Biomedical Engineering Technician, RF Exposure

Exova Columbia , MD 21044

Posted 2 months ago


PCTEST Engineering Laboratory, proud to be part of Element, has an opportunity for Associate Biomedical Engineer, in the Regulatory Division of the Columbia, MD location. This position applies engineering problem solving skills to evaluate wireless devices for federal regulations, involving Power Density (PD) and/or Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) evaluations for wireless consumer technologies in a fast-paced environment and industry. All training is provided.

Please note that although we are pausing our hiring activity due to the Covid 19, we continue to conduct video and phone interviews to be prepared for a quick return to hiring in the near future.


  • Perform and analyze RF Exposure testing on wireless devices using near-field RF probes, liquid dielectric biomaterial solutions and RF dipole antennas

  • Compiling and reporting test results

  • Interfacing and communicating with clients and engineering teams in a technical and professional manner

  • Collaborating daily with managers and test engineers

  • Coordinating and managing multiple projects with tight deadlines

  • Developing and maintaining support software for test procedures and report generation

Skills / Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in engineering

  • Strong mathematical, analytical, and reasoning skills

  • Being able to prioritize multiple responsibilities and to work on multiple tasks simultaneously

  • Strong oral and written communication skills. Must be able to communicate effectively with staff at all levels in the organization

  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy

  • Basic software programming or coding experience a plus


Company Overview

We are Element, one of the fastest growing testing, inspection, certification and calibration businesses in the world.

We deliver critical services in Materials Testing, Product Qualification Testing, Certification, Device Calibration and Advisory Services to the Aerospace, Oil and Gas, Transportation, Industrials, Fire and Building product, Infrastructure and other leading sectors, where failure in service is simply not an option.

Everything we do helps our customers to build better products; get their products to market on time; save them time and money; and minimize the risk associated with product development and production.

Our mission is simple: to be the best testing partner in the world and together we strive towards a common vision of becoming the world's most trusted testing partner.

We have four values that we strive to live by every single day.

  • Safety
  • We keep our colleagues and visitors safe
  • Integrity
  • We act honestly and fairly to do the right thing
  • Excellence
  • We set new standards of excellence in everything we do
  • Partnership
  • We work together for the benefit of our customers

When combined with our mission and vision, the ethos this creates, enables Element to deliver one thing. CERTAINTY. We exist to help make certain that the materials and products we test, inspect, certify and calibrate for our customers are safe, quality, compliant and fit for purpose.

Diversity Statement

At Element, we always take pride in putting our people first. We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes diversity and inclusion as fundamental to our Vision of becoming "the world's most trusted testing partner".

All suitably qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective work related criteria and without regard for the following: race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, and/or protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws.

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