Test Equipment Repair

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.

The primary function of the job is the troubleshooting and repair of complex, automated, test equipment integrated with PCs and peripheral hardware that is used for product and software development, manufactured product acceptance, and for customer use. Tasks will also include periodic build of support equipment (test cables, interface assemblies, etc.).

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: 

  • Troubleshoot and repair automated test equipment integrated with PC’s and peripheral hardware

  • Use electronic measurement equipment such as digital multi-meters, oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, and logic analyzers

  • Perform high quality terminal crimping, wire routing and lacing, soldering, and component mounting

  • Knowing and applying electrical safety standards for both assembly and end user operations (120V 60Hz to 220V, 400Hz three phase AC, up to 270 VDC, specialty power supplies)

Essential Responsibilities 

In addition, you will: 

  • Use basic hand tools and power tools such as punches and drill presses

  • Read and interpret engineering drawings, electronic schematics, and manufacturer's technical data

  • Identify and resolve design and/or process errors


  • Working knowledge of both digital and analog electrical/electronic circuitry

  • Working knowledge of computer hardware and interconnect protocols

  • Work with minimum supervision as well as with engineering personnel

  • Work from general written and verbal instructions

  • Quickly learn new technologies

Eligibility Requirements:  

  • Associate degree from an accredited college related to electronic technology or a High School Diploma / GED with the equivalent in documented work experience

  • Successfully complete both a written and a practical test

Desired Characteristics**:** 

  • Self-Motivated

  • Excellent attendance history 

  • Ability to produce error free products 

  • Strives to meet or exceed job requirements 

*** 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