RF Electronic Technician
Work Location: SANTA ANA, California 92706
Job type: Full-Time
Salary: 30 - 32 USD / Hourly
The Radio Frequency (RF) Test Technician will support the manufacturing organization
through performing alignment, troubleshooting, and characterization of RF and
Microwave circuits. This role is responsible for executing test plans, troubleshooting high
density component RF circuitry, and generating accurate test data intended for internal
and external customer use. Set up standard or automated test equipment to conduct
functional, operational, environmental, and life tests to evaluate performance and
reliability of prototype or production assemblies. Analyze test results and repair or adjust
assemblies according to analysis. Recommend corrections and improvements to test
procedures to simplify testing and/or assembly processes.
Conduct functional tests to measure the performance of production electronic
systems, assemblies, and sub-assemblies.
Test commercial and complex (mil-spec) electronic assemblies with pre-production
or prototype documentation.
Compare test results with specifications and accurately record test data.
Analyze defective units to determine root cause of failure.
Help develop processes, tooling and fixtures as required.
Ensure that all test equipment calibration requirements are maintained.
Effectively manage time, and complete all tasks as assigned by the supervisor.
Technical knowledge and skills in troubleshooting down to the component level;
solid understanding and working knowledge of RF test equipment such as
Network Analyzers, Spectrum Analyzers, Data Error Analyzers, RF generators,
Strong component-level troubleshooting skills.
Experience at performing various RF characterization measurements such
as; Phase Noise, Spectral Characterization, Noise Figure, RF Power and Bit
Experience in alignment and troubleshooting of various RF circuits such as:
Modulators, RF amplifiers, Diplexers, Filters, Oscillators, Synthesizers, etc.
RF experience to 8 GHz troubleshooting skills are desired.
Knowledge of electrical test methodology (e.g., stand alone bench, automated,
functional test), planning, procedures, equipment (e.g., multimeter, oscilloscope,
bus analyzer, automated test systems) and result validation criteria (e.g.,
pass/fail, control limits, tolerances).
Knowledge of manufacturing work flow and MRP systems or similar.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word).
A general understanding of the production of printed wiring assemblies is
desirable but not required.