LJT & Associates, Inc

  • Journeyman Electronic Technician

    Location US-VA-Wallops Island
    Job ID
    Technical Skills
    Security Clearance Required
  • Overview

    LJT & Associates, Inc. provides a wide range of engineering and other support services to the U.S. Government and International customers. We are a diversified information technology services company with expertise in the analysis, design, development and implementation of a variety of software and hardware integration solutions. The company has experienced significant growth and seeks qualified candidates to support continued growth in all of our business sectors.

    Duties & Responsibilities

    • Responsible for performing routine, non-routine, and complex assignments involving responsibility for

    planning and conducting a complete project

    • May train and be assisted by lower level technicians
    • Work on various types of electronic equipment and related devices by performing one or a combination of

    the following: installing, maintaining, repairing, overhauling, troubleshooting, modifying, constructing, and


    • Work requires practical application of technical knowledge of electronic principles, ability to determine

    malfunctions, and skill to put equipment in required operating condition.

    • Work closely with telemetry engineers building up airborne telemetry system, including payload construction,

    wire harnesses, test cables for component, circuit card assembly, and deck testing

    • Direct and oversee packing and unpacking of payloads and required equipment for field operations and escort

    payloads to the field for testing, build-up, and launch

    • Tasks will involve acceptance and qualification testing of all types of telemetry components
    • Operate and perform preventative maintenance on telemetry ground station equipment during component

    and payload checks both at Building F–10 and remote stations

    • Perform other related duties as assigned or required



    Minimum 8 years of general experience, 6 years as an electronic technician or a total of 10 years of general

    electronic experience


    Associate Degree in Electronic Technology or equivalent military/trade school training


    • Technical knowledge of electronic principles and ability to use schematics in such areas as drafting, designing,

    equipment construction, and troubleshooting

    • Knowledge and understanding of airborne telemetry systems including wiring, installation of payload

    components, performance of initial payload checks, and ground station pre-launch testing and launch support

    • Operational knowledge of a wide variety of electronic test equipment to support component / payload

    testing and checkout of prototype electronic instrumentation

    Training or certification in the following may be required:

    • Crimp, Cable, and Harness Certification per NASA-STD-8739.4 w/Change 6
    • Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) Control per GPR 8730.6A
    • Mate / Demate per NASA-STD-8739.4 w/Change 6
    • General Safety Awareness, IT Security, Environmental Compliance, and Personnel Safety and Health
    • Hazardous Materials Handlers (see Safety and Health Plan)
      • Ordnance / Pyrotechnics Certification per GSFC / WFF 800-PG-8715.0.2C
      • Soldered Electrical and Electronic Assemblies per ANSI / J-STD-001F



    LJT is an Equal Opportunity Employer EOE M/F/D/V


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