Electronics Technician - Gaithersburg

Gaithersburg, MD

Job Description

Electronics Technician

Posted: Sunday, 10/22/2023
EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS) is a premier global provider of satellite communication solutions. Headquartered in Englewood, Colo., and conducting business around the globe, EchoStar is a pioneer in communications technologies through its Hughes Network Systems and EchoStar Satellite Services business segments. For more information, visit
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EchoStar has an exciting opportunity for a Electronics Technician in our Hughes Network Systems division. This position will be located at our Manufacturing/Operations facility in Gaithersburg, MD/Germantown, MD.
  • Troubleshoot electronic circuit boards to the component level
  • Identify defective components
  • Test products
  • Preparation of accurate written reports of work, test results, calibration reports, and work orders.
  • AA degree in electronics, relevant military experience or combination of education and experience
  • 2 years to 5 years' experience
Essential Qualifications:
  • Physical Requirements – capable of moving and installing up to 30 lb. of equipment in racks in system environments.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Basic understanding of PCB Boards
  • Basic understanding of RF fundamentals, digital logic and microprocessors, test equipment (oscilloscopes and spectrum analyzers)
  • Ability to work at a fast pace
  • Ability to work independently
  • Excellent troubleshooting and soldering skills
  • Strong computer proficiency
  • Technical Certification
  • One to three years of related experience and/or training
  • Use of tools and test equipment associated with this line of work.
  • Understand and practice all pertinent electrical safety standards such as Lock Out Tag out.
EchoStar is committed to offering a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. Our programs are designed to provide you with the ability to customize your benefits to best meet the needs of you and your family. Our philosophy for these programs is to support and encourage healthy living and wellness. Our benefits package covers it all–from healthcare savings plans to education assistance and more!
  • Financial: 401(k) retirement savings plan with company match; employee stock purchase plan; profit-sharing; company-paid life insurance, AD&D and disability
  • Work-Life Balance: Paid Time Off (PTO), company-paid holidays, health and wellness events, exercise and sports facilities (locations may vary)
  • Employee Incentives: Tuition reimbursement, employee referral program, year round employee events and community programs, discounts on Dish Network and HughesNet
  • Health: Medical, Dental, Vision, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Health Savings Account (HSA) with opportunities to earn employer contributions; Health Care, Dependent Care and Transportation Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
EchoStar and its Affiliated Companies are committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law. U.S. Persons or those able to obtain and maintain U.S. government security clearances may be required for certain positions. EEO is the law.

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