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L3Harris RF Engineering Technician in Boalsburg, Pennsylvania

RF Engineering Technician

Job ID SAS20190511-34531


L3Harris is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are unified in a shared dedication to our customers’ mission and quest for professional growth. L3Harris provides an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success. Fundamental to our culture is an unwavering focus on values, dedication to our communities, and commitment to excellence in everything we do.

L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across air, land, sea, space and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $17 billion in annual revenue, 50,000 employees and customers in more than 130 countries. L3Harris.com at https://l3harris.mergerannouncement.com/

Job Title: RF Engineering Technician

Job Location: Boalsburg, PA

Job Code: SAS20190511-34531

Job Description :

RF Electronics/Engineering Technician to fill the role of RF subassembly and assembly prototyping and testing. In this role, individuals will be responsible for supporting the engineering staff in development and testing of various electronic hardware. Individual will be responsible for conducting tests and documenting results on a variety of RF and/or digital printed circuit boards, subassemblies, or end products. Must be capable of using a variety of test equipment, logging information in technical databases and able to read and understand engineering schematics. Experienced troubleshooting skills are required. This should include troubleshooting product, subassembly, and circuit board failures to component level. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with a cross-functional team.

Essential Functions:

  • Support the testing and troubleshooting of RF subassemblies and products.

  • Experience in reading/creating electronic schematics or assembly drawings.

  • Familiar with basic test equipment, i.e. Signal generators, oscilloscopes, power meters, spectrum analyzers, Network analyzers.

  • Capability to follow test procedures and document test results.

  • Experience in soldering wire, leaded and SMT electrical components.

  • Ability to pass IPC 610 training.

  • Ability to travel to customer locations and other L3Harris facilities as required to support program needs.


  • Requires a High School Diploma or equivalent and a minimum of 6 years of prior relevant experience or 2 years post-Secondary/Associates Degree with a minimum of 2 years of prior related experience.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Prefer Secret Clearance.

  • Familiarity with the fabrication and testing of RF chip and wire circuits.

  • Experience with PCBA/SMT designs.

  • Strong problem-solving skills.

  • Able to perform LabVIEW driven automated tests.

  • Excellent written and oral presentation skills.

  • Ability to cross-train and work in a team-oriented environment.

  • Willingness to attend multi-level training in pertinent product areas.

Please be aware many of our positions require the ability to obtain a security clearance. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3Harris is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws. L3Harris maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.