RF Test Technician

RF Test Technician

Job Title: RF Test Technician
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Portsmouth
Salary: DOE
Start Date: 2017-09-06
Reference: J13975
Contact Name: Jessica Rose
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 06, 2017 16:45

Job Description

KDC are currently looking for an experienced RF Test Technician to support our client who are leaders in the Defence and Space sector.

Key Responsibilities
  • This individual is responsible for performing electrical test activities throughout all test phases of the project life-cycle.
  • Perform electrical integration on payloads using both automated test equipment and manual measurements, using COTS equipment such as oscilloscopes and multi-meters.
  • Perform manual RF measurements of payload equipment and sub systems using equipment such as Power Meters, Spectrum Analysers, Network analysers and signal Generators.
  • Run automated test sequences using a Payload Test System (PTS) in accordance with issued test procedures.
  • Check performance of payload equipment against parameters detailed in test procedures and review results for non-conformances.
  • Perform connection of test hardware (DC, Coaxial & Waveguide) to flight interfaces following company processes.
  • Complete build records to comply with company quality standards.

Qualifications and/or Skills
Essential: Automated test experience/RF measurement techniques in high reliability manufacturing / test area related to communication equipment

Previous Experience
Essential: Electrical and RF communication engineering and measurement techniques, working to test procedures.
Practical / hands on relevant COTS Electrical and RF measurement instruments (oscilloscopes, multi-meters, Power Meters, Spectrum Analysers, Network analysers, PNA / PNA-X and signal Generators).

For more information on this role, please get in touch or click apply!