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General Electric Test Lab Technician- 2nd shift in Charleroi, Pennsylvania

Job Description Summary

Job Description

About us:

Grid Solutions, a GE Renewable Energy business, serves customers globally with over 12,000 employees. We provide power utilities and industries worldwide with equipment, systems, and services to bring power reliably and efficiently from the point of generation to end power consumers. We are focused on addressing the challenges of the energy transition by enabling the safe and reliable connection of renewable and distributed energy resources to the grid. For more about GE’s Grid Solutions, visit

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Tests functional performance of circuit breakers, including electrical and mechanical functions, leak tests, high voltage tests, and visual and dimensional inspections.

  • Performs mechanical adjustment operations on circuit breaker components, linkages, and operating mechanisms.

  • Compares results with specifications, records test data, and prints test results.

  • Performs electrical trouble-shooting and minor repairs, including the replacing of defective wiring and electrical components, and mechanical repairs. Frequently required to support production during repair procedures.

  • Analyzes test results on defective units and reports on nonconforming products.

  • Confers with engineers, technicians, production personnel, and others regarding testing procedures and results and to resolve problems.

  • Reviews test reports from other test technicians and maintains the test reports files.

  • Calibrates test instruments according to specifications.

  • Performs maintenance and repair procedures on electrical and mechanical test equipment, gas handling equipment, and test facilities.

  • Ensures the product will meet customer requirement in regards for finished goods.

  • Documents work performed by filling out proper forms.

  • Performs other duties as assigned..

  • Ability to work evening shift and overtime as needed.

Required Qualifications:

  • Associates Degree in Electronics Engineering Technology or equivalent

  • Minimum of 1 year related experience in quality control testing or electrical panel wiring/similar product.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as test standards, inspection and test procedures, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as IEEE and IEC circuit breaker and test standards, inspection and test procedures, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.

  • Ability to speak effectively, write routine reports and correspondence.

  • Must be articulate and professional, with good interpersonal skills because of frequent customer witness tests in the test lab.

Additional Information

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer ( . 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).

Relocation Assistance Provided: No