Technician Job Description

Major Responsibilities: Tests, tunes, aligns, troubleshoots and repairs thin film hybrid millimeter and microwave frequency products and multi-function assemblies.

Typical Duties:

  • Tests, tunes, aligns, troubleshoots, and repairs circuits and products
  • Inspects components to ensure they meet Quality Assurance (QA) standards and product specifications
  • Ensures Top Level product specifications are accurate
  • Reviews circuit level component specs. and parts lists when new orders are received
  • Interfaces with assemblers regarding parts availability
  • Sets up test procedures
  • Typically identifies problems restricting manufacturing throughput and recommends solutions
  • Typically trains other technicians
  • May perform design tests for engineering
  • May analyze RMA’s and recommend corrective actions as required
  • May be a Product Team leader
  • Above average productivity and ability to work on complex products

Equipment used:

·         Sweep Generator·         Hi-power Stereo Microscope
·         Scalar Analyzer·         AC/DC Power Supply
·         Spectrum Analyzer·         Noise Figure Meter & Source Diode
·         Multi-meter·         Power Meter

Education and Experience:

  • Requires HS diploma or equivalent; prefer AS degree in Electronics or equivalent training
  • Requires understanding of RF, DC and electronics theory
  • Requires 5+ years applicable work experience
  • Requires good hand-eye coordination
  • Prefer familiarity with thin film assembly techniques
  • Minimal supervision required

Physical Requirements:

  • Technicians are required to remain stationary (sitting or standing) for long periods of time and use hands to handle objects, delicate instruments, and/or controls.
  • Technicians may occasionally be required to lift up to 40 pounds.
  • Technicians must have good vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust eye focus to work with a microscope up to 12 hours per day.

Work Environment:

  • The manufacturing assembly and test area has equipment with high heat, electricity, and sharp tools.
  • Individuals may be required to handle hazardous materials.