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Engineering Technician

Date: Nov 20, 2021

Location: West Chester, OH, US, 45069

Company: Dover Corporation

Pole/Zero Corporation, a division of Microwave Products Group, is looking for talented people to join our organization!

 

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.

 

 

PRIMARY FUNCTION:

 

Test, troubleshoot, and debug electronic systems and modules in the Engineering environment during the development and qualification phases of a program. 

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Proficient in the use of schematics, PCB/PWB layouts, mechanical drawings and work instructions to troubleshoot/ repair circuit modules.
  • Perform component level troubleshooting and repair of RF assemblies and sub-assemblies such as filters, LNA’s, power amplifiers, power supplies, digital controllers, etc.
  • Assist engineers in developing test plans, procedures, and test instructions
  • Test subassemblies and systems, collect and analyze test data, and prepare technical reports as required
  • Perform maintenance and/or calibration of equipment and fixtures as required
  • Create PCB prototypes 

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

 

  • Proficient in the use of the Microsoft Office suite, including Outlook, Word, Excel, and Powerpoint
  • Ability to read electrical schematics
  • Working knowledge of RF principles such as filter operation, amplifier basics, insertion loss, return loss, VSWR, and S-parameter measurements
  • The ability to adapt methods to solve problems
  • Proficient in the use of standard test equipment such as signal generators, spectrum and network analyzers, power meters, data acquisition units, power supplies, oscilloscopes, electronic loads, and other equipment
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Mechanical ability related specifically towards building assemblies, prototypes, and fixtures
  • Proficient soldering skills required (J-STD-001 certification preferred)
  • Knowledge in MIL-STD-461, MIL-STD-810, MIL-STD-704, and RTCA/ DO-160 a plus
  • Knowledge in the use of LPKF prototyping equipment a plus
  • Knowledge in the use of LabVIEW programming environment a plus 
 

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

In order to be successful in this position, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The education and/or experience listed below represents the knowledge, skill or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Education and/or Experience:

  • Two-year (Associate’s) degree in electronics related field from an accredited college or university and 1+ years of experience in electronics OR 10+ years of high level technician’s experience in electronics, or equivalent
  • Experience with RF based systems
  • Knowledge of CAD software a plus
  • Experience creating laboratory or production automation with LabVIEW a plus
  • MIL-STD environmental test experience a plus
  • Must be a US person (US Citizen or Permanent Resident (Green Card Holder)) 

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

 

  • Stand, walk, and sit throughout the day
  • Must be able to occasionally lift and /or move up to 50 pounds

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

 

  • Exposed to moving mechanical parts and low voltage electrical circuits
  • Occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, extreme cold, and extreme heat
  • Required to wear appropriate personal protective equipment when in restricted areas
  • Occasional travel may be required 

 

WORK SCHEDULES:

 

  • Normal work hours are 8 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday with an alternate option of a 9/80 schedule if preferred
  • Lunch period is one hour per day, unpaid
  • Breaks are two 15-minute per shift

 

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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