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The Test Technician IV performs operational tests on highly complex electronic
developmental and production components, subassemblies and systems involving a
thorough working knowledge of advanced theory, instrumentation, measurement
techniques and electronic circuit analysis.
Performs the set-up, calibration, testing and troubleshooting of
circuits, components, instruments and mechanical assemblies. Determines and may
develop test specifications, methods and procedures from blueprints, drawings
and diagrams. Tests and troubleshoots assemblies and/or final systems. May
complete rework on assemblies and/or systems as a result of testing. Prepares
technical reports, summarizes findings and recommends solutions to technical
problems. May assist in the selection and set-up of specialized test equipment.
sets up and operates a wide variety of standard test stands consisting of
multiples of generators, oscilloscopes, amplifiers, etc. and complex test
equipment especially connected and set up for tests on highly complex
subassemblies and systems in accordance with available instructions and
with standard test procedures and specifications to perform tests on
highly complex electronic developmental and production components,
subassemblies and systems.
and analyzes test results. Troubleshoots, repairs and adjusts equipment so
that their performance complies with test requirements, and that the
quality of the product is assured. Determines when rework is necessary to
ensure product compliance with specifications.
changes in test procedures and specifications that will contribute to the
improvement of testing efficiency and capabilities.
from a variety of documents including test specifications, wiring
diagrams, schematics, etc. where complete information is frequently
lacking or from general oral engineering instructions requiring technical
judgment, initiative and experience.
and gives technical direction to lesser-classified technicians.
Performs other duties and
responsibilities as required.
have the manual dexterity to manipulate RF circuits working under a
microscope to meet the electrical requirements.
diploma or equivalent
experience tuning RF circuits as a Test Technician in a manufacturing
environment or in the military.
order to be considered for this opportunity, you must be eligible to
obtain and maintain security clearance, which requires USA citizenship.
be able to obtain US Security Clearance prior to the start of the
2nd shift (3:30pm-1:00am) or 4th shift (Friday thru
Monday 10 hour days)
Degree or Technical Degree in Electrical Technology
Electronic Schools or Electronic Training from military
in defense or aerospace industry
experience as a Test Technician in a manufacturing environment or in the
be able to setup and know how to operate a Phase Network Analyzer (PNA) or
Vector Network Analyzer (VNA)
If you are authorized to work in the United States, then we encourage you to apply. We are unable to sponsor work visas. In order to be eligible for positions requiring a Security Clearance, you must be a US Citizen.
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