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Attn: Monique Levesque
225 Main Street
Newington, CT 06111
Fax: 860-594-0298
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OPEN POSITION(S)

  • SENIOR LAB ENGINEER - EMC/RFI SPECIALIST

    Position:  Senior Lab Engineer – EMC/RFI Specialist                                   

    Reports to: Lab Manager

    Classification: Exempt                                                       

    Salary Range:  $54,123 - $90,256

     

    Summary of Position:

     

    Plan and perform a wide range of technical duties in support of ARRL objectives with respect to Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) and radio-frequency interference (RFI) in the Amateur Radio Service.

     

    Major Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Work with ARRL members and Amateurs to find solutions to EMC/RFI problems.
    • Maintain a database of member contacts about specific EMC/RFI cases.
    • Work with the FCC staff to facilitate FCC resolution of EMC/RFI cases.
    • Create and maintain ARRL publications material related to EMC/RFI.
    • Work with industry and standards-development organizations to resolve and prevent EMC/RFI problems.
    • Identify devices that may have significant RFI potential, test and report on their performance.
    • As appropriate, work with upper management and legal team to report problem devices to the FCC and to support ARRL’s overall EMC/RFI policy objectives.
    • Serve as a member and staff liaison to the ARRL EMC Committee in addition to serving as a representative of Amateur Radio and ARRL on industry committees.
    • Participate in the administration of the ARRL Laboratory activities and facilities.
    • Travel to represent ARRL at conventions and technical symposia. 
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Expectations:

    • Effective member contact regarding EMC/RFI problems including quantity, quality and timeliness of contact.
    • Appropriate selection of devices and accurate testing with well written test reports on results.
    • Accurate and timely maintenance of the EMC/RFI database.
    • Suitable, accurate and timely materials prepared for electronic and printed publication.
    • Appropriate, effective and accurate contact with staff, committees, and the FCC.

    Specific Requirements:

    Experience:  Three to five years of similar or related experience.

     

    Education:    Bachelor degree in electronics or in-depth industry and job specific experience.

     

    Interpersonal Skills:  Ability to tactfully and diplomatically communicate effectively both orally and in writing.  Work involves personal contact with others inside and outside the organization for the purposes of giving and obtaining information, building relationships and/or soliciting cooperation.

     

    Other Skills:

    • Experience in the EMC/RFI field, with emphasis on Amateur Radio.
    • Amateur Radio license and operating experience.
    • Familiar with Amateur Radio applications of electronics and radio technology including Amateur Radio operating techniques.
    • Ability to develop technical programs and activities from broadly defined needs and objectives.
    • Ability to understand written and verbal technical material and instructions.
    • Ability to perform a wide range of technical tasks and concentrate on specific tasks for indefinite periods.
    • Sufficient technical creativity to develop technical programs and activities in support of broadly defined objectives and to provide technical direction to others.
    • Working knowledge of MS office suite products.
    • Ability to develop specific work solutions and plans from work assignments.

    Physical Requirements:

    • Ability to sit/stand at a desk/electronic workstation for extended periods of time, able to use hand tools, test equipment and operate a computer keyboard.
    • Ability to manipulate and lift paper files and books.

    Work Environment & Safety Requirements:

    • Office and electronic laboratory workspace in addition to outdoor field work as necessary.
    • Normal safety practices including safety goggles, laboratory coat and hard hat as appropriate.
    • Technical and physical ability to work safely with electronic circuits, voltages, soldering equipment, hand tools, small power equipment and toxin and caustic chemicals.