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Electrical Test Engineer

Date posted 05/03/2016

Job ID#: 8576BR
Company: General Atomics
Job Title: Electrical Test Engineer
Job Category: Engineering
City: Tupelo
State: Mississippi
Regular/Temp: Regular Employee
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Salary

General Atomics (GA), and its affiliated companies, is one of the world’s leading resources for high-technology systems development ranging from the nuclear fuel cycle to remotely piloted aircraft, airborne sensors, and advanced electric, electronic, wireless and laser technologies.

We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.

General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) is a supplier of advanced electromagnetic systems, related power equipment and other high technology products for a variety of government and commercial applications. These include products such as the design and fabrication of linear motors, superconducting and conventional rotating motors, power inverters, high-energy capacitors, radiation monitoring systems, high-voltage direct current power distribution systems, and numerous other products.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Electrical Test Engineer to support CVN-79 manufacturing in our Tupelo, MS location.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Applies technical knowledge to analyze, investigate and resolve assigned engineering problems.
  • Performs functional testing and troubleshooting of equipment and systems in assigned area by utilizing standard engineering and scientific principles.
  • Utilize test equipment such as Oscilloscopes, Function Generators, etc.
  • Create and update test procedures. Obtains and analyzes test data.
  • Support the development of concepts and plans for test programs.
  • Develops appropriate documentation of findings and implemented solutions. May be required to make brief technical presentations.
  • Assist in troubleshooting of test issues as needed and interpret collected data for preparation and creation of test reports.
  • May provide direction to design and/or technical staff.
  • Maintains the strict confidentiality of sensitive information.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.
*LI-GA

  • Typically requires a bachelors or masters degree in engineering or a related technical discipline from an accredited institution and two or more years of engineering experience with a bachelors degree. May substitute equivalent engineering experience in lieu of education.
  • Good computer skills (e.g., Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint) are required.
  • Lab view experience is desired.
  • Must have a general understanding of engineering concepts, principles, and theory with technical experience demonstrating the application of those concepts while ensuring safety and regulatory compliance.
  • Must possess the ability to understand new concepts quickly and apply them accurately throughout an evolving environment and organize work assignments to meet established timetables.
  • Good communication, computer, documentation, presentation, and interpersonal skills are required, as well as the ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Must be able to work extended hours and travel as needed.
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