RF Test Technician

RF Test Technician

Job Title: RF Test Technician
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Glenrothes, Fife
Salary: Competitive depending on experience
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: HQ00013058_1495109908
Contact Name: Marc Temple
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 18, 2017 13:18

Job Description

RF Test Technician
Your experience as an experienced RF Test technician would add immediate value to this world leading company covering the Defence, National & Cyber security and commercial markets.
The client is a technology and innovation leader specialising in defence, civil government and cybersecurity solutions. With a history of innovation spanning 94 years. The client provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration, C5I products and services, sensing, effects, and mission support for customers in more than 80 countries. The client provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of sensing; effects; and command, control, communications and intelligence systems, as well as cyber security and a broad range of mission support services.
Summary of the Role
Carry out functional testing of product and perform diagnostics (to component level) of any failures. Will also be required to keep accurate test records, carry out any maintenance tasks and aid other disciplines to improve overall cost and quality of product.
Job Description
-Carry out testing of products to required contractual, quality and schedule requirements.
-Diagnose boards/units down to component level on failing products and recommend appropriate corrective actions.
-Diagnose test equipment related faults.
-Execution of preventative maintenance and calibration plans for test equipment.
-Record accurate test records and provide requested yield & failure reports.
-Aid the continual improvement of efficiency in designated test area(s)
Key Skills/Essential
-Minimum of HND in electronics or relevant experience
-Must have experience with diagnostic skills and testing of RF (>1GHz) down to component level
-Proven ability to set up and utilise various types of lab equipment for manual production test & debug purposes.
-Has a good understanding of electronics, able to interpret circuit diagrams and can communicate circuit functionality effectively.
-Can interpret test specifications to carry out manual production test requirements & debug.
-Can work to production schedules without detracting from product quality and any contractual requirements.
-Has an ability to manipulate failure data to identify common root causes
-Significant experience and knowledge of various ATE's and complex bench test equipment
-Ability to communicate at all levels across a range of disciplines
-RF Test Technician
-Location - Glenrothes
-Salary - Depending on Experience
Key Words - Electronics, RF, ATE, Diagnostic, Defence, Laboratory, Test, Technician, Maintenance, Calibration
Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level
Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.
This is a permanent position

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.