Lead Technical Advisor
GE Transportation - Minnesota

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GE is an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation.

The Technical Advisor will provide expertise in an advisory capacity for the service team. In this role, you will work within defined parameters to make decisions, apply concepts to issues of moderate complexity, and resolve issues through immediate action or short-term planning.

Essential Responsibilities

In addition, you will:
Ownership of GE Interval Maintenance program at various locations around the BNSF rail system

Develop plan for interval maintenance and flow process for the site

Support fleet management team in development of interval maintenance workscope

Train craft of GE procedures including locomotive products and e-services

Assure adherence to workscopes, including compliance audits and corrective action

Problem tracking, trending, resolution and reporting

Troubleshoot locomotives

Track, certify, and maintain tooling

Work in advisory capacity with all levels of railroad personnel on repair processes and issue resolution


Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university (or a High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 4 years of experience in information technology, customer service or project support)

Minimum of 3 years of industry experience

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

Desired Characteristics

Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or related discipline

Previous supervisory experience

Locomotive experience - Dash 8, Dash 9, and AC D

Hands-on, field experience, willing to work various shifts with varying rest days

Maintenance / Manufacturing background

Demonstrated CI and teaming ability, Black Belt or Green Belt certification

Strong oral and written communication skills

Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

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