RF Technician ( Dulles, VA ) 8594706
12 Month Contract
Pay Rate: $30/hr W2
**Worker would be supporting the RF test team of 12 people**
Work as an RF test technician during all phases of integration and test for the satellite RF subsystems which include baseline performance testing, integrated systems testing, environmental testing (including thermal vacuum testing), air link/range testing, and launch campaigns.
Acquire the necessary skills on-the-job under the direction of supervisors, engineers, and technicians to adequately test the RF subsystems.
Operate and maintain automated test equipment, special test equipment, test cables, Ground Support Equipment (GSE) necessary to support the RF communications testing of the satellites.
Generate and maintain test scripts and simple test equipment software tools as well as support shift rotations and weekends as required for spacecraft integration and environmental testing.
The required skills needed for this position include clear communication, troubleshooting skills, and a proficiency in the use of computers for RF testing.