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Work type: Support Staff
Pay Grade: 10
Major Administrative Unit / College: Facility For Rare Isotope Beams
Department: Facility For Rare Isotope Beams 10049299
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Administrative Professionals- AP, Engineers/Architects

Working/Functional Title

Radio Frequency Engineer

Position Summary

 Major Position Responsibilities

  • Develop RF amplifiers and other systems for improving overall performance and efficiency
  • Design, documentation, fabrication and installation of the RF systems associated with the FRIB project and future upgrades
  • Schedule or perform preventive maintenance, repair and parts management for assigned equipment
  • Maintain consistent accurate records of maintenance tasks and results and indicate areas of improvement
  • Construct and modify engineering prototypes in a timely manner and seek critical evaluation of designs
  • Maintain complete and accurate documentation of developing processes and independently find means to improve productivity and implements alternative methods
  • Fabricate and install and/or manage the fabrication and installation of electronic systems as required and foresee any potential problem areas
  • Continue to strive to improve productivity, quality and uniformity
  • Assist in generating electronic documentation and insurethat documents are available, up-to-date and complete for all assignedequipment


Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills

Knowledge normally acquired by completing a four-year college program in Systems or Computer Science; or Engineering or Physics, with coursework in Systems or Computer Science; one to three years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in electronics, mechanical and/or electrical drafting and fabrication techniques, or computer programming in one or more languages used by the NSCL; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Desired Qualifications


  • Experience with RF circuits and related test equipment (networkanalyzers, signal analyzers, oscilloscopes, etc.)

  • Experience with high power RF amplifiers and power supplies

  • Knowledgeable with design tools such as ANSYS Electronics/HFSS,SPICE, Matlab, etc.

  • An understanding of PLC-based systems

  • Experiencewith schematic and layout tools (Altium preferred)

  • Experience managing designs in a formal environment with good negotiating and communication skills


Required Application Materials

Cover Letter and CV

Special Instructions

Please submit cover letter and resume

Work Hours


Bidding Eligibility Ends 9/19/2017 @11:55 PM

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Applications close: Eastern Daylight Time

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