US-New Hampshire-Exeter
Date Posted
26 Apr 2019

A career with CAES is more than just a job; it is the pathway to a bright future.

Are you searching for a career with a company that offers challenging, diverse projects and opportunities?  Are you looking for a position with a company that is growing and able to offer long-term professional advancement?   Searching for a company that values a friendly work environment and that values YOU? Then look no further!!  Consider Cobham.  #peoplefocusedmissiondriven #everymissionmatters

We are Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions (CAES), a technologically advanced electronics company employing more than 3,600 talented makers, thinkers, innovators, and doers nationwide. We build things that solve challenging problems from deep space to the depths of the ocean. We serve customers in spanning defense, aerospace, security, medical, and industrial markets.

The Antenna Test Technician (2nd Shift) performs the set-up, calibration, testing, and troubleshooting of flat plate antenna arrays and related components, instruments, and mechanical assemblies. The Antenna Test Technician determines and may develop test specifications, methods, and procedures from blueprints, drawings, and diagrams. This position may complete rework on assemblies and/or systems as a result of testing.

Specific Responsibilities:
  • Production testing and tuning of an assortment of antenna assemblies in X and Ku band.
  • Tests, and tunes components related to antennas including corporate feed assemblies, couplers, waveguide to coaxial adapters, waveguide and RF cable assemblies.
  • Some manual assembly operations are required as part of the test function to include using various conductive and non-conductive epoxies to install loads, tuning element’s, and end caps.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • High School diploma (or equivalent)
  • Basic computer skills (MS Office, file navigation)
  • Must be able to work under a microscope when necessary.
  • Good manual dexterity.
  • Ability to read blueprints.
  • Must be able to prove US Citizenship
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Soldering certification J-STD-001 is a plus.
  • Four (4) years of related experience.
  • A basic understanding of microwave principles, filters, passive components, DC circuits and amplifier operation.
  • A solid understanding of microwave vector network analyzers, calibration, and measurement techniques.
  • Familiarity with power supplies, multimeters, oscilloscopes, power meters, and spectrum analyzers.
About Us:
Founded in 1934 by aviation innovator Sir Alan Cobham, our values of Trust, Talent and Technology have driven us to become a global leader in state-of-the-art aerospace and defense systems. It's the insights of our innovators today that will secure our collective future. Innovators like you!

If you are authorized to work in the United States, then we encourage you to apply.  We are unable to sponsor work visas.  U.S. Citizenship required for positions requiring a Security Clearance.

Cobham is one of the world's leading companies engaged in the development, delivery and support of leading-edge aerospace and defense systems in the air, on land and at sea. Our clients and partners trust Cobham to deliver the mission-critical technology they need, and we trust our employees to draw on their ingenuity and passion to deliver those solutions. This leads to an empowering culture for our people. Our Leadership team is open, sharing plans for the next five years, driving retention by offering demanding, exciting work, and providing full guidance and mentoring.

Employment Transparency:
Cobham is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and embraces diversity in our employee population. It is the policy of Cobham to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. Cobham will refrain from discharging, or otherwise discriminating against, employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants.

The EEO is the Law poster is available here and the poster supplement is available here.
The Pay Transparency Policy is available here.

Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation due to a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to or call (703) 842-2971 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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Technicians & Operators
Primary Location
US-New Hampshire-Exeter
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