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Electrical Tester

  • GE Energy Connections
  • Experienced
  • Posted 7/26/2017 4:46:16 PM
  • 2934236
  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Business Segment: Energy Connections Industrial Solutions
Location(s): United States; Iowa; Burlington, West Burlington


About Us:
GE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.



GE Energy Connections designs and deploys industry-leading technologies that turn the world on. We transport, convert, automate and optimize energy to ensure we provide safe, efficient and reliable electrical power. Uniting all the resources and scale of the world’s first digital industrial company, we connect brilliant machines, grids, and systems to power utility, oil & gas, marine, mining and renewables customers, that keep our world running. www.GEEnergyConnections.com .



We are a leading provider of automation and control products and services for equipment and plant control in Power Generation, Process, and Manufacturing industries. Our differentiated Industrial Internet solutions enable customers to optimize equipment performance and ensure reliable and efficient operations by connecting their equipment, data, and people to Insights and Actions generated through Analytics. Our Edge solutions include Outcome Optimizing Controls, Field Agents, Operator Interface products, and an Industrial Communications portfolio for hard to connect distributed assets. Our dedicated team includes some of the best minds in automation capable of solving our customers’ toughest challenges. GE Automation & Controls is a business unit within GE Energy Connections.


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.

Role Summary:
The Electrical Tester will set-up and perform all types of electrical tests on sub-assemblies, assemblies and completed switch-gear equipment.

Essential Responsibilities:
As the Electrical Tester, you will:

  • Perform mechanical checks and adjustments as required to complete the assigned tasks
  • Inspect, modify, repair, disassemble, reassemble, calibrate, electrically set and test relays, meters, switches, breakers and other mechanical /electrical devices and components
  • Read electrical prints to trace wires and verify continuity and correctness of both wiring and electrical circuits.
  • Trouble-shoot and diagnose suspected faulty or defective devices.
  • Maintain records of tests performed and results obtained.
  • Accumulate data as required for trend analysis of test results on new or existing products
  • Support our continuous improvement processes through our LEAN initiatives
  • Work in other areas when test workload is low
  • Perform other duties as assigned


Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Associate’s Degree in industrial Electronic Applications from an accredited university or college (OR High School Diploma / GED with a minimum 5 years of experience in practical application in Basic Electricity with strong emphasis on three phase power circuitry)

    ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability and willingness to work flexible hours / overtime during high production times, as required

    Desired Characteristics:
  • Supportive of the work team concept and our Lean continuous improvement program
  • Strong ability to interact with Requisition Engineering and assembly teams to solve technical problems
  • Proven leadership skills to be able to work with manufacturing leaders and assembly personnel to define test and quality priorities
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated intermediate computer skills

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    Locations: United States; Iowa; Burlington, West Burlington

    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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