General Electric Field Service Engineering Intern - Life Sciences in Augusta, Maine

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Role Summary:

As a Field Service Intern, you will work with experienced Engineers to observe, learn and perform various equipment service processes and procedures to drive customer satisfaction and ensure proper functionality of Life Sciences manufacturing and research equipment.

We are seeking one Intern, for a 9-12 month internship, in each of the following areas: Greater Boston, Chicago and San Francisco and our Repair Shop in Marlborough, MA.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Work within customer sites or the Marlborough Repair Shop to evaluate and troubleshoot imaging equipment issues and implement appropriate repairs.

  • Complete Preventative Maintenance on designated equipment.

  • Perform safety and environmental inspections ensuring compliance to Environmental Health and Safety guidelines.

  • Complete necessary service and repair documentation following customer requirements and GE policies & procedures.

  • Maintain daily communications with customers to ensure resolution and proper follow-up, leading to customer satisfaction.

  • Learn and ensure proper care of tools and test equipment and ensure calibration. Enhance and maintain technical knowledge of current standards, codes and procedures regarding safe and effective use of equipment.

  • Work as a member of the local team to provide efficient service delivery to all accounts within his/her assigned area


  • Current student or recent graduate of no more than 6 months from an A.S. or B.S. in Electronics, Biomedical or Mechanical Engineering or Mechanical Principles degree program or equivalent DOD military education.

  • Previous experience and/or course work in which you have successfully interpreted schematic diagrams and performed troubleshooting and planned maintenance on basic diagnostic imaging or electronic equipment following current standards, code and procedures to ensure safe and effective operation of those devices.

  • Must be able to develop and maintain good customer relationships.

  • Must have reliable transportation and a valid driver's license.

  • Must be willing to take a drug test as part of the selection process.

  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation, including for example, verification of your past employment, criminal history, and educational background.

  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Previous experience interpreting schematic diagrams and perform effective repair and planned maintenance on basic life sciences or electronic equipment.

  • Analytical and communication skills with the ability to communicate technical issues to the customer in an easy-to-understand manner.

  • Ability to develop and maintain good customer relations.

  • Experience interfacing with team members and external customers as part of a solution based service process.

  • Experience diagnosing and repairing mechanical, electromechanical, and/or electronic equipment in the electronic field - resulting in knowledge of electronic digital circuitry and understanding of electronic and electro-mechanical devices.

  • Change agent and process oriented.

  • Local candidates strongly preferred.

Locations: United States; California, Illinois, Massachusetts; Greater Boston, Chicago, San Francisco & Marlborough, MA