Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio

Job Description

Alion Science and Technology is seeking an Electronics Technician with expertise in to performing routine maintenance, troubleshooting, repair & operations of RF based hardware and a variety of electronic/computer based systems. This individual would be responsible for working with a small team in support of a variety of test and evaluation scenarios both in the lab and the field. Candidates will possess a solid knowledge of the basic principles of electronics, computers &  embedded systems.

General Requirements

      • 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

Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio

Alion Science and Technology Corporation is an employee-owned technology solutions company delivering technical expertise and operational support to the Department of Defense, civilian government agencies and commercial customers.

Alion was formed in December 2002 when approximately 1600 employees of the IIT Research Institute (IITRI), founded in 1936, purchased substantially all of the assets of IITRI creating a 100% ESOP-owned company. Each Alion employee has a personal stake in ensuring the collective success of the company.

We are committed to maintaining the highest standards. Several Alion locations are ISO 9001:2008 certified and we maintain a CMMI Level 3-appraised development facility, which employs robust, flexible and scalable processes to produce elegant, yet practical solutions.

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