ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN III (EMI Test Technician)

    • Greenbelt, MD

Performs tasks demonstrating competency. Is directed and coached by supervisor and more senior technicians. Performs duties in areas such as environmental test facility operations, and cleanroom operations. Depending on area of assignment, works with senior technicians and engineers in: performing spacecraft environmental tests; repairing and maintaining equipment, facilities and systems; assembly, integration and handling of ground support equipment; or other duties associated with area of assignment.

Primarily perform electromagnetic compatibility tests using environmental test facilities in the Bldg. 7/10/15/29 complex on spaceflight hardware. Performs multiple, routine and non-routine complex tasks, demonstrating full competency using MIL-STD-461 and NASA specific procedures.

• May be assigned as the task leader or a senior technical specialist whose primary duties are to competently set-up and conduct EMC tests in Building 7/10/15/29 complex independently or on a team. Additional duties include but are not limited to, transporting EMC test equipment to remote locations to conduct a subset of EMC tests, connecting signal conditions and operating data acquisition systems. Will record task operations in test logs, checklists and work sheets as required by NASA requirements and management.
• Responsible for leading test set-up activities which includes but not limited to assembly of test fixtures, mounting adapters, erecting scaffolding and modify fixtures as directed by flight project and test engineering or management. Will also be responsible for issuing maintenance requests and have an above average knowledge of facility equipment and utility infrastructure.
• May also perform temporary duties in other areas or other duties associated with area of assignment.

WORK ENVIRONMENT
• Work indoors and out in high and low temperatures and in all types of weather conditions.
• • Work with other personnel in a group that is team-oriented.
• Work in clean rooms.

Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:

• Minimum of 4 years of direct experience working with flight hardware and/or electrical EMI systems
• Able to obtain iNARTE certification with in 4years of employment.
• Must be capable of passing required physical examinations and successfully completing assigned training or other required training.
• Must be capable of working from ladders, scaffolding, catwalks, cranes, suspended platforms or cages, etc.•
• Must be capable of working in closely confined spaces such as large electromagnetically shielded enclosures.
• Must be capable of lifting and carry items up to 35 pounds and able to push and pull heavy objects.
• Ability to use hearing and vision protection.
• Ability to distinguish eight color panel display.

Preferred Qualifications:

• iNARTE certification.
• Knowledge of the operation and maintenance of all test facilities and utility infrastructure located in the Building. 7/10/15/29 testing complex.
• Has knowledge with Rohde and Schwarz analyzers.
• Has knowledge with electromagnetic field antennas and line conduction transducers.
• Has knowledge with computerized controls and specialized electronic equipment.

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