Tester - 2nd Shift - Reading, PA

Hubbell Incorporated

Location: Reading

Job Type: Not Specified


Corporate Overview

Hubbell Incorporated was founded in 1888 and has grown into an international manufacturer of quality electrical, lighting and power solutions with more than 75 brands used and recognized around the world. Our founder, Harvey Hubbell, developed tooling and equipment to serve the growing demand for new assembly and manufacturing machinery during the industrial revolution. An early, and one of many patents awarded, came for the creation of the first practical method to control electricity through the pull chain socket that remains unchanged today. As a market leader in reliable, electrical solutions, we provide more than half a million products delivered through our various business groups. Hubbell is committed to continually innovating solutions that work, transforming old products with new ideas, and ensuring that we Energize, Enlighten and Empower the communities that support us.

Division Overview

Hubbell Construction & Energy (HCE) focuses on products to support four business segments: Connectors, Grounding & Tooling, Gas Connectors & Accessories, Harsh & Hazardous, and Distribution. With markets in renewable energy, lighting, transportation, data center, telecom, utility, extreme environment, gas and water distribution, power generation and oil & gas, we guarantee that our products set the standards for industry solutions. Our success not only depends on our value proposition, but on the strength, knowledge and expertise of our employees.

Brand Overview

GAI-Tronics owned by Hubbell Incorporated, is the world's largest company focused on the communication needs of the world's industrial markets. Founded in 1946, GAI-Tronics' earliest products set the industry standard for durability and reliability. While maintaining our commitment to the principles of quality and customer service, today's GAI-Tronics aggressively applies leading edge technology to solve the world's most challenging communication needs, and is backed by stability, reputation, and financial strength of Hubbell Incorporated, a worldwide leader in electrical and electronic products. Standing behind all those accomplishments are our people. It is this talent that we consider to be our company's greatest asset.

Posting Address


3030 Kutztown Road

Reading, PA 19605

Position Overview

Under minimal supervision, perform inspection and test of production product quality in accordance with established procedures and time limitations. Distinguishing traits include: ability to work more independently, demonstrate a greater comprehension of electronic circuitry, and possess greater testing and troubleshooting capabilities.

Duties and Responsibilities

Perform visual and electrical inspections and tests of products and subassemblies, in accordance with established test procedures and workmanship standards.

Develop a working knowledge of the names and mechanical appearance of various electronic components, materials, and electronic measuring equipment:

  • perform electrical set-ups from drawings and electric diagrams using various types of electronic measuring equipment

Accurately document information on all inspections and tests on appropriate QA reporting forms:

  • router sheets
  • time sheets
  • failure reports

Interpret bills of materials, written test procedures, assembly drawings, and engineering documentation:

  • ability to read schematics and accurately interpret them with minimal assistance
  • perform data retrieval on a computer terminal

Perform troubleshooting tasks, accurately documenting all defect information on Product Failure Reports

Collaborate with Quality Engineering to resolve problems regarding test fixtures, equipment, and test procedures during prototype and released production product builds

Perform other duties as assigned

Skills and Experience

High school diploma or equivalent; previous electronics experience helpful. Ability to lift 50 lbs. and transport, good mobility. Must be able to distinguish and identify different components/part colors. Must be able to successfully distinguish between various test equipment signals and test indicators. Able to sit or stand for prolong periods of time. Able to utilize hand-truck.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and reach with hands and arms.


High School Diploma

Hubbell Incorporated, its subsidiaries and affiliates, is an EO Employer AA: M/F/Veteran/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class.

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