Heavy Machinist


GE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.


About role


Essential Responsibilities

• Perform machining activities on vertical and horizontal milling machines in the heavy machining isle including but not limited to machines with the following specification:

  1. • Schiess vertical boring mill CNC (Table dia = 8 metre, Max swing = 10 metre, Max height = 5,5 metre, Max load = 250ton, Double ram)
  2. Innse CNC floor type horizontal boring mill (CNC control Sinumeric 850, Spindle dia = 200 m/m, Max cross travel =17, 36 metre, Max vertical travel = 5,5 metre, Combined ram and spindle, Travel metre = 1,96, CNC integrated 45 ton load rotary table)

• Install the CNC program required to perform the machining activities • Report directly to the allocated Machining Supervisor

• Receive their daily SOW from their supervisor and execute as per quality requirements and documentation in the production package

• Attend to daily toolbox talks on topics related to daily activities and ensure that Hazard Identifications and Risk Assessments (HIRA’s) are in place, adhered to,  

• Ensure compliance to Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) requirements.

• Ensure the work areas are safe in terms of housekeeping, storage, stacking, machine guarding

• Seek advice if required before continuance with an activity which needs clarification

• Ensure total compliance to the access controlled areas around the machines

• Ensure that plant safety regulations, quality standards & procedures, work instructions are adhered to at all times

• Provide practical hands on training


Skills and qualifications 

• At least 15 years’ experience as Heavy Machinist in Power Plant Environment

• Must be fully literate in English, in reading, writing and speaking, and able to communicate in English at all times

• Strong & sound relevant trade skills with the ability to utilize and read measuring and test instruments within the tolerance requirements

• Conversant with Quality and Safety system requirements

• The ability to function effectively in a team environment

• Relevant qualifications and Trade Certificate

• 5 years’ experience working in Alstom machinery / equipment