Aero Mechanical Technician, ( 24-8881)

Field Service Technician – Aero Perth, Australia


Job Summary:

The primary responsibility of the Aero Mechanical Technician is to safely accomplish the installation, maintenance and repair of Aeroderivative General Electric Turbines LM2500, LM6000 and LMS100. The work includes but is not limited to borescope inspections, blade work, combustion/hot section replacements, engine swaps, and other types of maintenance tasks. You may be assigned other duties to help proactively drive our FieldCore vision and align with our organization’s core values.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • As part of a team provide customers with technical direction and support on Aeroderivative gas turbines, including hands on maintenance and repair.
  • Perform all mechanical and hydraulic maintenance, repair or replacement of parts as directed
  • Use hand tools and small power tools to conduct general maintenance of GE Aeroderivative Gas Turbines
  • Execute hands-on job duties on site, including sub-contractor coordination and customer/internal communication
  • Troubleshoot complicated mechanical and hydraulic problems on variable pitch/ variable speed turbines
  • Write accurate professional reports acting as single point of contact between Customers and GE concerning technical issues and interfacing with all involved functions
  • Ensure all in-field activities carried out safely complying with company environmental health & Safety (EHS) guidelines and procedures
  • Keep reliability of Customers assets and to provide support for all customers.
  • Drive customer satisfaction through commitment to quality.
  • Provide all the information and document to administrative department to correctly and timely invoice the customers.
  • Assist in all areas of site as directed by manager or lead technician.
  • Travel may be required
  • Ability and willingness to work holidays, weekends and overtime as required by field assignments

Required Qualifications & Experience:

  • 2+ years of work as a mechanical technician on aircraft engines, aero-derivative engines or other types of turbine technology.
  • Experience with industrial equipment that involves lifting / rigging, maintaining, dismantling, and installing machinery and industrial mechanical service equipment.
  • Experience aligning above equipment, using dial indicators/calipers, micrometers, hoists or jacks is a plus.
  • Able to interpret and implement technical procedures, safely use basic hand tools and dismantle and assemble industrial machinery & equipment
  • Solid knowledge of general Lock-out/Tag-out procedures, compression tubing fitting and bending skills and knowledge of rigging and lifting equipment
  • Computer skills
  • Fluent in English
  • May be required to work on offshore platforms

Desired Characteristics:

  • Airframe & Power Certification, Associate’s Degree in a Technical field, or former U.S. Military Gas Turbine Systems Technician is preferred.
  • Experience with GE Jet Engines, LM2500, LM6000 or LMS100 gas turbines is also preferred.
  • Solid skills acquired with trainings and required to disassemble and reassemble complex rotating equipment – Bolting, Hydraulic Bolting, Flange Management, Small Bore Piping, Basic Rigging/Lifting, O/H Crane Operator
  • Good mechanical/technical and oral communication skills.
  • Critical thinking ability.
  • May be required to handle time-sensitive tasks and maintain a schedule within operationally challenging environments.
  • Must work well both independently and in a team environment.

About FieldCore:

FieldCore, a GE company, is an independent, industrial field services organization focused on World-Class Execution across the power generation and oil & gas industries. We have brought together more than 12,000 of the foremost experts in field services to focus on one thing; delivering excellent outcomes for our customers. As a global organization, we celebrate the uniqueness of our diverse employees and strive to create an inclusive culture. Our people are driven by our core values of safety, integrity and quality, and focused by our guiding principles. For more information visit our website

FieldCore is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, ancestry, genetic information, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law