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General Electric Specialist Testing in Markham, Ontario

Job Description Summary

As Specialist - Testing for Critical Infrastructure Communications (CIC) at GE Grid Solutions, you will be responsible for assisting engineers by working to solve technical problems. The Specialist - Testing also works as part of a team to organize, setup, and execute all test related activities in the lab. CIC is seeking a highly motivated individual who is able to work independently and is detail oriented. #LI-ML2

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

Why we come to work

At GE Renewable Energy, our engineers are always up for the challenge - and we’re always driven to find the best solution. Our projects are unique and interesting, and you’ll need to bring a solution-focused, positive approach to each one to do your best. Surrounded by committed, loyal colleagues, if you can dare to bring your ingenuity and desire to make an impact, you’ll be exposed to game-changing, diverse projects that truly allow you to play your part in the green energy transition.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Comprehend and perform testing as directed by the larger engineering teams

  • Assist engineers in routine tasks such as retrieving needed materials on demand but can also involve the technician's deep engagement with the test, such as helping to run and monitor the equipment under test

  • Build prototype systems, test fixtures, and managed related equipment in support of engineering and laboratory testing.

  • Trouble shoot, repair, and maintain laboratory and laboratory test equipment

  • Ensure the safe operation of tests and test equipment

  • Setup, execute and document all test related activities.

Required Qualifications:

  • Associate degree in Engineering

  • OR high school diploma / GED and a minimum of 3 years of relevant industry experience

Desired Characteristics:

  • Experience with Telecommunications and Data Communication products.

  • Working knowledge of the following: MPLS, ethernet, switched networks SONET, SDH, T1/E1, PCM

  • Working experience with test equipment: ethernet, T1/E1 and datacom testers, signal generators, oscilloscopes

  • Experience with Python and Linux OS

  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize tasks, and quickly adapt in a fast-paced engineering environment.

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.

  • Familiarity with test automation software (ex. TestStand, LabView, etc.).

  • Demonstrated ability to work autonomously and collaborate with a team to resolve technical issues.

  • Excellent organizational, written communication, and oral communication skills.

  • Team player, customer advocate, and innovative problem solver.

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes