RF Microwave Tuner Technician
Job Description SUMMARY Performs a variety of RF component and module-level test functions utilizing standard laboratory equipment in a production environment. Works under limited supervision. Reports to the production lead person. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. · Performs production and R&D testing of RF and Microwave components, such as bias tee's, multiplexers, RF filters and passive components. · Capable of tuning high-frequency RF circuits using small hand tools and equipment. Experienced with components (capacitors, coils, substrates), and attachment media (solders and epoxies). · Familiar with the use and routine care of common RF laboratory equipment including Vector Network Analyzers, Spectrum Analyzers, and Oscilloscopes. Experience in High Power RF or probe station testing is a definite plus. · Reads and interprets blueprints, schematics, parts lists, travelers, rework instructions and process procedures to determine sequence of operations and proper test techniques. · Able to test, troubleshoot and rework as required. · May interact with the engineering and production control functions. · Performs other related duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS · 2 to 5 years of related experience in the microwave/ amplifier/ radar industry. · Experienced with tuning filters using Vector Network Analyzers is preferred. · Technical School or equivalent preferred, but not required. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES This job has no supervisory responsibilities. QUALIFICATIONS To successfully perform this job, an individual must be capable of performing each of the essential duties with or without accommodations. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Education and/or Experience: Basic: High School or equivalent. Preferred: Two year degree or certificate from a college or technical school or equivalent combination of education and experience. Mathematical Skills: Ability to apply concepts of basic mathematics. Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Effective communication, both verbally and in writing. Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or in diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have general computer competency. Company Description Microwave Circuits is now part of the Gowanda GEC, LLC family of companies. Located at 6860 Distribution Drive in Beltsville MD, We are a manufacturer or RF filters, well respected throughout the world for our process, capability and quality.