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Engineering RF Technician

Chelmsford, MA 01824

Employment Type: Contract Industry: Light Industrial/Manufacturing Job Number: 51853

Our Client designs and manufactures semiconductor products and solutions. They are looking for an Engineering RF Technician to join their team!

  • Knowledge of microwave measurements, and familiarity with using Network and Spectrum Analyzers, Power Meters, Oscilloscopes, RF Sources and other equipment used in the testing of microwave components and modules
  • Ability to work with computer controlled test systems as an individual contributor as well as part of a team to perform microwave electronics testing and troubleshoot complex microwave and millimeter-wave modules and subsystems
  • General knowledge of electronics construction
  • Work with automated and manual test equipment
  • Communication skills are extremely important as this role include working with engineering on product introduction
  • Test station setup and calibration
  • Maintenance of test data
  • Assembly of breadboards, test fixtures and wiring harnesses
  • High skill level with electronics
  • Performs a wide variety of test functions requiring use of RF/microwave test equipment, signal generators, frequency counters, digital multi-meters, oscillators, attenuators, pulse generators, microwave devices, thermocouples, etc.
  • Expedite workload based on established predetermined work schedules
  • Familiar with making S-Parameter measurements, P1db, IP3 and Noise Figure
  • Reworking integrated assemblies, soldering, epoxying, working to print etc.
  • Wire Bonding, probe station measurements at the die level a plus, but not required

Job Requirements:
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills, working in a team environment
  • Ability to follow both verbal and written instructions.
  • General working knowledge of network analyzer, spectrum analyzer, power meter, and RF signal sources
  • Good hand-eye coordination for work under a microscope
  • Simple hand soldering knowledge
  • Must be able to Read and Communicate in English
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel/Word and computer skills is a plus
  • Capable of understanding detailed instructions and expressing technical concepts
  • Experience preferred with working on amplifiers, dividers, mixers and a variety of RF components used in the RF industry

Training Requirements:
  • Active Security Clearance is preferred

  • High School Diploma or GED, additional Technician training preferred
  • 3 years minimum experience working in the microwave electronics industry, an Associate' s degree, or a Military background with 2-4 years' training and electronics experience

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