KBR Senior Electronics Technician (Space) in Washington, District Of Columbia

Title: Senior Electronics Technician (Space)

Location: US-US-DC-Washington

Job Number: 1070556

We are currently seeking an experienced Sr. Electrical Technician for the SRDES contract at the Naval Research Laboratory in Washington D.C.

Responsibilities of Position:

•Responsible for assembly of space flight electronics, including thru hole, surface mount, and space flight harnessing

•Responsible for performing routine, non-routine, and complex assignments involving responsibility for planning and conducting a complete project

•May train and be assisted by lower level technicians

•Work on various types of electronic equipment and related devices by performing one or a combination of the following: installing, maintaining, repairing, overhauling, troubleshooting, modifying, constructing, and testing

•Work requires practical application of technical knowledge of electronic principles, ability to determine malfunctions, and skill to put equipment in required operating condition.

•Work closely with electrical and RF engineers building up airborne telemetry system, including payload construction, wire harnesses, test cables for component, circuit card assembly, and deck testing

•Participate in integration and check out of electrical systems during integration, testing, and field activities.

•Responsible for fabrication of electronic assemblies and harnesses

•Responsibilities will include operating, maintenance, upgrades and repairs to ground stations

•Fabricate wire harnesses for testing cables for component, circuit board and deck testing, flight harness and flight cables.

•Assemble circuit card assemblies and test point to point wiring

•Use electronic equipment and related devices for installing, maintaining, repairing, overhauling, troubleshooting, modifying, construction, and testing

•Receive technical guidance, as required, from engineers or higher-level technicians. Work is reviewed for specific compliance with accepted practices and work assignments

•Assignments may include the calibration of electronic and instrumentation equipment

•Perform inspections of various space flight electronics and RF assemblies according to written procedures at both NRL and vendor locations

•Perform flight preparation and checkout of electronic systems and sub systems to meet flight readiness.

•Coordinate and expedite flow of material, parts, and assemblies in accordance with production and shipping schedules or mission related deadlines

•Perform other related duties as assigned or required


Position Scope

•Technical knowledge of electronic principles, and ability to use schematics in such areas as drafting, designing, equipment construction, and troubleshooting.

•Knowledge and understanding of space flight electronics and RF systems including wiring, installation of space flight components, circuit card assemblies

•Ability to use complex tools to perform precise work following prints, sketches, work instructions and verbal instruction

•Knowledge of a wide variety of electronic test equipment to support component / payload testing and checkout of prototype electronic instrumentation

•Experience and operational proficiency with electronic equipment such as oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, logic analyzers, signal generators, power supplies, multi-meters, etc.

•Must be able to obtain an active secret security clearance

•Training and Certifications in the following are required:

•Polymeric Applications on Electronic Assemblies per NASA-STD-8739.1

•Crimping, Interconnecting Cables, and Harnesses, and Wiring Certification per NASA-STD-8739.4

•• IPC J-STD-001 with Space Applications Electronic Hardware Addendum to J-STD-001

•May also be responsible for maintaining stock records, ordering, and stocking of received supplies and maintaining inventory and status records of electronic equipment

Job Type: Full Time

Desired Travel: less than 10%

Years of Experience: 3-5 Years

Education: Associates or Equivalent Technical Certification

KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

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