GE OHV Test Technician in Fort Worth, Texas

Job Number



GE Transportation

Business Segment

GET Transportation

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Posted Position Title

OHV Test Technician

Career Level




Function Segment

Test and Evaluation

Location(s) Where Opening Is Available United States

U.S. State, China or Canada Provinces



Fort Worth

Postal Code


Relocation Assistance


Role Summary/Purpose

The OHV Test Technician in our mining facility is responsible for the testing and checking of components of the OHV Control Groups and Dynamic Retarding Systems prior to final shipment to the customer. In this role you will be responsible for troubleshooting methods to identify problems, critically analyze and develop solutions, and report key findings to various key stakeholders including Quality organization and internal production departments.

Essential Responsibilities

In addition you will:

  • Test all electrical systems on a control group including complicated circuits and electrical measurements

  • Diagnose, adjust, troubleshoot, and repair all defects found during testing

  • Perform tests other engineering testing for all types of control groups

  • Calculate and record data which may have to be compiled into test reports for record keeping

  • Use material transport devices including but not limited to radio controlled cranes, forklifts, and tuggers

  • Work with various Engineering departments and outside vendors

  • Conduct auditing of all phases of production to verify conformity to all mechanical and electrical standards

  • Be responsible for test set ups and special instrumentations required to determine parts performance and systems characteristics


  • Associate's Degree in an Electrical / Mechanical discipline or related technical discipline from an accredited university or college or a high school diploma / GED with a minimum of 2 years of Military Technical Training or Electrical / Test experiences

  • A minimum of 1 year of work experience in an industry related field


  • Ability and willingness to work scheduled overtime

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

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 background investigation and drug screen.

Desired Characteristics

  • Knowledge of AC / DC theory, digital electronics, and fiber optics

  • Understanding and ability to work with complicated electrical schematics, verbal instructions, and / or drawings

  • Ability to operate computers and recording instrumentations including maintenance and calibration, validation of pre / post conditions of a control group

  • Ability to perform multiple tasks in any combination / concentration in Quality, Safety, Environmental, Lean, and HPWT philosophies

  • Ability to promote climate of cooperation such as leading by example mentoring others in Quality, Safety, Environmental, Lean, and HPWT philosophies

  • Ability to rotate through all or most of the processes rather than being assigned to a specific task

  • Ability to properly use and care for assigned tools and equipment

  • Ability to adhere to standards and do a quality job in a safe and timely manor

  • Ability to work as part of a team and perform all related duties

  • Willingness and ability to work any shift