AECOM Mid-Level RF Engineer in Dahlgren, Virginia

United States of America - Virginia, Dahlgren

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Mid-Level Engineer to provide antenna repair and anechoic chamber testing support for the B52 Surface Maritime Sensor group at our Dahlgren, VA location.


  • Plan, coordinate, and supervise anechoic chamber testing projects.

  • Support systems engineering activities with subject matter expertise.

  • Perform/assist with test and evaluation, checkout, certification tasks. Perform technical assessments of various United States Navy shipboard antennas.

  • Direct on-site customer interface for equipment/system installation, testing, vendor services coordination, removal/installation events, and other engineering tasks as needed.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree (B.S.) in Engineering or related science field.

  • Minimum of four (4) year(s) of specialized antenna and/or RF engineering experience.

  • Demonstrated experience using anechoic chamber facilities for antenna characterization and/or RF testing.

  • Demonstrated thorough knowledge and application of MIL-STD-1310 with respect to ground and bonding.

  • Demonstrate thorough knowledge to prepare technical documents, which include test plans/reports, analytical evaluations, and presentations.

  • Position will require the ability to pass and maintain a Security Clearance.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Six (6) years of general experience in RF engineering or antenna characterization.

  • Demonstrated Alteration Installation Team (AIT) specialized experience.

  • Demonstrated specialized experience with antenna restoration processes.

  • Demonstrated knowledge in antenna system verification testing.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of antenna restoration services such as media blasting, chemical film treatment, and MILSPEC painting.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Integrated Logistics Support (ILS).

  • Experience working aboard Navy ships.

  • Experience using one or more of the following pieces of RF test equipment; multi-meters, Time Domain Reflectometers (TDRs), and Network Analyzers.

  • Basic ability to perform soldering of connectors and minor board level repairs.

  • Ability to read and follow schematics and assembly drawings.

  • Ability to travel to West Coast ports and OCONUS to support shipboard work.

  • Ability to Lift and Carry up to 50 lbs.

  • Ability to work at VARIOUS shipboard heights, INCLUDING THE TOP OF MASTS, either from a crane bucket, scaffolding, or man lift. All PPE provided.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here to view the EEO Is The Law poster.

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Job Category Engineering - Engineering Design

Business Line Management Services

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 202577BR

Clearance Required Yes

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.