The Test Technician performs the set-up, calibration, testing, and troubleshooting of circuits, components, instruments, and mechanical assemblies. The Test Technician determines and may develop test specifications, methods, and procedures from blueprints, drawings, and diagrams. This position may complete rework on assemblies and/or systems as a result of testing.SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:Testing and tuning of low pass, band pass, and diplexed waveguide filters and assemblies in X and Ku band.Filters, tests, and tunes other waveguide and coaxial components including transitions, couplers, bends, pressure widows, circulators, switches, and low noise amplifiers.Some manual assembly operations are required as part of the test function to include using various conductive and non-conductive epoxies to install loads, tuning element’s, and end caps. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:High School diploma (or equivalent)Must have 2 years of experience in wave guide filtersA basic understanding of microwave principles, filters, passive components, DC circuits and amplifier operation.A solid understanding of microwave vector network analyzers, calibration, and measurement techniques.Must be able to work under a microscope when necessary.Good manual dexterity.Ability to read blueprints. Familiarity with power supplies, multimeters, oscilloscopes, power meters, and spectrum analyzers.Must be able to prove US CitizenshipPREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:Soldering certification J-STD-001 is a plus.Four (4) years of related experience.
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Location/Region: Exeter, NH (US)