2367311 RF Test Technician

Job Ref: 51122
Sector: Government and Defence
Date Added: 05 September 2017
  • Portsmouth, Hampshire, England, UK
  • Competitive
  • Lee Brown
  • 02392 705 487

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Our client is a world leader in the design and manufacture of satellite systems. Their activities cover complete civil and military telecommunications and Earth observation systems, science and navigation programmes, together with avionics and a wide range of space equipment and associated ground infrastructure.They are recruiting for an RF Test Technician who will be responsible for performing unit electrical integration and RF performance testing on spacecraft payloads, using Automated Test Equipment and Manual Test Equipment.This is a Contract position for 6 months and will be based in Portsmouth, Hampshire. This role will involve shift work and travel to other sites within the business which may include overseas.Key ResponsibilitiesResponsible 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 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 ExperiencePractical / hands on Electrical and RF Engineering experience including utilisation of relevant instrumentsKnowledge of automatic test systems and result processing.Able to integrate easily and quickly into AIT teams and communicate confidently to internal customersAble to work autonomously in a pro-active and responsible manner.RF test experience in high quality manufacturing/test environment related to communication equipment (antennas, mobile phones etc) Previous use of spectrum analysers / PSA and/or network analysers (PNA, HP 8510)Previous use of electrical test equipment such as oscilloscopes and multimeters.Experience in working to test proceduresAvailability to work abroad at short notice as well as shift, and weekend working as required.Telecommunication / Aerospace / Military Industry experienceClean room experienceIf you have the skills and experience to be considered for this position, please apply on-line.

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