RF Lab Technician – Soldering – Jacksonville, FL – Jacksonville, FL


Title: RF Lab Technician – Soldering – Jacksonville, FL

Position ID: 3237

Location: Jacksonville, FL USA

Salary: $USD60000.00 – USD90000.00

Clearance: US Citizen


Responsible for the building, testing, tuning and troubleshooting of complex RF / Microwave assemblies. Soldering down to 0402 is essential.


  • Perform RF/Microwave related tests utilizing a full array of RF microwave laboratory equipment including VNAs, Spectrum Analyzers, Signal Generators, Noise Figure Meters
  • Builds prototype PCB assemblies
  • Tunes, tests, and troubleshoots microwave components and assemblies
  • Work from schematics, work instructions and alignment procedures
  • Compile and record data and test results, ensuring accuracy
  • Record test data in automated Excel spreadsheets

Basic Requirements:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty 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.

  • Ability to solder SMT components down to 0402
  • Ability to set up test equipment for testing assemblies, with knowledge of noise figure, input compression, and related RF board assembly testing
  • Ability to read and understand assembly drawings, ATPs, and schematics
  • Ability to troubleshoot both DC and RF circuits
  • Ability to troubleshoot product circuits accurately to component level
  • Knowledge of tuning logic and methods
  • Understanding of transmission line theory, AC/DC circuits
  • Computer literate and proficient with MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) and various other computer software
  • Good manual dexterity while working under a microscope
  • Requires good oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work on multiple tasks concurrently


We develop and manufacture custom antennas for land, maritime and aerospace applications operating within the Microwave Frequency Spectrum including UHF, L, S, C, X, Ku and Ka-bands. We produce thousands of wide-band, polarization diverse Ka band antennas each year that are type approved to operate on the Inmarsat and WGS satellite networks. We also produce a wide variety of passive and active L-band antennas, including omni’s, volutes, arrays and adaptive beamforming arrays for tracking. We hold certifications for AS 9100 and ISO 9001 and adheres to these standards both culturally and in practice. We also manufacture all the antenna components in its own production shop using precision CNC machines. In addition, it measures all its antennas for certification submissions and electrical compliance in its on-site spherical and planar near-field anechoic chambers. Our core competencies are designing and manufacturing passive and active antennas for satcom and many other applications


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