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RF Test Technician

Redmond, Washington | Contract

Post Date: 09/15/2017 Job ID: 17513 Industry: Hardware

Position Title:  RF Test Technician

Position Description:  Our Redmond client is looking for a skilled RF Test Technician to join the team.

SKILLS
  • Ability to operate RF test equipment such as network analyzers.
  • Ability to operate antenna test chambers such as Near field and Compact Far Field.
  • Ability to troubleshoot test setup failures, mechanical motor malfunctions, software crashes, and similar occurrences as would happen during product testing.

TRAINING
  • Technical knowledge of RF communication products; familiarity with terms such as “ gain,” “ dB,” etc.
  • Ability to troubleshoot machinery and fixtures (cables, connectors, etc.) used in test chambers.
  • Ability to communicate information using standard Microsoft applications including Excel, Word, Office, PowerPoint, Project and Visio.
  • Ability to use company-wide tools and systems to execute the key duties and responsibilities of the job.

EXPERIENCE
  • Minimum of three years’ experience running and troubleshooting electronic test equipment, particularly RF test equipment.
  • Minimum three years’ experience operating test chambers for electronic products.
  • Additional experience running environmental chambers.
  • Additional experience with test engineering and RF products such as antennas or amplifiers highly desirable.
  • Orbit 959 software experience highly desirable.

EDUCATION
  • Associate’ s degree in electronics or related field highly desired. Additional relevant experience will be considered in lieu of Associate’ s degree.

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Mount antennas and other RF hardware for testing in RF and environmental chambers.
  • Run RF and environmental tests, monitor such tests for product failure or chamber failure, and troubleshoot any failures to minimize test interruptions.
  • Communicate test results for each shift.
  • Be available for second shift and weekend work.
  • Must be able to lift to 50 pounds.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

Monique Walker


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