RF Technician 1 at Comtech EF Data

Company Address: 2114 W 7th St
United States

Hiring Manager: Kim Arora

Company introduction

Comtech EF Data Corp. is a leading provider of innovative and optimized satellite communications solutions. Our efficient and reliable ground equipment portfolio meets the unique demands of our mobile backhaul, government, mobility and enterprise customers on every continent, in 160+ countries and across every ocean. For more information, visit www.comtechefdata.com.

Company mission statement

Our primary goal is to delight our customers with quality products, at an affordable price, with unequaled reliability. Our team is united in the belief that both quality and reliability are built into the products by employees who are trained, disciplined, and who are active participants in the company’s success. We stand by our products. We stand by our name. We stand by our customers.

What is the purpose of this role

High volume manufacturing experience which includes the ability to solder tuning shims and surface mount components. Entry level position will have on the job training.

Where will the new hire work from


Who will the new hire report to

Director RF Production

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Key characteristics required by the ideal candidate

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure using whole numbers, common factors, and decimals.
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
Ability to write simple correspondence.
Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.
Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Duties and responsibilities

Follow test procedures, experience with scalar analyzers, Sweep Generators and Spectrum Analyzers is a plus.
Regular and predictable attendance required.
Must have reliable transportation
Must be able to read and interpret schematic drawings, Engineering Change Orders (ECO), Test Procedures, and rework documents
Pass our ESD, Component ID, Hazcom, IPC-A-610, classes.
Use common test equipment such as digital multi meters and oscilloscopes.
Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
Must be willing to work 5 days a week 8 hours, be able to work weekends Saturdays and Sundays as required.

Specific geographic location requirements

Tempe, AZ

Education and qualifications

Associate Degree in Electronic Technology or the military equivalent.

Citizenship requirements

Must be a US Citizen, Permanent Resident Alien, or Protected Individual under the Code of Federal Regulations

Security clearance requirements

No Security Clearance

Required experience

Experience as an electronic/test technician is a bonus, this is an entry level position and on the job training will be provided. Basic electronic knowledge is required.

Top priorities for first six months

Read and interpret schematic drawings, Engineering Change Orders (ECO), Test Procedures, and rework documents

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Company culture/values/principals

Comtech EF Data has a diverse workforce where employees are treated fairly and with great respect. We offer staff growth and professional development by challenging our employees. We have internal promotion opportunities and encourage learning by tuition reimbursement, seminars, and internal and external training. We have a safe and fun work environment with good employee relations. We offer competitive benefits and salary structure. Comtech EF Data Corp. is a leading supplier of communications equipment with a focus on satellite bandwidth efficiency and link optimization. The high-performance satellite communications ground equipment is deployed globally to support mission-critical and demanding applications for government, mobile backhaul, premium enterprise and mobility. Service providers, satellite operators, governments and commercial users wanting to optimize communications, increase throughput and delight customers, are leveraging the performance and flexibility of the Comtech brand. The solutions are facilitating fixed and mobile networks in 160+ countries and across every ocean. For more information, visit www.comtechefdata.com. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Benefits summary

Eligible employees can take advantage of a full range of benefits including:
Health care flexible spending accounts
Dependent care flexible spending accounts
Health savings accounts (offered through Fidelity)
Life and disability insurance plans (offered through The Hartford)
Comprehensive 401(k) plan (offered through Fidelity)
Employee stock purchase plan
Profit sharing bonus plans

Executive leadership

Fred Kornberg – Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, Michael Porcelain – President and Chief Operating Officer, Michael Bondi – Chief Financial Officer, Yelena Simonyuk – Managing Counsel, Marcus Alston – Chief Trade Compliance Officer, Nancy Stallone – Treasurer and Corporate Secretary, and Michael Plourde – Vice President of Global Engineering and Programs

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