DPA Technician - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (www.raytheon.com)


  full-time   employee

El Segundo
United States

This position if for a DPA technician who will be performing Destructive Physical Analysis of electronic components per mil-std-1580. Techs are expected to perform the analytical tasks to identify anomalies with electronic component construction. These may involve:

  • Visual inspection
  • De-processing of electronics
  • Cross-sectioning of electronics
  • Operating a scanning electron microscope
  • Performing energy-dispersive x-ray analysis
  • Solderability
  • Dimensional measurements
  • Scanning Acoustic Microscopy
  • X-ray and Computed Tomography
  • PIND
  • Laser Ablation
  • Bond Pull / Die Shear
  • Micro Hardness Testing
  • Micro Sectioning
  • Seal Tests

Database inputs on all work is mandatory and essential. Detailed report writing is required. Tasks executed using internal worksheets to meet cost and schedule. The position involves working with other staff to complete tasks as well as other labs to complete operations that are not carried out in the FA lab. Regular status and problems are to be reported to the team leader. Able to work overtime when necessary and willing to work swing shift if necessary.
Experience with ESD and other laboratory certification requirements.

Required Skills:
  • Familiar electronics, mechanical, electromechanical parts.
  • At least 1 year experience working in a component-level analytical lab.
  • U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will need a U.S. DOD Secret Security Clearance within 1 year of start date.
  • U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will require the ability to access US only data systems.

Education Requirements:
  • High School diploma and BA with 2 years of experience working in a component-level analytical lab or trade school and 1 year experience working in a lab environment.

Desired Skills:
  • Have strong technical aptitude as shown by lab experience
  • Be a hands on person with ability to work with production equipment
  • Ability to demonstrate and deliver quality and timely results
  • Self-motivated, proactive and able to multi-task.
This position requires a U.S. person or the ability to obtain an Export Authorization from the appropriate government agency for non-U.S. persons. 129353BR 129353

Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.