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Level III Technician (Field Engineer)

  2019-09-17     North Star Scientific Corporation     91-238 Kalaeloa Blvd  

At North Star Scientific Corporation, we design, develop, test, qualify, and manufacture reliable, high performance electronics for land-based, ship-based, and airborne DOD applications. We specialize in RF system designs and rapid R&D/custom solutions. While NSS continues to rapidly grow our list of innovative products, the most valuable asset we have built is our name. Above all, customer satisfaction is what we strive for through quality products, excellent pricing, responsive service, and by going the extra mile. We are proud to provide our services to the United States Military and commercial clients alike as a veteran-owned small business. For more information about our company, please visit us at


Responsible for fabrication and testing of digital and analog circuits, electronics assemblies and subassemblies. Fabrication duties require proficiency with circuit plotters, soldering irons/stations, manual hand tools, test equipment such as network analyzers, signal generators, and DMMs, and skill in installation of surface mount technology components, including microminiature integrated circuits. The Level III technician must also possess the ability to apply conductive and nonconductive coatings and platings to circuit boards and enclosures without supervision. The technician shall be capable of advanced troubleshooting and repair of circuits and devices, and should be thoroughly familiar reading schematics and board layouts, and wiring diagrams.

The Level III technician shall also be proficient with manual machine shop tools such as a lathe, bridgeport machining center, etc., and must thus be able to read and interpret mechanical drawings. A high degree of creativity is required. The Level III technician is required to design and fabricate new and novel parts to solve difficult engineering problems with minimal description or direction from lead engineers.

Duties also include set up and programming of fabrication and testing assets, as well as responsibility for calibration scheduling and equipment adherence to established guidelines. Initiates direct contact with supplier companies where needed. Maintains a database of design files and notes for various projects.

Performs a wide variety of tasks with increased latitude, and uses creativity where applicable. Works without supervision, and manages the workload and supervises junior level technicians. Requires a high level of mechanical and electrical fabrication and testing skills, have the capability to work in unison with the engineering staff. Will be required to test RF and digital circuits, and work and assists junior and senior level engineering staff members. Specific statements of duties not included do not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or may also include other duties assigned by Management.


  • Associate's Degree from an accredited two-year college or university program in one of the following: Electrical Engineering, Electrical Technology, or Electro-mechanical Technology. (Equivalent training in the Military and/or 5 years experience may be substituted for an Associates Degree).

  • Five to eight (5-8) years experience in fabrication and testing of RF and/or digital circuits. Experience may include instructional and other supervised experience sufficient to provide skills necessary to perform the duties/responsibilities

  • Ability to fabricate and test RF, analog and digital circuits. Experience with CAD (Computer Aided Design). Various PC skills including knowledge of the Microsoft Office Professional Suite. Will be subject to a Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Excellent communication skills

  • Able to work well with others and follow written procedures, processes and able to take directions

Regularly required to stand, walk, sit, talk, reach, climb stairs, stoop, crouch, listen, vision capable of reading, viewing a computer screen and inspection of small, tiny electronic components, able to perform work under a microscope, will be subject to government and background check investigation and must meet eligibility requirements


  • Experience with PCB fabrication and/or circuit proto-board design, management of Research and Development technician staff

Do not contact this company in solicitation of any product or service.

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