Fiber Optic Technician Digital Signal
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Become an elite member of a fast growing, highly motivated team and contribute to truly cutting edge technology. At Digital Signal Corporation (DSC), we develop breakthrough technology solutions. The Company is composed of scientists, engineers, software experts, and business leaders who invent, design, and supply solutions to industry and government. We are seeking highly motivated and dedicated individuals who are interested in solving challenging problems and work well in a fast paced environment.
DSC is rapidly growing and we have an opening for a Fiber Optic Technician in our Chantilly, VA location. Qualified candidates must be able to work well in a small company atmosphere and have excellent communication skills.
The role of the Fiber Optic Technician is to build and test fiber optic and electronic sub-assemblies which are the heart of DSC?s imaging laser radar (LIDAR). Duties include fiber splicing, fiber management, electro-mechanical and fiber optic assembly operations. Tests printed circuit boards and wires subassemblies. Performs optical and electronic acceptance tests; diagnoses and debugs problems identified during testing. Determines and/or follows methods and sequence of operations in performing these operations. Works under general supervision.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Build and test fiber optic subsystems.
Splice and manage polarization maintaining optical fibers.
Work with optical assemblies and custom electronic test equipment to perform test and calibration.
Perform a wide variety of optical, electronic or electro-mechanical assembly operations on assemblies and sub-assemblies.
Test electronic circuits using basic test methods.
Work with optical engineers to create prototype optical and electronic assemblies.
Record test and build data into electronic files as assemblies are tested.
Support the design, integration and maintenance of test fixtures including off the self and special applications
Help train other manufacturing personnel to perform operations and operate equipment.
FOT-MFS certification or technical school certificate in a relevant field
At least 2-4 years of experience in the field or in a related area.
High School Diploma or GED
Experience working in a laboratory environment a MUST
High level of manual dexterity and attention to detail
Experience with optical fibers and fiber optic components
Ability to use computers for basic tasks
Work independently and with a team
Experience working in a fast paced, constantly expanding and changing environment
Good organization, multi-tasking, communication, time management and documentation skills
Candidate must meet eligibility requirements for a security clearance by the U.S. Government within a reasonable time after commencement of employment.
Fujikura Fusion Splicer Machine experience
Experience with hand soldering and PCB assembly, including surface-mount components
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Ability to frequently sit and reach within hands and arms length. Ability to use office equipment such as PC.
Ability to regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision to regularly work with microscopes and/or computer monitors.
Manual dexterity required to regularly work with small hand tools.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
Individual?s primary workstation is located in the manufacturing/lab area.
The noise level in this environment ranges from low to moderate
Digital Signal Corporation is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. We offer a friendly, business environment with a competitive salary and benefits package.? All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of background and reference checks.
||5568 General Washington Drive |
Alexandria, VA 22312
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