Intern - RF Engineer
West Union, SC 
Posted 10 days ago
Job/Internship Description

Be a part of shaping our future. In the midst of rapidly growing populations, rising development around the world, and increasing demand, the way we are managing energy and water resources will shape the future of our planet. Itron's decades of experience is helping to ensure success in creating a more resourceful world.

Our West Union, SC location is looking for a RF Design Engineering Intern to join our Wireless Hardware R&D team. In this role, you will design, modify and manage activities for a specific product or group of products from product definition and planning through production and release. In addition, you will serve as the important resource with design, process, manufacturing, test, quality and marketing as the product(s) move to completion and distribution.

The candidate is expected to perform the following activities:

  • Measure circuit current, voltage, efficiency and thermal performance;
  • Measure high speed digital circuit performance;
  • Troubleshoot circuit board including soldering;
  • Flashing FW onto digital signal processors and ARM processors.
  • Perform lab RF measurements (RF transmitter power and receiver sensitivity)
  • Gain proficiency in operating RF test equipment (signal analyzer, oscilloscope, signal generator) and general hardware test instruments.
  • Gain familiarity with circuit board layout, troubleshooting skills and soldering skills.
  • Ask questions and offer input when supervisors deal with more complex problems.
  • Learn and understand any regulations related to departmental tasks.

Experience: This position requires a minimum of 0-1 year of related experience.

Education: Graduate student in Electrical Engineering or similar field.

Location: This position is in West Union, SC. You must be available to work part time or full time onsite in West Union starting in January 2022 along with completing your studies.

Travel: 0%

Physical Demands: This is a typical office job, with no special physical requirements or unusual work environment.

Itron is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, citizenship, sex (including gender identity, gender expression and pregnancy), sexual orientation, age, national origin, military or veteran status, political preference, marital status, mental or physical disability including medical condition), genetic information or other status protected by law. If you require an accommodation in order to apply to this position, please contact your local recruiting representative at 1-800-635-5461 or email .

Itron enables utilities and cities to safely, securely and reliably deliver critical infrastructure services to communities in more than 100 countries. Our portfolio of smart networks, software, services, meters and sensors helps our customers better manage electricity, gas and water resources for the people they serve. By working with our customers to ensure their success, we help improve the quality of life, ensure the safety and promote the well-being of millions of people around the globe. Itron is dedicated to creating a more resourceful world. Join us: .


Itron is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, medical condition, veteran status, disability, genetic information, gender identity or other characteristics protected by law.


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