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General Electric Electronic Test Technician (2nd Shift) in Vandalia, Ohio

Job Description Summary

The Electronic Test Technician will perform all responsibilities of testing, measuring, and recording for acceptance of electrical power equipment in a production environment and/or perform product development and qualifications of electrical power equipment in a lab environment. 2nd shift hours are 2:00pm -10:30pm. Off shift position may require training on days.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Review, understand, and follow work instructions, procedures, specification, schematics, interpret technical documents and other instructions for completeness to perform test operations

  • Set up and operate standard electronic / electrical and mechanical test equipment including fixturing; Troubleshoot AC and DC boards, circuits, and hardware to component level

  • Perform basic electronic assembly operations using nuts, bolts and screws as required; Assemble and modify experimental circuits and prototypes according to engineering instructions

  • Perform mechanical measurements using scales, calipers, and gages; Perform electrical measurements using DVMs, oscilloscopes, and other electrical measuring devices; Use pneumatic and hand tools to perform assembly tasks

  • Solder and de-solder SMT and through holes during the development stage of hardware

  • Practically apply basic math calculations (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division of fractions, decimals and whole numbers); Conversion of numbers to and from metrics

  • Communicate technical issues effectively to other employees in the department as well as engineers

  • Keep all machinery, tools, and work areas clean; Handle parts as directed by supervisor

  • Perform all tasks or operations per router instructions (i.e. Proficy)Record all non-conformances in applicable systems (i.e. TipQA)


  • Associate‚Äôs degree in electronic engineering technology or electromechanical engineering or equivalent military training and coursework


  • Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds repetitively, occasionally lift up to 35 pounds non-repetitively, and sometimes lifts over 35 pounds with assistance

  • Conform to all EHS guidelines including, but not limited to, wearing required PPE; Work in an area where there may be moderate noise intensity (85 to 89.9 dBa) and areas where hearing protection is required; Work in an area where, due to normal machining operations, there may be dust, fumes, or smoke (not over OSHA Permissible Exposure Levels)

Desired Characteristics:

  • 2 years of experience in electronics

  • Experience using oscilloscopes, function generators, multi-meters, AC/DC power supplies, and voltage/current probes

  • Ability to read and follow detailed work instructions and interpret technical documents, including electronic schematics

  • Manual dexterity to perform assembly tasks in a safe and efficient manner

  • Strong computer skills

  • Ability to work in a team-based environment and maintain an excellent record of attendance and punctuality

  • Ambition to excel and advance in skills and knowledge

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 ( . 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