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General Electric Industrial Electrical Technical in Schenectady, New York

Job Description Summary

The Industrial Electrical Technical is pivotal in GE Gas Power’s manufacturing process and will be responsible for the operation, maintenance and improvement of system-controlled robotics, machine tools and equipment.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities

As the Industrial Electrical Technician, you will:

  • Maintain and repair electrical aspects of CNC machine tools, PLC ladder, VFD motors, and robotics

  • Diagnose problems, plan and complete work required, identify and order parts

  • Install, modify, troubleshoot, test and repair electrical and electronic control systems up to 600V

  • Maintain and modify machine tools, process equipment and facilities

  • Apply knowledge of components, devices and equipment used in industrial equipment applications and the related electronics including AC and DC motors, motors controls, electronic drives, PLC, instrumentation and sensors.

Qualifications / Requirements

  • Associate’s Degree in Electrical Technology/Mechatronics OR High School Diploma/GED with Military Advanced Electronics Training Course


  • Ability and willingness to work off shifts and weekends

Desired Characteristics:

  • Minimum 3 years work experience in Manufacturing Facility in a technical maintenance role

  • Familiarity with electrical motors and control circuits

  • Strong electrical fundamental and safety knowledge (electrical schematics, NFPA 79, LOTO)

  • Prior experience with operating systems, software and ladder logic (Fanuc, Siemens) used in PLC systems to diagnose and repair circuits to restore operation.

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).

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