UIC Alaska

RF Technician

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


RF Technician (DETO-22-0443-W)

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


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


  •  Bachelors Degree required.
  •  Five (5) years of experience in the operation, troubleshooting, and repair of a wide variety of RF components and electromagnetic sensors.
  •  Three (3) 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.
  •  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. 


In accordance with Executive Order 14042: Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, candidates should be aware that they may be required to have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.




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