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L-3 Communications Holdings, Inc.

Engineering Technician

L-3 Communications Holdings, Inc. - Salt Lake City, UT

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Employees at L3 Communication Systems-West create solutions that save lives. Join our team and serve those who serve us.

Who is L3 Communication Systems-West (L3 CSW)?

With over 3400 employees, we are one of Utah’s top employers. Our smart devices send mission-critical data into armed conflicts to help our troops stay safe by staying in touch with key information.  We’ve taken large communications systems—ground based, mobile, satellite, surveillance and reconnaissance—and developed new ways to make them smaller and more capable. 

Why should you work at L3 CSW?

Not only can you make life-saving differences for our troops, but at L3 CSW, you can have a flexible work schedule, buy up to 80 hours of additional vacation, access our on-site health clinic, work out in our on-site fitness center, eat in our on-site cafes with healthy food discounts, ride our shuttles or bicycles around our campus, take advantage of our tuition reimbursement, access L3 Perks, and so much more!

Who works at L3 CSW?

We are committed to diversity in every aspect of our business. Our inclusive culture welcomes all employees and values their unique contributions to our success. For L3 CSW, diversity enhances our business.

Are you ready to be L3 CSW?

Join us as we keep our nation and troops safe by providing life-saving solutions for use on sea, land, air, and space.

Engineering Technician (Radio Frequency & Digital)

The Engineering Technician will assist Engineers in performing development, test and debug on a variety of electronic products from component level to complete systems. Will be required to read and interpret diagrams, tables, schematics, and work from written test procedures as well as engineering instructions.  They will be responsible for ensuring L3 policies and procedures with regards to calibration of equipment, ESD, FOD, and housekeeping are adhered to within engineering laboratories as well as other duties as assigned by your manager.  May be responsible for supporting the continuous operation and maintenance of company assigned equipment or products at customer locations and to maximize customer satisfaction through job performance, mission success, and professional conduct.  This will involve travel to site locations with very little advance notice.


Associates degree or certificate from an accredited two-year technical or military electronics program with specialist knowledge of electronics and mechanics and a demonstrated ability to comprehend schematics, logic drawings, wire lists, and prints.

Must be able to travel with very little notice.

Must have Security Clearance.

Basic electronic knowledge of RF and digital signals.

Good understanding of basic Digital and RF circuitry (e.g. modulation, demodulation) and be able to  read schematics.

Comfortable using test equipment including RF signal generator, spectrum analyzers, power meters, power supplies, voltage meters and oscilloscopes to perform trouble shooting down to the component level.

Comfortable using PC based applications and be able to learn test software. 

Ability to follow written and verbal instructions using good communication skills.

Effective communication skills to expeditiously coordinate efforts through all phases of the engineering process.

Ability to prioritize work, be flexible and productive with little supervision.

Familiarity with Microsoft Office products.  

Currently possesses solder certification IPC/WHMA-A-620 and IPC-A-610 or is able to acquire through training class.

Experience in lieu of a degree will be considered.

This position may be filled at a higher grade based on the successful applicant's skills, education and experience.

Due to the nature of our work qualified candidates must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD security clearance.

Equal Opportunity Employer – minorities / females / veterans / individuals with disabilities / sexual orientation / gender identity.

L3 maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance-abuse testing and background checks. 

Stay connected and learn more about L3 Technologies, Communication Systems-West in Salt Lake City, UT

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L-3 Communications Holdings, Inc.


Engineering Technician L-3 Communications Holdings, Inc. - Salt Lake City, UT, United States


Location: Salt Lake City, UT

Company Profile:
L-3 is a prime contractor in Command, Control, Communications, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C3ISR) systems, aircraft modernization and maintenance, and national security solutions. L-3 is also a leading provider of a broad range of electronic systems used on military and commercial platforms. Our customers include the U.S. Department of Defense and its prime contractors, U.S. Government intelligence agencies, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Department of State, U.S. Department of Justice, allied foreign governments, domestic and foreign commercial customers and select other U.S. federal, state and local government agencies.