Technician Associate - RF Range - 1st Shift with Security Clearance

BAE Systems
Westminster, Colorado
Apr 10, 2024
Apr 16, 2024
Safety / Security
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate

The Engineering, Science and Analysis (ESA) Strategic Capabilities Unit comprises the technical talent and organizational leadership that enables the successful delivery of high-impact discriminating technologies for our customers' missions. Our collaborative, cross-functional teams are committed to innovation, integrity, continual learning and strong execution. What You'll Do:
Production responsibilities include:
Configure the Range for RF operation.
Utilize overhead cranes to move heavy / large tooling and equipment.
Install and assemble defined Range test tooling.
Set-up and calibrate the Range for test execution per documented procedure, specification or standard.
Install and connect antennas to be tested.
Execute RF tests per documented procedure.
Process and plot required Range data files as defined.
Sign-off on test operations certifying that tests have been conducted as specified in the product acceptance test procedure.
Utilize paper or electronic formats to maintain required process logs, records and reports in accordance with BATC policies and government regulation.
Use internal electronic scheduling system to tear-down and set-up for the next scheduled test.
Initiate emergency procedures in case of power failure; recognize safety hazards, including hazardous materials, and pursue corrective action when necessary. Initiate and sustain process improvement activities to increase process efficiency and reduce risks to hardware or data quality.
Execute equipment and system maintenance activities.
Support prototype / development RF testing. Responsibilities include:
Set-up of Range and execution of special tests with minimal engineering oversight, direction or documentation.
Conduct tests: monitor, analyze, reduce and record data; and perform mathematical calculations.
Will also be expected to support the Range in a more operational role, including performance of preventive maintenance and some Range maintenance tasks.
May be required to read / document schematic diagrams.
Troubleshoot circuits to the component level.
Assemble electronic circuits and perform cause and affect analysis.
Work as a team member with other Range technicians, as well as Range, Manufacturing and Test engineering.
Maintain a regular and predictable work schedule.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the department, the Strategic Business Units, Strategic Capabilities Units and the Company. Interact appropriately with others in order to maintain a positive and productive work environment.
Perform other duties as necessary.On-Site Work Environment: This position requires regular in-person engagement by working on-site five days each normally scheduled week in the primary work location. Travel and local commute between company campuses and other possible non-company locations may be required. Working Conditions:
Work is performed in an office environment, laboratory, cleanroom, or production floor. Hourly Rate: $20.19 - $26.63 Required Education, Experience, & Skills High School diploma or equivalent.
Each higher-level related degree, i.e., Bachelor's or Master's, may substitute for two years of related experience. Degree must be from a university, college, or school which is accredited by an agency recognized by the US Secretary of Education, US Department of Education.
Ability to perform shift. Position is for 1st shift from 6am to 2pm Monday through Friday.
Familiarity with Microsoft Office products and comfortable with computer systems and various software applications.
Ability to lift 45 lbs. occasionally.A DoD Interim Secret clearance will be required to start work and required to be maintained to continue work. Higher level clearance or access with Polygraph is not required to be eligible for this position. However, the applicant must be willing and eligible for submission, depending on program requirements, after an offer is accepted and must be able to maintain the applicable clearance/access. Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills Electro-mechanical background preferred.
A current, active secret security clearance is desired. Must get an interim Secret in 3 months. Pay Information
Full-Time Salary Range: $42000 - $55400 Please note: This range is based on our market pay structures. However, individual salaries are determined by a variety of factors including, but not limited to: business considerations, local market conditions, and internal equity, as well as candidate qualifications, such as skills, education, and experience. Employee Benefits: At BAE Systems, we support our employees in all aspects of their life, including their health and financial well-being. Regular employees scheduled to work 20+ hours per week are offered: health, dental, and vision insurance; health savings accounts; a 401(k) savings plan; disability coverage; and life and accident insurance. We also have an employee assistance program, a legal plan, and other perks including discounts on things like home, auto, and pet insurance. Our leave programs include paid time off, paid holidays, as well as other types of leave, including paid parental, military, bereavement, and any applicable federal and state sick leave. Employees may participate in the company recognition program to receive monetary or non-monetary recognition awards. Other incentives may be available based on position level and/or job specifics. About BAE Systems Space & Mission Systems BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it's what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts - defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team-making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you'll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference.
Headquartered in Boulder, Colorado, Space & Mission Systems is a leading provider of national defense and civil space applications, advanced remote sensing, scientific and tactical systems for the U.S. Intelligence, Department of Defense and scientific communities. We continually pioneer ways to innovate spacecraft, mission payloads, optical systems, and other defense and civil capabilities. Powered by endlessly curious people with an unwavering mission focus, we continually discover ways to enable our customers to perform beyond expectation and protect what matters most.