Instrument Calibrator, Analyzer, Tester, and Repair Operator

GE Aerospace



Grand Rapids, MI


Position summary

Job Description Summary

Grand Rapids facility builds electronic communication components, communication centers, beacon transmitters. These communication parts tell the command center what to do.

As an Instrument Calibrator, Analyzer, Tester & Repair Operator you will be testing, analyzing, repairing, and calibrating the gyroscope and other aircraft instruments.

Job Description

At GE Aerospace, we have a relentless dedication to the future of safe and sustainable flight and the same dedication to the talented GE colleagues that make it happen.  Working at GE Aerospace means that you are bringing your unique perspective, innovative spirit, drive, and curiosity to a collaborative and diverse team. 

  • Career Growth: GE isn’t just a great place to start your career—it’s a great place to expand and grow your career.  Many entry-level employees grow into leadership roles in operations or other parts of the business.  There are also opportunities to continue your career at GE in Clearwater or across the globe 

  • Benefits: Our range of benefits includes health care starting on day one, 401 (k) savings plan with generous employer match, paid time off and more 

  • Education Assistance: GE encourages employees to continue their education and provides financial support to further employee learning 

  • Work environment: Grand Rapids climate-controlled facility offers onsite gym, cafeteria, Employee concierge service, tuition reimbursement, free parking with a great location close to 28th street.

Roles and Responsibilities: 

Role Summary: 

  • Test, analyze, repair, and calibrate aircraft instruments

  • Solder terminals

  • Perform Laser and/or solder sealing of instruments

  • Work in a clean-room environment

  • Use the following - hand tools, tweezers, jeweler's screwdrivers, microscopes, micrometers, dial indicators, torque wrenches, Laser sealer, oscilloscope, hi-pot, digital multi-meter, wave analyzer, phase angle voltmeter, and angle position indicator

Essential Responsibilities 

In addition, you will: 

  • Work under microscopes for long periods of time

  • Use soldering irons to perform certified soldering


  • Ability to read and work from Blueprints

  • Must have basic computer skills – Windows

  • Basic electronic and mechanical experience a plus

  • Excellent visual acuity (corrected or uncorrected) and good manual dexterity

Eligibility Requirements:  

  • Candidates must successfully complete a written test and must demonstrate proficiency on-the-job to obtain quality certification in soldering and in each of the test, analyze, repair, and calibrate functions of the job.

  • Must have completed HS Diploma/GED or higher

  • 2 years of experience in the repair and calibration of electrical and /or aircraft instruments

Desired Characteristics**:** 

*****Employees in this job classification who are assigned to work in the Customer Service group will be subject to drug and alcohol testing in accordance with the applicable DOT/FAA regulations.

*** This is a general description only of a posted job classification. It is not intended to be an all-inclusive listing of the duties and tasks performed. This classification performs other related duties as assigned. Further, job content and duties are subject to change by Management in accordance with the provisions of the Labor Agreement.

This role is restricted to https://U.S. persons (https://i.e., https://U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 https://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).

Relocation Assistance Provided: No