Electronic Technician I

Requisition ID: 21009024

  • Category IconCategory: Non-CJCS
  • Location IconLocation: Topeka, Kansas
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Position of Public Trust
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No –Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift
  • Travel IconTravel Required: No
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 2

Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator, we are a trusted provider of highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies, including the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, Department of Health and Human Services, and NASA. Every day, our 10,000 employees do the can’t be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.   Job Description: The Technician I - Electronic works at the United States Postal Service (USPS) Central Repair Facility (CRF) in Topeka, KS.  The CRF is a depot repair facility for USPS mail processing, delivery, and bulk mail systems repairable parts. Examples: repairing printed circuit boards, electrical, electronic, mechanical and electro-mechanical assemblies to component level.  The CRF provides depot level maintenance for essential automation, mechanization, retail and bulk mail processing systems used in all mail processing and retail installations. Our Technicians apply working technical knowledge to perform simple or routine tasks in working on various types of equipment electronic equipment. Job specific tasks include:
  • Perform testing and repair of simple to medium complexity electronic and electromechanical equipment using common hand tools and test equipment (e.g., multimeters, power supplies, signal generators, frequency counters, and oscilloscopes, etc.) 
  • Diagnose and repair items to the component level using common hand tools and test equipment
  • Follow instructions which cover virtually all procedures
  • Receive technical guidance as required from supervisor or higher level technicians
  • Work is given detailed review when new or advanced assignments are involved
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

Basic Qualifications:
  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Formal electronics training from an accredited program or equivalent military training.
  • Must be a United States Citizen and be able to obtain and maintain a Sensitive security clearance which is required to start
  • Must have knowledge and ability to perform component level repairs on simple to medium complexity electronic/electromechanical items
  • Must have a solid understanding of basic troubleshooting techniques
  • Must have solid state electronics, and digital and analog theory training
  • Must have an understanding of general test equipment
  • Must have knowledge of schematic symbols, values and their meaning
  Physical Requirements:
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds
  • Physical activity may include climbing, stooping, kneeling,  crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing and repetitive motion
  • Required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as viewing a computer terminal
  • Visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operation of machines (including inspection)
  • Subject to hazards. Includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current.
  Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with handling of ESD sensitive items   
  • J-STD-001 certification
  • ISCET Certified Electronic Technician (CET) certification
  We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.

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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.


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We offer an array of benefits to give you the support you need, including matching 401K, tuition assistance, health insurance and wellness options, coaching, mentoring and more.