products
  • Willingness and ability to learn from others
  • Ability to be agile as business needs change and shift frequently
  • Demonstrated leadership and team player
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • One who strives for academic excellence and shows great initiative
  • Desire to work in a fast paced ever changing environment
  • CAD / CAM (GE uses Siemens Unigraphics / NX, Catia and MasterCam)
  • Familiarity with machine shop tools, methods, cutters, multi-axis mills, lathes and drilling equipment
  • Familiarity with engineering drawings, 3D modeling & CNC applications
  • Engineering & Manufacturing software development-Engine test processes & digital solutions rotations
  • Willing to work in a combined office / shop environment


  • * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.