GE Transportation, formerly known as GE Rail, is a division of General Electric. The organization manufactures equipment for the railroad, marine, mining, drilling and energy generation industries. It is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois while their main manufacturing facility is located in Erie, Pennsylvania. Locomotives are assembled at the Erie plant, while engine manufacturing takes place in Grove City, Pennsylvania. In May 2011, the company announced plans to build a second locomotive factory in Fort Worth, Texas.
On May 21, 2018, GE and Wabtec announced that the division would be spun off and merged with Wabtec.
GE Transportation is the largest producer of diesel-electric locomotives for both freight and passenger applications in North America, believed to hold up to a 70% market share. It also produces related products, such as railroad signaling equipment, and parts for locomotives and railroad cars, as well as providing repair services for GE and other locomotives.
Current locomotives in major production include the GE Evolution Series; for a complete listing, see the list of GE locomotives. In the spring of 2007, GE Transportation Systems rolled out a prototype hybrid diesel-electric locomotive to increase fuel efficiency and reduce emissions. In September 2010, GE Transportation announced plans to commercialise a hybrid design by 2014–15.
On July 27, 2017, GE Transportation announced that production of locomotives will move from Erie, Pennsylvania, to Fort Worth, Texas, by the end of 2018.
On November 12, 2017 GE announced they would sell or spinoff the Transportation Division.
In addition to the railroad industry, GE Transportation also serves the following industries: Marine, Mining, Stationary Power, Drilling, and Drivetrain Technologies (wind gear boxes).
On May 21, 2018, GE and Wabtec announced that GE Transportation, valued at $11.1 billion, would be divested from GE and subsequently merged with Wabtec in a Reverse Morris Trust transaction by early 2019. Upon completion, the merged company will 49.9% owned by Wabtec shareholders, with GE shareholders owning 40.2% and GE owning 9.9%; GE will also receive $2.9 billion in cash.
Diploma Engineer – Trainee
Diploma Engineer from Mechanical, Mechatronics, Electrical, Electronics & EEE branch with one year of apprentice/ company training
Maximum age – 21 yrs. as on 01.01.2018
Salary : Best In Industry
In this role incumbent will be able to learn various aspects of diesel locomotives maintenance while getting a hands on experience and to work on various activities in the maintenance shed.
Hands on working on locomotives and associated systems / equipment’s for performing service activities like scheduled / unscheduled maintenance / Heavy Maintenance / wreck Repair adhering to timelines, cost and quality.
Hands on working on rolling stock products like Engines / Bogies / Brake Systems / Traction Motors / Control Systems / motors / compressor etc
Able to diagnose faults and ensure adherence to work scopes as defined in the Procedures.
Ensuring all appropriate documentations are updated as per the requirements of the job.
Maintain clean and orderly work areas to attain highest level of 5S
Ensuring compliance with regulations and safety policies in his area.
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