GE Jobs

Mobile GE Logo

Job Information

General Electric Engineering Technology - Test Technician in Cheltenham, United Kingdom

Job Description Summary

As a Test Technician, you will be responsible for the fault-finding (to component level) of failed PCB’s on production test and specifying the required repair to return the failed product to correct operation. This will involve the use of circuit diagrams TRD’s & assembly drawings, and may require you to seek guidance from the Cell Support and Engineering teams.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities

  • Fault-finding of electronics modules to component level

  • Support for Test process, including Functional & ICT test for PCBs

  • Accurate logging of failure data in FRACAS database

  • All aspects of setup of equipment to support test and fault-finding

  • Compliance with and adherence to relevant processes and procedures


  • HNC Electronics Engineering, City & Guilds Electronics servicing or equivalent

  • Be able to fault-find using own initiative to component level

  • Must be PC literate

Flexible working and shift working is a feature of the role.

Desired Characteristics

  • Desire to learn new skills and develop.

  • Understanding / knowledge and appreciation of high voltage.

  • Excellent influencing and communications skills, both written and verbal.

  • Takes ownership and responsibility for completing tasks.

  • Proactive self starter with a can do attitude.

  • Desired Characteristics Worked in test environment / on test equipment before.

  • Experience carrying out test procedures at PCB level.

  • Proficient in MS word / MS Excel software packages

  • Understanding of ESS at unit level, including vibration and thermal testing

Flexible Working

GE supports and encourages flexible working arrangements, where possible, and recognises the benefits to employees of having a positive work-life balance.

Total Reward

At GE Aviation we understand the importance of Total Reward. Our flexible benefits plan, called FlexChoice, gives you freedom, choice and flexibility in the way you receive your benefits, as well as giving you the opportunity to make savings where possible.

As a new joiner to GE we are pleased to be able to offer you the following as default in your benefit fund, which you then can tailor to meet your individual needs;

  • Non-contributory Pension

  • Performance related bonus

  • Life Assurance

  • Group income protection

  • Private medical cover

  • Holiday Hourly equivalent of 26 days, with flexible option to buy or sell

Security Clearance

Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) clearance is required and must be maintained for this role. Please note that in the event that BPSS clearance cannot be obtained, you may not be eligible for the role and/or any offer of employment may be withdrawn on grounds of national security. Please see the link below for further details regarding the requirements for BPSS clearance: BPSS (

Right to Work

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, under the applicable UK immigration rules as may be in place from time to time, it may be that candidates who do not currently have the right to work in the UK may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled candidate who does not require sponsorship is available to take up the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website. (