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RF Technician

Grand Rapids, Michigan

Job ID AS20212903-58811
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Our Business and Operations team has an unwavering focus on our commitment to excellence in everything we do. They’re the backbone of our ability to deliver mission solutions with speed, innovation and flawless execution.

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My favorite part of working for L3Harris is knowing that the parts that I procure go into products that help save lives.

Lizzie, Procurement Associate, Rochester, NY

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L3Harris is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are unified in a shared dedication to our customers’ mission and quest for professional growth. L3Harris provides an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success. Fundamental to our culture is an unwavering focus on values, dedication to our communities, and commitment to excellence in everything we do.

L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across air, land, sea, space and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 48,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.


Job Title: Senior Electronic Operations Technician

Job Code: AS20201210-51708

Job Location: Grand Rapids, MI

Job Description: 

The Electronic Operations Technician is responsible for testing, troubleshooting, overhaul, and repair of basic mechanical, electro-mechanical, and electronic avionics instruments using available documentation; repair manuals, schematic diagrams, technical publications, work instructions, and engineering drawings. In this role individuals may be responsible for conducting test on a variety of digital printed circuit boards, subassemblies or end products.  Must be capable of using a variety of test equipment, logging information in technical databases and have a basic understanding of schematics.  Basic troubleshooting skills are required.  This should include troubleshooting product, subassembly and circuit board failures to component level.  Must be able to work in a fast paces environment with a cross-functional team.


  • AA-AS Degree in electronics discipline or equivalent electronics training/certification plus related experience
  • 6+ years of technician or troubleshooting experience
  • Previous soldering experience with the ability to be IPC Cerifiited.  
  • Advanced working knowledge of Electrical Engineering theory;
  • Advanced ability to troubleshoot product, subassembly and circuit board failures to component level
  • Advanced experience with test equipment, i.e. Signal generators, oscilloscopes, power meters, spectrum analyzers
  • Advanced ability to read and understand schematic diagrams in order to solve complex technical problems, analyze faulty circuits, repair using test equipment
  • MS Office programs such as Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Experience with environmental testing and monitoring of product.
  • Ability to program integrated circuit devices and troubleshoot software related issues

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Certified with IPC A610, J-Std 001 and ESD
  • Associates degree (technical discipline) is preferred
  • Experience in Lean manufacturing environment
  • Ability to program integrated circuit devices and troubleshoot software related issues
  • Strong customer focus
  • Ability to work well with others, in a team environment
  • Strong communication skills
  • Capable of identifying problems and contributing to process improvements
  • Ability to use software such as Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Willingness to work and learn in fast paced production environment
  • Ability to maintain electronic technician product failure database
  • Demonstrated ability to get to root cause on related multiple products
  • Ability to mentor less experience Technicians
  • Working knowledge of statistical process control as applied to related assembly, inspection and test processes
  • Experience with environmental testing and monitoring of product

Please be aware many of our positions require the ability to obtain a security clearance. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that L3Harris Technologies may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3Harris is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws. L3Harris maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.

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