Test Technician 2nd Shift

US - CA - Carlsbad Ref #4746 06-Jan-2020

Job description

Bigger challenges. Bolder ideas. Global impact. At Viasat, we’re on a mission to deliver connections with the capacity to change the world. We’re the company behind the world’s fastest satellite internet service, with technology that’s helping to bridge the digital divide and improve life for our customers around the globe. By providing powerful new ways for people to connect with one another, gain greater access to education, entertainment, medical research, commerce, and much more, our team is empowering millions of customers worldwide.  

We’re growing rapidly and looking for passionate, innovative professionals to join our team and connect the world to more. You’ll work in a collaborative and inclusive environment that values diverse perspectives and continuous learning, and provides industry-leading benefits with unmatched opportunities for career growth. Our team is fearless in pursuit of new ideas and uncompromising in our quest to become the world’s first truly global Internet Service Provider. Interested in joining our mission? Take a look at career opportunities at Viasat today.

Job Responsibilities
We currently have an immediate requirement for an experienced Test Technician to join our growing Operations department.  In this role, you will be responsible for testing and troubleshooting complex RF and digital circuits in Manufacturing. You will have the skills necessary to test and troubleshoot complex telecommunication equipment to the component level, complete necessary paperwork, follow the supervisor’s instructions and communicate with engineering staff and coworkers. You will be able to perform duties with minimal supervision including setting up necessary test equipment and fixtures, perform calibration, test, troubleshooting, completing test data sheets and detailed failure reports, and provide help to other technicians.

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Requirements

5-8+ years of related experience or equivalent education and experience troubleshooting complex electronics to the component level, including analog, RF and digital circuitry
Ability to read schematics and understand electronic circuits
Familiarity with test and troubleshooting methods for communication equipment
Ability to follow a test procedure and complete necessary paperwork
Associate’s degree in a related technical field or equivalent experience
US Government Position. US Citizenship Required
Up to 10% Travel

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Additional requirements

Minimum education:

AA/AS or equivalent experience

Years of experience:

5-8 years

Travel:

Up to 10%

Citizenship:

US Citizenship Required

Clearance:

None

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