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Job Description

Job Number
16-45a
Job Title
Master Technician (Manufacturing/Assembly)
Department
MPP : Helix / Transmitter Operations
Location
Palo Alto, CA
Description
We have an excellent career opportunity available for a high level Vacuum Electron Device (VED) Technician.
  • Perform a variety of assembly and technical functions for Traveling Wave Tube (TWT) seal ins and sub-assemblies
  • Work effectively from prints, R&D drawings, engineering sketches and instructions
  • Utilize network analyzers, scalar analyzers, spot welders, laser welders, arc welders, RF hydrogen brazing equipment, hydrogen brazing furnaces, helium leak detectors, micrometers and calipers and perform machining functions
  • Perform tasks under a microscope for extended periods of time
  • Demonstrate excellent manual dexterity, good communication skills
  • Desire and willingness to positively contribute to a team environment



Requirements
  • Associate's degree in related technology or equivalent technical training plus 8 years of related experience or the combination of experience and training equal to 12 years
  • Ability to work effectively from prints, R&D drawings, engineering sketches and instructions with minimal supervision
  • Extensive experience with network analyzers, scalar analyzers, spot welders, laser welders, arc welders, RF hydrogen brazing equipment, hydrogen brazing furnaces, helium leak detectors, micrometers and calipers
  • Some machining experience is required
  • Must possess ability to work under a microscope for extended periods of time
  • Excellent manual dexterity, good communication skills and ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Ability to safely and routinely lift up to 10 pounds
  • Must be able to become certified in critical processes and maintain certifications






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