Technician, Electronic III

Aeroflex   •  

San Diego, CA

Industry: Manufacturing

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5 - 7 years

Posted 95 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Summary:

Perform the set-up, calibration, tuning, 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; will complete rework instructions on assemblies and/or systems as a result of testing; prepare technical reports summarizing findings and recommend solutions to technical problems; may assist in the selection and set-up of specialized test equipment; performs work of high complexity.

Essential Duties and Functions:

  • Tune highly complex electronic components, assemblies and sub-assemblies to established frequencies; set up and calibrate test stations.
  • Perform in-process and final electronic verification tests according to written test procedures using test equipment such as a frequency counter, network and scalar analyzers, oscilloscope, spectrum analyzer and function generator; maintain test documentation.
  • Execute corrective actions as necessary to improve product yield.
  • Troubleshoot to the component level; maintain records and logs as required; identify potential problems in product and make recommendations as appropriate.
  • Record and review electronic test data using manual or computer generated techniques.
  • Review pre-production hardware, performing Returned Material Authorization (RMA) failure analysis.
  • Initiate and write Engineering Change Orders (ECO); run automate test equipment (ATE) programs.
  • Inspect all work prior to releasing the work order for further processing.
  • Participate in safety training and actively comply with safety policies and practices; maintain a clean and safe workstation.
  • Improve and maintain 5S in your area, make suggestions for improvements.
  • Participate in Lean/Six Sigma activities in own work area as well as events for other areas to enhance cross-functional problem solving.
  • Collaborate in team meetings and activities, including SET team support as appropriate.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned. 

Distinguishing Characteristics:

  • Works independently as well as in a team environment; performs work of high complexity. 

Minimum Job Qualifications: (The following qualifications can be acquired and demonstrated through experience, education and/or vocational training as noted or as appropriate.)

  • Five (5) years in an electronic environment working with Radio Frequency/Microwave experience; detail-oriented with good manual and eye dexterity (precise) with ability to discern color; military background helpful; Certificate in Electronics Technology; or, Associate’s degree in Electronic Technology;
  • Technical skills: ability to set up test equipment as defined by a documented Test Procedure.
  • Communication skills: ability to receive messages by telephone, in person, electronically and in writing; ask questions and rephrase statements to clarify meaning; ability to read, interpret and comprehend complex written and verbal instructions; communicate across organizational levels; ability to communicate with quality, integrity and respect in a way that inspires others and encourages innovation and possibilities; proficient English reading level to understand technical terminology used within the organization;
  • Math skills: ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals; ability to compute rate, ratio and percent
  • Computer skills: exposure to a networked environment using a Windows and/or Windows like interface using Microsoft office suite; ability to use Enterprise-wide information systems such as SAP and drawing-viewing programs
  • Time Management & Organizational skills: flexibility and adaptability to changing priorities and assignments; ability to maintain confidentiality;
  • Excellence Behaviors: remain engaged, proactive and positive even in tough circumstances; own assignments and be fully accountable for their success; align actions, behaviors and conversations to what matters most; bring out the best in others and recognize the value in every person’s contributions; ability to work independently being proactive to resolve work issues or notify supervisor of resources needed; ability to coordinate with other employees and as part of a team.

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