RF Test Operator (M/F)

  • Localisation : Hampshire, Portsmouth - Angleterre du Sud-Est, Royaume-Uni
  • Position : RF Test Operator
  • Type of Contract : Fixed-term contract
  • Date of publication : 2019-10-07
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Job Description

Job Profile

The RF Test Operator is responsible for performing unit electrical integration, and RF performance testing on satellite payloads and instruments, using Automated Test Equipment (ATE) and manual test equipment.

Must be prepared to travel to other UK and European sites. Shift work has the potential to include nights and weekends.

Key Responsibilities

  • This individual is responsible for performing electrical test activities throughout all test phases of the project life-cycle.
  • Perform electrical integration on payloads using both automated test equipment and manual measurements, using COTS equipment such as oscilloscopes and multi-meters.
  • Perform manual RF measurements of payload equipment and sub systems using equipment such as Power Meters, Spectrum Analysers, Network analysers and signal Generators.
  • Run automated test sequences using a Payload Test System (PTS) in accordance with issued test procedures.
  • Check performance of payload equipment against parameters detailed in test procedures and review results for non-conformances.
  • Perform connection of test hardware (DC, Coaxial & Waveguide) to flight interfaces following company processes.
  • Complete build records to comply with company quality standards.

Qualifications and/or Skills

Automated test experience/RF measurement techniques in high reliability manufacturing / test area related to communication equipment

Previous Experience


Electrical and RF communication engineering and measurement techniques, working to test procedures.

Practical / hands on relevant COTS Electrical and RF measurement instruments (oscilloscopes, multi-meters, Power Meters, Spectrum Analysers, Network analysers, PNA / PNA-X and signal Generators).


Knowledge of current software applied to measurement systems is desirable, knowledge of automatic test systems and result processing

Required profile

  • Start date : ASAP
  • Term : 6 Months+
  • Experience Required : More than 10 years
  • Salary : £23.00 - £30.59 per hour
  • References : 168522TCR_1570452119
  • Activity area : Aerospace Manufacturing

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