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General Electric High Voltage Technician (Mid-West) in Arlington Heights, Illinois

Job Description Summary

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Provide on site and remote technical direction to site personnel and customers.

  • Prepare job planning documents that define the work scope being performed through engineering instructions, drawings, and process instructions;

  • Provide leadership to skilled labor performing work on customer sites;

  • Troubleshoot and provide routine maintenance checkout for a wide range of equipment such as power transformers, switchgear, protection relays, control systems, and motors.

  • Troubleshoot electrical problems in the substations on wind and solar plants.

  • Perform administrative functions such as writing technical reports, ordering materials, securing quotations, and preparing job completion reports to customers.

  • Exercise good judgment in controlling costs

  • Maintain strong safety mindset at all times

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • High School Diploma / GED

Desired Characteristics:

  • Previous High voltage experience

  • Familiar with test equipment and testing procedures for transformers, relays, breakers, and underground splices.

  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Must be able to read schematics.

  • Ability to write and interpret switching orders.

  • Required to mentor and train unqualified technicians

  • Proven experience in leading field service team;

  • Safety must be top priority.

  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills;

  • Willingness to travel;

  • Flexibility required;

  • Advanced computer skills with Microsoft Office, Microsoft Teams, SmartSheets,

  • Basic Workplace First Aid

This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment.

Additional Information

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer (https://assets.phenompeople.com/CareerConnectResources/GE11GLOBAL/en_global/desktop/assets/images/poster_screen_reader_optimized_w_supplement.pdf) . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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 drug screen (as applicable).

As a federal government contractor, GE may in the future be required to have U.S. employees fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Some GE customers currently have vaccination mandates that may apply to GE employees.

Relocation Assistance Provided: No

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