Senior Electronics Engineering Technician

Senior Electronics Engineering Technician

The KOHL Group, Inc. (since 1984)

Position Title: Senior Electronics Engineering Technician
KOHL Position ID: R0063
Arrangement: Long term contract position starting Jan. 2, 2018
Location: Middletown, NJ (must work full-time onsite in lab and test bed environment)


Work in a R&D environment with a team of engineers to implement and install, for field trials, new RF/Microwave communications technology designs and concepts.  This is a hands on position.

Job Description

  • Read blueprints, wiring diagrams, schematic drawings, and engineering instructions for assembling electronics units, applying knowledge of electronic theory and components
  • Assemble, test, and maintain circuitry of electronic or RF components according to engineering instructions, technical manuals, and knowledge of electronics, using hand and power tools, as well as a soldering iron.
  • Plan test bed installations according technical specifications; order and gather equipment, supplies, materials, and tools; assess installation site.
  • Implement installations by running, pulling, terminating, and splicing cables; installing telecommunications equipment, routers, switches, multiplexors, cable trays, and alarm and fire-suppression systems; building ironwork and ladder racks; establishing connections; programming features; establishing connections and integrations; following industry standards; activating remote access tools; coordinating with engineering team members and suppliers.
  • Design basic circuitry and draft sketches for clarification of details and design documentation under the direction of the design/development engineering team, using drafting instruments and computer aided design equipment.
  • Build prototypes from rough sketches or plans.
  • Install and control power supplies and batteries.

Requirements/Desired Skills/Experience:

  • Minimum 3 years of relevant hands-on experience in a post-academic RF/Microwave R&D or production environment
  • Experience constructing, testing and demonstrating microwave/RF system prototypes. Extensive background in radio technology, including propagation measurements, mechanical fabrication, hardware design and testing, and equipment repair is desirable.
  • Experience in application RF fundamentals is desirable including: wireless systems engineering, predicting radio path loss, fixed and mobile wireless propagation, root-mean-square delay spread, angle-of-arrival distribution, radio transmission techniques, RF Gain, Gain Flatness, Gain Matching, Return Loss, P1 dB Compression, Phase tracking, Log linearity.
  • Familiarity with transmission line theory is desirable.
  • Experience with electronic circuit design and build/test.
  • Experience installing and testing circuits and circuit boards using best practices and grounding techniques.


  • BS degree in Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering Technology, Telecommunications Engineering Technology, or related discipline is desirable; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

If you are interested, please email your resume in Word format to Ann Boschetti at with a brief note mapping your skills and experience to the specific requirements of this job description.

If you aren’t available or interested, please consider referring friends or colleagues that you think may be qualified and interested.  The KOHL Group has a referral fee program.


Since 1984, The KOHL Group has provided technical consulting and resources to Fortune 50 companies in the US and internationally.  For more information on The KOHL Group, please visit our website @