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Production Technician

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Cincinnati, OH

Production Technician


Job Description

Position is responsible for the testing, alignment and troubleshooting of cosite systems and subsystems.

" Setup and perform technical electronic test functions with the assistance of other technicians and the aide of written procedures and instructions.
" Troubleshoot systems performance to the module and circuit card component level.
" Perform mechanical assembly such as installing a cover, installing cables or replacing a module in order to get the product to perform to specification properly.
" Required to perform module level troubleshooting and repair of RF cosite subsystems.
" Use of schematics, PCB/PWB layouts, mechanical drawings, and work instructions.
" Systems technicians will use oscilloscopes, digital multi-meters, network analyzers, spectrum analyzers and automated tests sets.


" Must be well versed in the use of common RF test equipment (including calibration & troubleshooting equipment).
" Must have knowledge of power amplifiers, synthesizers, power supplies, digital control circuitry, RF filter principles such as bandwidth, Q, insertion loss, and return loss as well as an advance understanding of filter alignment and component function.
" PC skills are required for data entry and use of test software.
" Demonstrates ability to read schematics and troubleshoot simple circuits.
" Must have experience with commonly used test equipment such as oscilloscope, multi-meter, power supplies and network analyzer.
" Ability to interface effectively with internal customers.
" Ability to work closely with all levels of the organization.
" High level of attention to detail.
" Ability to read drawings and blueprints.
" Ability to pass and obtain an IPC-610 certification.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience
" Must be a US person (US Citizen or Permanent Resident (Green Card Holder)
" High school diploma or GED required.
" Minimum 2-year degree in an electronics field from an accredited college, university or technical school required.
" Minimum 2 years of RF related technician or equivalent experience required.
" Knowledge of J-STD-OO1 preferred and ability to obtain certification once employed is required.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

" Stand, walk, and sit throughout the 10-hour shift.
" The employee must occasionally lift and /or move up to 50 pounds.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

" Occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, extreme cold, and extreme heat.
" Moderate noise level in the office area.
" Required to wear appropriate personal protective equipment when in restricted manufacturing areas.


" Normal work hours are 5:30 AM to 4:10 PM.
" Normal workdays are Monday through Thursday.
" Lunch period is 40 minutes per shift, unpaid.
" Breaks are two 15-minute per shift.

This description attempts to address the typical duties performed, but in no way serves as a complete listing of all requirements.

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PDSI Technical Services is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, military service or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, consideration of employment staffing submissions are based on demonstrated skills, qualifications, work experience, expertise and expectations meeting the position requirements as specified by the client, including compensation