• Customer Service Electronics Technician**

    Posted Date 1 month ago(8/14/2019 10:41 AM)
    Job Location
    USA-PA-State College
    Required Clearance
    No clearance
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Hiring Company
    General Dynamics SATCOM
  • Basic Qualifications

    Associate's degree or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 7 years of relevant experience

    Responsibilities for this Position

    General Dynamics SATCOM Technologies, a division of General Dynamics Mission Systems, operates a satellite communication equipment design and manufacturing facility in State College, Pennsylvania. The State College facility is an energetic and dynamic organization dedicated to building the highest reliability uplink and downlink equipment in the satellite industry. With a long history of innovation and a global customer base, the State College facility continues to expand its product offerings and increase its market share around the world. As SATCOM Technologies grows, we continually seek motivated and talented employees to join the team.


    Our General Dynamics SATCOM Technologies team has an immediate opening for a Customer Service Electronics Technician.



    • Test and troubleshoot component parts, sub-assemblies, or completed units, including electronic, and electro-mechanical products
    • Disassembles and reassembles electronic and electro-mechanical products as required to repair
    • Provides accurate and detailed reporting on product failure/repair activities
    • Participates in root cause failure analysis and reporting when required
    • Performs multiple tasks on an assigned team, project, or functional area
    • Performs quality assurance and reliability testing following established methods and procedures
    • Coordinates, plans, and expedites the flow of material, parts, and assemblies
    • Provides direction to less experienced employees
    • May participate in programs or functional team projects developing process improvement methods, solutions, and procedures to enhance program quality, cost, and scheduling
    • Interfaces with employees and management across operations and may occasionally interact with customers
    • Works well under general supervision; no instruction needed on routine work and general instructions for new activities or special assignments
    • Domestic and International travel to customer sites may be required
    • Maintains a clean and orderly work area




    • Excellent electro/mechanical manufacturing process skills
    • Ability to interpret complex drawings, specifications, test data, BOMs, and schematics
    • Ability to solder small components and wire assemblies utilizing a stereo microscope
    • Working knowledge of IPC-A-610
    • Ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing
    • Robust computer skills with understanding of networking protocols and applications 
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
    • Detail oriented with the ability to multi-task
    • Effective interpersonal skills
    • Self-motivated to achieve objectives
    • Ability to exhibit adaptability/flexibility
    • Ability to organize a variety of types of data and activities
    • Ability to identify anomalies and systemic issues
    • Ability to pick up new tasks quickly
    • Ability to lift a minimum of 30 pounds
    • Experience in RF microwave amplifier alignment a plus
    • Experience with RF test equipment a plus


    Company Overview

    General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation.  With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas.  Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency.  We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose.  You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.  If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!


    General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.  EOE/Disability/Veteran


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