Engineering Technical - Electrical - Military veterans preferred

Kellogg Brown & Root (


  full-time   employee

United States


Engineering Technical - Electrical

At KBR, We Deliver by transforming science into new possibilities for our customers. Be part of a multi-disciplinary team of engineers and researchers to discover and develop new and relevant military-critical electronics to maintain our nation’s air, space, and cyber superiority.

This position is located at the Air Force Research Laboratory Sensors Directorate, Aerospace Components and Subsystems Tech Division. The Aerospace Components & Subsystems Tech Division leads the assessment, insertion, maturation and discovery of military-critical electronics for future generations of AF C4ISR capabilities in anti-access and area-denial environments.

Job Responsibilities and Expectations

KBR is seeking a engineering technician to support semiconductor device research and reliability analysis at the Air Force Research Laboratory. The selected candidate will support the following testing and analysis in a laboratory environment.

•Optical, DC, and RF characterization of semiconductor devices

•DC and RF reliability testing on multiple vendor devices IAW JEP118. Help team determining failure rates, failure modes, and wear-out mechanisms for semiconductor devices.

•Utilize Quantum Focus Instruments (QFI) microscope to collect biased device Electroluminescence and Infrared images and assist with failure analysis

•Assemble reliability test station test fixtures to ensure compatibility with specified vendor and desired testing conditions. Learn from test equipment manuals and tutorials to become proficient on use and explanation of new and existing equipment capabilities.

•Perform basic troubleshooting with the software and hardware contained in the reliability test stations.

•Manage calibration schedules for all equipment in the lab and for the reliability test stations. Organize and maintain laboratory and storage areas.

•Perform technical assignments, draft and prepare a variety of documents in support of AFRL.

This position is located at the Air Force Research Laboratory, Sensor Directorate, Wright Patterson AFB, OH.


Education: Associates Degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent military technical training.

The selected candidate must have the ability to collect and organize data from reliability test stations for technical reports, presentations and analyses.

Must be a US citizen.

Desired Experience/Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Self-motivated, self-starter, attention to detail, and passionate about your work. Effective oral/written communication skills with knowledge on how to prepare and present technical information to peers.

Effective interpersonal and team skills. High degree of personal accountability, with the ability to work independently and deliver results within project specific timelines.

This position is part of an interdisciplinary team including materials scientists, physicists, electrical engineers, and optical engineers. The selected applicant must meet eligibility requirements for a DoD security clearance, as well as the Air Force Research Laboratory requirements to access Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.

About AFRL: The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) addresses the basic and applied research needs and interests of the US Air Force. Headquartered at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Ohio, AFRL includes world-class scientists, engineers, technologists, post docs, and visiting researchers all focused on cutting-edge technology, including work with aerodynamics, applied mathematics, electronics, engine design, novel materials, optics/photonics, etc. To learn more, visit

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