Electronics Technician (Mid-Level)

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 Syracuse, NY US
Position Description

SRC, Inc. is currently seeking electronics technicians who will work under general supervision in a research and development (R&D) environment on electronic warfare, radar and communication systems. Activities will include layout, build, test, troubleshoot, repair, and modify of development, pre-production, and limited production systems, parts, and equipment including digital and analog subsystems and systems. Testing and troubleshooting will be done at the unit and system level with some field testing.


  • Assemble experimental circuitry (breadboard) and complete builds of development systems, pre-production, and limited production systems according to engineering instructions, technical manuals, and knowledge of electronic systems and components
  • Test, troubleshoot, and repair electronic warfare, radar, and communication systems using electronic and radio frequency (RF)-based test equipment, applying principles and theories of electronics and electrical circuitry in an International Organization for Standardization (ISO)-compliant environment
  • Set up standard test apparatus and/or build test fixtures, cables and other circuitry to conduct functional, operational, environmental, and life tests to evaluate performance and reliability of development, prototype, or limited production units and systems
  • Oversee one or two junior technicians

Position Requirements
  • Minimum of an associate degree in a technical specialty, such as electronics technology, electrical engineering technology, or other technology degree from an accredited educational institution
    • A bachelor’s degree in a technical area is desirable
    • An equivalent combination of training and experience, either military or civilian, will be considered
  • Five to nine or more (5-9+) years of related experience working in, and facilitating work in, an electronics lab environment with a proven record of success meeting expectations, schedules, cost and following process
  • Ability to effectively communicate status, technical issues, and general information by various means at all levels in a team-oriented environment
  • Must be able to read, understand and interpret electronic schematics, electronic drawings, mechanical drawings, test and assembly instructions, and specifications
  • Ability to hand-solder complex narrow pitch surface-mount devices and similar packages, and be able to assemble and test RF cables such as SMA, N-type and other cable/harness connectors
  • J-Standard certification preferred
  • Knowledge and experience with setting up and operating test equipment including oscilloscopes, RF signal generators, spectrum analyzers, network analyzers, and other types of test equipment
  • Proficient with hand tools used for assembly and maintenance of systems; may operate drill press, band saw, shear, brake, hand drills, or other tools to fabricate parts, brackets, terminal boards and chassis
  • Must have general computer skills including MS Office Word and Excel
  • Must be able to meet occupational requirements including the ability to lift, move and walk with 40 lbs
  • An active Secret security clearance is plus

Security Clearance Requirements

Must be a U.S. citizen. Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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