Kay and Associates, Inc. is seeking an experienced RF Electronic Technician to work at a manufacturing facility in Schaumburg, IL. Will test, tune and troubleshoot high power amplifiers in the 30 MHz- 1 GHz range, up to 500 Watts.
Position is expected to be on a contract to direct hire basis.
Commensurate with experience and skills, expected to be in the high teens+ range.
6:30 AM - 3:00 PM, Monday - Friday
Test, Tune and Troubleshoot to component level high power RF Amplifiers, 30 MHz-1 GHz, up to 500 Watts.
Test UHF and VHF circuit boards using power supply and function generator
Test newly assembled amplifiers and units and upgrade and / or repair returned units
Utilize RF simulation programs, such as LabVIEW, Microwave Office or ADS.
Perform failure analysis on field returned units and accurately report corrective action to project engineer.
Work in conjunction with project engineers in testing and evaluation of prototype units; provide test data and feedback in product/testing improvements.
Solid analytical, interpersonal and communication skills.
Good work ethic with a desire to work in a small manufacturing facility.
Must be able to meet schedules and work well in a team environment.
3+ years' related experience.
2+ years' experience with LabVIEW and RF simulations programs such as Microwave Office or ADS required.
2 year technical degree preferred.
NOTE: Any offer of employment is contingent on passing a drug test and background screen prior to starting.