Testing Engineer

Job Description Summary

The Testing Engineer is responsible for balancing and testing of power generator rotating equipment at the GE Richmond Service Center.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities
  • Perform balancing and testing of rotating equipment from power generation sites.
  • Operate testing equipment (multi-meters, oscilloscopes, vibration monitoring equipment, etc.)
  • Produce Final Reports from testing data.
  • Compile, assimilate, and analyze data from various sources and make recommendations.
  • Monitor and advise on test progress; comply with safety, quality, and schedule requirements.
  • Review, modify, and create production & engineering standards for vibration and balance testing.
  • Review process & production instructions for accuracy.
  • Uses some judgment and has some ability to propose different solutions outside of set parameters to address more complicated manufacturing processes with technical variety and/or interdependent production cycles.
  • Uses technical experience and analytical thinking.
  • Uses multiple internal and limited external sources outside of own teams to arrive at decisions.
  • Provides direction during testing to hourly associates.
  • May lead continuous improvement projects.


Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering from an accredited university or college
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in engineering and/or testing environment.
  • Willing and able to work rotating shifts, weekends, and holidays when needed.


Desired Characteristics
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems.
  • Ability to document, plan, and execute testing programs.
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt, be flexible, and maintain enthusiasm during periods of change to schedule and testing parameters.
  • Ability to read, modify, and create technical drawings.
  • Lean Manufacturing experience


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: Yes

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