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Senior Electronic Technician

Date: Sep 3, 2021

Location: Salisbury, MD, US, 21801

Company: Dover Corporation

Connecting and Protecting People, Microwave Products Group (MPG) is a leading global provider of mission-critical engineered electronic components and subsystems comprised of four business units in five manufacturing locations.  Our brand names are recognized globally including:  BSC Filters, York, UK; Dow-Key Microwave, Ventura, CA; K&L Microwave, Salisbury, Maryland and Dominican Republic and Pole/Zero, West Chester, OH.
Our expertise is the design and manufacture of communications-based specialty products – engineered components and subsystems – for demanding military, space, commercial aerospace/industrial, and telecom infrastructure applications where function and reliability are crucial.

 

POSITION OVERVIEW:

Engineering Technicians may utilize design information, test equipment, and/or software to successfully prototype and test filter products and assemblies.  Must have good understanding of various filter technologies (lumped element, cavity, distributed, ceramic, thin-film, etc), active circuitry (PIN Diodes, amplifiers, bias, and control), linear and non-linear RF parameters, and troubleshooting.  Must be able to competently use with basic hand tools such as soldering irons, electronic assembly, calipers, and hand tools.  The position supports engineering in prototyping, pre-production, and resolving production related issues.  Must have excellent communications skills and documentation skills.  Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES (to include, but not limited to)

 

  • Under minimal supervision, performs a variety of technical tasks in support of the engineering department including prototyping, troubleshooting, testing, support production related issues, documentation, design of experiments, evaluation and characterization of components.
  • Required to use test equipment like network analyzers, signal analyzers, signal generators, oscilloscopes, function generators, high power amplifiers, and multi-meters.
  • Will be required to setup, perform and understand meaning of measurements including, but not limited to, gain, noise figure, 1 dB compression, intermodulation, harmonics, spurious, switching speed, etc.
  • Accurately troubleshoot problems and effectively communicates solution to stake holders.
  • May work from minimal documentation, written or verbal instructions, schematics, rough sketches, diagrams, layouts, datasheets, and plans often requiring interpretation.
  • Works on assignments requiring sound judgment and self-initiative.
  • Requires excellent troubleshooting acumen.
  • Applies significant electronic theory to configure, model, layout, prototype, build, test, troubleshoot, determine solutions and modify electronic product for engineering efforts applicable to the department
  • May assist engineers with design and development of new processes and/or products.

 

QUALIFICATIONS SUMMARY:

 

Associates Degree in Electronic Technology, or equivalent military training, with 5 years related experience in the RF and Microwave testing and tuning field.  In absence of a degree, 10 years work experience required.  Previous soldering experience or skills preferred.  Thorough knowledge of calibration, components, circuit function, interpreting drawings, troubleshooting, and schematics.

 

MUST HAVE REQUIREMENTS:

  • AA ET degree with 5 years' experience or 10 years work experience in related field
  • U.S Person
  • Ability to obtain a DoD security clearance (is applicable)
  • Works from minimal documentation, written or verbal instructions, schematics, rough sketches, diagrams, and layouts.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.


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