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Senior RF Engineering Technician
Ref No.: 18-01100
Location: Scottsdale, Arizona
Sr. Engineering Technician | Scottsdale, AZ
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
Associate's degree in related discipline or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 1 year relevant Analog, Digital or RF experience. Due to the nature of work performed within our client's facilities, U.S. citizenship is REQUIRED.
 
REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND TASKS:
  • Supports engineering activities such as design, test, check-out, modification, fabrication and assembly of prototype electro mechanical systems, experimental design circuitry, laser/light transmission devices or specialized test equipment
  • May provide direction to other employees with similar duties
  • Performs a variety of equipment/process operations involving an application or technical skills in a specific area (electrical, software, manufacturing, optical, etc.)
  • Performs research and engineering laboratory functions that may include but not be limited to:
    • Layout, building, testing, troubleshooting, repairing and modification or electronic or electro-mechanical devices, assemblies, subsystems, and systems
  • Constructs, troubleshoots, calibrates, adjusts, tests, diagnoses, and maintains equipment, components, devices, or systems
  • Calibration and alignment checks; makes adjustments, modifications, and replacements as directed
  • Prepares prescribed compounds and solutions
  • Construct, modify, debug, test and adjust a variety of tools and equipment given appropriate drawings, parts and instructions
  • Implements basic practical solutions for process improvement
  • Conducts and documents experiments under guidance of senior technician
  • Constructs basis tooling and fixtures to accomplish unique tasks
  • Organizes data to identify cause/effect relationships and recommends resolution/process improvement
  • Perform routine/basic preventative maintenance tasks
  • Works from schematics, engineering drawings and written or verbal instructions
  • Operates related equipment; conducts tests and reports data in prescribed format
  • Performs calibration and alignment checks; makes adjustments, modifications, and replacements as directed
  • May require 1st Class FCC License
  • May require Solder Repair Certification 

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • Associate's degree in related discipline or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 1 year relevant Analog, Digital or RF experience.
  • Substantial acquaintance with an understanding of general aspects of the job with a broad understanding of the detailed aspects of the job
  • General supervision and instructions given for routine work, and detailed instructions given for new activities or special assignments
  • Normally follows established procedures on routine work, requires instructions only on new assignments
  • Contacts are typically with individuals within own department and occasionally with contacts outside own organization
  • Contacts involve obtaining or providing information or data requiring some explanation or interpretation
  • Focus is on completing tasks or activities supporting implementation of procedures
  • Fundamental knowledge and proficiency in the use of related tools and equipment
  • Ability to demonstrate soldering skills to pass J-std cert. if required
  • Ability to fabricate simple hardware as required
  • Recognizes need for and seeks out additional technical assistance/information when needed
  • General computer and test equipment knowledge
  • Consistently displays high performance attributes
  • Influential with others and demonstrates superior communication and collaborative skills consistent with expectations for position