UIC Alaska

Senior RF Technician

Location : Location
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain
Minimum Clearance Required
Travel Requirement
Less than 10%


RF Technician (DETO-2023-19577)


Bowhead is seeking a RF Technician to support the technical and operational services in support of DE projects within NSWCDD E10 in Dahlgren, VA.


***This position will require full onsite work at the Bowhead office or Navy installation. No remote opportunity for this contract***


Specific activities include the application of DE system technologies, deployment, and operations of: High Powered Radio Frequency (HPRF), High Energy Laser (HEL), High Voltage Electrostatic Discharge systems; and existing Radar and CREW systems and technologies for CIED purposes. Specific duties include:

  •  Assist with the design and installation of RF cabling and control lines
  •  Assist with the design, build, test, and operations of a CIED system
  •  Support laboratory test and operations


***This position will require full onsite work at the Bowhead office or Navy installation. No remote opportunity for this contract***

  •  Bachelors Degree required.
  •  Five (8) years of experience in the operation, troubleshooting, and repair of a wide variety of RF components and electromagnetic sensors.
  •  Three (5) years experience using Network Analyzers, Spectrum Analyzers, and other RF and non-RF measurement equipment, RF supporting instrumentation, High Voltage systems, and component selection is required.
  •  Demonstrated experience in setting up laboratories, conducting laboratory and field tests is required.
  •  Licensed electrician highly recommended.
  •  Experience with testing setup/breakdown of equipment at the test sites.
  •  Experience with mechanical, HVAC, plumbing and electrical ( connectors and panel connection) skills. Familiarity with thermal subsystems.
  •  Cabling experience is also a must. BISCI training is preferred.
  •  Must have valid Drivers lisense.
  •  Intermediate to advanced level skills in Microsoft Office software suite - Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint
  •  Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of employees and outside contacts Strong interpersonal skills and good judgment with the ability to work alone or as part of a team

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to lift and /or move up to 30 pounds
  • Must be able to stand and walk for prolonged amounts of time
  • Must be able to twist, bend and squat periodically


SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to obtain a security clearance at the Secret level. US Citizenship is a requirement for Secret clearance at this location. 




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