Electronic Technician

Engineering Technician (Entry Level)

As an Electrical Engineering Technician (Entry Level) at SRC, Inc., you will 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.  

What You’ll Do  

  • 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.)

What You’ll Bring  

  • Associate degree in Electronics Technology, Electrical Technology, Electromechanical Technology, Electrical Engineering Technology or other tech degree with 0 years of experience OR high school diploma with 3 years of related electronics experience
    • Equivalent combination of education, training, and experience is also accepted in lieu of degree  

  • Strong electrical and mechanical skillset
  • Ability to interpret electrical schematics, technical datasheets, mechanical drawings, test procedures, and assembly instructions
  • Knowledge of and hands on experience using electrical test equipment (oscilloscopes, DMMs, spectrum analyzers, signal generators, power supplies, etc.)
  • Knowledge of mechanical assembly tooling and techniques
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a diverse team environment, with excellent communication skills
  • Must be a U.S. citizen

Ways to Stand Out  

  • Experience working with RF circuitry
  • Circuit board rework experience (hand soldering surface mount components, hot air rework, installing jumper wires, cutting traces)
  • Experience fabricating cables (power, data and RF)
  • Experience working with fabrication tools (hand tools, power tools)

What Sets Us Apart?
SRC, Inc., a not-for-profit research and development company, combines information, science, technology and ingenuity to solve “impossible” problems in the areas of defense, environment and intelligence. Across our family of companies, we apply bright minds, fresh thinking and relentless determination to deliver innovative products and services that are redefining possible®. When you join our team, you’ll be a part of something truly meaningful — helping to keep America and its allies safe and strong. You’ll collaborate with more than 1,400 engineers, scientists and professionals — with 20 percent of those employees having served in the military — in a highly innovative, inclusive and equitable work environment. You’ll receive a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package that includes four or more weeks of paid time off to start, 10 percent employer contribution toward retirement, and 100 percent tuition support.  

Total compensation for this role is market competitive. The anticipated salary range for this position based out of Syracuse, NY is $57,500 to $68,000 estimated at annually. The actual salary will vary based on applicant’s experience, skills, and abilities, geographic location as well as other business and organizational needs. SRC offers competitive benefit options, including a 10% company retirement contribution, low cost health care options, 20 days PTO yearly with an additional 8 paid holidays. Technicians at SRC are eligible for over time at 1.5 times their regular rate. This is a first shift position.   

Equal Opportunity

Individuals seeking employment are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, 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 Salaried
  • Experience Required 0+ Years
  • Education Required Associates Degree
  • Security Clearance Requirement Must meet eligibility requirements
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