Electronic Technician

Engineering Technician


SRC, Inc. is currently seeking Engineering Technicians who will work under general supervision in a research and development (R&D) and limited production environment on electronic warfare, radar and communication systems. Activities will include setup, teardown, build, test, troubleshoot, repair, and modification of development and limited production systems, parts and equipment including digital and analog subsystems and systems. Testing and troubleshooting will be done at the unit and system level with some field testing. This position comes with a fair amount of system setup and teardown that can occur in both indoor and outdoor test areas.

SRC, Inc., a not-for-profit research and development company, combines information, science, technology, and ingenuity across our family of companies to deliver innovative, advanced defense solutions and products that are redefining possible®. Since 1957, our commitment to the customer and the best solution – not the bottom line – has remained a core value that guides our efforts. This passion for quality carries through to the technologies we invent and manufacture, the laboratories, and facilities we build, the people we hire, and the communities we support.

At SRC, we provide you the freedom and the resources to solve “impossible” problems in a collaborative work environment that integrates research, development, and manufacturing. We strive to proactively identify and eliminate barriers that prevent our employees’ full participation and are committed to ensuring an inclusive and equitable workplace for all our employees. When you join our team, you’ll be a part of something truly meaningful. You’ll join more than 1,300 engineers, scientists, and professionals — with 20 percent of those employees having served in the military — helping to keep America and its allies safe and strong.

In return, you’ll enjoy an inclusive work environment, receive a competitive salary, and experience a comprehensive benefits package that includes four or more weeks of paid time off to start, 10 percent of an employee’s compensation contributed toward retirement, and 100 percent tuition support.

Responsibilities:

  • Setup, teardown and move radars in laboratory and outdoor test areas
  • Perform limited production and prototyping activities (cable fabrication, system assembly, circuit board testing, etc.)
  • Identify and setup test equipment and perform testing and troubleshooting of products and/or systems
  • Hands-on work in an electronic lab environment which will require soldering, assembly of mechanical and electrical systems/sub-systems
  • Troubleshoot and repair electronic warfare, radar and communication systems using electronic and radio frequency (RF)-based test equipment, applying principles and theories of electronics and electrical circuitry in an International Organization for Standardization (ISO)-compliant environment
  • Set up standard test apparatus and/or build test fixtures, cables and other circuitry to conduct functional, operational, environmental and life tests to evaluate performance and reliability of development, prototype or limited production units and systems
  • Comply with and support company policies and programs regarding safety, quality, compliance, security, etc.
  • Work to develop professional relationships through collaboration, respect, professionalism, trust, and integrity
  • Assist with various lab maintenance and improvement tasks (cleanliness, calibration, general improvement activities, etc.)

Position Requirements:

  • Associate degree in a technical specialty with up to 3 years of experience, such as electronics technology, electrical engineering technology, or other technology degree from an accredited educational institution or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
  • Demonstrated experience understanding and interpreting electronic schematics, electronic drawings, mechanical drawings, test and assembly instructions, specifications, engineering documents and data sheets
  • Experience using a variety of electronic test equipment, hand-solder surface-mount devices as well as proficient with hand tools used for assembly, maintenance of systems and prototyping; torque screw drivers and wrenches, hand drills, shear, brake, Dremel, etc.
  • High level of structured problem solving and analytical skills, strong analytical thinker, very task oriented
  • Ability to assemble cable harnesses and RF cables
  • Must have highly professional verbal and written communication skills to convey status, technical issues, and general information by various means in a team-oriented environment
  • Must be self-motivated, able to work independently and adapt to quickly changing work demands with a high customer service aptitude
  • Must have general computer skills including MS Office Word, Excel, Outlook.
  • IPC-J-STD-001 and IPC-A-620 certification desired

Must be able to meet occupational requirements including the ability to lift, move and walk with 40 lbs., could be working outside 40% depending on program setup needs and travel 10 percent or less travel across the U.S.

Equal Opportunity

Individuals seeking employment are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or disability. You are being given the opportunity to provide the following information in order to help us comply with federal and state Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action record keeping, reporting, and other legal requirements.

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  • Location Syracuse, New York
  • Employment Type Full-Time Hourly
  • Experience Required 0-1 Year
  • Education Required Associates Degree
  • Security Clearance Requirement Must meet eligibility requirements
  • Travel % 10