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Electronic Technician - RF at Kay & Associates

Posted in Architecture 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: SCHAUMBURG, Illinois

Job Description:


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.


Schaumburg, IL


Commensurate with experience and skills, expected to be in the high teens+ range.

Work Schedule:

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.

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