ESS Test Technician 2 (Lighting) Job at GE Renewable Energy Power and Aviation, Bohemia, NY

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  • GE Renewable Energy Power and Aviation
  • Bohemia, NY

Job Description

Job Description Summary

Environmental Stress Screening (ESS) aims to reveal any hidden defects and a high need of reliability, by applying accelerated environment stresses, such as vibrations or thermal cycling, to a product, using various testing procedures to accomplish this. ESS testing helps to prepare products for their real-world applications, so the testing conditions will often be the most extreme which the product may face in the real world. ESS tests can expose component failures. Thermal testing may find faults related to seal and gasket failures, insufficient wiring insulation and other component-level defects.

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 Bohemia or across the globe
  • Benefits: Our range of benefits includes health care starting on day one, 401 (k) savings plans 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: GE Aviation Systems facility located in Islip, Long Island is dedicated to the design and manufacture of power conversion & control products, Battery systems, Lighting Controllers, Frequency Converters, Digital Control Products, Control Panels, Inverters, Power supplies and Advanced power conversion applications

Roles and Responsibilities:

Testing may be conducted on the part level, assembly level or unit level.
  • Combined Temperature and Electrodynamic Vibration
  • Rapid Transition Rates
  • Profile Execution for Extended Test Durations
  • "Shake and Bake"
  • Altitude
  • Thermal Vacuum (TVAC)

These tests are conducted in dedicated environmental test chambers with advanced testing equipment
  • Technicians place the product on vibration table testing X,Y,Z axis. Vibratory testing is more likely to uncover loose hardware and connectors, insufficiently torqued screw assemblies and weaknesses in switches and circuit breakers.
  • Technicians place the product in an environmental test chamber based on product profiles and monitors temperature change. Other stimuli are applied to find defects in the product being tested.
  • Test the product recording all successful tests and record all failures for further troubleshooting using specification data and schematics.
  • Performs basic tasks such as electro-mechanical set up, utilizing cables, connectors, and test equipment, must be able to adjust and modify machine profiles as need to meet specification.
  • Run ATE (automatic test equipment) and STE (standard test equipment).
  • Follows written specifications or operation sheet in the completion of the assigned tasks.
  • Exercises care to ensure that each step in the process is completed correctly and that the part or finished product meets the quality specifications.
  • Provides training and mentoring for other employees as required.
  • Utilizes written or visual instructions involving use of quantitative information from specifications, graphs, pictures, documentation, dials, gages, etc.
  • Performs duties using a variety of small hand tools and related production equipment.
  • Provides written and/or oral communications concerning a variety of situations.
  • Keeps workstation, tools, and equipment in a neat and orderly manner.
  • Understands and complies with all Company, safety rules and regulations.
  • Engages and participates in a self-directed teaming environment.

Requirements/Knowledge:

Education Required
  • High School Diploma or GED

Experience:
  • 1-3 years of manufacturing experience

Skill Level Required:
  • Able to work with hand, pneumatic and electric hand tools
  • Use precision measuring instruments and complex test equipment
  • Basic to intermediate computer skills
  • Skills requiring the basic ability to interpret specifications, drawings and perform in process inspections
  • Should possess dexterity skills, good hand, and eye coordination
  • Should be able to lift up to 50lbs.

Desired Qualifications
  • Past experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Past experience in a self-directed teaming environment
  • Lean manufacturing knowledge

The hourly pay range for this position is $20 to $23/hr. The specific hourly rate offered to a candidate may be influenced by a variety of factors including the candidate's relevant experience, their education, and the work location. Final offers will be dependent on level and quality of work experience. This posting is expected to close on 8/9/2024.

Healthcare benefits include medical, dental, vision, and prescription drug coverage; access to a Health Coach, a 24/7 nurse-based resource; and access to the Employee Assistance Program, providing 24/7 confidential assessment, counseling, and referral services. Retirement benefits include the GE Retirement Savings Plan, a tax-advantaged 401(k) savings opportunity with company matching contributions and company retirement contributions, as well as access to Fidelity resources and planning consultants. Other benefits include tuition assistance, adoption assistance, paid parental leave, disability insurance, life insurance, and paid time-off for vacation or illness.

General Electric Company, Ropcor, Inc., their successors, and in some cases their affiliates, each sponsor certain employee benefit plans or programs (i.e., is a "Sponsor"). Each Sponsor reserves the right to terminate, amend, suspend, replace, or modify its benefit plans and programs at any time and for any reason, in its sole discretion. No individual has a vested right to any benefit under a Sponsor's welfare benefit plan or program. This document does not create a contract of employment with any individual.

This role requires access to U.S. export-controlled information. If applicable, final offers will be contingent on ability to obtain authorization for access to U.S. export-controlled information from the U.S. Government.

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

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