Electronics Technician 3 (MV) - 35331 in Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 2/22/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

At Alion, we believe our strength depends on hiring the best and brightest talent in the market to join our team. Our people work together doing what they love for a mission that’s bigger than just the bottom line. If you get excited about inventing new solutions or analyzing and solving real problems, then check out our challenging and exciting career opportunities.

The Electronics Tech 3 will perform the following duties:

  • Performs technical functions related to the support of development engineering activities such as set up, operation, maintenance, modification, circuit testing, calibration, and troubleshooting of electronic or electro-mechanical systems, experimental design circuitry, proto-type models or specialized test equipment. Applications may include analog, digital and/or video type circuits and logic systems.  Conducts engineering/ development tests and detailed experimental testing to collect design data or assist in general research work. Diagnoses and corrects electronic circuitry malfunctions. Assists in the development of electronic equipment.  Provides design details and recommends modifications to engineering designs as needed. May prepare instructional guides for repairing, calibrating, and maintaining equipment and systems. Read blueprints or technical diagrams. Install and maintain wiring, control, and lighting systems. Inspect electrical components, such as transformers and circuit breakers. Identify electrical problems with a variety of testing device.

  • Support field test activities including equipment transit, setup, and operations support.

  • Aid Engineers in assembly and test of Digital and RF hardware for Radar, Seeker, and Electronic Warfare systems and subsystems.

  • Aid Engineers in parts selection, quotes, and purchase requests.

  • Willingness to travel for extended durations several times a year to support field testing (up to two weeks duration).

  • Solid understanding of basic electronic design.

  • Ability to solder simple board level circuits.

  • Self-starter requiring minimal supervision and ability to work in small teams.


  • Experience working with schematics, mechanical drawings and data sheets.

  • Experienced in laboratory and field test environment.

  • Minimum of 2 years relevant degree or certification (education may be traded for experience)

  • US Citizenship required.

  • Active Secret Clearance Required.


  • Electronic systems test and evaluation experience.

  • Have an ability to read, write, and comprehend detailed written and verbal instructions, assembly instructions, test procedures, schematics and other engineering documentation.

  • Ability to use multi-meters, signal generators, spectrum analyzers, o-scopes, logic analyzers to test and troubleshoot electronic hardware.

  • Formal soldering and electronics fabrication certificates such as J-STD-001 and NASA-STD.

  • RF/Radar/EW background

  • Experience manufacturing cable harnesses and building RF Coaxial cables.

  • Experience reworking electronic boards and components. This includes but isn't limited to experience cutting and rerouting traces, removing and replacing ICs and the removing of conformal coatings.

  • Fabricate electronics boxes, and integrate to larger assemblies. Install instrumentation into support equipment and flight vehicles.

  • Must be willing to take on additional roles and responsibilities as the work dictates.

  • Experience with electronic schematic and simulation programs.

  • Basic experience with fabrication shop equipment, such as drills and traditional hand tools.






Security Clearance: Secret

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