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Test Engineer - Rotating Equipment

  • GE Aviation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/31/2017 3:57:15 PM
  • 2836788
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Aviation Business & General Aviation & Integrated Systems
Location(s): United States ; Ohio; Vandalia


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Role Summary:
The Test Engineer - Rotating Equipment will operate as a member of one of the TDI product test teams. The product will be a high speed, pneumatic driven air turbine device connected to a gearbox speed reducer. The general technical direction will be provided by the Staff / Lead test engineers assigned to the product. The role will be as a test supporting element that will be assigned specific test and / or test setup tasks in support of the objectives of the project team.

Essential Responsibilities:

In addition you will :


  • Assist in creation and implement of test plans for turbine and power transmission subassemblies and complete assemblies both on-site and on customer site testing
  • Assist technical personnel in all aspects of engineering test validation
  • Make technical decisions by applications of specialized knowledge / skills
  • Analyze data test results and assist in preparation of necessary summary documentation
  • Perform and analyze basic and advanced testing and analysis as need to support design and development and test objectiveness
  • Participate in recurring, cooperative test planning, and reporting activities
  • Take direction from Design and Project Leads and the Test Group Leader
  • Provide hands-on support to the technical teams through preparation and execution of test programs and test set-up and test execution
  • Develop test plans with the engineering team to ensure proper validation of the components under test
  • Perform assigned tasks including definition, approach, analysis, review, and implementation- on schedule and within budget
  • Develop and maintain appropriate test procedures, documentation, and training materials as is appropriate to support the operations of the testing areas
  • Edit and create LabVIEW programs to automate and monitor tests
  • Support usage of, revision to, and general organization existing LabView programs
  • Assist in the general maintenance, upkeep, and improvement in the lab and its capabilities by ensuring that the systems and equipment are functioning properly
  • Ensure proper safeguards are established and maintenance performed for all equipment required for purposes of testing and testing support


Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, or Computer Science from an accredited college or university
  • 2 years experience in test setup, test accomplishment and test data evaluation of high speed rotating equipment specifically in a product development environment


Desired Characteristics:

  • Ability to understand complex engineering principles / situations / problems
  • Ability to work with non-technical personnel on technical matters
  • High electro-mechanical aptitude
  • Experience working with reciprocating diesel engines and gas turbine engines and engine control
  • Experience with engine maintenance
  • Strong team player with willingness to pitch in and help out where needed
  • Detail oriented
  • Experience working with precision data transducers for both mechanical and electrical signal data acquisition
  • Experience working with high speed rotating equipment
  • Experience working with high pressure pneumatic and hydraulic systems
  • Experience with LabView for both data acquisition and control applications
  • Experience with Matlab and Microsoft Office tools
  • Experience with high speed data acquisition software and hardware
  • Experience with AC and DC motors, drives, and complex test arrangements

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Locations: United States ; Ohio; Vandalia

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.

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