196249 - RF Technician
Industry
MAN
Region
MI-Michigan
City
Grand Rapids
State
MI
Rate
Up to $30.00 DOE
Duration
12 months
Description
Chipton-Ross is seeking an RF Technician for an opening in Grand Rapids, MI

RESPONSIBILITIES:
As a RF Technician you will be responsible for testing, troubleshooting, overhaul, calibrating and repair of technically moderately complex mechanical, electro-mechanical, and electronic avionics instruments using available documentation; repair manuals, schematic diagrams, technical publications, work instructions, and engineering drawings
• Technician is responsible testing, troubleshooting, and calibrating avionics electronics
• You will work from drawings, diagrams, customer specifications, schematics and/or test procedures Diagnose and analyze problems utilizing a variety of test equipment
• Document test findings and diagnose and analyze problems utilizing a variety of test equipment
• Provides input for process improvements and development of top-level test procedures.
• Develop subassembly test procedures as needed
• Construct, calibrate, adjust, test, and maintain equipment we use to support RF testing/tuning.
• Ensure we have correct functionality of units under test and test equipment.
• Technician is responsible testing, troubleshooting, and calibrating avionics electronics
• Working knowledge of statistical process control as applied to related assembly, inspection and test processes
• Work from drawings, diagrams, customer specifications, schematics and/or test procedures
• Diagnose and analyze problems utilizing a variety of test equipment
• Utilize methodical and logical reasoning processes to resolve complex technical issues
• Develop subassembly test procedures as needed
• Construct, calibrate, adjust, test, and maintain equipment we use to support RF testing/tuning.
• Identify any discrepancies within testing.
• Collaborate with all functional groups on various projects.
• Maintain accurate records, fill out logs accurately, and explain defects found-clearly and concisely

REQUIREMENTS:
Qualifications:
• 6 years test experience in aerospace, military, and/or communications satellite hardware production.
• IPC A610 or JST 001 Certification or the ability to pass the ESD certification, IPC A610 and JSTD 001.
• Electronics certificate or formal training especially relative to RF testing and theory.
• 2 years’ experience performing tuning and troubleshooting on complex RF assemblies.
• 2 years troubleshooting RF/Digital circuits to the component level.

Preferred Qualification:
• Working knowledge of MS Office
• Good hand-eye coordination for work under a microscope.
• Experience with environmental testing and monitoring of product
• Working knowledge of statistical process control as applied to related assembly, inspection and test processes
• Working knowledge of electronic Theory relating to RF transmission, receivers’ circuits, analog and digital circuitry.
• The ability to troubleshoot RF/Digital circuits to the component level.
• Understanding and able to perform calibration of RF circuity and equipment calibration procedures.
• Must have working knowledge of electronic test equipment.
• Advanced experience with Test equipment, i.e signal generators, oscilloscopes, power meters, spectrum analyzers, and RF equipment
• Advanced ability to read and understand schematic diagrams in order to solve complex technical problems, analyze faulty circuits
• Ability to maintain electronic technician product failure database.
• The candidate much have working knowledge of electronic test equipment, I.E. Spectrum Analyzers, coaxial cable measurement, emulators
• Advanced experience with Test equipment, i.e signal generators, oscilloscopes, power meters, spectrum analyzers, and RF equipment.

EDUCATION:
• AA Degree in electronics or equivalent technical degree


SHIFT:
9/80

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Contact
Brent Sizemore
bsizemore@chiptonross.com
CHIPTON-ROSS, INC.
6926 Rivers Ave
North Charleston, SC 29406

Phone: (843) 554-5800 x185 or (800) 927-9318 x185

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.