GE Hones Workers’ Skills
General Electric’s Greenville gas turbine operation is looking for 15 of the best as it partners with Greenville Technical College on a new apprenticeship program. GE is joining six or seven other companies, including Drive Automotive and Bosch Rexroth, in operating apprenticeship programs through Greenville Tech. GE spent six to 12 months setting up the program. In addition to Greenville Tech, it has worked with various work force development teams such as ReadySC, SC Works, and Pathways to Success, said Alexis Johnson, an HR leadership trainee who is on an eight-month assignment to Greenville and is helping lead the apprenticeship program.
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