Job Number:ST-160
Job Title:Journeyman Engineering Technician
Location:Benefield Anechoic Facility, Edwards AFB, CA


This position supports the Benefield Anechoic Facility (BAF) located at the Air Force Test Center on Edwards Air Force Base as a part of a 15 year service contract that started July 2018.

Essential Functions/Duties:

Constructs components, subunits, simple models and adapts standard equipment. Troubleshoot and correct malfunctions requiring simple solutions. Conducts tests, which may require minor modifications in setups or procedures. Prepares test specimens, adjusts and operates equipment and records test data, pointing out deviations resulting in malfunctions or observational errors. Recommends design modifications by compiling data related to designs, specifications, and materials. Provides technical guidance to lower level technicians. An error in judgement or failure to achieve results would normally require a moderate expenditure of resources to rectify.

An Engineering Technician with the Radio Frequency (RF) Monitoring Team will be expected to provide technical support for Electronic Warfare (EW) ground testing within an anechoic testing facility. Duties include but are not limited to: configuring test equipment and related RF components and maneuvering equipment to assigned locations in preparation for test in accordance with test requirements and design; perform test equipment monitoring and operations in test control room; provide technical support of varying scope and complexity to higher level technicians/engineers on the team and other capabilities, as necessary; reliably support teamwork culture with a consistently positive attitude and maintain professional working interactions with all personnel.

Education and Experience Requirements:

Minimum High school graduate and additional higher level training or coursework obtained from an accredited institution in a S.T.E.M (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) specialty, or prior Military service with experience in a like or similar field that equates to at least 2 years demonstrated experience and prepares an individual to handle and adapt to the complexity of RF testing challenges.

A strong candidate will possess a working knowledge of electronic fundamentals with a technical support background, preferably in the EMI/EMC or other RF testing field utilizing Spectrum Analyzers, Network analyzers, Oscilloscopes, Signal generators, and other test measurement equipment.

Must be able to demonstrate a capacity to logically solve technical challenges of varying complexity and effectively communicate suggestions and solutions in written and verbal form.

Experience with database manipulation, spreadsheet utilization, word processing and other basic to advanced computer operator functions is required.

Must be driven and able to improve one's knowledge and skillset to adjust to fluctuations in the technical environment.

Desired Qualifications:

Experience working in an Electromagnetic Interference / Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMI/EMC) or other RF testing environment in a technical support role is considered a plus.

Hands on experience using Spectrum Analyzers, Signal Generators, Oscilloscopes, Network Analyzers, and other RF / EMI/EMC test equipment is desired.

Must be a US Citizen and hold or be able to obtain a Top Secret Clearance.

Must be a U.S. citizen and hold or be able to obtain a security clearance.
Must pass a background check and drug test.

Please e-mail your resume to apply for this position. Please reference the job number on the subject line of your email with attachments as either a Word Doc or PDF file only, all others files will not be opened.

No Phone Calls Please

Spiral is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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