Lead Systems Test Engineer - Mining Product Proving Grounds
Posted 9/27/2017 6:51:52 PM
Business Segment: GET Transportation
Location(s): United States; Arizona; Tucson
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Role Summary: As the Lead Systems Test Engineer you will be the primary GE point of contact at the customer's testing facility.
Essential Responsibilities: In this role you will: • Recommend Test approach to verify and validate designs for off highway vehicles • Execute Test plans, including extensive set-up involving various types of instrumentation • Coordinate Test activity with internal, external labs and at customers site • Maintain instrumentation, tools and spare parts at customer site, coordinate calibration cycle, insure proper instrumentation is available when needed. • Formulate and implement test plans to achieve technical requirements, schedule and contract commitments • Develop action plans to anticipate and respond to issues • Assure proper documentation of technical data generated during validation for the assigned projects and/or tasks consistent with sound system engineering policies and procedures • Coordinate test requests and reports for testing performed on customer site. • Monitor and communicate project status, business issues and significant developments • Willingness to travel up to 20% of the time, for durations upto 3 weeks
Qualifications/Requirements: • Bachelor's of Science Degree in Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science or other Engineering Discipline • 3 years of experience in an Engineering or instrumentation / validation position
Desired Characteristics: • Minimum of 5 years of experience with power electronics instrumentation and testing • Minimum of 5 years of experience with Rotating Equipment, Mechanical Drive Trains, or instrumentation / validation methods • Experience testing vehicle control systems • Experience with multi-location teams involved in design and validation activities • Strong technical aptitude, including applicable engineering tools and systems (strain guage, thermocouple, manometer, air flow test equipment) • Ability to install instrumentation on large mobile equipment. This includes climbing ladders, running cables, changing components with basic hand tools. • Strong oral and written communication skills • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills • Experience developing reports in Excel
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