Job Number:ST-184
Job Title:Engineering Technician
Location:Benefield Anechoic Facility, Edwards AFB, CA


This position is a part of the JTECH II contract, a 15 year service contract that was awarded in July of 2018, and supports the RF Hardware Systems Element at the Benefield Anechoic Facility (BAF) at Edwards Air Force Base (AFB).

Spiral Technology is looking for a proactive, professional technician to join a diverse team of experienced engineers and technicians dedicated to the pursuit of Electronic Warfare (EW) superiority in support of protecting the Warfighter.

Essential Functions/Duties:

Primary role will be supporting the RF Hardware Systems Element. The candidate will be responsible for the configuration and operation of Radio Frequency (RF) test equipment and the Combat Electromagnetic Environment Simulator (CEESIM) within the anechoic chamber for EW test purposes. Consists of use and operation of devices such as antennas, signal generators, cables, spectrum analyzers, oscilloscopes, precision network analyzers, power meters, low noise amplifiers, and other unique pieces of equipment commonly encountered in this dynamic operating environment. Candidate may be required to collect test data, modify and input results into Excel spreadsheets, posess the ability to clearly and concisely present findings to higher level technicians and engineers. May be required to construct or modify circuits using components such as resistors, diodes, and capacitors, requiring the ability to solder to printed circuit boards and read simple schematics. Candidate should have the ability to work under minimal supervison and complete tasks in a timely manner. May require frequent lifting, carrying, or pushing of hardware and related equipment sometimes in excess of 50 lbs.

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.

Must be able to maintain a clean, orderly work environment, including desk and other common workspaces.

Desired Qualifications:

Experience working in EW, 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.

COMPTIA Security+ Certification or equivalent

Candidate should have the ability to create and modify training and tracking documentation using Microsoft Office application as needed.

Must be a U.S. citizen or Naturalized citizen of the United States 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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